A shout-out to the folks at the Precision Metalforming Association, our professional association. They publish an interesting magazine and now a pretty good web site called metalforming.com.
For a while now they’ve also run a directory of metal formers and stampers called Make It Metal. It’s oriented towards people who are looking to find a metal stamper or former to make parts for them. You can search by metalforming process, and, if you don’t know what the processes are, you can click through them and get a little introduction to each.
But as a slide former, I often get requests to quote where only some of the parts are correct for my process. Sometimes I’ll help the buyer to find sources for the other components I can’t make. Where do I go? Make it Metal. Check it out.