Atlas announces launch of its new punching center


Atlas Manufacturing announces the launch of its new automated punching center. Atlas has installed a Trumpf TruPunch 5000 with full load and unload features. This state-of-the-art machine can handle up to 60” by 120” sheets. This new punching center comes equipped with many special tools such as extrude and tap to eliminate expensive hardware, a multi shear tool to cut metal eliminating burrs, and forming tools.

These unique punching tools combined with lights out automation reduce costs for Atlas customers while increasing throughput which means you get your parts sooner. By combining punching with several other operations material handling is reduced, costs are reduced, and the manufacturing process is shortened.

Customers are demanding shorter lead-times with lower costs. Atlas is investing in new, highly automated technologies to meet customer’s demands for lower costs and short lead-times.


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