Magnificent Metal Monday – Roll Forming Safety

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When it comes to practicing roll forming safety, look no further than AMS Controls and voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation, both industry leaders in their respective markets. In a “don’t miss” METALCON Live! this Wednesday, the President of AMS Controls, Andy Allman, along with the Safety and Training Manager of voestalpine, Patty Sweasy, will be LIVE presenting their best practices and innovative ideas used in their respective companies to create a safety-centered culture. Read on to learn more about both of these companies.

About AMS Controls

The company has been setting the standard for operational efficiency in the metal forming industry since 1977. Their extensive line of products include a suite of production and management integration software and family of controller solutions, specifically tailored for a wide variety of applications. They have over 12,000 installations in place, and work for more than 4,000 clients all over the world.

Their products include: Roll Forming ControlsFolding Machine ControlsHVAC ControlsStandard ConsolesEclipse Production Management SoftwareEclipse ProPathfinder EdgeHyperDrive Double Folder Upgrade.

AMS Controls’ products are helping roll forming companies to operate more safely and efficiently. With nearly 30 years of industry experience, Andy Allman, President, will be sharing his expertise during Wednesday’s METALCON Live! and sharing best practices and innovative ideas he’s used to create a safety-centered culture company-wide.

AMS Controls launched their product, Eclipse Pro at METALCON 2018 in Charlotte, NC. Wonder what they have in store for METALCON attendees at this year’s show in Las Vegas scheduled for October 18 – 20. Be sure to visit them in Booth #2027.

About voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation

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Celebrating 75 years, voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation is a global leading steel and technology group, supplying custom roll formed metal components into several industries including Aerospace, Construction, Material Handling, Off-Highway, Office Furniture, Solar and Transportation. In 2000, Roll Forming Corporation was acquired by globally leading technology group voestalpine AG and became part of the Metal Forming, Tubes and Sections division. Today, the company has seven production facilities across three states with five facilities and headquarters located in Shelby County, Kentucky and one facility each in Pennsylvania and Indiana.​

Photo Credit: OSHA

Leading the charge as their Safety and Training Manager, Patty Sweasy is responsible for overseeing their seven production facilities in three states. Contributing greatly to the company’s extraordinary safety record, voestalpine was accepted into the OSHA Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)  program in February 2018. To become an OSHA SHARP participant, a company must have injury and illness rates below the national average.

Patty will join Andy during Wednesday’s METALCON Live! to share her nearly 30 years of industry expertise, best practices and the innovative ideas that inspire action and inspire every employee to look out for their team members as well as themselves.

REGISTER TODAY for Wednesday’s Roll Forming Safety presented by METALCON Live! and FMA.

METACON Live! is the metal construction and design industry’s source for knowledge. A FREE business-boosting resource for new solutions, new strategies, and new ways to grow your business. METALCON Live! is also available on-demand (on YouTube) so you can attend any session AND earn AIA credits at your convenience.


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