The expert training for Stamping Cost Estimation is now available on the SPCEA website !!  This video-based, on-demand training was developed specifically for SPCEA by Mr. Keith Koehler – a well know expert in metal stamping technology.  This comprehensive course will cover the following topics:

  • Raw material
  • Types of material
  • Gross vs. net weight
  • Material costing
  • Stamping equipment
  • Stamping process
  • Process cost
  • Stamping tooling cost
  • Post stamping finishing
  • Packaging
  • Specialty equipment
  • Freight and duty
  • Development costs

About Keith Koehler . . . .

Keith Koehler is an expert in the product cost of stamped and molded components, cable assemblies, wire harnesses, and modules.  He has over 36 years of multi-functional experience within the automotive industry including purchasing, production control, finance, and cost estimating. In his most recent roles, Keith served as Senior Financial Analyst at Molex in Auburn Hills, Michigan and a Financial accountant in the new program acquisition group at Detroit Manufacturing Systems in Detroit, Michigan.