Two Bradbury Group experts will lead classes at the 2022 World-Class Roll Forming Workshop. The workshop will take place April 11 - 13 in Memphis, TN. The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association annual workshop offers small-group roll forming training sessions and networking events to those within the industry.
Matt Werner, Bradbury Group Senior Manager Global Marketing & Sales, will present Justification for Roll Forming. He will cover roll forming's direct and indirect costs and help determine if a specific part should be roll formed or manufactured by a different process. He will discuss the factors you need to consider when deciding whether to take on the roll forming project yourself or purchase the profiles from an outside vendor. Matt has served in various sales and marketing positions since joining The Bradbury Group in 2004. His vast industry knowledge will help you decide if roll forming is the next step for your business. Matt is a member of FMA's Roll Forming Council.
Joe Beck, President of Beck Automation, will lead a session on Encoder-based Length Controls. You will learn to achieve high precision length control on computer-controlled roll forming lines. Learn how encoder-based length controls operate and the factors that affect length variance. Joe has been in the roll forming industry for over 32 years. As a founder of Beck Automation, Joe develops state-of-the-art controls for the industry and understands the machines they run. Joe is also a member of FMA's Roll Forming Council.
Mark Volkmann, President of Metform International Ltd, will cover Quality Considerations for Roll Forming Processes. In this session, Volkmann will discuss the key factors that influence your end-part quality and how incoming strip specifications impact the quality and tolerance of your part. He will also cover how product design and roll forming processes are interrelated. Volkmann, a member of the FMA Roll Forming Council, enjoys helping roll forming customers with decisions regarding capital equipment investments and process improvement processes.
Matt and Joe will present their sessions several times throughout the conference. Mark's presentation will be on Wednesday only. To view a complete schedule and register for the event, visit the FMA World-Class Roll Forming Workshop site.
The Bradbury Group offers various models of roll formers to meet the needs of our customers and the industries they serve. Bradbury continuously improves the technology, productivity, efficiency, and durability of the machines we provide. Keeping your manufacturing production requirements in mind, we can provide a roll former that fits your budget and your needs.