Volume 76 | 4th Quarter 2020

2021 Scheduling Calendar Now Available

Boker’s 2021 Calendar and Conversion Chart is now available. Designed for quick and convenient scheduling, this easy-to-navigate 15-month complimentary calendar provides a comprehensive at-a-glance view of the 65-week scheduling guide, including boldly identified Sundays and holidays.

The dual-sided calendar offers a handy metric conversion chart that provides decimal and millimeter equivalents for common measurements ranging from 1/64 to 1 inch and .1 to 100mm.

Boker’s is committed to offering convenient tools for industry professionals’ diverse needs. To access these tools, including the 2021 Calendar and Conversion Chart, please visit bokers.com.

Request a Scheduling Calendar

Enter for your chance to win a Boker’s branded JBL Speaker!

We miss the interactions that we are able to have at trade shows and are truly looking forward to the opportunity to get back to face-to-face communication. As we plan for 2021 we wanted to ask for your perspective on trade shows in an effort to continue meeting or exceeding customer expectations.

This 5 question survey should take less than 2 minutes to complete and enters you in for a chance to win a Boker’s branded JBL Speaker.  We appreciate your response.

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2021 Stampings and Washers Catalog Now Available

This 72-page catalog offers a reference guide for over 32,000 stock tools for flat washers, spacers and shims, including 448 new washer sizes, allowing customers to choose from a wide variety of sizes, thickness and materials. The catalog also includes the latest stamping technologies and manufacturing concepts to satisfy standard to complex and intricate stamping application needs. Boker’s covers a complete range of sizes up to 12″ x 12″ (flat) with thicknesses from .005″ to .190″ (varies by material) and draws up to 3″ deep and 8″ in diameter.

Request the Stampings and Washers Catalog Here

Boker’s, Inc. – IEN Made In America

Boker’s started stamping with two people in a basement. Now, the company has more than 125 employees, over 70 punch presses including progressive die presses housed in over 165,000 square feet in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  View IEN’s recent Made in America Episode featuring Boker’s, Inc.

Boker’s Adds 448 New Flat Washer Sizes

With these additional sizes, Boker’s now offers an expansive line of over 32,000 non-standard flat washer, spacer and shim sizes with no tooling charges.

These tools can be searched by OD and ID online at bokers.com.

Steel and Aluminum Tariff Updates

Please visit this website to stay up to date on the steel and aluminum tariffs. We suggest bookmarking this webpage as it is continually updated with the latest information regarding the tariffs.

PMA Business Conditions Report: November 19, 2020

Metalforming companies anticipate a decline in business conditions during the next three months, according to the November 2020 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report. Prepared monthly, the report provides an economic indicator for manufacturing, sampling 108 metalforming companies in the United States and Canada.

Click here for the full Business Conditions Report.