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Welding and cutting – an insight into the sector

Market analysis

Welding and cutting – an insight into the sector

The write-up focuses on the welding and cutting equipment market and also provides an overview on the different types of welding techniques. read...

Growth in 2017 and a positive trend for 2018

Italy

Growth in 2017 and a positive trend for 2018

According to the Italian association UCIMU, 2017 was an extremely positive year for the Italian machine tools, robotics and automation industries, with a production increase of 10.1%. The association expects 2018 to be just as positive. read...

Husky International is acquired by Platinum Equity

Husky

Husky International is acquired by Platinum Equity

At the end of December, Platinum Equity announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Husky IMS International. According to the company, the transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2018. read...

Foreign orders remain strong

Germany

Foreign orders remain strong

VDMA reports that the biggest momentum came from euro partner countries. An increase of 17 per cent was recorded in this region, while orders from the non-euro countries grew by 8 per cent. read...

Emerging as major driving force in energy trends

India

Emerging as major driving force in energy trends

India is emerging as a ‘major driving force’ in global energy trends, with all modern fuels and technologies playing a part, stated International Energy Agency. read...

Government announces industrial strategy

UK

Government announces industrial strategy

UK’s Business Secretary Greg Clark has recently launched the government’s ambitious Industrial Strategy, setting out a long-term vision for how Britain can build on its economic strengths. read...

Roland Feichtl is new president of CECIMO

Belgium

Roland Feichtl is new president of CECIMO

The newly elected president is keen to promote the strategic importance of the industry towards the European authorities and citizens. read...

Chinese electronic information manufacture industry

China

Chinese electronic information manufacture industry

In the first three quarters, electronic information manufacture industry development trend continued to be optimistic, production growth rate continued to be increased, speedy export growth was realized, industry performance continued to be improved and a high-speed growth of fixed asset investment was maintained. read...

European Commission against product piracy

Europe

European Commission against product piracy

The fight against product piracy is one of the most pressing problems affecting the mechanical engineering industry. The industry therefore welcomes the latest package of measures by the European Commission (EC), which calls for strict consistency in the protection of intellectual property rights across all member states. read...

A Chance for Europe

Future changes

A Chance for Europe

The present period is a turbulent one – what we were previously adapted to for generations is at present a question of one year and perhaps only several months. read...

Clariant Launches 3D Printing Business

Switzerland

Clariant Launches 3D Printing Business

Clariant launched its new dedicated 3D Printing business to meet the demand of the Additive Manufacturing market for premium and customized 3D printer filaments. read...

Beginning of a new era at Audi

Hungary

Beginning of a new era at Audi

Audi Hungaria is preparing for the newest age of the history of the company: the serial production of e-motors will start in Győr in 2018 – as announced to press. The first pieces of production machinery have already been integrated into the manufacturing process. read...

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Concept Laser lays foundation for new production centre of 3D metal printing machines

Germany

Concept Laser lays foundation for new production centre of 3D metal printing machines

18.12.17 - Concept Laser laid the foundation for a new facility in Lichtenfels Germany at the end of November. According to Concept Laser, the so called 3D Campus Campus will unite research and development along with production, service, and logistics. read...

The difference between digitalisation, digitisation and digitalisation

Lost in translation

The difference between digitalisation, digitisation and digitalisation

13.10.17 - 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...

One of the Fastest Growing Markets: India

EMO 2017

One of the Fastest Growing Markets: India

20.09.17 - The film industry is not the only big industry in India, the manufacturing sector is an important part of the economy as well. The EMO-India Day offered a chance to get to know more about this emerging market. read...

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Successful EMO 2017 for SolidCAM and Distribution Partners

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Concept Laser lays foundation for new production centre of 3D metal printing machines

Germany

Concept Laser lays foundation for new production centre of 3D metal printing machines

Concept Laser laid the foundation for a new facility in Lichtenfels Germany at the end of November. According to Concept Laser, the so called 3D Campus Campus will unite research and development along with production, service, and logistics. read...

Innovations: Increased pace necessary

Poland

Innovations: Increased pace necessary

Investment in innovation is a necessary factor which on the one hand ensures dynamic development and on the other hand enables equal rivalry with foreign competitors. In Poland, despite a clear improvement in recent years, there is still a lot to make up for in terms of industry innovation as well as innovation of the economy as a whole. read...

Governments adopt Florence Declaration

Italy

Governments adopt Florence Declaration

Governments have agreed to work together to identify and implement measures that will significantly increase the speed of geothermal energy development around the world. read...

The Swiss MEM engine springs into life

Switzerland

The Swiss MEM engine springs into life

According to the Swiss economic institute BAK Economics, the Swiss economy should grow by 2.3% next year. In particular the MEM industries (mechanical engineering, electronics and metals industry) will profit from improved conditions for exports. read...

Report on metal cutting tools market landscape published

Market

Report on metal cutting tools market landscape published

The Metal Cutting Tools market research report will educate buyers on the past, current and anticipated market situations, market drivers, trends driving it, and the challenges faced by the market. read...

Extension of car charging stations

Electric vehicels

Extension of car charging stations

A group of mainly German carmakers will open ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations this year and plans a pan-European network of 400 by 2020, hoping to narrow Tesla’s lead. read...

GE Additive acquires software company Geon-X

Germany

GE Additive acquires software company Geon-X

GE Additive, part of US-based company General Electric (GE), recently announced that it acquired Geon-X, a privately owned software company specialised in virtual manufacturing. read...

Highly successful EMO Hannover boosts orders of Germany's machine tool market

Germany

Highly successful EMO Hannover boosts orders of Germany's machine tool market

VDW announced the latest numbers for the German machine tool industry. The positive outcome is not least due to a very successful EMO Hannover trade fair, VDW says. read...

Association members tour four countries in three days

VDWF

Association members tour four countries in three days

The German Association of Tool and Mould Makers‘ (VDWF) networking event for young entrepreneurs took around 40 mouldmakers on a three-day trip around Lake Constance in October 2017 to visit OEMs and innovative mould shops in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. read...

How to deal with increasing workforce shortage?

Hungary

How to deal with increasing workforce shortage?

The problem of workforce shortage is perceived with an increasing concern by the management of Hungarian companies. This is regarded as the main obstacle of growth in every sector today. read...