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Schuler will be exhibiting a fully networked C-frame press at the Blechexpo trade fair in Stuttgart from October 26 to 29.

Discovering the ‘Digital Suite’ in Action

In the beginning of this year, Schuler presented its “Digital Suite” solutions for networking forming technology. At the Blechexpo trade show from October 26 to 29 in Stuttgart, users can see for themselves the practical benefits of this technology on…

The new polymer linear bearings consist of an aluminium housing and a thin liner, which ensure smooth and quiet operation combined with high rigidity.

For highest precision and rigidity: new drylin linear bearings for shafts

In order to be able to move linear bearings on shafts with high precision, igus has now developed the W360CM series. The new polymer linear bearings consist of an aluminium housing and a thin liner, which ensure smooth and quiet…

Sandvik acquisition

Sandvik Aims To Lead In Premium Solid Round Tools With New Acquisition

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire 67 per cent of Chuzhou Yongpu Carbide Tools Co., Ltd, a China based premium solid round tools company, with a call option to buy the remaining part in three years’ time. Chuzhou Yongpu…

ZEISS Applies Artificial Intelligence to 3D X-ray Microscope Reconstruction Technologies

Two new reconstruction technologies that was introduced by ZEISS use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve data collection and analysis, and speed up decision-making. ZEISS DeepRecon Pro and ZEISS PhaseEvolve modules increase throughput by up to 10x while producing better than…

TRUMPF Expands Cooperation With ZIGPOS

TRUMPF Expands Cooperation With ZIGPOS

IT solutions from ZIGPOS will complement TRUMPF’s future product portfolio for industrial tracking. High-tech company TRUMPF is further expanding its positioning technology business. Now the company is increasing its stake in Dresden-based software company ZIGPOS GmbH from 25.1 percent to…

From A Garage To A Global Market Leader: The Couple Who Founded igus Celebrate Their 90th Birthdays

From A Garage To A Global Market Leader: The Couple Who Founded igus Celebrate Their 90th Birthdays

Together, Günter and Margret Blase laid the foundation for a motion plastics breakthrough in industry in 1964. In 1964, they founded igus in their back yard garage in Cologne-Mülheim. In 2021, the internationally active company supplies customers all over the…

Hyundai Motor Group Partners Grab To Accelerate EV Adoption In Southeast Asia

Hyundai Motor Group Partners Grab To Accelerate EV Adoption In Southeast Asia

Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings Inc. (Grab) has announced an enhancement of their ongoing strategic partnership in mobility services. The next phase of the partnership will focus on accelerating EV adoption in Southeast Asia. The Group, including Hyundai Motor…

SLM Solutions' Next Disruption In Additive Manufacturing Vows To Impress

SLM Solutions’ Next Disruption In Additive Manufacturing Vows To Impress

SLM Solutions invites the industry to a game-changing product launch on June 23 at 5pm CEST. The launch will take place digitally and will be accessible to everyone at SLM-SOLUTIONS.COM/THE-BIG-LAUNCH. The new product empowers the creation of metal components with…

A*STAR, Local SME Arcstone open S$18M Joint Lab To Accelerate Digital Manufacturing

A*STAR And Arcstone open S$18M Joint Lab To Accelerate Digital Manufacturing In Singapore

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and local manufacturing software company Arcstone opened a joint laboratory at A*STAR’s Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC) to develop smart manufacturing solutions to help businesses speed up digital transformation to make…

GM Will Boost EV And AV Investments To $35 Billion Through 2025

GM Will Boost EV And AV Investments To $35 Billion Through 2025

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will increase its EV and AV investments from 2020 through 2025 to $35 billion, representing a 75 percent increase from its initial commitment announced prior to the pandemic. The company’s enhanced commitment will accelerate its…

Achieving Global Market Access For xEV Battery Systems

Achieving Global Market Access For xEV Battery Systems

The market for advanced electric vehicles (xEVs) is continuing to expand worldwide. Developers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are facing growing numbers of regulations and standards addressing the safety and performance of the battery systems used to power these vehicles.…

More Than Half Manufacturers Are Boosting Their Sustainability Agenda With Technology

More Than Half Manufacturers Are Boosting Their Sustainability Agenda With Technology

Manufacturing organizations are setting ambitious sustainability targets for the coming decade with 20 percent aiming for carbon-neutral operations and two in five (40 percent) setting their sights on 100 percent renewable operations by 2030. This is according to a new…

Optisys Uses SLM Technology To Manufacture Parts For Space Missions

Optisys Uses SLM Technology To Manufacture Parts For Space Missions

Optisys is a revolutionary RF product development and manufacture company with a unique approach to creating highly integrated products, enabled by metal additive manufacturing. Its well-known customers rely on its broad spectrum of solutions, which includes feeds, slotted flat panels…

WireShow 2021 Visitor Registration Is Open

WireShow 2021 Visitor Registration Is Open: Explore Suppliers From Hundreds Of Domestic And Overseas Brands

