OCTOBER 16-18, 2019 PITTSBURGH, PA

Bradbury Group, The  

Moundridge,  KS 
United States
http://www.bradburygroup.com
  • Booth: 817


The Bradbury Group of manufacturing companies are dedicated to producing high-quality, productivity-enhancing metal processing equipment for customers around the world.

The Bradbury Group of manufacturing companies are dedicated to producing high-quality, productivity-enhancing metal processing equipment for customers around the world.

The Bradbury Group provides Roll Forming, Cut-To-Length, Leveling, Automated Production Systems, Insulated Panel Equipment, Metal Tile Roofing Systems, and Controls for entry level operations to full scale facilities. Our machines and systems are known for their reliability, high productivity, and scrap reduction. Our product lines include a variety of roll formers designed for fast tooling and section changes including panel, purlin, trim, steel framing and portable roll formers, roll forming tools and dies, advanced hydraulic levelers with e-Drive™ technology, cut-to-length lines, high-speed presses and shears, hydraulic punch and cutoff systems,insulated panel and mineral wool systems, embossing and calendaring equipment, metal tile roofing systems,  and automation controls. Bradbury’s roster of trim shop equipment includes Hydraulic Long Folders, Panther Cub II™
Slitter/Shears, uncoilers and recoilers, stand-alone sheet slitters, coil tippers, gutter machines and hemmers.

Brands: B.O.S.S.™ Shear, QTR™ Purlin Roll Former, Viper®, DW Viper®, Rafted® Rollformer, Double High® Rollformer. Bradbury Long Folders, Panther Cub II™ Slitter/Shears.


 Videos

Hayes Flying Post Cut Shear
Bradbury Double High Line with Underlayment
Bradbury Panther Cub II Slit Cut to Length Line
Bradbury QTR Purlin Line with Punching
Bradbury Double High Panel Line

 Press Releases

  • Moundridge, KS - 2019 marks the 60th year of continued growth and innovation at The Bradbury Co., Inc. We pride ourselves on being a global company which is still family owned and operated. Building on the solid work ethic of our employees and the guidelines of our company’s “Values & Beliefs,” our team focuses on creating a work environment that promotes integrity, trust, personal growth, communication, and strong relationships.

    The Bradbury Co., Inc. was founded in 1959 by Floyd Bradbury and Jack Lacy as Roll Formed Products, Inc. They manufactured roll formed products and roller die tooling for customers involved in production roll forming. In 1964 Floyd renamed the company The Bradbury Co., Inc. and moved the company to an egg room of an old creamery building in Moundridge. It was in the creamery building that Floyd Bradbury designed the company’s first roll former to form awnings for a Hutchinson, KS, company. Today, you can find the first roll former on display in the Bradbury “Hall of Fame.” 

    In 1972 The Bradbury Co., Inc. purchased 12.5 acres of land at the south end of the Moundridge Industrial Park and Airport Complex. A 25,000 square foot building was built on the site. Currently, the Moundridge location serves as The Bradbury Group World headquarters with 350 employees and approximately 222,000 square feet of office and manufacturing space. Through acquisitions and partnerships, The Bradbury Group brings together manufacturers of related products from around the world; employing 665 people, utilizing 600,000 square feet of space in 10 manufacturing facilities around the world. We have a presence on 5 continents, in 9 time zones, with equipment operating in 89 countries. 

    Because of our innovative equipment concepts, The Bradbury Co., Inc. holds over 26 active U.S. patents, 8 patent-pending applications with the U.S. patent office, and 60 international patents. A few of our many equipment milestones include our first Double High® Roll Former in 1976, our first Telescoping Roll Former in 1984, our first BOSS™ Shear in 1996, our first QTR™ Roll Former which produced cee and zee purlins in a single roll space in 1999, our first Viper™ Track and Stud System in 2000, our first Roll Former using our patented Torque Vectoring® drive system to process up to 5/8” steel delivered in 2015, and our first purlin line utilizing artificial intelligence in 2017. 

    Today, the company offers highly engineered, custom equipment including complete roll forming production lines, precision levelers, coil processing production lines, equipment control solutions, and customized automated production systems. Industries served include metal buildings, insulated metal panels, garage doors, grain storage, steel framing, railcar production, HVAC, appliance, transportation, guardrail and highway safety, aircraft, and automotive to name a few. 

