Mike Kroll

Mike Kroll is the product manager of the TruPunch and TruMatic lines at Trumpf Inc., 111 Hyde Road, Farmington Industrial Park, Farmington, CT 06032, 860-255-6054, Fax: 860-255-6426, mike.kroll@us.trumpf.com, www.us.trumpf.com.

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Rethinking Your Parts: Combining for a Competitive Advantage

You may discover a whole new profit method in a combination processing machine that can produce all of the geometries you need at the same cost, regardless of the number of parts required. 

How Well Do You Know the Capabilities of Your Punch Machine?

Are you missing opportunities to produce parts profitably? Which of your parts currently require two or three machines to produce a completed piece? Let’s consider how you might put more profit in your pocket by producing those same parts with just your punching machine.

The Ins and Outs of Punching Technology

Punch machines now do much more than simply punch holes. Today it’s all about completing multiple processes on the same machine, such as making up to one inch high flanges, tapping holes, forming, extruding, ribbing, offsetting, removing burrs from parts and more.

Not Your Father’s Punching Machine

Do punching machines still have a place in the sheet metal industry? The answer that Mike Kroll of Trumpf provides may surprise you.