Building on the fruitful results and success of wire China, Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (MDS) and Shanghai Electric Cable Research Institute Co., Ltd. (SECRI) have deepened their cooperation to jointly organise another event in the wire and cable industry…

Change At The Top Of TRUMPF Machine Tools

TRUMPF has announced a change in leadership in the Machine Tool Business Division: Stephan Mayer (40) will become the new CEO Machine Tools (CEO MT) and succeed Heinz-Jürgen Prokop (63), who will leave TRUMPF at the end of the fiscal…

Printed, Machined And Injection Moulded: Wear-Resistant Polymer Gears From igus

Printed, Machined And Injection Moulded: Wear-Resistant Polymer Gears From igus

Gears made of polymer ensure power transmission in countless applications – whether in fully automatic coffee machines or in actuators. Specifically for the production of wear-resistant and durable gears in high volumes, igus now offers production with injection moulding in…

Future Electric Vehicle Platforms Will be Flexible And Multifaceted

Future Electric Vehicle Platforms Will be Flexible And Multifaceted

As the automotive industry converges toward connected, autonomous, shared, and electric (CASE) mobility, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are working on re-engineering their conventional platforms to accommodate electric vehicle (EV) components such as batteries and motors. However, the industry’s transition from…

Desktop Metal And Uniformity Labs Announce Breakthrough In Aluminium Sintering For Binder Jetting Technology

Desktop Metal, Inc. (NYSE: DM), a leader in mass production and turnkey additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, and Uniformity Labs, a leading additive manufacturing company that is revolutionising industrial 3D printing materials and processes, has announced a breakthrough powder that enables…

SHINING 3D And TechMed 3D Offer All-In-One Solution For Human Body 3D Scanning

SHINING 3D And TechMed 3D Offer All-In-One Solution For Human Body 3D Scanning

SHINING 3D, a leading global provider of technologies for 3D digitisation and TechMed3D, a leading provider of software measuring solutions for the human body, has announced the collaboration on a powerful duo: The EinScan H by SHINING 3D and MSoft…

Globaldata: Global Vehicle Market Recovery On Track

Globaldata: Global Vehicle Market Recovery On Track

After an unprecedented pandemic-induced reversal in 2020, the global vehicle market is firmly in recovery phase in 2021, according to the latest analysis by GlobalData. “April’s light vehicle sales have now been reported for all global markets. They show an…

Cobots Continue To Gain Interest For Flexible Automation, Tipping The Market Over US$600 Million In 2021

Cobots Continue To Gain Interest For Flexible Automation, Tipping The Market Over US$600 Million In 2021

Despite the challenges facing the wider manufacturing industry during the coronavirus pandemic, collaborative robots continue to attract attention and investment, due to their ease of use, redeployability, and convenience to end-users who struggle to afford more traditional forms of automation.…

Hexagon And Plex Systems Announce Partnership To Deliver Smart Manufacturing Solutions

Hexagon And Plex Systems Announce Partnership To Deliver Smart Manufacturing Solutions

Hexagon, a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous technologies, and Plex Systems, the leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, has announced a new strategic partnership.  The global partnership will enable Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division and Plex to co-sell Plex…

4K For 3D: igus Offers Multi-Material Printing For Multifunctional Components

4K For 3D: igus Offers Multi-Material Printing For Multifunctional Components

The motion plastics specialist continues to expand its 3D printing capacities for durable, wear-resistant and complex components If a component is to have several properties, it usually has to be manufactured in several steps. But such production can quickly become…

Airbus Expands MRO Footprint In Asia

Airbus Expands MRO Footprint In Asia

Following separate announcements by Asia Digital Engineering Sdn BhD (ADE) and Korea Aviation Engineering & Maintenance Service Ltd. (KAEMS) for Airbus customers in Asia, Mathew George, Ph.D, Analyst, Aerospace, Defense and Security at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company,…

igus 2021 Motion Plastics Show: 168 Tribo Innovations On The Trade Show Stand

igus 2021 Motion Plastics Show: 168 Tribo Innovations On The Trade Show Stand

The real-life/virtual trade show invites visitors to use high-performance polymers to improve their moving applications More new products, product extensions and digital offerings than ever before: the 2021 “igus Motion Plastics Show” is opening digitally. Visitors can look forward to…

168 Motion Plastics Innovations From The Home Office

168 Motion Plastics Innovations From The Home Office

In a difficult environment, more innovations than last year – from the integrated robot drive up to the ball bearing with 21 times the service life igus increases the pace of innovation despite the pandemic: high investments in digitalisation, logistics…

Hexagon Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centre Opens In Singapore

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has opened the doors of its new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Singapore  – fitted with a wide array of advanced hardware and software technologies aimed at enabling an autonomous future. Hexagon’s flagship facility in Southeast…

First Trading Day As Bystronic On SIX Swiss Exchange

First Trading Day As Bystronic On SIX Swiss Exchange

At the Annual General Meeting on April 21, 2021, the share-holders of Conzzeta AG (“Conzzeta”) approved the change of name to Bystronic AG (“Bystronic”). The name change is the result of the strategic realignment of the Conzzeta Group. The shares…

