Germany – After three years, Aachen invites to its Machine Tool Colloquium again. The "Internet of Production for Agile Enterprises" is the main theme of sessions and guided tours at the 29th edition of the conference. read...

NEWS

Tooling 4.0

Markets

Tooling 4.0

Germany - Increasing cost pressures and fiercer competition are driving toolmakers to embrace new concepts such as Tooling 4.0 and to industrialise their operations to reduce idle and lead times by limiting the number of variations in tool components and processes. read...

Celebration of the best of the best

Award

Celebration of the best of the best

For the second time, MM MaschinenMarkt awarded outstanding innovations of the industry with its Best of Industry Award. These are the proud winners! read...

Awarding shameless counterfeits

Plagiarism

Awarding shameless counterfeits

Many companies have to deal with cheap copies of their own inventive products. Aktion Plagiarius has found its own original way of fighting plagiarism: Each year, they award the best and most unscrupulous copies. read...

How can plastic be environmentally friendly?

Ipack Ima

How can plastic be environmentally friendly?

Italy - Plastic is not known for being environmentally friendly and the material is often the focus of criticism. The exhibitions Ipack Ima and Plast in Italy set out to answer the question, how sustainability and plastics can be compatibal. read...

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Hot runner solutions simplify the injection molding process

HRS-Flow

Hot runner solutions simplify the injection molding process

02/13/2017 - Hot runners – Italy-based HRS-Flow has developed three solutions to optimise injection molding processing and at the same time simplify routine maintenance of hot runner systems: Three Layer Tip, Pressure Block and Thread Safe Kit. read...

Three-Axis CNC precision centre for high-precision contour machining

MItsui Seiki

Three-Axis CNC precision centre for high-precision contour machining

02/10/2017 - USA – The new Mitsui Seiki PJ812 precision profile centre is a three-axis CNC vertical jig mill engineered to perform high-precision contour machining and ultra precise boring of components with critical tolerances. read...

Hexagon to acquire American provider of CAE software

Hexagon to acquire American provider of CAE software

02/09/2017 - Sweden/US – Hexagon, a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, has recently announced an agreement to acquire MSC Software. read...

Markets

German machine tool industry finishes 2016 with a solid result

VDW

German machine tool industry finishes 2016 with a solid result

Germany - In the fourth quarter of 2016, order bookings in the German machine tool industry fell by 4% compared to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Both exports and domestic orders showed a roughly equal decline. For 2016 as a whole, the rise came to 7%, with orders from abroad up by 10%, while domestic orders ended up at plus/minus zero. read...

Additive Manufacturing

Prototyping engineering-grade 3D-printing

Stratasys

Prototyping engineering-grade 3D-printing

Additive Manufacturing - Stratasys, a 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, unveiled a professional, versatile and fast FDM-based F123 Series (F170, F270 and F370) for smarter prototyping, aimed at making professional rapid prototyping more productive for design workgroups. read...

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Machining Equipment

Self-centering geometry and robust and accurate clamping

Cutting Tools

Self-centering geometry and robust and accurate clamping

In order to comply with market demand, Iscar recently exhibited its next generation, advanced indexable drill and further extended its comprehensive product portfolio with the launch of Sumo-3-Cham – a three flute indexable drill. According to the company it reduces machining cycle times by 50%. read...

CAD/CAM

One application for simulation and pre-post operations

Simpatec

One application for simulation and pre-post operations

CAD/CAM - A balanced conduct of cost, quality and efficiency during every stage of the process, product and tool development surely guarantees coping with the daily challenges encountered within the market. Moldex-3D promises to assist part designers and mould makers to develop and produce higher quality products in form, fit and function at lower costs and reduced times-to-market. read...

Partner News

SolidCAM Ltd.

iMachining success at Russian potential customer - 75% cycle time saving in Steel!

After watching the short period it took to program the part and the great savings that were made in cycle times on the CNC machine, ...

SolidCAM Ltd.

iMachining 3D Win in Aluminum Part

..They liked very much the processing technology of iMachining 3D. ...

SolidCAM Ltd.

iMachining Saves Wuxi Turbine Blade Co. 60% in Cycle Time

SolidCAM’s engineer used iMachining 2D and decreased their roughing time from 30 minutes to 12 (60% faster) ...

top used-machines of MM Die Börse

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Quality

Powering through the manufacturing industry

Interview

Powering through the manufacturing industry

India - Here are excerpts from a talk with Director of Sales & Marketing, Renishaw India, Brett Allard, wherein he expunds on the company's performance in view of the changing economic situation in India. read...

Runners & Components

Cavity-to-cavity consistency

Case Study

Cavity-to-cavity consistency

US-based Phillips Plastics,a leading injection molding company, requested Incoe Corporation and Beaumont Technologies to assist them in their continual commitment for a 0% PPM reject production goal. read...

Suppliers Products

easymetal GmbH

E.KO IONISER® 1502

Better. More reliable. Quicker. That is how deionized water with low conductivity and an optimal ph is generated today. ...

CNC Software Inc.

Swiss Machining

Mastercam Swiss is a new addition to the Mastercam family, delivering comprehensive Swiss programming with powerful toolpaths and accurate simulation. ...

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM Indexial, Multi-Sided Machining - powerful and easy to use!

A common scene in any machine shop today, 4 and 5-axis CNC machines are increasing production, ...

Materials & Repair

Grinding update for precision and quality

Surface Treatment

Grinding update for precision and quality

Cornwall-based Pharmaceutical company West Pharmaceutical Services developes pharmaceutical packaging components. For their moulds, they recently acquired grinders by Jones and Shipman for the surface treatment of their high grade stainless steel moulds. read...

Suppliers Events

Meusburger Georg GmbH & Co. KG

Intec

03/07/2017 - 03/10/2017

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INTEC

03/07/2017 - 03/10/2017

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WFB

03/21/2017 - 03/22/2017