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ETG aquires HK Holdings

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ETG aquires HK Holdings

Engineering Technology Group (ETG) has acquired HK Holdings and all of its subsidiaries from the Pexion Group to transform the way manufacturers access the latest technologies. read...

MAN Design & Make Challenge

Market News

MAN Design & Make Challenge

A school showcased its engineering excellence last week when it won the main prize for ‘Efficient Design’ at the MAN Design & Make Challenge. read...

Digitisation in the die-casting technology

Process Optimisation

Digitisation in the die-casting technology

Different digitisation activities enable die-casting foundries to make their working processes more efficient with respect to costs and productivity. Moreover, die-casting foundries can exploit the obtained data to create further business fields. read...

Focus on continuity

Tsubaki Kabelschlepp

Focus on continuity

A change in management: Tsubaki appoints the experience manager Henning Preis as the new managing director of Tsubaki Kabelschlepp GmbH and Kabelschlepp GmbH-Hünsborn. read...

UK subcontract manufacturing market upward trend takes a dive

Markets

UK subcontract manufacturing market upward trend takes a dive

In the UK, the latest Contract Manufacturing Index (CMI) reveals that the steady upward trend since 2015 in the subcontract manufacturing market has taken a dive. read...

Four sensors experiencing a boost in the market

Innovative technologies

Four sensors experiencing a boost in the market

Pressure, temperature, chemical and IR (infrared) sensors are some of the most popular sensors used across various different industries today. The benefits each of these sensors offer are unique and prove advantageous for their respective sectors. read...

Mazak hosts TDI Challenge

Yamazaki Mazak

Mazak hosts TDI Challenge

The final of the Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA) flagship school’s competition, the Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge was held at the European headquarters of Yamazaki Mazak in Worcester early July. read...

Italian machine tool, robot and automation manufacturing industry with record numbers

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Italian machine tool, robot and automation manufacturing industry with record numbers

Ucimu's President Massimo Carboniero recently said: “The 2018 results of the Italian industry of the sector are, by far, the best ever achieved, with double-digit increases for almost all main economic indicators.” read...

Plastics processing in the automotive sector

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Plastics processing in the automotive sector

When manufacturing fuel tanks for the automotive industry, the multi-layer or co-extrusion process “Coex” is used. However, the process step was very cost-intensive and time-consuming. read...

Study shows potential for optimisation of Cax process chains in toolmaking

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Study shows potential for optimisation of Cax process chains in toolmaking

The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT and the WBA Aachener Werkzeugbau Akademie GmbH have investigated the consistency and efficiency of Cax process chains in a joint study. read...

Malaysia relies on medical technology but wants to expand

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Malaysia relies on medical technology but wants to expand

The Southeast Asian island state now wants to expand its profile beyond medical technology as a regional hub for the industry and attract international companies for production. read...

Apprentice recruitment in engineering on par with construction

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Apprentice recruitment in engineering on par with construction

UK - A recent survey by the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) reveals that over 50% of engineering companies have taken on an apprentice over the last two years. read...

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Industry 4.0 clearly explained - Definition, benefits and topics

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Industry 4.0 clearly explained - Definition, benefits and topics

04.06.19 - Industry 4.0 is often understood as a keyword for the development of the entire industry in the context of digitisation. But the term is much more complex than that. read...

What is Big Data? Analytics, definition, meaning & examples

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What is Big Data? Analytics, definition, meaning & examples

26.03.19 - There's no way around Big Data anymore. Nevertheless, many companies are still hesitant to address this topic. Read here what Big Data means, which concrete application scenarios exist, and which trends experts predict for Big Data technologies – including practical examples. read...

What is Smart Factory? Definition, examples & industry 4.0 technologies

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What is Smart Factory? Definition, examples & industry 4.0 technologies

03.05.19 - What does Smart Factory mean? Smart Factory is the vision of a production environment in which production facilities and logistics systems are organised without human intervention. Read on now and find out more about the structure of the intelligent factory through application examples from the automotive industry! read...

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All about plastic

GOM

All about plastic

The Plastic Knowledge Day 2019 organised by GOM has already had great success with their first event. Further opportunities to take part are still available. read...

Producing polymer structures faster and more precise

R&D

Producing polymer structures faster and more precise

It is either fast or precise – both cannot be achieved when producing the finest polymer structures by laser. Or maybe it can be? read...

Prerequisite for fast IoT

Industry 4.0

Prerequisite for fast IoT

The cloud is less suitable for processing large amounts of data in real time. Companies in industrial production should rely on edge computing, which reduces latency times. read...

German machine tools to support industrial boom in Vietnam

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German machine tools to support industrial boom in Vietnam

The good news is Germany and German products enjoy an excellent reputation in Vietnam. read...

Paris wants to tackle Industry 4.0 internationally

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Paris wants to tackle Industry 4.0 internationally

How can Europe compete in the global race for Industry 4.0, given the financial strength of American and Asian corporations? France is relying on co-operations with other countries. read...

EBM-Papst strengthens presence in China

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EBM-Papst strengthens presence in China

EBM-Papst has started to build a new plant in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi Province in China. The company has a sophisticated strategy in place for the Asian market. read...

Schunk is investing 85 million euros in its production sites

Schunk

Schunk is investing 85 million euros in its production sites

With an investment Schunk is looking to grow internationally. Aside from new production space, a new administration building has also been built recently. read...

Industry 4.0 clearly explained - Definition, benefits and topics

Digitalisation

Industry 4.0 clearly explained - Definition, benefits and topics

Industry 4.0 is often understood as a keyword for the development of the entire industry in the context of digitisation. But the term is much more complex than that. read...

DEW and Ugitech at Paris Air Show

DEW

DEW and Ugitech at Paris Air Show

High-quality aerospace components are the focus of DEW's presentation. Ugitech will present their raw materials, matching the high demands of the industry. read...

Water jet cutting - Function, methods and application examples

Cutting technology

Water jet cutting - Function, methods and application examples

In water jet cutting, workpieces are separated from each other by a high-pressure water jet. For this purpose, either specially treated water or an abrasive agent is used. read...