ANCA Sheet Metal Solutions Appoints Nicholas Doyle As General Manager Asia

ANCA Sheet Metal Solutions Appoints Nicholas Doyle As General Manager

Nicholas Doyle replaces Frank Holzer as the General Manager of ANCA Sheet Metal Solutions (ASM) at a time of significant growth for the company. Nicholas brings over 25 years’ experience in leadership, engineering, manufacturing, systems and quality to help strengthen…

Rise In Demand For Electric Vehicles To Reduce Carbon Footprint To Create Opportunities In Lithium-Ion Battery Packs Market

Rise In Demand For EVs To Reduce Carbon Footprint Creates Opportunities In Lithium-Ion Battery Packs Market

The emergence of lithium-ion batteries has been phenomenal. With the rising awareness about environmental conservation around the world, many individuals switched toward buying products or items that have a lower negative impact on the environment. As lithium-ion battery packs are…

Injection Moulding Machine Market Worth $12.3 billion By 2025

According to the new market research report by MarketsandMarkets, the Injection Moulding Machine Market is projected to reach USD 12.3 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 3.6 percent from USD 10.3 billion in 2020. An injection moulding machine is used for manufacturing products…

TRUMPF Commits To E-Mobility And Sustainable Battery Production

TRUMPF Commits To E-Mobility And Sustainable Battery Production

The TRUMPF Group’s corporate venture capital unit has acquired a minority stake in the US start-up Battery Resourcers. Headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts, Battery Resourcers has developed an efficient and eco-friendly process for recycling lithium-ion batteries. Unlike conventional methods that start…

BMW And Ford Lead $130 million Investment In Start-Up For Solid-State Batteries

BMW And Ford Lead $130 million Investment In Start-Up For Solid-State Batteries

Solid Power, an industry-leading producer of all solid-state batteries for electric vehicles has announced a $130 million Series B investment round led by the BMW Group, Ford Motor Company and Volta Energy Technologies. Ford and the BMW Group have also expanded existing…

Evonik’s Research Hub In Singapore Launches New Line Of photopolymers

Evonik’s Research Hub In Singapore Launches New Line Of Photopolymers For 3D Printing

Evonik has developed two photopolymers for industrial 3D printing applications and introduces them under the brand names INFINAM TI 3100 L and INFINAM ST 6100 L. The two ready-to-use materials were conceptualised and invented in Evonik’s research hub in Singapore.…

Hexagon And Authentise Partner To Deliver First Open End-To-End Software Solution For AM

Hexagon And Authentise Partner To Deliver First Open End-To-End Software Solution For AM

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division and Authentise have partnered to extend the Additive Manufacturing (AM) control loop from the machine level to connect the end-to-end value chain from design, manufacturing operations and quality assurance to make additive manufacturing more predictable, repeatable…

Intech Additive Solutions, Metal AM pioneer In India, Bags Multiple Orders Worth USD 2M

Intech Additive Solutions, Metal AM pioneer In India, Bags Multiple Orders Worth USD 2M

Intech Additive Solutions Pvt Ltd.(Intech), the first Indian OEM successful in developing and supplying 3D metal printers based on laser powder bed fusion technology (LPBF) for industrial manufacturing, has bagged multiple orders in the last quarter of the FY ending…

Cobots Lead the Future Of The Global Industrial Robots Market

Cobots Lead the Future Of The Global Industrial Robots Market

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis finds that the global industrial robotics market will reach revenues of $38.3 billion in 2024 from $22.2 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 12.2 percent. Although the industry was curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic…

Toyota Electrification Plans To Boost Presence In Asia-Pacific EV Market

Toyota Electrification Plans To Boost Presence In Asia-Pacific EV Market

Toyota is set to unveil the concept version of the first model in its new battery electric vehicle (BEV) series, the Toyota bZ4X, in Shanghai and establish a full line-up of EVs to reduce CO2 emissions with the aim of…

Google Cloud And Siemens To Cooperate On AI-Based Solutions In Manufacturing

Google Cloud And Siemens To Cooperate On AI-Based Solutions In Manufacturing

Google Cloud and Siemens has announced a new cooperation to optimise factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with its factory automation solutions…

EuroBLECH Launches Digital Innovation Series for 2021 In April Focusing On Forming Technology

EuroBLECH Launches Digital Innovation Series for 2021 In April Focusing On Forming Technology

EuroBLECH is launching the Digital Innovation Series 2021, providing an essential marketplace and business platform for the international sheet metal working industry which has been impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The event series will deliver a set of targeted…

VinBus Operates First Smart Electric Bus In Vietnam

VinBus Operates First Smart Electric Bus In Vietnam

VinBus Ecology Transport Services Limited Liability Company has opened and put into operation the first smart electric bus in Vietnam. The first electric bus lines will operate in Vinhomes Ocean Park (Gia Lam) and connect with the city’s public passenger…

Toyota Industries Corporation And Siemens Partner On Digital Transformation For Die Casting

