PR & News

Announcement - US Forming Technologies Acquisition - ArtiFlex Manufacturing is excited to announce it has acquired US Forming Technologies (US Form Tech), a leading boutique engineering firm specializing in stamping process prediction and engineering solutions for stamping die manufacturers.

US Form Tech strengthens the die engineering and product development capabilities at ArtiFlex, enhancing our leadership in low-volume tooling and equipment, difficult to manufacture stamped products, and speed to market for completely tooled production.  -  Full Announcement


Spring 2017 News Story - ArtiFlex Hosts 'Launch U' Launch Event - Launch U recruits high school 10th-graders with an aptitude for skilled trades and enrolls them tuition-free in GRCC programs. After a 13th year of high school, students will have an associate’s degree and industry certificates. - Full Story (External Link)


Winter 2017 Update - Linear Transfer Press Install - Our Frankfort plant will be installing a new Linear automated transfer system on the existing 1100 Ton stamping press in the facility. -  Full Announcement


Fall 2015 Update - ArtiFlex Press Installation Status Update - As was communicated late last year, ArtiFlex has invested in three high tonnage draw presses to upgrade its Wooster, Ohio facility. These new hydraulic presses are intended to fully support its core business of past model service and low volume production of stamped Class ‘A’ sheetmetal products. We are pleased to communicate that our $10M project is close to completion. Two presses are fully operational and the third is on schedule for commissioning in January 2016. -  Full Announcement


2015 Article - Business Review USA - Business Review USA and Manufacturing Digital Publications completed a follow-up article to the 2014 article below. It highlights the capital expansions in Wooster and the technical skills we are seeking. -  Full Article

Fall 2014 Announcement - NEW HIGH TONNAGE 180” Press Capacity expansion - ArtiFlex is expanding large line stamping capacity to continue supporting our existing customers and markets and prepare for the future. The unique capabilities in low volume stamping that ArtiFlex offers will be enhanced and poise the company for greater flexibility and growth opportunities. Please see the full announcement for more detail. -  Full Announcement


2014 Article - Business Review USA - Business Review USA and Manufacturing Digital publications completed a project to focus on the best business practices of some of the “best of the best” companies in various industries.  The goal was to promote the American Manufacturing Industry as well as the participating organizations.  ArtiFlex was pleased to participate in this project and honored to be featured in these publications. -  Full Article

2012 WEDC Award Winner - Wayne Economic Development Council announced ArtiFlex Manufacturing, LLC as the 2012 recipient of The Quality Growth Award .  This award is presented annually to a business that has demonstrated its commitment to enhancing Wayne County's economic future and quality of life. - Presentation Video

Joint Venture Announcement - With the combination of The Gerstenslager Company (a subsidiary of Worthington Industries), and International Tooling Solutions (ITS), into a newly formed joint venture; ArtiFlex Manufacturing provides the quality and services that customers have come to expect from ITS and Gerstenslager. Growth initiatives center on the low volume stamped products market including the niche Original Equipment (OE) vehicle production business. Gerstenslager and ITS have been working together through a co-marketing initiative over the last year with significant success due to the innovative ULVD/A solution. - Full Announcement

December 2009 Article - Gerstenslager Demonstrates Flare for Chrysler - How do you achieve a fender stamping with a draw deeper than Warren Buffet’s pockets? That challenge would drive most engineers around the bend. But Chrysler Group LLC solved the dilemma with help from ArtiFlex (The Gerstenslager Co.) in Ohio.  -  Full Announcement