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Brexit: Telling it all

Statista

Brexit: Telling it all

Leading provider of market and consumer data Statista has just presented its latest publication on Brexit - The Brexit Factbook. read...

Max Planck Institute develops new manganese catalyst to reduce CO2

Research and Innovation

Max Planck Institute develops new manganese catalyst to reduce CO2

Germany – With this new catalyst, the institute has proven that catalysts found on earth that are abundant, cheap, and benign metals such as iron or manganese can be considered as possible alternatives for challenging reduction reactions. read...

Cloud computing is the need of the hour!

Industry trends

Cloud computing is the need of the hour!

Cloud computing can deliver numerous advantages for the manufacturing industry and the global spending on Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning software has also been predicted to increase from USD19.1 billion in 2017 to USD28.8 billion by 2028. read...

Boosting investment in a difficult climate to £1,000,000

MTA

Boosting investment in a difficult climate to £1,000,000

UK - The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) is reacting very positively to news on the recently announced budget in the UK on the expansion of the Annual Investment Allowance from £200,000 to a whopping £1,000,000 for manufacturers. read...

Foreign trade in machinery and devices

Poland

Foreign trade in machinery and devices

In 2017, Polish exports exceeded €200 billion, whilst this year, judging by the results after the first half, it is set to increase by a few percent. Despite its structure of being dominated by cars and automotive parts, the products of industry machinery also play an important role, especially mining machinery, machine tools, lifting devices and agricultural equipment. The situation is similar with imports – it also reached record results and has been growing faster than exports. read...

Forming processes are increasingly digital

Digitisation

Forming processes are increasingly digital

When it comes to the introduction of industry 4.0 applications, many suppliers are currently still holding back in the field of forming technology. However, interesting new developments and solutions for digitised and connected forming already exist. read...

Incoe USA completes move into new global headquarters

USA

Incoe USA completes move into new global headquarters

Incoe Corporation USA announced the successful move of three facilities in the Metro Detroit area into their new 138,000 12,820 m² global headquarters, which took place throughout the month of August. 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...

R&D in robotics: Hop and away

Robotics

R&D in robotics: Hop and away

For many robots, stairs are an insurmountable obstacle. But a young team from the ETH Zurich is building a vehicle that should overcome stairs easily – by jumping up them. read...

The future of metal trading is digital

Digital Trade

The future of metal trading is digital

The fax and telephone era in the steel and metal trading business is coming to an end. The winners will be the traders who have been quick and purposeful in the digitisation of their processes. The development will lead to fully automatic steel supply via the Internet of Things – with or without steel traders. read...

Positive trend in the machine tool industry continues

Germany

Positive trend in the machine tool industry continues

The machine tool industry is breaking one record after another. The positive trend of the previous year continued in the first quarter of 2018. There are signs of solid growth in both order intake and production. read...

This is how the market for moulded bottles is developing in Europe

Markets

This is how the market for moulded bottles is developing in Europe

The outlook for the blow moulded bottle market is positive with further output growth, increasing demand for added value products and for the use of recyclates shaping the landscape, says a report from AMI Consulting. read...

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29 gadgets for hot summer days

Summer gadgets 2018

29 gadgets for hot summer days

03.08.18 - The holiday season has started. To really enjoy the summer, the gadget market offers numerous technical gadgets - from mini air conditioners to foldable e-scooters. read...

The lightweight design of Jaguar's I-Pace

Electomobility

The lightweight design of Jaguar's I-Pace

24.07.18 - With the launch of the I-Pace, Jaguar tries to take the lead in the E-Mobility revolution. Thus, it tries to keep up with the industry’s leader Tesla. Lightweight construction plays a major role in the manufacturer’s new SUV. read...

The future of metal trading is digital

Digital Trade

The future of metal trading is digital

19.09.18 - The fax and telephone era in the steel and metal trading business is coming to an end. The winners will be the traders who have been quick and purposeful in the digitisation of their processes. The development will lead to fully automatic steel supply via the Internet of Things – with or without steel traders. read...

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Vero Software Limited

Lunch and Learn - Renton, Washington - 15/11/18-15/11/18

Join us at Red Lion Hotel in Renton, Washington on November 15 for our Lunch and Learn event featuring a special software presentation from Cabinet Vision! ...

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

Innovative tool for designers: The HASCO NX library

As a leading international manufacturer of standard mould units, HASCO is very much focused on simplifying the work involved in mould making. ...

Renishaw plc

Renishaw promotes productivity at Additive International

To share its knowledge and expertise in metal additive manufacturing as a serialised production technique, ...

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Total value of Japanese machine tool orders: 1.32 billion dollars

Industry outlook

Total value of Japanese machine tool orders: 1.32 billion dollars

The Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association will be hosting Jimtof 2018 with an objective of increasing business opportunities for the country’s machine tool segment. read...

Automobile industry developments

Market Insights

Automobile industry developments

During the past two weeks, two important announcements were made regarding the Hungarian automobile industry. One, the vehicle factory of Audi Hungaria Zrt. located in Győr has started the serial production of electric engines, and the other, it was revealed to no surprise that BMW is building a factory in Debrecen. 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...

Plastics recycling - wasted time or wasted opportunity?

AMI

Plastics recycling - wasted time or wasted opportunity?

A study recently published on the plastics recycling industry notes that this industry will need to develop and grow considerably. 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...

Lightweight wins: Winners of the Enlighten Award

Lightweight Design

Lightweight wins: Winners of the Enlighten Award

A vehicle with its weight reduced by more than 200kg, a 3D printed standard metal component and other exciting lightweight concepts: Altair and the Center for Automotive Research announced the winners of the Enlighten Award. read...

Mach 2018 wins Exhibition of the Year award

Mach

Mach 2018 wins Exhibition of the Year award

Mach 2018 has triumphed at the prestigious Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards and Dinner 2018. Shortlisted in the category of Exhibition of the Year, Mach 2018 took the top prize. read...

Industry is working its way out of the crisis

Switzerland

Industry is working its way out of the crisis

Significantly rising sales, incoming orders and exports - the Swiss mechanical engineering, electrical and metal industries (MEM) can look back on a successful year 2017. However, the weak profitability of companies is a cause for concern. read...

Forget about products: Service is a growing business model

Industry Trend

Forget about products: Service is a growing business model

While Industry 4.0 is starting to have an impact on products and processes, one change to how we do business has not yet fully developed its potential. A survey reveals that the opportunities offered by service-oriented business models are still little used. read...

Welcome to the International Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing 2018!

Event preview

Welcome to the International Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing 2018!

On November 2nd, 2018, Vogel Industrial Media will join hands with the government of Anting, Jiading District, Shanghai to hold the sixth International Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing (ICSM) 2018. read...