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Spanish Pharmaceutical Market Shows Positive Signs

Pharmaceutical Industry

Spanish Pharmaceutical Market Shows Positive Signs

According to the research and consulting firm Global Data, Spain’s pharmaceutical market is surpassing $ 25 billion by 2021. read...

Italian machine tool orders rising in 2017

Markets

Italian machine tool orders rising in 2017

According to the Italian association for machine tools, robots and automation manufacturers, Ucimu, the increase in machine tool orders in the first quarter of 2017 is a result of government implementations. The national Plan Industry 4.0 is stated as the main influence on the numbers. read...

Portugal: Two toolmaking clusters in one small country

Manufacturing Industry

Portugal: Two toolmaking clusters in one small country

Somewhere in the Portuguese no-man’s land between Lisbon and Porto there are two cities simply brimming with plastic injection mould makers. With 150 companies, Marinha Grande is home to one of these clusters. Some streets here are lined with nothing but mould makers. read...

Spain: First system of its kind installed in Spain

Additive manufacturing

Spain: First system of its kind installed in Spain

Renishaw announced that its Renam 500M system has been successfully installed at the Centre for Advanced Aerospace Technologies in Seville, Spain. It's the first installation of this kind in the Iberian Peninsula. read...

Italy: Two Months before the Debut of Lamiera in Milan

Lamiera 2017

Italy: Two Months before the Debut of Lamiera in Milan

Two months before its debut in Milan, Lamiera, the international biennial exhibition dedicated to the metal forming machine tool industry and to all innovative technologies related to the sector, is (almost) fully-booked. Actually, 440 companies have already applied to exhibit at the event, which will be held at fieramilano Rho, from 17 to 20 May, in the halls 13 and 15. read...

Portugal: What happens when two winners meet

Moulding Expo 2017

Portugal: What happens when two winners meet

When you invite 50 journalists on a trip to Portugal, you are planning big. In this case Messe Stuttgart is preparing for this year's Moulding Expo. And so far, prospects are sunny. read...

Spain: Leading companies confirm participation

Addit3D

Spain: Leading companies confirm participation

Organisers of the Addit3D, Spain's leading professional fair for additive manufacturing and 3D, gladly report that several big players in the industry both international and local have confirmed bookings for the show. read...

Italy: More than 600 Registrations for Plast 2018

International Exhibition

Italy: More than 600 Registrations for Plast 2018

Plast 2018, the international exhibition for the plastics and rubber industries in Italy, is already steering towards great success in 2018: two thirds of 2015's exhibition space have already been booked. Perhaps the positive trend is due to the expectations of the Italian National Industrial Plan 4.0, that supports companies for example with amortisations. read...

Turkey: WIN Eurasia Metalworking

Event

Turkey: WIN Eurasia Metalworking

The manufacturing industry fair that showcases the sheet metal processing chain under one roof. read...

Italy: Lamiera Heads to a Record Number of Exhibitors

Sheet Metal Forming

Italy: Lamiera Heads to a Record Number of Exhibitors

Expectation is growing for the debut in Milan of Lamiera, the international biennial exhibition dedicated to the metal forming machine tool industry and to all innovative technologies related to the sector: it will be on stage at fieramilano Rho from 17 to 20 May 2017. read...

Italy: Positive trend for the manufacturing industry

Market Analysis

Italy: Positive trend for the manufacturing industry

The Italian machine tool, robot and automation manufacturing industry closed the year 2016 registering a plus sign for a good part of the economic indicators in 2016. The production increased to €5,480m, recording a 5% upturn versus the previous year. They expect a further growth in 2017. read...

Turkey: Business Opportunities of Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing Event

Turkey: Business Opportunities of Additive Manufacturing

February 2017 will see the premier of a 3D Printing event that is aimed at Turkish and neighbouring companies. The event organized by Deutsche Messe wants to give insights into the latest applications, materials and introductions to the applications. read...

Italy: New partnership for system integrators

Robotics and Automation

Italy: New partnership for system integrators

The Italian trade fair A&T Robotic world and the German trade fair Automatica team up to create a new platform particularly for system integrators. The two events believe that the competitive development of industry is closely related to investments in automation and robotic technologies. read...

Italy: Woodworking back to pre-crisis levels

Market report

Italy: Woodworking back to pre-crisis levels

The atmosphere in the Italian wood machinery industry has clearly improved. Plenty of signals from several directions are generating optimism. Comparing the numbers of the years 2015 and 2016 an optimistic view on the industry is clearly justified. read...

Spain: Optimizing processes through variability

Coil processing

Spain: Optimizing processes through variability

A leading coil processing equipment manufacturer eliminated reliability issues and increased speed production by 300 per cent by incorporating variable speed drives from Control Techniques, an Emerson business. read...

World of Tooling – Spotlight Italy, Spain and Portugal

Markets

World of Tooling – Spotlight Italy, Spain and Portugal

Italy, Spain, Portugal - Over the course of 2016, WBA Aachener Werkzeugbau Akademie presents spotlights of the most important international tooling markets. This edition focuses on Italy, Spain and Portugal. read...

Turkish machine engineering on the right course

After the attempt to coup

Turkish machine engineering on the right course

In spite of turbulent times in Turkey, the machine engineering industry of the country continues to believe in a positive economic climate. The military personnel had indeed tried to coup against the government on 15th July. The Turkish Machinery Federation condemns it as informed by the export promotion agency of Turkish Machinery. Yet the numbers add up as before. read...

Italian machine tool association appoints new president

Ucimu

Italian machine tool association appoints new president

Massimo Carboniero has been named new president of the Italian machine tools, robots and automation systems manufacturers' association Ucimu. read...

Spain: Pioneer of the inter-cultural communication

Spanish enterprises

Spain: Pioneer of the inter-cultural communication

The collaboration of people from various cultures also involves potential for conflicts. Spanish enterprises in particular are however successful, when it comes to dealing rightfully with employees from South America or Arabic countries. read...

Spain: Major projects boost the industry investments

Industrial investments

Spain: Major projects boost the industry investments

Euro crisis? Debt crisis? Steel crisis? Spain’s industry has obviously ticked off these negative buzzwords. This clearly shows a whole range of major projects in the industry, which also partly involves the German enterprises. read...

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