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Becoming the global language of production

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Becoming the global language of production

The VDMA and VDW are joining forces to promote the use and dissemination of OPC UA standards throughout the mechanical engineering sector under the Umati label. read...

Creaform continues to operate amidst the crisis

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Creaform continues to operate amidst the crisis

The provider of portable and automated 3D measurement solutions is closely monitoring the development of the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure that operations continue to run as smoothly as possible. read...

Design challenge winners

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Design challenge winners

Metsä Board is pleased to announce the winner of its international packaging design competition “Better with Less - Design Challenge”. The winners are a display of creative and sustainable design. read...

Lack of orders is a major concern for tool manufacturers

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Lack of orders is a major concern for tool manufacturers

Manufacturers of precision tools are increasingly feeling the effects of the corona pandemic. Closures and an stark decrease in orders has a strong impact on the industry. read...

Are grinding machine safety guards overdesigned?

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Are grinding machine safety guards overdesigned?

Guards on grinding machines are particularly important for ensuring operator safety. Recent studies suggest, however, that the enclosures commonly used in gear grinding machines could be overdesigned. read...

A vital role in designing, manufacturing and packaging

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A vital role in designing, manufacturing and packaging

A new report released by the Plastics Industry Association (Plastics) explains why plastics continue to be the leading material in the design, manufacturing, and packaging. read...

Supporting the battle against Covid-19

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Supporting the battle against Covid-19

Protolabs, a digital manufacturer of prototypes and low-volume production parts, is using its 3D printing, CNC and injection moulding know-how to support the frontline fight against Covid-19. read...

Plastics industry as first line of defense

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Plastics industry as first line of defense

Emphasising the importance of a secured supply of plastics products during the pandemic, Plastics CEO Tony Radoszewski issued a statement. read...

Celebrating 55 years in business with new investment

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Celebrating 55 years in business with new investment

A 250,000 pound investment in new presses and robots is proving to be a perfect ‘big’ birthday present for a plastic injection moulding and toolmaking specialist. read...

Remaining optimistic despite the current situation

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Remaining optimistic despite the current situation

2020 will not go the same way as 2019 did, Haimer GmbH is aware of this as well. Here’s why the company remains optimistic despite the slowdown in the second half of 2019 and the start of 2020. read...