Toyota Industries Corporation And Siemens Partner On Digital Transformation For Die Casting

To support their goal of manufacturing quality parts, Toyota Industries Corporation and Siemens have cooperated to develop artificial intelligence (AI) that can predict product abnormalities in aluminium die casting, a key process in automotive air conditioning compressor production. The development…

CADS Additive And Designairspace Launch First SaaS Solution

CADS Additive And Designairspace Launch First SaaS Solution

3D metal printing software firm CADS Additive and virtual workstation provider designairspace has partnered that will let customers benefit from a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) approach to 3D printing. The collaboration means CADS Additive customers can now use CADS Additive’s data preparation software AM-Studio online, on any…

The 3D Printing Market Will Reach $51 Billion In 2030

The 3D Printing Market Will Reach $51 Billion In 2030

3D printing has the potential to significantly disrupt traditional manufacturing, as it is increasingly being used beyond prototypes, moulds, tools, or other one-off parts. The total 3D printing market will reach $51 billion in 2030, driven mainly by growth in…

Hyundai Motor Company And Singtel Collaborate To Advance Singapore’s Smart Mobility Ecosystem

Hyundai Motor And Singtel Collaborate To Advance Singapore’s Smart Mobility Ecosystem And Industry 4.0 Journey

Hyundai Motor Company and Singtel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on a range of ventures to support smart manufacturing, connectivity for electric vehicle battery subscription service. The MOU follows Hyundai Motor Group’s announcement in October 2020…

TRUMPF Unveils New New 3D printer To Help Fabricators Move Into Mass Production

TRUMPF Unveils New New 3D printer To Help Fabricators Move Into Mass Production

TRUMPF has unveiled the new series of its TruPrint 3000 3D printing system at a virtual customer event. The medium-format machine uses powder-bed-based laser melting to produce parts with a diameter of up to 300 millimeters and a height of…

Globaldata: VW Group Bets Big On Industrial Scale To Counter Tesla

Globaldata: VW Group Bets Big On Industrial Scale To Counter Tesla

Following Volkswagen (VW) Group’s annual results conference for investors at which it set out its transformation to ‘new auto’ which includes the switch to electric drives; David Leggett, Automotive Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his…

A.I. Engineering Pioneer Hyperganic Raises $7.8m Funding For R&D Expansion In Singapore

A.I. Engineering Pioneer Hyperganic Raises $7.8m Funding For R&D Expansion In Singapore

Hyperganic has announced the closing of $7.8m in funding, with a focus on significantly expanding their presence in Singapore. The round is led by German funds HV Capital and VSquared Ventures. Co-investors are US-based tech fund Converge, industrial partner Swarovski…

Hitachi High-Tech Expands High-Performance Metals Analysis Range With The New OE720

Hitachi High-Tech Expands High-Performance Metals Analysis Range With The New OE720

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science has further expanded its metals analysis range with the launch of the OE720. A year ago, the reveal of the ground-breaking Hitachi OE750 caused waves in the industry by making high-performance metals analysis finally accessible to…

Safran And SLM Solutions Evaluate SLM technology For Additively Manufactured Main Fitting Of A Bizjet

Safran And SLM Solutions Evaluate SLM technology For Additively Manufactured Main Fitting Of A Bizjet

In a joint project, Safran Landing Systems and SLM Solutions tested Selective Laser Melting to produce a component of a nose landing gear for a bizjet. A world first for a part of this size. The joint objective of the…

Volvo Partners With Aurora To Accelerate Deployment Of Autonomous Transport Solutions

Volvo Partners With Aurora To Accelerate Deployment Of Autonomous Transport Solutions

Volvo Autonomous Solutions has entered a strategic partnership with US-based self-driving company Aurora to jointly develop on-highway autonomous trucks. The agreement signed between Volvo Autonomous Solutions and Aurora is a long-term partnership spanning over several years. The initial focus is on hub-to-hub applications…

Unlocking New Additive Applications In Asia With Chemical Vapor Smoothing

Unlocking New Additive Applications In Asia With Chemical Vapor Smoothing

Additive3D Asia in collaboration with Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), jointly hosted their first webinar for the Asia Pacific region entitled “Unlocking New Additive Applications in Asia with Chemical Vapor Smoothing”.  Speaking at the session were Mr. Jason Joo, Co-Founder of…

Suez Canal Blockage Highlights

Suez Canal Blockage Highlights Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

In the latest supply chain crisis, a 400-meter-long mega-container vessel has wedged itself diagonally across the banks of Suez Canal since Tuesday, 23 March and has caused a blockage along this narrow channel. The Suez Canal is the fastest shipping…

Leading A Sustainable Revolution: Ford And HP Collaborate To Transform 3D Waste Into Auto Parts

Leading A Sustainable Revolution: Ford And HP Collaborate To Transform 3D Waste Into Auto Parts

Ford is teaming up with HP to innovatively reuse spent 3D printed powders and parts, closing the loop and turning them into injection molded vehicle parts – an industry first. Sustainability is a priority for both iconic companies, which through…