    For 60 years we have listened to and worked closely with our customers, designing and manufacturing advanced equipment that provides decades of high-quality part production. Staying in front of the innovation curve, Bradbury equipment continues to move the industries we serve forward. With our continued growth, we have not lost sight of our humble beginning; our expanding family owned business continues to be a family. 

    To learn more about our company and our equipment, visit bradburygroup.com or call +620.345.6394.

    One Bradbury Group - working for you!


 Products

  • Bradbury Panel Line BOSS™ Series
    The Bradbury B.O.S.S.™ Series is a state of the art roll former and closed-loop servo shear with speeds up to 300 FPM....

  • The Bradbury B.O.S.S.™ Series is a state of the art roll former and closed-loop servo shear with speeds up to 300 FPM.

    The Bradbury Orbital Servo Shear (B.O.S.S.™) brings a revolution to metal sheet cutting. This high speed, closed loop flying shear was developed to increase shearing productivity - and there is no other piece of equipment like it. With its state-of-the-art features, the B.O.S.S.™ provides high production with close tolerance shearing. The intelligent drive and shear system allows the B.O.S.S.™ to be close coupled to a new or existing roll former and acceleration or deceleration of the line does not affect the cut.

    The unique orbital design provides smooth acceleration and allows the B.O.S.S.™ to not be bound by the components needed in the traditional rack and pinion concept. Length and batch information can be manually entered at the control station, or the B.O.S.S.™ can receive downloaded production information from a remote computer.

  • Bradbury Decking Roll Forming Line
    The Bradbury Deck Roll Forming lines are built for flexibility and high throughput....

  • Decking manufacturers that demand maximum profile flexibility, superior panel quality, and efficient profile changeovers trust The Bradbury Group with their equipment needs. From our Doublewide™ Roll formers to innovative pin and cam Rafted® Drive Connection, Bradbury Deck Roll Forming Lines are built for flexibility and high throughput. With a material range from 16-gauge to 29-gauge steel, the proven and time-tested crunch tooling design consistently delivers maximum results with limited maintenance. If you require interlocked, nestable, embossed, or slot vented decking or hangar tabs, Bradbury has field-proven equipment to meet your needs.

  • Bradbury QTR™ Purlin Roll Former
    The Bradbury QTR™ forms both Cee and Zee sections in a single roll space. You save footprint and setup time....

  • The Bradbury QTR™ forms both Cee and Zee sections in a single roll space. You save footprint and setup time with Cee to Zee changes happening in seconds. In addition, the QTR™ turns out U-channel, base angles, and integrated eave sections with optional shapes such as sigmas, C+, and downturn lips. Innovative features increase section control and quality, reduce labor, and contribute to operator safety.

    The Bradbury VTR™ purlin roll former is the manual version of our highly successful QTR™. The VTR incorporates the same proven Bradbury tooling with a manual changeover to offer the industry a reliable and even more economical purlin roll former. The Bradbury VTR™ roll former can be incorporated with a punching system to supply all of a building's secondary structures. 

  • Bradbury Trim Equipment
    The Bradbury Group offers a full line of robust trim shop equipment designed to manufacture tight tolerance metal building trim parts....

  • The Bradbury Group offers a full line of robust trim shop equipment designed to manufacture tight tolerance metal building trim parts. The Group's trim equipment offering is comprised of multi-profile trim roll formers, hydraulic long folders, slit/CTL lines, recoil lines, hemmers, coil tippers, coil cars, stand-alone sheet slitters, ridge cap benders, and rainwater goods. 

  • Bradbury Group Sandwich Panel Equipment
    The Bradbury Group manufactures equipment for producing PUR/PIR insulated sandwich panels incorporating many core materials, additives, and catalysts....

  • The Bradbury Group supplies complete, continuous, foam-filled panel production lines from entry coil handling to exit-end packaging. Whether for the garage door market, commercial buildings, or the HVAC industry, Bradbury can meet your specific needs for PUR/PIR. Continuous panel laminating lines that utilize EPS, mineral wool, and other core materials are also available through The Bradbury Group.

    Discontinuous panel production for polyurethane-filled panels includes insulated wall and roof building panels, garage doors, entry doors, and refrigeration cooler panels. Single or multicavity presses are capable of handling panels from 2” (50 mm) to 10” (250mm) thick, up to 48” (1220 mm) wide and up to 48’ (14.6 m) long. Bradbury can meet each customer’s production requirements and budget. Discontinuous presses include heated and cooled platens and are built to withstand the high pressures of the foaming process. Complete systems include tooled molds with press loading/unloading components and chemical supply.


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