Greg DeFisher appointed Board Member of Clermont County Ohio – Port Authority

greg-photoWe are pleased to announce Greg DeFisher President and CEO of Freeman Schwabe Machinery was recently appointed to the Board of Clermont County Ohio Port Authority.

“The Clermont County Port Authority (the Port) is a body corporate and politic established by the Board of County Commissioners as a tool to facilitate economic development in the community. The Port has a five-member board of directors with four-year staggered terms, and directors are appointed by the County Commissioners.”

clermont-county-logopngPowers of the Clermont County Ohio Port Authority
• The broad powers granted under Ohio Revised Code section 4582 provide for the Port to facilitate economic development through the following methods:
• Acquire real and personal property;
• Own, lease, sell, and construct improvements to real property;
• Issue revenue bonds for port authority facilities;
• Issue voted general obligation bonds for port authority facilities and other permanent improvements;
• Levy voted taxes for all purposes of the port authority;
• Receive federal and state grants and loans and other public funds;
• Operate transportation, recreational, governmental, or cultural facilities, and set rates and charges for use of port authority facilities;
• Cooperate broadly with other governmental agencies and exercise powers delegated by such agencies.

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USED SCHWABE Beam Press SR57 reduced to $70,000

For Sale – USED Schwabe Straight Ram Hydraulic Beam Press SR 57 tons 


NOW $70,000

For Sale “as is where is”





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SCHWABE Cutting Press with Non Powered Unwind In Feed System

SCHWABE Cutting Press – Material Handling Options 


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Non Powered Unwind InFeed System includes

  • Shaftless Unwind Stainless Stub Shafts
  • Tension Brake
  • Pendant Control
  • Air Bladder Chucks for shaft less operation
  • Idler Roll
  • Shaftless Main Crosstube for Corrosion Resistance
  • Magpower Spyder Tension control
  • side-shot-rollers


For more information or RFQ please contact

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Cutting Vinyl Auto Interior Trim


Freeman Schwabe recently delivered a new SCHWABE USA SR 230 Straight Ram Hydraulic Beam Press  with a Urethane Belt Feed Clamping System to one of the largest manufacturers of auto interiors & car interior trim in the industry.

Our customer produces overheads & soft trim, doors & hard trim, seats & metal, lighting and cockpits & consoles for a wide range of automobile  clients, providing the interior equipment for more than 300 different automobile models, in 26 countries with 161 production plants & centers using “just in time”manufacturing.

SCHWABE USA presses are proudly made in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Schwabe SR 230 Urethane Belt Feed Clamping System. 

Index speed is 40 IPS (inches per second)

Here we show the SCHWABE USA Model SR 230 test cutting vinyl (for a dashboard interior trim), on a urethane belt feed clamping system.


Schwabe SR 230 Urethane Belt Feed Clamping System.

Watch video below of the pneumatic clamping beam feed system.

The press includes the option of a horizontal fan cooled heat exchanger.  thumb_dscf4973_1024


All SCHWABE USA presses are fully compliant with OSHA Safety standards, here is an example showing dual in feed e-stop buttons.


For more information or RFQ contact

schwabe usa built stronger to last longer

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Manual Traveling Head Cutting Press with In-Feed Pinch Roll – Demo video

Manual Traveling Head Cutting  Press – Machine Video Demonstration

Freeman Schwabe Traveling Head model TH Series is designed using a hydraulic cylinder to control both the up and down movement of the cutting head, providing more accurate control and precision of the cutting stroke.

Traveling Head Press Specifications

Cutting Force: 22 – 44 US tons

Bed Depth: 20 – 35 inches

Bed Width: 59 – 94 inches

Head Size: 20 x 20 to 35 x 35

Feed Systems: Hand placed, Roll Feed, Clamp Feed,


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Up-Stroking Hydraulic Beam Press Demonstration Videos


Basic Operation Set Up of Schwabe Model DG Up-Stroking Beam Press

Maintenance Tips and Advice Model DG

Die Height Setting Demonstration video

For more Information


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In-Stock Cutting Presses – New, Re-Manufactured and Used – Dec 2016

December 2016

Stock Cutting Presses – Year End Inventory

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