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Attacks cost €43 billion damage

Germany

Attacks cost €43 billion damage

Sabotage, data theft and espionage have caused the German industry a loss of €43.4 billion in the past two years. Seven out of ten industrial companies (68%) were victims of such attacks during this period; one in five companies (19%) suspected this. read...

It all started with noodles

Zoomed In: Okuma

It all started with noodles

It was in the Japanese city of Nagoya that Eichii Okuma founded his company in 1898. Unlike their modern counterparts, the early Okuma machines were not built to meet the requirements of the aviation or automotive industries. Instead, the first Okuma products were machines for making udon noodles. read...

Mapal: “More visible as a process partner”

Q&A

Mapal: “More visible as a process partner”

E-mobility not only affects automobile manufacturers, but also has an impact on smaller suppliers. Dr. Jochen Kress of Mapal explains what changes a C parts supplier is facing and how the company intends to compensate for potential sales losses. read...

Leap forward in productivity thanks to flexible production system

Machining of Large-Sized Parts

Leap forward in productivity thanks to flexible production system

Machining of large-sized parts at Pilatus Flugzeugwerke: Medium-sized structural components made of aluminum are machined on a flexible manufacturing system (FMS) from the Starrag Group equipped with two Ecospeed F machining centers. Production capacity could be increased by about a third. read...

This is what the exhibitors at fakuma are going to show

Fakuma 2018

This is what the exhibitors at fakuma are going to show

Fakuma is approaching rapidly. This year's trade show comes with more than 1,800 axhibitors. Here are some of the product highlights. read...

Tool's profile accuracy and complex geometry cut out to be winner

Anca

Tool's profile accuracy and complex geometry cut out to be winner

Australia – Anca has just announced the winner of its first Tool of the Year award at IMTS in Chicago recently. read...

Fanuc to debut its new injection moulding machine in Europe

Fanuc/Fakuma

Fanuc to debut its new injection moulding machine in Europe

The 450 tonne machine – the Roboshot α-S450iA - will be one of the firm’s show stoppers at the upcoming l trade show for plastic processing, Fakuma, which is scheduled to be held in Friedrichshafen, Germany. read...

Constellium expands operations in Dahenfeld to increase supply of aluminum automotive structures

Germany

Constellium expands operations in Dahenfeld to increase supply of aluminum automotive structures

Constellium announced that it has expanded its operations in Dahenfeld to increase supply of aluminum automotive structures. Constellium will manufacture a wide range of components for the body structure of a premium sports car. read...

The pulse of the times: Euroblech focuses on digitisation

Euroblech 2018

The pulse of the times: Euroblech focuses on digitisation

This year's Euroblech, taking place in Hanover from 23 to 26 October, is keeping fully abreast of the times, for not only do exhibits include lightweight construction, hybrid production and additive manufacturing, they also – and above all – concentrate on networked production. read...

Open Mind announces partnership with Okuma

United States

Open Mind announces partnership with Okuma

Open Mind Technologies, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced it has recently partnered with Okuma America Corporation, joining the Partners in Thinc collaboration, which was founded by Okuma. read...