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The plain bearing - function, types and applications

Fundamentals

The plain bearing - function, types and applications

Besides antifriction bearings, plain bearings are the most frequently used bearings in mechanical engineering. Read in this article which types there are and where they are used. read...

All eyes on the Indian Machine Tools Show

Event preview

All eyes on the Indian Machine Tools Show

The Indian Machine Tools Show (IMTOS) 2019 is a one stop platform for all your machine tool needs. Held every two years in India, the event offers a boost to local players and also welcomes international industry players to exhibit their latest products and solutions to the Indian market. read...

Poland: Justified anticipation of the growth of production

Plastic industry

Poland: Justified anticipation of the growth of production

In terms of demand for plastics, Poland ranks sixth in the European Union. The total needs of the European market are estimated to be 58.5 million tonnes, whilst Poland’s share is at the level of 6.5 %. In a situation where the use of polymers for each statistical Pole (75 kg) is still below the EU’s average (92 kg), there is still room for development of the plastics industry. read...

What is the difference between traditional companies and platforms?

Digitalisation

What is the difference between traditional companies and platforms?

Major traditional companies have been successfully established since a long time however, the market value of newer entrants i.e. platforms has witnessed a significant growth in a shorter period of time. How is this possible? MM International delves deeper into this scenario. read...

Working with platform economics

Online business

Working with platform economics

There are many ‘do’s’ for building a platform and network effect is one of the core ideas behind this new age concept. MM International delves deeper in this subject and finds out more about the significance of data and value on these platforms. read...

Platforms: Scaling up business growth

Market trend

Platforms: Scaling up business growth

The sheer scale at which platforms can grow is unimaginable. MM International goes through some live examples to showcase the potential of these platforms and also tracks the major countries leading the platform economy. read...

Hungary: The most important industry meeting

Event review

Hungary: The most important industry meeting

The MACH-TECH and INDUSTRY DAYS joint exhibitions were held at the HUNGEXPO Budapest Fair Center Pavilion 4 on 14-17 May 2019, featuring over 550 exhibitors from 20 countries, presenting professionals with the newest industry trends, professional novelties, cost-effective industrial solutions and the latest “spread” of Industry 4.0. read...

Laser cutting of sheet metal - how it works

Fundamentals

Laser cutting of sheet metal - how it works

Laser cutting, also known as laser beam cutting or CNC laser cutting, is a thermal cutting process that is frequently used in sheet metal processing. read...

Platform economics is a booming market

Digital business

Platform economics is a booming market

Platform economics has changed the dynamics of how business is done in the ever evolving digital world. It plays a vital role especially in the B2C market wherein there is a huge demand of products. read...

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Analysing the platform business model

New age concepts

Analysing the platform business model

The platform business model is in vogue in the digital space and comprises of three main segments: Displaying the resources, rules and regulations, and focussing on ecosystem value. Together, the three segments enable the platform business to grow significantly. read...

Competitive edge for manufacturers to be presented at industrial event

Comapny Spotlight

Competitive edge for manufacturers to be presented at industrial event

Ireland – At the third GTMA Manufacturing Solutions event in June, CG Tech will demonstrate Vericut to help manufacturers meet demands efficiently. read...

Switzerland: From dentist to multi-mechanic

Precision Manufacturing

Switzerland: From dentist to multi-mechanic

Partmaker, an Australian precision parts manufacturer located in West Heidelberg (Victoria), uses Tornos automatic lathes to produce tooth implants for the entire world. read...

Universal Robots: Important helpers in production

Interview

Universal Robots: Important helpers in production

Helmut Schmid, Managing Director at Universal Robots and General Manager Western Europe, on the integration of lightweight robots into the machine and what designers need to keep in mind read...

Hungary: MOL begins construction of new rubber bitumen plant

Engineering

Hungary: MOL begins construction of new rubber bitumen plant

With a production capacity of 20,000 tonnes per year, the new plant is expected to commence as a brownfield investment and will be situated in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. The produced rubber bitumen will be used to build more durable asphalt roads with higher load capacity and less maintenance costs. read...

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