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March 11, 2014 - MetalForming magazine, the flagship publication of PMA, announces The Die Design and Simulation Software Experience conference. Scheduled for May 28-29, 2014 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, event will include software demonstrations from leading suppliers, case-study presentations describing successful software-implementation projects, variety of keynote presentations, and social events to network with software experts and other conference participants.

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Original Press Release

MetalForming Magazine to Hold Conference on the Latest Developments in Die Design and Simulation Software

Press release date: March 3, 2014

CLEVELAND, OH—MetalForming magazine, the flagship publication of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), announces The Die Design and Simulation Software Experience, a conference that will provide information on the industry’s leading die-design and simulation software systems for die-design and metalforming companies.  The event is scheduled for May 28-29, 2014, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

The program for this 1.5-day event features:
- Software demonstrations from leading suppliers
- Case-study presentations describing successful software-implementation projects
- Keynote presentations covering “The Automotive Vendor Tooling Industry—Opportunities Abound, Regardless of Capacity Constraints” by Laurie Harbour, Harbour Results, Inc.; “Parametric vs. Direct Modeling,” by Paul Hamilton, PTC Inc.; and “Die Engineering’s Role in Addressing the Skilled Labor Shortage” by David Darling, US Forming Technologies LLC
- Social events to network with software experts and other conference participants

The registration fee is $149 for PMA members and $199 for nonmembers.  Those registering by the early-bird deadline of March 11 will receive a $100 discount.  Visit www.metalformingmagazine.com/diedesign for complete program details and online registration.  Please contact Marlene O’Brien at 216-901-8800 or mobrien@pma.org with questions.

PMA is the full-service trade association representing the $113-billion metalforming industry of North America—the industry that creates precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies, and other value-added processes.  Its nearly 900 member companies also include suppliers of equipment, materials and services to the industry.  PMA leads innovative member companies toward superior competitiveness and profitability through advocacy, networking, statistics, the PMA Educational Foundation, FABTECH and METALFORM Mexico tradeshows, and MetalForming and Fabricating Product News magazines.

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