By Rural Builder Staff

The 2022 World-Class Roll Forming Workshop is scheduled for April 11-13 in Memphis, Tenn. The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association annual workshop offers small-group roll forming training sessions and networking events to those within the industry. 

Roll Forming
Matt Werner

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 needed to consider when deciding whether to take on the roll forming project or purchase the profiles from an outside vendor. Werner has served in various sales and marketing positions since joining The Bradbury Group in 2004. His vast industry knowledge will help attendees decide if roll forming is the next step for their business. Werner is a member of FMA’s Roll Forming Council. 

Joe Beck, president of Beck Automation, will lead a session on Encoder-based Length Controls. He will discuss achieving high-precision length control on computer-controlled roll forming lines. Attendees will learn how encoder-based length controls operate and the factors that affect length variance. Beck has been in the roll forming industry for over 32 years. As a founder of Beck Automation, he develops state-of-the-art controls for the industry and understands the machines they run. Beck is also a member of FMA’s Roll Forming Council.

Joe Beck

The companies of the Bradbury Group are known for the cutting-edge technology and reliability built into every product – and for the exceptional service that helps satisfy customers worldwide. Bradbury strives to set the standard for automated production and systems integration in the metal processing industry. 

Beck Automation is a leading control system provider for the metal forming industry. Beck products make production machines more efficient and profitable. Beck designs controls and related products specifically for all roll forming, cut-to-length, tube mills, portable roll formers and folding machines.  

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