Roll Forming and Tube and Pipe Training Events

Upcoming Events

Tube & Pipe Mill Seminar
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Roll Forming Mill Seminar
Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Past Events

2016 Mentor Tube & Pipe Mill Seminar
August 24, 2016

2016 Mentor Roll Forming Seminar
August 25, 2016

Mentor Tube & Pipe Mill Seminar

Roll-Kraft once again hosted its annual live training seminars and plant tour at its Mentor headquarters. Full press release to be posted soon.

January 21-22, 2015

Roll-Kraft recently hosted two live seminars in Houston, Texas on January 21-22. Read our event press release here

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November 11-13

Roll-Kraft Present at FABTECH 2014

Fabtech-logoRoll-Kraft were feature presenters at this year’s FABTECH conference that was held from November 11-13 in Atlanta.

You can learn more about the event and register at http://www.fabtechexpo.com/.

September 16-18

Roll-Kraft to Present at Pipe and Tube Houston 2014

Houston LogoWe’re pleased to announce that Roll-Kraft’s own Robert A. Sladky and Bret Molnar will be presenting at this year’s Pipe and Tube Houston conference. We invite you to join Robert and Bret for “Quality Starts with Proper Tooling Design and Setup” on September 17 at 4:30PM.

The presentation will highlight the importance of using the proper tooling design and setup that matches the material, end product and mill configuration on any tube or pipe mill operation. These basic standards are key to maintaining the quality that is demanded in the industry today.

You can also meet the Roll-Kraft team throughout the event at our tabletop location. We look forward to seeing you there.

You can learn more about the event and register at http://www.pipetubeconf.com/houston.

August 6-7, 2014

Tube and Pipe and Roll Forming Training Seminars: Mentor, Ohio

Roll-Kraft recently set record attendance at our August 6 and August 7 Tube & Pipe and Roll Forming training seminars in Mentor, Ohio. A complete recap of the seminars will be posted shortly.

May 5, 2014

Tube and Pipe Seminar: Waverly, Nebraska

Roll-Kraft recently presented a one-day tube and pipe training seminar in Waverly, Nebraska entitled: “Back to the Basics and Beyond.” It covered the basics of mill integrity, alignment, set up and tooling maintenance as presented in previous presentations.

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April 21-23, 2014

Roll-Kraft Sponsors World-Class Roll Forming Workshop

Roll-Kraft was once again the exclusive industry sponsor for the World-Class Roll Forming Workshop in Cleveland, Ohio on April 21-23. You can learn more about the workshop here.

March 19, 2014

FABTECH Canada 2014 to Include Presentation by Roll-Kraft’s World Renowned Tube and Pipe Tooling Instructors

Roll-Kraft’s Vice President of Tube Mill Engineering, Robert A. Sladky and Senior Technical Advisor, Bret Molnar, presented, “Tube and Pipe: Forming and Fabricating - Tooling Management Programs” at FABTECH Canada 2014.

November 18, 2013

fabtechlogo2010Roll-Kraft’s Robert Sladky and Bret Molnar Present at FABTECH 2013

 

Once again, Roll-Kraft’s own Robert Sladky and Bret Molnar presented at this year’s FABTECH conference in Chicago at McCormick Place. They presented “Forming Stainless Steel on Tube and Pipe Mills.”

For more information, visit www.fabtechexpo.com.

August 21-22, 2013
Roll-Kraft to Hosts Regional Seminars in Mentor, Ohio

Roll-Kraft recently completed Tube and Pipe and Roll Forming Seminars on Wednesday, August 21 and Thursday, August 22 in Mentor, Ohio.

Event recaps will be available shortly.

May 7, 2013

Roll-Kraft recently completed a successful regional tube and pipe training seminar in Ontario, Canada.

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April 17-18, 2013

Roll-Kraft Sponsors World-Class Roll Forming Workshop

Roll-Kraft is pleased to have been the exclusive industry sponsor for the World-Class Roll Forming Workshop that was held in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 17-18. As part of the event, Roll-Kraft’s own Chuck Summerhill was a part of the “Materials Used in Roll Forming” presentation.

November 13th, 2012

Roll-Kraft’s Robert Sladky and Bret Molnar Present at Fabtech 2012

Robert Sladky and Bret Molnar presented “Reducing Scrap on Tube and Pipe Mills” at FabTech 2012. The presentation took place on November 13th.

August 1st and 2nd, 2012

Roll-Kraft Hosts Live Seminars

seminar photoRoll-Kraft once again hosted live tube and pipe and roll forming seminars in Mentor, OH. Please visit these links to learn more about our in-house tube and pipe training and roll forming training.

