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Pacific Press at FABTECH 2018: Everything You Missed

Each year, the FABTECH Expo brings together the world’s top innovators for North America’s largest event in the metal fabrication industry. For FABTECH 2018, Pacific Press joined more than 1,500 exhibitors from 75 countries at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. This three-day expo took place from November 6th-8th, 2018 and was attended…

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What you need to know about tandem press brakes

A large press brake is not the only way to bend a large-sized part. Press brakes can be coupled to work in tandem, which might help increase productivity and throughput. When might you need a tandem press brake? Any shop evaluating a need for tandem press brakes should start with understanding how they work, the…

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Extend the life of a hydraulic press or replace it?

You just bought a brand-new hydraulic press in the hope that it will make money for your organization for years to come. The press is working great and stampings are coming off the line at an incredible pace. Fast-forward 15 years. The press has stopped coming down to a repeatable depth. The electrical system keeps…

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Right Lane Industries Expands its Portfolio in 2019

January 2019 – Pacific Press Technologies’ parent company, Right Lane Industries (RLI) is pleased to announce the recent acquisitions of the USA based companies AB Stretch and Schlegel Specialty Products. With the latest addition of these two subsidiaries to the division, RLI is now the parent company of three capital equipment businesses and two industrial…

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Press Brakes, Then and Now

The second industrial revolution in the United States saw a major boom in economic output in the United States. After the dawn of the Bessemer process of steel making, the United States saw a huge output, and usage, of fabricated steel products. Applications ranged from bridge and building construction to frame components of automobiles. It…

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