DE-STA-CO to Unveil New Power Clamp Line and Lightweight Tooling at FABTECH

FABTECH 2013 runs Nov. 18-21 at McCormick Place in Chicago

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 14, 2013 -- Workholding and positioning equipment leader DE-STA-CO will introduce a new line of pneumatic power clamps as well as new lightweight tooling at FABTECH 2013 in Chicago next week. The power clamps are well suited for manual and automated fixture welding, positioning and locating applications. The lightweight tooling is ideal for automated pressroom stamping lines.


DE-STA-CO's FABTECH booth N1846 will feature its new 82M-3E Series of enclosed pneumatic power clamps and the Accelerate Collection of lightweight tooling. The 82M-3E Series offers automotive and sheet metal processing customers superior holding power in a versatile, user-friendly and low-maintenance package. The Accelerate Collection is the world's lightest standard line of end effectors, providing customers with productivity gains of 25 to 30 percent.

"We are continuously incorporating customer feedback into our new product design process," says Catherine Auckland, DE-STA-CO marketing director. "The 82M-3E Series and Accelerate Collection were both developed in response to our customers' needs. DE-STA-CO is driven to design equipment that helps our customers improve their own manufacturing processes."

In addition to the new power clamp and lightweight tooling lines, DE-STA-CO's FABTECH booth will include additional power clamps, manual clamps and end effector tooling. Show attendees also are invited to experience DE-STA-CO's new online product configurator with a fun 3D interactive experience in the booth.

FABTECH 2013 runs Nov. 18-21 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Register at fabtechexpo.com.

To learn more about DE-STA-CO, visit FABTECH booth N1846, go online to destaco.com, call (888) DESTACO (888-337-8226) or click facebook.com/destaco.

About DE-STA-CO

DE-STA-CO is a global automation and workholding company that has provided productivity solutions to the manufacturing industry since 1915. Quality, innovation and service have made DE-STA-CO a leader in the design and manufacture of cost-reducing, flexible automation solutions for industrial customers around the world. The company is committed to the Team DE-STA-CO philosophy, a progressive approach to doing business that focuses on providing consistent, standard-setting service and products to every customer, regardless of geographic location.

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