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Encouraging young and skilled workers

Industry trend

Encouraging young and skilled workers

There is a need for young, passionate and skilled workers in the manufacturing sector today. With constant efforts from the government and industry players the skill gap can be reduced. read...

Emag to impress metal working industry

Industry solutions

Emag to impress metal working industry

The firm is keen to display some of its recent innovations at the AMB exhibition to attract potential business leads: the VL1 twin-spindle pick-up turning center, the Emag Service Plus app and many other solutions. read...

The Pulse of the Times: Euroblech Focuses on Digitisation

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The Pulse of the Times: Euroblech Focuses on Digitisation

This year’s Euroblech takes place in Hannover from 23rd to 26th October and is keeping fully abreast of the times, for not only do exhibits include lightweight construction, hybrid production and additive manufacturing, but also – and above all – concentrate on networked production. read...

Industry 4.0 – What Happens to the Humans?

Industrial Workplace 2025

Industry 4.0 – What Happens to the Humans?

Prof. Peter Groche, leader of the Institute for Production Technology and Forming Machines (PtU) at Darmstadt TU, is certain that “the move towards autonomous production is a holistic challenge for society”. The Institute is a member of the Scientific Society for Production Technology (WGP), which this summer will publish its viewpoint paper on Industry Workplace 2025. read...

Milling to match the job with radial ISO indexable inserts

Mapal / AMB

Milling to match the job with radial ISO indexable inserts

Leading supplier of precision tools for machining Mapal is presenting its milling programme with pressed, radial ISO indexable inserts, which completes the company's portfolio of standard milling tools. read...

Digital manufacturing in the aluminium industry on the rise

Survey

Digital manufacturing in the aluminium industry on the rise

The aluminium industry is getting ready for digitalisation and the implementation of Industry 4.0 technologies. Those are the findings of a survey of 240 aluminium experts from 39 countries conducted on the occasion of the Aluminium World Trade Fair 2018. read...

Acceleration of machine tools

Market scenario

Acceleration of machine tools

The demand for metal cutting tools and precision tools is anticipated to surge in the near future. The region of APAC (Asian Pacific) seems to have the most potential and promising markets for the success of this industry. read...

Tough and multi-functional cutters by Mitsubishi Materials

Milling cutters

Tough and multi-functional cutters by Mitsubishi Materials

Mitsubishi Materials has expanded its high-performance, indexable insert milling cutter range with the new VPX 200 and 300 series. read...

Innovations at Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2018

Event report

Innovations at Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2018

Cutting edge technologies and solutions dominated the Pragati Maidan venue as the Asian machine tool expo took off to a blazing start. The TAL Brabo robot by TAL Manufacturing Solutions and Cognex’s new launch of the Surface FX feature extraction technology were some of the highlights of the trade fair. read...

Predictive Maintenance: Efficiency in industry 4.0

Predictive Maintenance

Predictive Maintenance: Efficiency in industry 4.0

The term Predictive Maintenance describes a system initially developed in industry 4.0, which can be looked upon as a core component of industry 4.0. Predictive Maintenance describes a forward-looking approach in which machines and systems are maintained proactively and on the basis of permanently collected data. Predictive Maintenance can thus effectively shorten and reduce downtimes. Essential for this is the comprehensive data acquisition during production. read...

Machine Learning - Definition and application examples

Machine Learning

Machine Learning - Definition and application examples

Machine Learning, deep learning, algorithms - you can no longer avoid these buzzwords when it comes to Industry 4.0. Find out what Machine Learning really is and how it is applied in practice. read...

Renishaw's 5-axis scanner delivers faster results

Measurement

Renishaw's 5-axis scanner delivers faster results

The protagonists in the automotive industry are dominated by price and time pressure. Everything that makes the production of parts cheaper and faster, reduces this problem. 5-axis scanning achieves these demands, for example, in powertrain production. read...

Audi reduces prototyping lead time by using 3D printing for tail light covers

Case Study

Audi reduces prototyping lead time by using 3D printing for tail light covers

With vivid colours for the Stratasys J750 3D printer, Audi hopes to quickly produce transparent, mulit-coloured parts meeting texture and colour-matching requirements of its stringent design approval process. read...

Efficient grooving and parting-off series by Mitsubishi Materials

Cutting tools

Efficient grooving and parting-off series by Mitsubishi Materials

Mitsubishi Materials has expanded its range of turning tools to include a new series of grooving and parting-off tools, the GW series. read...

Electromobility has no viable future without foundries

Automotive Industry

Electromobility has no viable future without foundries

How will the supplier industry develop once the combustion engine becomes obsolete? Experts give the all-clear: Electric motors continue to rely on castings. Yet foundries and die-casting companies still need to prepare themselves for the transformation. read...

A new, alternative method for joining metals without welding

Research and development

A new, alternative method for joining metals without welding

When joining metals together, the usual method is welding. This, however, leads to changes in their structure as well as their appearance. Researchers have now developed an alternative that is able to join aluminium alloys with each other and with polymers. read...

Mastercam 2019 to be exhibited at IMTS

CAD/CAM software

Mastercam 2019 to be exhibited at IMTS

With new features, CNC Software aims to showcase its newly released software Mastercam 2019 at the popular International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, Illinois. read...

Matsuura to unveil latest machine at IMTS 2018

Product line up

Matsuura to unveil latest machine at IMTS 2018

The Matsuura MAM72 Machining Center is the most recent machine to be launched by the Japan-based company. In addition to this, seven other technologies will be showcased at the trade fair. read...

Innovations in hybrid technologies

Unique solutions

Innovations in hybrid technologies

To meet the growing demand from customers, machine manufacturers are constantly trying to upgrade and come up with new hybrid solutions for better productivity and efficiency in the manufacturing space. read...

Development of the global metal cutting tools market

Industry highlight

Development of the global metal cutting tools market

The demand for automobiles and construction of light-weight vehicles is expected to trigger the growth of the global metal cutting tools industry. By 2021, the industry is poised to grow by a CAGR of 9 per cent. read...

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