Packaging – Milacron has presented a can that is transparent. Together with S&W Fine Foods International, a Del Monte Pacific Ltd company, Milacron developed the product, which is already available on store shelves in Seoul, South Korea, and Shanghai, China. read...

NEWS

New Proto Labs MD to take over in December

Proto Labs

New Proto Labs MD to take over in December

Leading company in digital manufacturing Proto Labs has just announced that Bjoern Klaas will take over as Vice President and Managing Director of the company’s European operations (headquartered in the UK) as of 1 December 2017. read...

Roemheld opens subsidiary in Nanjing

Roemheld

Roemheld opens subsidiary in Nanjing

China/Germany - Roemheld Group, headquartered in Laubach, Germany, has recently opened its China-based subsidiary in Nanjing, which is the second commercial and industrial centre in Eastern China after Shanghai. read...

Excellence in Production: Tool and moudmakers of the year will be awarded in November

Germany

Excellence in Production: Tool and moudmakers of the year will be awarded in November

The Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Endineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen university and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT) will award the best tool and mould-making companies from Germany and German-speaking countries in the “Excellence in Production” contest. read...

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Simple screw-in solution instead of complex geometry

HRS Flow

Simple screw-in solution instead of complex geometry

10/20/2017 - At Fakuma 2017, HRS Flow presented the HP-Gate, a valve gate solution that saves the mouldmaker money and time. It is intended for manufacturing high-quality parts, HRS Flow reports. read...

Taking metal powder manufacturing to a new level

LPW

Taking metal powder manufacturing to a new level

10/19/2017 - UK-based LPW Technology, which manufactures, develops and processes high-quality metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), will present at Formnext 2017 the company’s new ranges of clean powders manufactured exclusively for AM. read...

The difference between digitalisation, digitisation and digitalisation

Lost in translation

The difference between digitalisation, digitisation and digitalisation

10/13/2017 - In most cases, technical innovations that have a great impact on many areas of everyday live also have an impact on the language we use to talk about them. Sometimes, new words are introduced. Think of the internet or the smartphone, for example. In some cases, it is a little bit more difficult, especially when words that describe the new phenomenon already exist. But are they always fitting? read...

Markets

Soaring sales and growth in Q3

Markets

Soaring sales and growth in Q3

Italy - Ucimu-Sistemi per Produrre, the Italian Machine Tools, Robots and Automation Manufacturers’ Association, has recently reported positive figures for Italy’s machine tool orders. read...

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Machining Equipment

Launch of Dual Robot technology at UK event

Anca

Launch of Dual Robot technology at UK event

Anca plans to launch a Dual Robot technology in the UK at the Seco Tools Inspiration through Innovation event. An additional robot enables users to carry out more processes unmanned. read...

CAD/CAM

Murphy now CEO at Epicor

Epicor

Murphy now CEO at Epicor

USA – Epicor Software Corporation has just announced the appointment of Stephen Murphy as CEO. The former president of Open-Text succeeds Joe Cowan, president and CEO, who is due to retire at the end of October 2017 and will also be stepping down from the board. read...

Partner News

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM UK Offers “Total Solution” Seminars

...participants watched live cutting demonstrations which exhibited the benefits and advantages of SolidCAM’s iMachining...

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM China held a successful summer training on SolidCAM 2017

July 17-19, 2017 - SolidCAM China held a successful summer training at Shanghai Electric Li Bin Technician Institute. ...

Heun Funkenerosion GmbH

New option for APos machines Measuring sensor for testing and setup of work pieces

The integration of a measuring sensor increases the efficiency, quality and accuracy of your high-speed erosion machine. ...

top used-machines of MM Die Börse

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Quality Control

The advantages of outsourcing measurement services

Measuring Service

The advantages of outsourcing measurement services

Measuring is a delicate topic. For complex tools, simple measurement techniques are not sufficient anymore. For toolmakers who don't have the equipment or know-how for professional measuring, there are service providers like Proplas, who measure plastic products and offer correction support. read...

Hot Runners

Digital Way at AMB 2018

AMB 2018

Digital Way at AMB 2018

At AMB 2018, digital will be given a special focus. "Digital Way" will be premiered at the show, concentrating on increasing digitalisation in production, along with the usual fair offerings at the metalworking international trade fair. Digital Way comprises a congress, an accompanying exhibition and showcases, the organisers, Messe Stuttgart, says. read...

Suppliers Products

CNC Software Inc.

Job Shop - Precision, Flexibility, and Precision.

Successful job shops depend on reliable precision, flexibility, and speed. From contractors and suppliers to one-off shops and long-term producers, ...

Vero Software Limited

PEPS

The PEPS suite of CAM software is an integrated system with facilities for designing geometrical models with its in-built CAD drawing tools or importing models from external CAD systems, ...

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

TempFlex for flexible mould temperature control – now in a size-13 system too

Thanks to HASCO, elaborate deep-hole bores and high pressure losses caused by 90° cross drilling are now a thing of the past.

Materials

12 Young Champions of the Earth

Covestro/UN

12 Young Champions of the Earth

The finalists for the final round of the “Young Champions of the Earth” has just been announced. Comprising 12 young talents in this leg, the competition aims to identify, support and celebrate outstanding individuals aged 18-30. read...

suppliers NEWS

SolidCAM Ltd.

InventorCAM & iMachining save time and money for a Vacuum and Laboratory Equipment company

...production preparation and programming time have decreased significantly and the scrap rate has been almost eliminated...

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM China and partner Tongtai held a successful iMachining Seminar

With iMachining, Tongtai customers have been able to save significantly on machining time and to improve the efficiency of the milling process.

SolidCAM Ltd.

Efficient CAD/CAM programming for ambitious 5X machining

...The preparation of CAM machining is now extremely simple...because iMachining has the technology assistants which optimally control all machining parameters. ...

Components

Application of innovative technology in injection moulding

Synventive

Application of innovative technology in injection moulding

To play in the professional league, an injection moulding company has to be inventive. German-based Eifler-Kunststoff-Technik has proven several times that it can be trusted with the most complex customer requests. More than once, the company has shown that they have the knowledge and expertise not only in their own production processes, but also in understanding the processes of their customers. read...

Cutting Tools

A Boost in Threading

EMO 2017

A Boost in Threading

The Japanese manufacturer of taps and dies for internal and external threading operations, Yamawa, unveiled its new MHSP taps at EMO Hannover. read...