Bystronic Opens New Subsidiary In Thailand

Bystronic Opens New Subsidiary In Thailand

In the immediate vicinity of the international airport Suvarnabhumi in the east of the Thai capital Bangkok, Bystronic has opened a new office as of March 22, 2021. With the new national company, Bystronic is moving closer to its Thai…

EOS And Audi Expand Range Of Applications For Metal 3D Printing

EOS And Audi Expand Range Of Applications For Metal 3D Printing

AUDI AG is relying entirely on industrial 3D printing at its Metal 3D Printing Centre in Ingolstadt for the production of selected tool segments. Additive manufacturing (AM) with EOS technology is used for 12 segments of four tools for hot…

Going Further In 3D Metrology: SHINING 3D Introduces The FreeScan UE

Going Further In 3D Metrology: SHINING 3D Introduces The FreeScan UE

SHINING 3D has introduced the latest addition of the proven FreeScan series of handheld Metrology 3D scanners: the FreeScan UE. We are living in challenging times, the definition of “normal” has changed fundamentally within a glimpse and “business as usual”…

TRUMPF Acquires Lantek And Expands Software Business

TRUMPF Acquires Lantek And Expands Software Business

The high-tech company TRUMPF acquires the software house Lantek and thus focuses on software in sheet metal processing that runs independently of the machine manufacturer. “TRUMPF is opening up to customers’ production ecosystems with this acquisition,” says Thomas Schneider, Managing…

ExOne And Ford Develops Automotive Industry-First Binder Jet Aluminum 3D Printing And High-Density Sintering

In a project co-funded by Ford Motor Company and the ExOne Company, a team of engineers, material scientists, and manufacturing experts has developed a patent-pending process for rapid and reliable binder jet 3D printing and sintering of aluminum that delivers…

Hexagon launches new CMM

HMI Introduces New CMM Solution For Precise Inspection Of Delicate Electronic Parts

High-volume inspection of smartphone camera lenses simplified with low-force probing and optical scanning capabilities in one coordinate measuring machine (CMM) Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has launched a new coordinate measuring machine (CMM) that overcomes challenges common to the measurement of…

Welding Materials Market Report

Welding Materials Market To Reach USD$17.3 Billion by 2025

As reported by MarketsandMarkets, the Welding Materials Market will grow from USD$13.6 billion in 2020 to USD$17.3 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 4.8 percent during the forecast period. The increased spending on the building & construction market, development…

Sandvik Coromant Expands Digital Machining Division In Southeast Asia And Oceania

Sandvik Coromant Expands Digital Machining Division In Southeast Asia And Oceania

Sandvik Coromant has bolstered its digital machining offering by appointing Albert Waloni as Digital Machining Manager for Southeast Asia and Oceania (SEAO), a brand-new role for the region. From Sandvik Coromant’s facility in Jakarta, Indonesia, Waloni will be responsible for…

Vinfast Embarks On Joint Venture With ProLogium For EV Battery Solution

Vinfast Embarks On Joint Venture With ProLogium For EV Battery Solution

Vinfast, Vietnam’s first national car brand bared its ambition to dominate Vietnam’s electrical vehicle market by embracing ProLogium’s epoch-making solid state automotive battery solution. A subsidiary of Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest private company, Vinfast has signed a MOU with the leading solid-state battery manufacturer ProLogium to…

Creaform Releases the SILVER series HandySCAN 3D

Creaform Releases the SILVER series HandySCAN 3D

Creaform has announced the latest addition to its HandySCAN 3D line-up offer, the SILVER series. Developed and manufactured in North America, the SILVER Series captures highly accurate and repeatable 3D measurements of any complex surface in any location. It represents…

EMO MILANO 2021: Meet “The Magic World Of Metalworking” In October 2021

EMO MILANO 2021: Meet “The Magic World Of Metalworking” In October 2021

EMO MILANO 2021, the leading world exhibition for metalworking industry, will take place at fieramilano Rho from 4 to 9 October, when the recovery of investment should already have started. The event is promoted by CECIMO, the European Association of…

3D Systems Introduces Next Generation ‘High Speed Fusion’ 3D Printing System For Aerospace And Automotive Market Applications

3D Systems Introduces Next Generation ‘High Speed Fusion’ 3D Printing System For Aerospace And Automotive Market Applications

3D Systems has introduced a novel High Speed Fusion industrial 3D printer platform and material portfolio. Developed in a collaboration with Jabil Inc., this unique HSF  family of products, including the Roadrunner 3D printer, is expected to provide the best economics of…

Sustainability A Key Priority For Automotive Sector In 2021 And Beyond

Sustainability A Key Priority For Automotive Sector In 2021 And Beyond

Sustainability will remain a key strategic agenda for automotive companies in 2021 and beyond, with over 75 percent of vehicle manufacturers focused on sustainability in 2020, according to GlobalData. Pirelli & C. SpA, Audi AG and Volkswagen AG were the…

