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Booming Solar Industry Drives Demand for Racking

The solar industry is booming. You've probably seen the large utility-scale solar fields spread across valleys and hillsides. Or you've had the option to add renewable energy to your electricity bill. Maybe you've invested in solar panels for your roof and cut your electric bill down. Any of these, and more, are indications that over the past several years, the solar industry has taken off and is rapidly growing. At [...]

Roller Die Helps Mobile Home Industry

Roll forming can be used in a wide variety of industries and is often a much better option than using standard steel shapes and parts. We recently worked with a client in the mobile home industry to help them cut costs, cut waste, and produce a better part for their process. Similarly, we’ve worked with clients with other types of pre-fab buildings to help them achieve efficiencies. Significant Waste Cuts [...]

Roller Die + Forming rolls custom parts for Santa’s Big Workshop

Rapidly growing custom metal forming company Roller Die works with the elves at Santa's Workshop to make custom racking and automated storage and retrieval systems. NORTH POLE, December 25, 2019 -- Santa's Workshop awards Roller Die + Forming with award for being a top supplier and working on their warehouse upgrade project. Roller Die supplied a number of different profiles that facilitated upgrading the toy warehouse to an automatic retrieval [...]

Using Our Online Tooling Database

Using Roller Die’s Online Tooling Database If you’re considering using Roller Die + Forming to meet your needs, you’ve probably heard about our tooling library or even seen a copy of our tooling magazine. This library represents our standard tooling, a collection of roll formed shapes we can make using in-house rollers. Starting in the 1960s, Roller Die + Forming begin making common tooling to have on hand to meet [...]

Roll Formed Parts in the Truck Trailer Market

The Roll Forming process is particularly valuable when the customer’s volume increases exponentially over press brake. Usually, at this point, Roll Forming becomes more affordable for the volume of the job can be completed faster with less labor cost per piece. In addition to this, Roll Forming allows for more complex profiles than traditional press brakes. Roller Die + Forming and the Truck Trailer Market Roll Forming can be used in [...]

Roll Forming Solar Racking Solutions

As the solar power industry continues to grow and thrive, so does the necessity of making the installation of solar modules more efficient and process more cost effective. That is where Roller Die + Forming comes in to play. When customers approach us with a requirement or design request, our technical services team brainstorms with the customer to conceive a racking solution that meets their cost, as well as their [...]

Tips for Managing Inventory and Reducing Costs When Metal Stamping Sales are High

While increasing sales numbers is a priority for all manufacturers, actually achieving the high sales numbers you’re after can create some unintended problems when it comes to metal stamping cost and inventory management. The greater your sales numbers are, the more of a challenge it will be to manage your supply chain. Follow these tips to make sure you don’t run out of metal stamping supplies right when you need [...]

Metal Stamping or Roll Forming: Which is Right for Me?

If your organization is in the market for custom metal components, with all of the different options available to you, you might feel overwhelmed. At Roller Die + Forming, we believe in offering our customers a wide variety of options to meet their manufacturing needs. This is why we are proud to offer both metal stamping and metal roll forming services. However, we also understand there are certain situations where [...]

Promoting Sustainable Metal Forming in Your Organization

In commercial metal forming, sustainability isn’t just another buzz word. Of course, it’s great for organizations that work in the metal forming industry to promote greener practices, but there are also very practical advantages to sustainability that you can start enjoying soon, including greater flexibility and cost savings. In this post, we’ll discuss how your organization can best promote sustainable metal forming processes. Balancing Competing Priorities Organizations face a paradox [...]

3 Metrics to Consider When Selecting the Right Press Brake Tooling

Press brake tooling is one of the oldest and most commonly-used processes for manufacturing metal parts and products in different shapes. With minimal tooling and setup, the machine can create products of different shapes using ‘V’, ‘U’, and other dies and punches. However, choosing the right press brake tooling is important not just to enhance productivity, but to minimize setup times without risk of accidents or deformation of equipment. Keep [...]