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Inviting Japan to 'Make in India'!

Market Overview

Inviting Japan to 'Make in India'!

India - A brief look at the historical economic ties between India and Japan and where the relationship is headed today, especially in view of the manufacturing sector. read...

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...

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...

Zeiss registers significant growth during first half of fiscal year

Optics and Optoelectronics

Zeiss registers significant growth during first half of fiscal year

Germany - The Zeiss Group presented its figures of the first six months of fiscal year 2016/17 (ended 31 March). read...

Ipack-Ima presents new concept for 2018 exhibition

Trade Fair

Ipack-Ima presents new concept for 2018 exhibition

Italy/germany - During a press conference at the interpack, Ipack-Ima discussed the new corporate structure, the layout based on target markets, the international promotion activities and the Innovation Alliance. read...

Angela Merkel visits Kuka at Hannover Messe

Hannover Messe 2017

Angela Merkel visits Kuka at Hannover Messe

Germany - Kuka CEO Dr. Till Reuter welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel und Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo at the Kuka booth at Hannover Messe 2017, both of whom visited the Kuka booth on their round-trip of the fair on the first day of the show. read...

Analysis of the laser industry in China

Market Survey

Analysis of the laser industry in China

China - There were great changes in the laser industry in China from 2015-2016, for example, many acquisitions or crucial scientific and technical developments took place. read...

The typewriter went from the office to the niche market

Zoomed In

The typewriter went from the office to the niche market

The first electric typewriter was presented at the Hanover Trade Fair in 1957. But the idea is much older: Henry Mill had the idea patented in 1714. read...

KSB forms task force to combat Asian brand and trademark infringements

Brand Infringement

KSB forms task force to combat Asian brand and trademark infringements

Germany – Since July 2016, the KSB Group has identified 420 marketers on eight different online platforms with illegal practice who are misusing the manufacturer’s product names. To put a stop to this, the German manufacturer of pumps and compressors has now established a task force. read...

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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...

Moulding area again at metalworking trade fair

Metav 2018

Moulding area again at metalworking trade fair

18.04.17 - Germany – The registration period for Metav 2018, the international exhibition for metalworking technologies, has just started. The special areas around the topics quality, additive manufacturing, medical and moulding were so successful last time that the organisers decided to feature them again. read...

Tooling 4.0

Markets

Tooling 4.0

20.02.17 - 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...

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HASCO Innovations at the MEX

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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. ...

Markets

Successful Amtex 2017

Event Report

Successful Amtex 2017

India – This year, the Asian Machine Tool Exhibition (Amtex), witnessed the presence of nearly 150 senior delegates and displayed the latest technological innovations of the machine tool industry. 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...

Development of machine tools market

Market Report

Development of machine tools market

USA – According to the Wise Guy Reports, the analysts forecast the machine tools market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 4.34% during the period of 2017-2021. read...

First quarter 2017 exceeds plan by 9%

Polyplastics

First quarter 2017 exceeds plan by 9%

Russian-based Polyplastic displays a growth dynamics. Shipment of the company’s products in Q1 exceeded numbers of the business plan by 9%, the company says. read...

A flat quarter for the manufacturing sector

Market Overview

A flat quarter for the manufacturing sector

India – Taking a brief look at the Ficci report on the Indian manufacturing sector quarterly survey and its conclusions. read...

UK goods with strong domestic and export performance

Markets

UK goods with strong domestic and export performance

UK – According to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey, manufacturers in the UK have reported strong growth in orders both at home and from abroad for the first quarter of 2017, although costs and prices have also continued to rise at an elevated pace. read...

Industry days from the exhibitor's point of view

Industrial Event

Industry days from the exhibitor's point of view

Hungary - As usual, one of the most exciting industrial events in Hungary is Industry Days in May. This is when we have the opportunity to show our novelties to the public, Attila Bagdi, marketing specialist of Fanuc says. read...

Global metal additive manufacturing market

Market Report

Global metal additive manufacturing market

The Additive Manufacturing with Metal Powders 2017 Report reveals that the primary market for metal additive manufacturing (AM), encompassing metal AM systems and metal powder materials, exceeded $950m in 2016, according to the latest edition of Smar-Tech Publishing’s industry-leading metal AM market research report. read...

Moulding area again at metalworking trade fair

Metav 2018

Moulding area again at metalworking trade fair

Germany – The registration period for Metav 2018, the international exhibition for metalworking technologies, has just started. The special areas around the topics quality, additive manufacturing, medical and moulding were so successful last time that the organisers decided to feature them again. read...

Linde unveils virtual reality application

Industrial Digitalisation

Linde unveils virtual reality application

Japan/Germany – The engineering division within the Linde Group showcased a new virtual reality application for the first time at Gastech 2017 in Tokyo. read...