 

 

 

June 26-28th, 2012

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Roll-Kraft Exhibits at Pipe & Tube Nashville 2012

Roll-Kraft is pleased to have taken part in the world-class conference devoted to updating seamless and welded tubular product technology and processes – Pipe & Tube Nashville 2012.

To learn more about the conference, visit http://www.pipetubeconf.com/nashville.

April 28, 2012

RoboBots Competition

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The RoboBots competition allows teams of high school students to design and build their own working robots with help from manufacturing companies such as Roll-Kraft. The students use equipment such as CNC turning machines, turning lathes, EDM machines, machining centers, grinders, and CAD/CAM systems.

The Alliance for Working Together will be hosting the second annual Lake County RoboBots competition at Lakeland Community College on April 28, 2012.

For more information on the event, visit the following links:

Click here to learn more about Roll-Kraft’s involvement with the Alliance for Working Together.

March 21, 2012

FABTECH Canada 2012 Includes Presentation by Roll-Kraft Vice President of Tube Mill Engineering

Roll-Kraft’s Vice President of Tube Mill Engineering, Robert A. Sladky presented, “Tube and Pipe Mill Set Up” at Fabtech’s first conference in Canada - Fabtech Canada 2012.

Roll-Kraft was also an exhibitor at the event.

To learn more about FABTECH Canada, visit www.fabtechcanada.com.

November 14, 2011

Roll-Kraft’s Robert Sladky and Bret Molnar Present at Fabtech 2011

Robert Sladky and Bret Molnar presented “Tube & Pipe Mill Set Up, Tooling Design Evaluation, Problems and Solutions” at FabTech 2011. The presentation took place on November 14th.

For more information on Fabtech, visit www.fabtechexpo.com.

October 27th, 2011

Live Tube and Pipe Seminar in Waverly, Nebraska

Due to popular request, Roll-Kraft presented another one-day Tube and Pipe Mill Seminar. The seminar was held at the Waverly Community Center in Waverly, NE. This one-day seminar was conducted on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

July 27-28, 2011
Roll-Kraft’s Regional Tube and Pipe and Roll Forming Seminars Exceed Expectations

Over 100 attendees came together for Roll-Kraft’s recent tube and pipe and roll forming training seminars in Mentor, OH.

Click here to read more.

April 12-13, 2011
Roll-Kraft Sponsors World Class Roll Forming Workshop

The workshop will be held April 12-13, in Grand Rapids Michigan. Roll-Kraft’s Chuck Summerhill will be presenting the “Roll Forming High Strength Steel – A Design Perspective” workshop session.

Click here for more information or to register for the workshop.

November 2nd, 2010
Roll-Kraft’s Robert Sladky and Bret Molnar to Present at Fabtech 2010

Attendees will learn proper integrity checks of mill components, alignment of the entire mill line, tooling design to fit various mill configurations and product lines, and proper set-up of the tube mill in order to save time, energy, scrap, and down time.

Click here for more information on this Fabtech 2010 presentation.

October, 2010
Roll-Kraft’s Own Internationally Recognized Tube and Pipe Instructor Robert Sladky to Presents at Pipe and Tube Pittsburgh 2010

Roll-Kraft’s own Robert Sladky presented on a panel entitled, “So, You Want to Make Your Own Tubing?” at Pipe and Tube Pittsburgh. Robert presented “Key Factors That Affect Scrap on a Tube or Pipe Mill.”

July 2010
Roll-Kraft Hosts FMA Fabcast for Tube & Pipe Manufacturers

Roll-Kraft was recently involved in the “Tube Mill End-to-End” fabcast offered by Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA). As an exclusive presenter in this session, Mr. Bret Molnar covered many topics regarding tooling, trends, and productivity.

May 2010
Roll-Kraft Introduces Students to Engineering Careers in the Tube, Pipe and Roll Forming Industries


Gary Summerhill of Roll-Kraft explains computer aided design software to 8th grade students.

January 2010
Roll-Kraft & Fredon Corporation Join Forces To Discuss The Future Of Manufacturing In Northeast Ohio

Representatives from Roll-Kraft and Fredon Corporation recently met with a group of northeast Ohio participants to discuss and evaluate the manufacturing future in the area.

August 2009
Roll-Kraft sponsors Roll Forming Workshop

Roll-Kraft recently participated as the exclusive industry sponsor of the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA) World-Class Roll Forming Workshop. Attendees were urged to bring along their questions, drawings, and even roll formed parts to the workshop to get answers to problems they were experiencing.

Interested in setting up a Roll-Kraft Training session for your company? Click here to learn more or use our Quick Contact Form to request more information

Due to popular demand Roll-Kraft is offering another one-day tube and pipe training seminar in Waverly, Nebraska entitled: “Back to the Basics and Beyond.” This one-day program will again cover the basics of mill integrity, alignment, set up and tooling maintenance as presented in previous presentations.
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