For modern components for tool and mould making it is not enough to just do their job. Nowadays they have to fulfill a number of requirements. A co-operation between Hasco and a Danish customer was able to proof that two particular components from Hasco go this extra mile. read...

NEWS

Lyondell Basell doubles PE capacity at La Porte facility

Polyethylene Production

Lyondell Basell doubles PE capacity at La Porte facility

USA – Lyondell Basell has broken ground on the first commercial Hyperzone polyethylene (PE) plant at its La Porte, Texas, complex. read...

When will the Czech Republic be on par with Western Europe?

Development

When will the Czech Republic be on par with Western Europe?

The optimism of Czechoslovak citizens that they could catch up with the West in two decades has disappeared in thin air. Now that they know that this will not happen in the next two decades, nor even in three, or worse, if ever, because... read...

The evolution in fine boring

Big Kaiser

The evolution in fine boring

Switzerland – The new digital boring head with wireless radio connection of the Swiss company, Big Kaiser, is the answer to the increasing demand for smart precision tools. read...

Disruptive technologies offer new opportunities

Interview

Disruptive technologies offer new opportunities

India – Machine-Market India speaks to the top management of DMG Mori on their plans for the Indian market and their views on jobs being lost amidst the rise of disruptive technologies. read...

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Husky's expansion focused on customer success and long-term growth

Husky

Husky's expansion focused on customer success and long-term growth

Canada – Husky Injection Molding Systems, leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry, has announced changes to support its ongoing commitment to customer success and its goal of strategic growth. read...

Overcoming standard mould venting limitations: A different approach

Tech Focus

Overcoming standard mould venting limitations: A different approach

There are numerous problems that can be caused by improper venting: Short shots, carbonisations and cracks in the finished part are only a few. Alternative venting valves can help overcome standard mould venting limitations and improve mould performance. read...

Measuring in high resolution

MEX 2017

Measuring in high resolution

With the Tomo Scope XS machine, Werth's mearuting technology is now available in a compact format. read...

Markets

Iranian plastics industry

Markets

Iranian plastics industry

Iran – Lifting of sanctions could drive growth in the Iranian plastics industry. The sanctions refer to certain economic sanctions imposed on Iran that were lifted in January 2016, thereby opening doors to trade and opportunity. read...

Additive Manufacturing

Partnership to accelerate adoption of metal additive manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Partnership to accelerate adoption of metal additive manufacturing

Stratasys and Desktop Metal extend their partnership, the companies have anounced. Built on track-record of collaboration, this partnership includes distribution activities and explores further go-to-market activities in the future. read...

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Machining Equipment

Industry meeting in Thuringia with useful information and insider tips

Industry meeting in Thuringia with useful information and insider tips

In March, it was time again for one of Meusburger's industry meetings. This time, some 68 companies took the opportunity to meet up in Schmalkalden, Germany. The day was filled with networking, exchange of information and presentations by experts. read...

CAD/CAM

Improved CAD/CAM functions for quick reactions

MEX 2017

Improved CAD/CAM functions for quick reactions

Tebis is introducing the new Release 4 of its current Tebis Version 4.0 at the Moulding Expo 2017. This latest release includes many new and improved CAD and CAM functions that simplify work for die, model and mould manufacturers. read...

Partner News

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

HASCO Innovations at the MEX

The Moulding Expo (MEX) in Stuttgart is the new international trade fair for tool, ...

DIPROFIL Diamantprodukter AB

Precision and Perfection From DIPROFIL @Baselworld 2017

This year again, DIPROFIL’s participation to the renowed show has been a success thanks to our French distributor SAS Veyret who displayed our most wanted jewellery tools.

BORIDE Engineered Abrasives

Foredom Portable Micromotor Now Available!

BORIDE Engineered Abrasives is excited to add the Foredom Portable Micromotor to our offering of mold polishing equipment and supplies. ...

top used-machines of MM Die Börse

You can find these and even more Top-Used Machines here www.used-machines.com!

Quality Control

10 things to consider before hiring a metrology services provider

Metrology Services

10 things to consider before hiring a metrology services provider

How do you handle the topic metrology? Do you have your own metrology department or are you trusting another company with handling your measurement projects? Before you hire a metrology service, there are several issues that have to be considered. read...

Hot Runners

Toolmaker time travel from 1921 to 2021

MEX 2017

Toolmaker time travel from 1921 to 2021

Mitsubishi Electric invites Moulding Expo visitors on a trip through time. To fully understand the development of machine tools, Mitsubishi will present its own history, from its founding into the near future in 2021. The immersive experience lets visitors experience landmarks of the company's history. read...

Suppliers Products

DIPROFIL Diamantprodukter AB

Other Tools & Accessories

DIPROFIL offers a wide variety of tools & accessories for polishing and finishing applications in the mould making industry, ...

SolidCAM Ltd.

iMachining

iMachining: “Simply Amazing” This is what customers, machine tool manufacturers and tooling companies alike say about iMachining. ...

Materials

Asco pleased with metalcasting congress

Asco

Asco pleased with metalcasting congress

USA – Asco Carbon Dioxide Inc., supplier of dry-ice blasting and dry-ice production machines, presented its wide range of Ascojet dry blasting units at the recently held Metalcasting Congress in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. read...

Components

New dual leadership to take over in summer

Incoe

New dual leadership to take over in summer

Christian Striegel and Frank Daniel will be assuming the position of General Managers as the new dual leadership of Germany-based hot runner manufacturer Incoe International Europe as of 1 August 2017. read...

Cutting Tools

For performance and economy

Drills

For performance and economy

The coating of cutting tools is essential to their usability and range of application, also influencing a tool's lifespan. Coating is thus as important as tool geometry and design. read...

EDM

Experienced with wire-cut EDM systems for generations

Case Study: Mitsubishi Electric

Experienced with wire-cut EDM systems for generations

You don’t often hear of someone claiming to have been surrounded by wire-cut EDM systems as a child. But Andreas Hornung, the managing director of Hornung, fondly remembers the machines of his father’s firm. Today, the company is equipped with several machines from Mitsubishi Electric. read...