No, additive manufacturing will not replace mass production processes any time soon. However, as a supporting technology, it can improve mould-making processes drastically, upgrading manufacturing efficiency. read...

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Simulation and direct design make the difference

Case Study

Simulation and direct design make the difference

Erbiwa sees itself not only as a specialist for back injection moulds, but also as a think tank for design-oriented high-tech surfaces and components. Since its foundation 13 years ago, the Allgäu-based company has relied on Visi for 3D CAD and filling simulation - and recently also for milling. read...

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Bringing colour to Fomnext: Mimaki's 3D printer offers 10 million colours

Mimaki Europe / Formnext

Bringing colour to Fomnext: Mimaki's 3D printer offers 10 million colours

Themed “Shape the Future in Colour”, Mimaki Europe will showcase advanced colour additive manufacturing technology at Formnext. read...

Project targeting the benefits of conductivity: Application open

Research

Project targeting the benefits of conductivity: Application open

The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid is organising a joint project on the topic of electromagnetic shielding in February 2019 and is inviting interested companies to register. read...

Alltec has a new MD

Alltec has a new MD

Manufacturer and supplier of innovative solutions for laser marking, Germany-based Alltec, has just appointed Stefan Heczko as managing director. read...

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Machining Equipment

Another positive year and worldwide expansions

Makino

Another positive year and worldwide expansions

Japanese machine tool manufacturer Makino Milling Machine reports a flying start to the new financial year after the record year 2017. Major investments are being made to increase production capacity and expand smart production and IoT technologies, the company states. read...

Partner News

Vero Software Limited

Lunch and Learn - Renton, Washington - 15/11/18-15/11/18

Join us at Red Lion Hotel in Renton, Washington on November 15 for our Lunch and Learn event featuring a special software presentation from Cabinet Vision! ...

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

Innovative tool for designers: The HASCO NX library

As a leading international manufacturer of standard mould units, HASCO is very much focused on simplifying the work involved in mould making. ...

Renishaw plc

Renishaw promotes productivity at Additive International

To share its knowledge and expertise in metal additive manufacturing as a serialised production technique, ...

top used-machines of MM Die Börse

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

Suppliers Products

Meusburger Georg GmbH & Co. KG

Socket housing in high design

Tried and trusted high-quality socket housings now also available in high design

CNC Software Inc.

Consumer Goods - Reliability, Flexibility, and Beautiful Finish

Consumers expect the best. Manufacturing consumer goods depends on reliable precision, ...

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

Stora Enso acquires Swedish cellulose technology company Cellutech

Stora Enso

Stora Enso acquires Swedish cellulose technology company Cellutech

Finland – Stora Enso has increased its ownership to 100% in the Sweden-based company Cellutech AB, which specialises in the development of new materials and applications based on cellulose, micro-fibrillated cellulose (MFC) and other wood-based components. read...

suppliers NEWS

Vero Software Limited

Lunch and Learn - Renton, Washington - 15/11/18-15/11/18

Join us at Red Lion Hotel in Renton, Washington on November 15 for our Lunch and Learn event featuring a special software presentation from Cabinet Vision! ...

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

Innovative tool for designers: The HASCO NX library

As a leading international manufacturer of standard mould units, HASCO is very much focused on simplifying the work involved in mould making. ...

Renishaw plc

Renishaw promotes productivity at Additive International

To share its knowledge and expertise in metal additive manufacturing as a serialised production technique, ...

Cutting Tools

Indexable tools challenge solid carbide for small diameters

Iscar

Indexable tools challenge solid carbide for small diameters

While solid carbide tools represent the traditional tool choice for small diameters, today's indexable tools present several advantages over one-piece solid tools. The manufacturer Iscar offers various indexable insert options for these applications. read...