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A guide to bending safety

A press brake can be one of the most dangerous machines on the shop floor, but the latest safeguarding devices and best practices help keep operators safe. A press brake is one of very few pieces of equipment on which an operator is required to directly interact with the machine. And with the ram outputting significant tonnage, this machine has the potential to be extremely dangerous. But with the proper training and safeguarding devices, operators can perform bending operations with ease and without fear of injury. What to Watch out For There are many hazards when it comes to bending operations. Most recognizable is where the punch and the die meet—the point of contact, or Read More...

Attend Fabtech with Empire Machinery!

November 6-8, 2018 Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.   Sean Mashinter, Vice President and Sales Manager at Empire Machinery, is attending Fabtech in Atlanta from Nov. 6 – 8, 2018. A number of Empire’s suppliers (mentioned below with their booth numbers) are exhibiting in the show. Amada Marvel – B5909 Apex Machinery Group – B8929 Alpha Lasers – B5643 Burr King – B6636 Durma – B7909 Mestek Machinery – B5841 Norlok – B8716 Salvagnini – B6629 Scotchman Industries – B8829 ShopData Systems – B6966 Wilson Tool – A2221 & B6251 Fabtech provides a convenient ‘one-stop shop’ venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find Read More...
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See Empire at CIPHEX West 2018!

Empire Machinery is excited to be exhibiting in the CIPHEX West Show on Nov. 7 & 8, 2018. Come and meet the Empire Team in Booth# 430 at BMO Centre, Stampede Park in Calgary. CIPHEX is Western Canada’s BIGGEST trade show for plumbing, hydronics, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, kitchens & bathrooms, and water treatment. You can use our Promo Code 27826 to register for FREE at www.ciphexwest.ca. Without the code, the cost to register for CIPHEX is $15/Person. Click here to register now! Read More...

Introducing our Newest Lines of Plasma and Laser Cutting Systems

Empire Machinery is proud to partner with Machitech and Alpha Lazer for the Plasma Cutting Tables and Laser Cutting Systems respectively. Machitech line offers a wide range of CNC plasma cutting systems, from turn-key to custom applications. On-site installation & training programs are tailored to suit the needs of your business.  Their in-house engineering department designs the highest quality systems to provide you with the best machinery in the industry. They have various models available from 5′ x 10′ up to 20′ x 80′ but not limited to, as the custom dimensions are also available on request. They offer the following models: Silver Cut – Read More...

Embracing new technology helps cutting costs and reducing waste!

“Utilizing complementing software from Trimble and hardware from Mestek that all “talks to each other,” the Oklahoma-based ACP Sheet Metal Company has been able to cut costs and reduce waste while increasing its bottom line.” Click here to read the full article published in the August 2018 issue of SNIPS Magazine. SNIPS is a leading magazine serving sheet metal and HVAC industry in Canada and the US. Read More...