On Monday, 23 April 2018, Hannover Messe will open its doors and welcome visitors from all over the world. We had a look at the trends showcased in Hannover next week. read...

NEWS

Files for moulds and dies

Boride

Files for moulds and dies

Boride Engineered Abrasives is continuing the expansion of its product range with the addition of a wide variety of diamond files to their line-up. This new product line includes high- quality Diamond Needle Files, Extra Slim Needle Files, Contact Files, DH and DHM Files. read...

Live moulding demonstrations

HRS Flow/NPE

Live moulding demonstrations

On the occasion of the NPE fair, four Flex-Flow live moulding demonstrations will be held in co-operation with HRS Flow project partners, including materials suppliers, mould-makers and injection moulding machine manufacturers. read...

Plastics innovations in action and an American premiere

Arburg/NPE

Plastics innovations in action and an American premiere

At NPE, Arburg will present the hybrid Allrounder 1120 H with a clamping force of 6,500 kN, a new design and a Gestica control system to an American audience for the first time. In addition, the company will present innovative technologies and applications for plastics processing. read...

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Unique project to create a new production line for AM of metallic materials

SLM Solutions

Unique project to create a new production line for AM of metallic materials

Germany/Sweden – SLM Solutions Group AG and Sweden-based Swerea IVF are getting together to create a new industrial project to produce a new production line for metallic materials. read...

Successful U.S. American plastics industry meets at NPE

USA

Successful U.S. American plastics industry meets at NPE

NPE, the North American show that covers “all things plastics", will be held from 7 to 11 May 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Since the last edition in 2015, the American plastics industry has witnessed a period of stable growth. read...

B.Sc. degrees in business information studies and career opportunities in smart factories

Walter

B.Sc. degrees in business information studies and career opportunities in smart factories

Germany – A digital business information systems degree course, the Bachelor of Science in Business Information Studies, is now being offered to students at DHBW. read...

Markets

Plast trade show as a display of the Italian plastics and rubber industry

Italy

Plast trade show as a display of the Italian plastics and rubber industry

Plast 2018, the International Exhibition for the Plastics and Rubber Industries, will take place at the Fiera Milano facilities in Rho-Pero, Italy, from Tuesday, 29 May, to Friday, 1 June 2018. The combination of trade show and conference programme is heading towards success. read...

Additive Manufacturing

3D printing in automobile plants

Audi Academy

3D printing in automobile plants

Hungary - While the benefits of 3D printing are being recognised in an increasing number of areas, its swift proliferation is hindered by the lack of experienced experts. As of spring 2018, 3D technology will become a part of the curriculum at the Audi Academy, the institution of Audi Hungary for vocational and continued training. read...

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Machining Equipment

19,100 visitors at trade show for grinding technology

Germany

19,100 visitors at trade show for grinding technology

The industry is booming, and the order books of many companies are overflowing. In view of these circumstances, many exhibitors were doubtful whether the number of visitors in 2018 would again be as high as they were used to from previous events, the organiser of Grindtec, Afag, reports. read...

CAD/CAM

Management system for regulated sectors

IMS / Control

Management system for regulated sectors

Among the exhibits at Control from Germany -based IMS Integrierte Managementsysteme is the company's IMS Version 3, the latest version which now extends functionality and user-friendliness. read...

Partner News

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM iMachining win against DELCAM at M/s SHAKAMBARI INDUSTRIES

Shakambari Industries is a small Aerospace components manufacturing company.

Vero Software Limited

Technology Meet and Eat - Woodinville, WA - 20/04/18-20/04/18

Join us for an informative lunch featuring a range of manufacturing solutions, including Vero's Screen 2 Machine and ERP solutions, ...

Heun Funkenerosion GmbH

METAV 2018 - At our booth A76 in hall 16 we are going to show a small section out of our range of products

METAV 2018 The 20. International fair for technology in metal machining opens from 20. ...

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Quality Control

Researchers collaborate to optimise steel classification process

R&D

Researchers collaborate to optimise steel classification process

About 5,000 different types of steel are currently available on the market. How can steel producers guarantee that a particular steel always has the same quality? Scientists have now developed a method that is supposedly more accurate than conventional control procedures. read...

Hot Runners

Husky to provide solutions at Plastindia 2019

Husky Injection Molding Systems

Husky to provide solutions at Plastindia 2019

India/Canada – Husky Injection Molding Systems will be presenting at Plastindia 2018 (February 7-12, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India) the company's diverse range of solutions for the beverage, food, medical, automotive, home and personal care markets. read...

Suppliers Products

CNC Software Inc.

Mold / Tool and Die - Flexibility, Speed, and Superior Finish

Successful mold, tool & die shops depend on dependable flexibility, ...

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM Mill-Turn for Multiple Turret and Multiple Spindle CNC Machines

The fastest growing and most demanding class of CNC machines on the market today are multi-task machines, ...

Materials

Immaculate surfaces at the highest possible performance capacity

Q&A

Immaculate surfaces at the highest possible performance capacity

In the last decade, the manufacturing requirements for plastic injection moulding have become significantly more strict. Thus, the demand for pre-hardened plastic mould steels with uniform hardness combined with excellent burnishing qualities and high wear resistance has increased. read...

suppliers NEWS

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM iMachining win against DELCAM at M/s SHAKAMBARI INDUSTRIES

Shakambari Industries is a small Aerospace components manufacturing company.

Vero Software Limited

Technology Meet and Eat - Woodinville, WA - 20/04/18-20/04/18

Join us for an informative lunch featuring a range of manufacturing solutions, including Vero's Screen 2 Machine and ERP solutions, ...

Heun Funkenerosion GmbH

METAV 2018 - At our booth A76 in hall 16 we are going to show a small section out of our range of products

METAV 2018 The 20. International fair for technology in metal machining opens from 20. ...

Components

Endurance is worthwhile in South Korea

Internationalisation

Endurance is worthwhile in South Korea

There is still a valuable market waiting in the shadow of China and Japan: the industrial nation of South Korea. Entering this market is not necessarily easy, but the example of the standard parts manufacturer Fibro shows that even medium-size enterprises can do it. read...

Cutting Tools

Swedish Indutrade buys in on Inovatools

Inovatools

Swedish Indutrade buys in on Inovatools

Sweden/Germany - Nasdaq Stockholm-listed Indutrade has taken over Inovatools. The takeover will strengthen the Swedish company's position in Germany, while allowing Germany-based tool manufacturer Inovatools to continue focusing on success and growth with the support of a strong investor, it has been reported. read...

EDM

Form follows function for press brake toolmaker Rolla-V

Case Study

Form follows function for press brake toolmaker Rolla-V

Most engineering companies forming thin sheet metal material rely on the capabilities of a CNC press brake. A UK-based manufacturer and supplier of press brake tooling, Rolla-V, has recently enhanced its production capability with the installation of an Excetek V400G CNC wire EDM machine. read...