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Outstanding Attendance Once Again at Roll-Kraft’s Annual Regional Seminars Roll-Kraft’s tube, pipe, and roll form training seminars continue to attract widespread popularity Roll-Kraft, an internationally known supplier of roll tooling to tube and pipe and roll forming manufacturers, recently held its annual regional tube and pipe and roll form training seminars in Mentor, Ohio.  Attendees were invited to tour Roll-Kraft’s state-of-the-art corporate headquarters before and after the seminars. Over 125 attendees from more than 54 widely diversified companies attended the two-day event at the LaMalfa Holiday Inn Conference Center in Mentor.   According to organizer and speaker, Robert A. Sladky, Vice President of Tube Mill Engineering for Roll-Kraft, the seminar attracted a broad mix of attendees, from basic/experienced mill operators to maintenance and quality personnel, supervisors, 18 TUBE NEWS EVENTS November 2017 and management.  In addition to Sladky, other notable speakers during the two-day event included Bret Molnar and Dave Rostocil, Senior Technical Performance Specialists. The seminar presentations were designed to allow interaction with the attendees.  Sladky added that the audience participation in regard to questions, as well as interaction with the live tube and pipe and roll form displays, was exceptional.   The addition this year of interactive videos from the vast resources of Roll-Kraft’s website was extremely popular among attendees.  Combined with a dynamic PowerPoint presentation, follow-along seminar guide books, and real live “show and tell” mill equipment, these programs offer one of the most comprehensive