Economical reaming In Cast Iron And Steel In High Quantities

Economical reaming In Cast Iron And Steel In High Quantities

MAPAL is launching a new, particularly economical system of replaceable head reamers – the Press-to-Size-Reamer (PSR) – for customers who manufacture in large series. Thanks to the new development, the costs per bore are reduced massively. The solid carbide replaceable…

Schuler To Deliver Largest Mechanical Forging Presses To Thyssenkrupp

Schuler To Deliver Largest Mechanical Forging Presses To Thyssenkrupp

In 2022, thyssenkrupp Gerlach is expected to start production on a Farina forging press from Schuler. Internal assembly for the 16,000-ton line – one of the largest mechanical machines in the world – has been completed in Suello, Italy, and…

BYD To Help Kyoto Reach Japan's 2050 Carbon Neutral Goal

BYD To Help Kyoto Reach Japan’s 2050 Carbon Neutral Goal

BYD Japan Co., Ltd. (BYD), Keihan Bus Co., Ltd. (Keihan Bus) and The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (Kansai Electric Power) announced a tripartite deal in Kyoto, Japan, which will see the three parties work together to help the city…

FARO Announces Two New Global Sustainability Goals to Advance ESG Efforts

FARO Announces Two New Global Sustainability Goals to Advance ESG Efforts

FARO Technologies, Inc has announced two new strategic goals in support of its Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) efforts. The first new goal is to reduce the Company carbon emissions 25 percent by 2025 through aggressive activities that improve environmental performance. The…

EMO MILANO 2021 Extends Opportunities To Korean Exhibitors

A Press Conference for the South Korean public was held to present EMO MILANO 2021, the world exhibition of reference for the metalworking machine tool manufacturing industry, scheduled to take place at fieramilano in October 2021. The speakers of the…

First Mitsui Seiki Blue Arc Machine Installed At Aerodyn Engineering

First Mitsui Seiki Blue Arc Machine Installed At Aerodyn Engineering

Mitsui Seiki has produced the first commercial CNC machine tool that incorporates the Blue Arc HSEE (High Speed Electro Erosion) material removal process technology that is exclusively licensed by General Electric. The first “HW63TD BA” machine has been installed at…

AMEXCI And SLM Solutions Strengthen Partnership To Accelerate Industrialisation Of Metal AM

AMEXCI And SLM Solutions Strengthen Partnership To Accelerate Industrialisation Of Metal AM

AMEXCI, an Additive Manufacturing company, founded by eleven Nordic based industrial companies and Selective Laser Melting pioneer SLM Solutions have strengthen their partnership. The joint objective is to further accelerate the industrialisation of metal-based Additive Manufacturing and support companies to…

Globaldata: ASEAN Vehicle Sales Down By 28 Percent In 2020

Globaldata: ASEAN Vehicle Sales Down By 28 Percent In 2020

The sales of new vehicles in Southeast Asia’s six largest markets (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore) combined are estimated to have declined by 28.5 percent to 2,468,613 units in 2020, according to GlobalData. David Leggett, Automotive Analyst at…

CERATIZIT Hosts eCarbide Online Seminar Week

CERATIZIT Hosts eCarbide Online Seminar Week

The CERATIZIT Group’s Hard Material Solutions division will host the eCarbide online seminar week from 15 to 19 March. Covering a wide range of topics from carbide basics to expert knowledge, the series aims to give participants the edge they…

3D Systems’ Metal AM Solutions Selected By Raytheon Technologies And CCDC Army Research Laboratory

3D Systems’ Metal AM Solutions Selected By Raytheon Technologies And CCDC Army Research Laboratory For Novel Thermal Application

3D Systems has been selected by Raytheon Technologies and the Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Army Research Laboratory (ARL) as part of a research project titled “Research for Virtual Design and Qualification Process for Additively Manufactured Parts Optimised for Multi-Laser…

Teradyne Appoints New President Of Universal Robots

Teradyne Appoints New President Of Universal Robots

Teradyne, Inc. has announced that Kim Povlsen has been appointed President of Universal Robots. Povlsen, brings global executive leadership from a high-tech and commercial perspective and will lead Universal Robots’ next stage of growth and innovation. Kim begins his new…

Frost & Sullivan: Welding Vendors Focusing On New Technologies And Energy Efficiency

Frost & Sullivan: Welding Vendors Focusing On New Technologies And Energy Efficiency

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Newer Welding Techniques to Enable Growth in the Digital Age, reports that increasing competition in the global welding equipment and consumables market has led manufacturers to focus on energy efficiency, operational excellence and reducing maintenance costs.…

Cobots Set To Benefit Businesses In Asia

Cobots Set To Benefit Businesses In Asia

Strong growth for cobot projected from 2020 to 2026 with Asia expected to surpass Europe by 2021 In a report by the World Robotics 2020 Industrial Report, it shows a record of 2.7 million industrial robots operating in factories globally, with…

Nasmyth Group Appoints New Group Sales Director

Nasmyth Group Appoints New Group Sales Director

Nasmyth Group has appointed Tony Sexton as the Group Sales Director. In his new position, Tony will develop a new integrated, global sales and marketing focus for the Nasmyth Group’s UK engineering businesses and those in the USA, India and…

