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New management at Mistui Seiki

Mitsui Seiki

New management at Mistui Seiki

Mitsui Seiki has announced several changes in its management. According to the company, the North American subsidiary of Japanese Mitsui Seiki Kogyo now has a new chairman, CEO and COO. read...

Richard Smith becomes European Group Managing Director

Yamazaki Mazak

Richard Smith becomes European Group Managing Director

Yamazaki Mazak has appointed Richard Smith as its new European Group Managing Director. He takes over from Marcus Burton, who will remain with the company in a new Non-Executive role. read...

Moulding Expo is about to start!

MEX 2017

Moulding Expo is about to start!

The tension increases: Moulding Expo 2017 is almost here. Two years have elapsed in which companies had time to develop new products and innovations. In only a few weeks, the halls in Stuttgart will open their doors to a trade fair "by the industry for the industry". read...

Schunk's JL1 wins Hermes Award 2017

Schunk

Schunk's JL1 wins Hermes Award 2017

Germany – This year’s Hermes Award winner is German company Schunk GmbH. The award, a prestigious industrial technology prize, was presented during the Hannover Messe opening ceremony in April. read...

Researchers find way to easily connect machines from different manufacturers

R&D

Researchers find way to easily connect machines from different manufacturers

One of the biggest problems with digitalisation is that it either needs machine manufacturers to open their software systems to other brands, or it needs a connection software that can work with machines regardless of their producers. The latter is attempted by researchers from Germany. read...

Italian machine tool orders rising in 2017

Markets

Italian machine tool orders rising in 2017

According to the Italian association for machine tools, robots and automation manufacturers, Ucimu, the increase in machine tool orders in the first quarter of 2017 is a result of government implementations. The national Plan Industry 4.0 is stated as the main influence on the numbers. read...

May 2017 product gallery

ETMM Magazine

May 2017 product gallery

Numerous highlights that will be presented at the Moulding Expo Trade Fair and the latest innovations in die, tool and mould making. read...

Maria Belén Aranda Colás chosen as Engineer Powerwoman 2017

WoMen Power

Maria Belén Aranda Colás chosen as Engineer Powerwoman 2017

During the WoMEn Power conference in Hanover, Maria Belén Aranda Colás, member of the management team at Robert Bosch, has been awarded Engineer Powerwomen. read...

Strong demand and solid support from euro-zone

Machine tools

Strong demand and solid support from euro-zone

The expectations weren't great at the beginning of the year. However, despite political insecurities the orders received by the German machine tool industry were 6% higher compared to last year. read...

Seven tonnes moving like an elegant sailing yacht, precisely on track

Case Study

Seven tonnes moving like an elegant sailing yacht, precisely on track

Engel Elektroantriebe, a manufacturer of customer-oriented synchronous motors, also provides integrated drives for low voltages with their HBI Series. When clamping technology specialist Witte was asked to build a heavy-duty mobile clamping system, they relied on drive units made in Walluf. read...

British show features top keynotes at free conference

Subcon 2017

British show features top keynotes at free conference

During this year's Subcon, visitors can also attend conference streams, informing about innovations and technology: Some of the topics are virtual reality, additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0. read...

Inspiring ideas for lightweight construction

EMO 2017

Inspiring ideas for lightweight construction

Lightweight construction is often difficult. When even researcher teams have problems to predict the behaviour of a certain material, it is even harder for manufacturers. MAP Werkzeugmaschinen has now teamed up with Fraunhofer IPT for examining how a component made of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic behaves during machining. read...

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May 2017 product gallery

ETMM Magazine

May 2017 product gallery

09.05.17 - Numerous highlights that will be presented at the Moulding Expo Trade Fair and the latest innovations in die, tool and mould making. read...

Two toolmaking clusters in one small country

Portugal

Two toolmaking clusters in one small country

03.04.17 - Somewhere in the Portuguese no-man’s land between Lisbon and Porto there are two cities simply brimming with plastic injection mould makers. With 150 companies, Marinha Grande is home to one of these clusters. Some streets here are lined with nothing but mould makers. read...

March 2017 product gallery

ETMM Magazine

March 2017 product gallery

27.02.17 - Latest innovations from within and outside Europe. read...

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