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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...

Plastics: A material with an image problem

Materials

Plastics: A material with an image problem

Plastic doesn't have a good reputation, and there are plenty reasons for this. However, our everyday life today would be inconceivable without plastic. Is it too easy a thing to condemn the material? 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...

Optimised processing of graphite: Mark-free production

GF Machining Solutions

Optimised processing of graphite: Mark-free production

The automotive and information and communications technology (ICT) sectors requiring graphite moulds for glass end products and graphite electrodes present distinct challenges in terms of surface finish, precision, process reliability and productivity. read...

Three wire EDM machines in comparison

Product Focus

Three wire EDM machines in comparison

Due to its capability to perform high-precsion, wire erosion is applied in different industries. Our product tests takes a closer look at three different wire erosion machines. read...

Child’s play

Zoomed In

Child’s play

This year, one of the most popular toys is celebrating its 60th birthday: Lego. Time to look back at the history of the Danish company. read...

How to excel: Compare, compile, conduct

3C Approach

How to excel: Compare, compile, conduct

Global competition is getting stronger. It is becoming increasingly difficult for toolmakers to differentiate themselves from other companies. The WBA Tooling Academy Aachen has found a way to obtain a superior strategic position and to achieve operational excellence. read...

Coated wires for precision with high-zinc content

EDM Tec

Coated wires for precision with high-zinc content

In wire erosion, precision and high-speed results are essential. The special composition of the wire surface of the coated Leo and Puma hybrid wires by Opecmade aims to achieve both with a higher share of zinc than copper. read...

GF Appoints New Head of GF Casting Solutions

GF Casting Solutions

GF Appoints New Head of GF Casting Solutions

Josef Edbauer, current Head of GF Casting Solutions, has decided to retire at the end of December 2018. The GF Board of Directors nominated Carlos Vasto as new Head of GF Casting Solutions effective 1 September 2018. read...

Intelligent interface makes life simple but accurate

Zimmer & Kreim / AMB

Intelligent interface makes life simple but accurate

EDM Programming – Genius Nova from Zimmer & Kreim is a new user interface for programming in erosion machines, which the company says, facilitates the programming of the machines, reduces click paths and enables safe, precise process control even for beginners. read...