Machine vision: MVTec Presents Novel Portfolio At Vision China Shanghai

Machine vision: MVTec Presents Novel Portfolio At Vision China Shanghai

MVTec Software GmbH will be presenting its product portfolio at Vision China Shanghai 2021 from March 17 to 19, 2021. Visitors to its booth will be able to take a first-hand look at the features of the latest releases of…

AMADA WELD TECH Releases The CD-A1000A

AMADA WELD TECH Releases The CD-A1000A Capacitive Discharge Welder

AMADA WELD TECH, INC. has released the CD-A1000A, a 1000 watt-second advanced capacitive discharge welder, ideal for battery tab welding, honeycomb tacking, and welding of conductive terminals. This next generation CD welder is the latest in a long line of…

TIMTOS 2021 Physical Exhibition Postponed While Online Exhibition Continues as Scheduled

TIMTOS 2021 Physical Exhibition Postponed While Online Exhibition Continues as Scheduled

In response to the surging pandemic at home and abroad, the show organizers have decided to postpone the physical exhibition, but TIMTOS 2021 online exhibition (TIMTOS 2021 Online) will continue as scheduled to serve exhibitors and buyers worldwide. The announcement…

New Chucks For Standardised Processes

Schuler Installs Forging Lines For Chinese Customer Despite Pandemic

In the middle of the Corona pandemic, Schuler has installed two forging lines in China, one of which has already been handed over and the other is about to be. This was made possible not least by remote maintenance and…

SCHNEEBERGER Expands In The Asian Market

SCHNEEBERGER Expands In The Asian Market

As part of its strategic development, the Business Unit Systems has established the company “SCHNEEBERGER Precision Motion Systems (Shenzhen)”. With the establishment of the new technology center for systems in Shenzhen with development, production, sales and service, SCHNEEBERGER will be closer…

GlobalData Thailand Automotive Production And Domestic Sales To Revive In 2021

GlobalData: Thailand Automotive Production And Domestic Sales To Revive In 2021

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) expects domestic car sales to decline by 5.3 percent in 2021, after a 21.4 percent slump in the previous year. Following this news, Bakar Sadik Agwan, Senior Automotive Consulting Analyst at GlobalData, offers his…

Huissel GmbH Operates 800-ton Press Of Latest Schuler Technology

Huissel GmbH Operates 800-ton Press Of Latest Schuler Technology

Huissel GmbH, based in Enkenbach-Alsenborn, Germany, is Schuler’s first customer with an 800-ton press of the newly developed MSP series. Managing Director Gerald Schug was particularly impressed by the innovative concept of the lines: they use two exclusively electronically synchronised…

Siemens Digital Industries Software Appoints New Senior VP And MD For Asia Pacific region

Siemens Digital Industries Software Appoints New Senior VP And MD For Asia Pacific region

Siemens Digital Industries Software has appointed Bas Kuper as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Asia Pacific, who brings more than 20 years of industry experience to the role. Kuper succeeds Pete Carrier, who will be taking over as…

ESPRIT Announces New On-Demand Learning Center For Programmers

ESPRIT Announces New On-Demand Learning Center For Programmers

ESPRIT has announced the release of its on-demand training platform, ESPRIT Learning Center, to the general public. Traditionally, ESPRIT’s applications engineers lead in-person trainings in ESPRIT offices and also on-site at customer facilities around the world. While application engineers offer…

SLM Solutions Signs MoU For The Purchase Of Five NXG XII 600 With Major European OEM

SLM Solutions Signs MoU For The Purchase Of Five NXG XII 600 With Major European OEM

A major European OEM has signed an (Memorandum of Understanding) MoU to purchase five NXG XII 600 machines, with the first machine delivery in 2022. The agreement also facilitates the reservation and allocation of production-slots. In November 2020, SLM Solutions unveiled…

Formlabs Live Webinar

Formlabs Live Webinar: Significantly Reduce Your Injection Moulding Tooling Costs With In-House 3D Printed Moulds

Injection molding requires high initial investment, specialist equipment and lead time for tooling, this can significantly hinder the speed and cost to introduce new products to the market. 3D printing technology offers a cost-cutting, agile solution to quickly design and…

Tenova Deploys ABB Automation And Drives Systems For New Tinning Line Plant In Southeast Asia

Tenova Deploys ABB Automation And Drives Systems For New Tinning Line Plant In Southeast Asia

ABB contract success in the Philippines metals industry continues to pave the way for productive cooperation with Tenova in the region Global metals plant solutions provider, Tenova, has selected ABB to supply and install a comprehensive drives and automation package…

CERATIZIT Wins Innovation Award For The Additive Manufacturing Of Carbide Parts

CERATIZIT Wins Innovation Award For The Additive Manufacturing Of Carbide Parts

The CERATIZIT Group has won the 2020 Innovation Award of the FEDIL business federation in the ‘Process’ category for the development of a new process for the additive manufacturing of tungsten carbide-cobalt. Thus, the Luxembourg hard materials specialist has established…

