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Bradbury Group expands North American Coil Processing Customer Service

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Jan 18, 2022 11:56:23 AM

The Bradbury Group announces the addition of Thomas Hofstetter to its North American customer service and sales support team. As a Service Technician for The Bradbury Group, he will focus on servicing Athader equipment and customers. Athader, located in Renteria, Spain, is a company within The Bradbury Group and a world-recognized supplier of technologically advanced, customized slitting and cut-to-length lines. With hundreds of coil processing lines operating on five continents, Athader has improved customer productivity and coil processing operations for 30 years.

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Topics: Leveling and Coil Processing, Company News, Athader

Marion Die & Fixture Provides Complete Die Maintenance Programs

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Dec 10, 2021 11:13:28 AM

Marion Die & Fixture offers complete maintenance programs for dies. From evaluation and reset to complete component and tooling replacement, MDF will service your dies to specific standards while documenting the maintenance performed, including recommended future repairs.

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Topics: Company News, Marion Die & Fixture

Marion Die & Fixture Offers Press Tooling for Multiple Door Components

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Sep 17, 2021 8:19:39 AM

Marion Die & Fixture offers complete die designs to fabricate components in the entry and garage door industries. We prioritize efficiency and value-add principles into each die design based on customer requirements and our knowledge of die fabrication.

At Marion Die & Fixture, we assist customers with component optimization by developing die designs that utilize standard parts to reduce spare component inventory. Our team can identify opportunities to standardize features and reduce the tool inventory required to support your fabrication process.

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Topics: Company News, Marion Die & Fixture

Randall Metals Expands with Athader High Speed Slitting Line

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Aug 26, 2021 11:03:01 AM

When Randall Metals Corporation needed a new high-speed production slitting line, they knew they wanted the most technologically advanced, safe, and efficient line available. Flexibility and serviceability were also top requirements. After researching the options, Randall Metals purchased an Athader slitting line. 

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Topics: Leveling and Coil Processing, Company News, Customer Testimonials, Athader

The Bradbury BOSS Shear Brings Speed and Accuracy to Rollforming Lines

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Jul 21, 2021 8:26:58 AM

BRADBURY B.O.S.S.™ HIGH SPEED, CLOSE TOLERANCE FLYING SHEAR

There are approximately 300 Bradbury Orbital Servo Shears (B.O.S.S.™) installed around the globe, and that number continues to grow because of the efficiency, accuracy, and flexibility of the B.O.S.S.™. Introduced in 1998, the B.O.S.S.™ Shear continues to revolutionize the metal sheet cutting industry.

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Company News, Trim and Flashing Manufacturing Equipment, Product Spotlight, Metal Roofing

Bradbury expanding manufacturing facility

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Jun 17, 2021 1:37:08 PM

The Bradbury Co., Inc., located in Moundridge, KS, is expanding its test and assembly facility by approximately 40% to increase manufacturing capacity and provide additional space for testing the custom-built production lines before shipping to customers' facilities. The addition, which will extend 10' higher than the existing facility, will be engineered to house 30-ton cranes. Beginning steps are taking place in the multi-phase expansion process that should be complete by February of 2022. In addition to increasing manufacturing space, Bradbury is adding to its labor force and is accepting applications for numerous careers at the global headquarters in Moundridge.   

"Bradbury manufactures equipment for a variety of industries. We are expanding not only our assembly and testing facility but also our workforce. Our equipment utilizes the latest automation technology, and we are always looking to add highly engaged people to our team. With the addition of robotics and advanced automation, our lines of equipment have lengthened and the additional floor space will accommodate our need to assemble, test, and deliver these large systems to our customers. We are excited to complete this expansion project and add capacity to our company as we continue to grow and serve our customers," stated Ryan Durst, Bradbury President. 

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Topics: Company News

Bradbury's 5X Trim Roll Former

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Jun 8, 2021 2:40:40 PM

Do you want to produce tight tolerance metal building trim parts at a faster rate? The Bradbury 5X trim roll former offers several advantages for your production requirements.

  1. The Bradbury 5X trim roll former allows you to produce five profiles in nine variations on the same machine, utilizing a small footprint (264 square feet) in your facility. That equates to approximately 30 square feet per profile. 
  2. Our tooling shafts are separated into sections, allowing you to adjust one profile without changing the entire shaft.
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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming

Bradbury Group Experts to Present at Construction Rollforming Show

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on May 28, 2021 10:04:40 AM

Three Bradbury Group representatives will present educational sessions at the Construction Rollforming Show in Cincinnati, OH, on June 3 & 4, 2021. We are honored to have Ben Schmidt,  John Rogers, and Shawn Huffman represent The Bradbury Group and share their knowledge with the industry. 

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Topics: Company News, Tradeshows

Bradbury's David Cox Named to NAM's Board of Directors

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on May 4, 2021 2:27:48 PM

The Bradbury Group is proud to announce David Cox, Chief Executive Officer, has been named to the National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors. NAM is the nation’s most effective resource and influential advocate for manufacturers. The association serves as a voice for the manufacturing community and promotes policies that create manufacturing jobs across the U.S. 
 
Since joining The Bradbury Co., Inc. in 1997, David has held various leadership roles, including Operations Manager, General Manager, Chief Operating Officer, President, and his current title, CEO. Under his leadership, The Bradbury Company has evolved into The Bradbury Group, a global manufacturing group of 10 companies representing 15 well-known brands.
 
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Topics: Company News

VIEW THE PURLIN LINE OPTIONS ON BRADBURY'S PRODUCTION FLOOR!

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Mar 1, 2021 3:54:03 PM

SCHEDULE A VISIT OR A VIRTUAL TOUR TO VIEW THE MULTIPLE PURLIN LINE OPTIONS ON OUR FLOOR!

Bradbury has multiple purlin lines on our production floor being assembled and tested. Whether you are looking into manufacturing purlins or considering upgrading your current purlin line, NOW is a great time to visit Bradbury to view our equipment options for different levels of production and automation.

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Company News