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A decision that underlines the relevance of the Portuguese market

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A decision that underlines the relevance of the Portuguese market

Leiria is centrally located in one of Portugal's tool and mould-making hubs. It is also the place that Knarr, the specialist for standard parts for tool and mould-making, has chosen for opening its first international location. Rainer Knarr explains why the company has decided on Portugal. read...

Increase in exports to the U.S. after Euroguss

Increase in exports to the U.S. after Euroguss

Mould base maker Tekis says the company's exports of large mould bases to the U.S. took a rapid rise after successfully exhibiting at Euroguss 2018 in January. read...

International tooling network - Connecting local heroes for global performance

Internationalisation

International tooling network - Connecting local heroes for global performance

The international tooling network is a concept by WBA Tooling Academy Aachen to enable tool shops to internationalise their production. In six steps, tool shops are prepared for successful and effective collaboration around the globe. read...

Compact cylinder for easy installation in small spaces

Meusburger

Compact cylinder for easy installation in small spaces

Cylinders – The compact and intelligent design of the E 7048 Build-in cylinder with flange from Meusburger enables its installation in very small spaces and thus allow for maximum mould design freedom. read...

Basis for the future - precision, experience, innovation

Kiefer Werkzeugbau

Basis for the future - precision, experience, innovation

Moulds – Toolmaking specialist for plastics processing Kiefer Werkzeugbau offers a range of services, including thermoforming and injection moulding tools and stretch blowing. read...

Controlled vacuum for better part quality in injection moulding

Cumsa

Controlled vacuum for better part quality in injection moulding

The Double Action Vacuumjet and the Smart Vacuumjet are two new vacuum devices made by Cumsa. Compared to other Cumsa vacuum systems, they are able to create vacuum (60L/min) in the mould cavity and also blow off (6 bar) through the same channel. read...

Simple and quick clamping system for die-making

Meusburger

Simple and quick clamping system for die-making

After its success with the clamping system for mould-making, Meusburger has expanded its product portfolio with the H 3000, a clamping system particularly for die-making. Users benefit from the efficiency and repeatable accuracy by positioning, fixing and clamping workpieces in one work step. 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...

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...

International plastics and rubber trade show in Poland

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International plastics and rubber trade show in Poland

From 22 to 25 May 2018, business professionals from various sectors of the plastics and rubber processing industry will gather in Kielce, Poland, to view the latest innovations. The Polish plastics industry can look foward to four days filled with everything around plastics. read...

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...

Electromobility has no viable future without foundries

Automotive Industry

Electromobility has no viable future without foundries

How will the supplier industry develop once the combustion engine becomes obsolete? Experts give the all-clear: Electric motors continue to rely on castings. Yet foundries and die-casting companies still need to prepare themselves for the transformation. read...

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These are the most shameless plagiarisms of 2018

Plagiarius 2018

These are the most shameless plagiarisms of 2018

22.02.18 - Each year, the Aktion Plagiarius society awards the most shameless forgeries and imitations of products. In 2018, ten products were awarded with the negative prize. read...

What to expect of tool and mould making in 2018

Special Report

What to expect of tool and mould making in 2018

29.01.18 - Cost pressure and fierce global competition are nothing new to toolmakers. Still, the industry is constantly changing and 2018 comes with other problems than those of 2008. What does 2018 have in store for tooling and moulding? read...

Electromobility has no viable future without foundries

Automotive Industry

Electromobility has no viable future without foundries

29.03.18 - How will the supplier industry develop once the combustion engine becomes obsolete? Experts give the all-clear: Electric motors continue to rely on castings. Yet foundries and die-casting companies still need to prepare themselves for the transformation. read...

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Vero Software Limited

ITM Polska - Mach-Tool - Poznań | Poland - 05/06/18-08/06/18

Between June 5th and 8th 2018 Poznań Congress Center will host an international trade fair for innovations, ...

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

New nameplate editor facilitates customised designs

Speed, coupled with simple, efficient processes, are important in plastic injection moulding production.

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM iMachining win against DELCAM at M/s SHAKAMBARI INDUSTRIES

Shakambari Industries is a small Aerospace components manufacturing company.

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