ABB To Supply Complete Electrical And Automation System For China’s Northern Copper Industry

ABB To Supply Complete Electrical And Automation System For China’s Northern Copper Industry

Northern Copper Industry Co., Ltd (NCI) – part of the largest producer of raw material copper stock in North China – has selected ABB to supply and install a complete electrical and automation system for its new cold rolling mill,…

MJ Gerüst Deploys Schuler’s Servo Technology For Special Forming

MJ Gerüst Deploys Schuler’s Servo Technology For Special Forming

MJ Gerüst GmbH, one of the leading scaffolding manufacturers in Germany, based in Plettenberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, has placed an order with Schuler for its third identical servo press. It is a 400-ton line with bed dimensions of 3,050 by 1,400…

EJP Expands In The International Wire Industry

EJP Expands In The International Wire Industry

EJP Maschinen GmbH, based in Baesweiler near Aachen, Germany, has acquired a substantial share in Italmec Sp. z o.o. from Katowice / Poland—completing its product range with wire drawing machines for ferrous wires and offers complete production lines from a…

TIMTOS Hybrid 2021 To Bring Light In Taiwan Machine Tool Industry

TIMTOS Hybrid 2021 To Bring Light In Taiwan Machine Tool Industry

The world’s first hybrid machine tool show after the pandemic outbreak, Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS 2021), March 15 – 20, has reached its final countdown. To let people know more about the show, the organizers Taiwan External Trade…

MAPAL Expands Management Board

MAPAL has used the past few months as an opportunity to reorganise and restructure. The new direction focuses even more strongly on MAPAL’s core processes and key topics. As a result, the Management Board of MAPAL has grown from three…

Emerson’s Shanghai Research And Development Center Recognised For Innovation In Welding And Precision Cleaning

Emerson’s Shanghai Research And Development Center Recognised For Innovation In Welding And Precision Cleaning

Branson R&D Center receives designation for exceptional work delivering high-performance plastic and metal assembly technology to China and the world. The Shanghai municipal government recognised Emerson’s Branson Research and Development Center for its contributions to technical innovation in ultrasonic, laser,…

Gravity Pull Systems Introduces Industrialised MES Solutions For AM Processes

Gravity Pull Systems Introduces Industrialised MES Solutions For AM Processes

Gravity Pull Systems, Inc., the enabler of industrialisation in additive manufacturing has launched an integrated Schedule Optimiser and MES system that provides a simple solution to a highly complex problem: While most of existing solutions for Planning/Scheduling and Manufacturing Execution…

Farsound Achieves Aviation Suppliers Association’s Quality System ‘ASA-100’ Certification

Farsound Achieves Aviation Suppliers Association’s Quality System ‘ASA-100’ Certification

Farsound announced that it has met the requirements of the Aviation Suppliers Association’s Quality System Standard “ASA-100” and FAA Advisory Circular 00-56B. Recent changes introduced by the CAAC (Chinese Airworthiness Authority) mandate aircraft parts distributors to be approved to quality…

Siemens Releases Simcenter 3D 2021

Siemens Releases Simcenter 3D 2021

Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced the availability of the latest release of Simcenter 3D software, part of the Simcenter portfolio of simulation and test solutions. Simcenter 3D and the Simcenter portfolio are part of the Xcelerator portfolio, Siemens’ integrated portfolio…

Sandvik Invests In Leading AI-Powered Manufacturing Software Provider Oqton

Sandvik Invests In Leading AI-Powered Manufacturing Software Provider Oqton

High-tech engineering group Sandvik has acquired a minority stake in the privately owned American company Oqton, a leading provider of AI-powered manufacturing solutions that allow manufacturers to manage, optimise and automate their manufacturing workflows. Oqton provides a secure end-to-end, cloud-based…

Thailand BOI Accelerates Investment For Digital Adoption

Thailand BOI Accelerates Investment For Digital Adoption

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has approved a series of measures to accelerate investments, particularly in target industries and to encourage business to adopt digital technologies. “The package to promote large scale projects was designed to boost investment in…

Vehicle Excise Tax Restructuring To Support EV Sales In Thailand

Vehicle Excise Tax Restructuring To Support EV Sales In Thailand

The restructuring of vehicle excise tax, which is under study and tentatively planned to be implemented by 2026, will act as a catalyst to Thailand’s electric vehicles (EVs) sales and consequently, its roadmap. The country aims to achieve 30 percent…

Industrial And Manufacturing 2021 The Year For Additive, Digital Threads, And Industry 4.0

Industrial And Manufacturing 2021: The Year For Additive, Digital Threads, And Industry 4.0

In its new whitepaper, 68 Technology Trends That Will Shape 2021, ABI Research identify 37 trends that will shape the technology market and 31 others that, although attracting huge amounts of speculation and commentary, are less likely to move the needle…

Universal Robots Reaches Industry Milestone With 50,000 Collaborative Robots Sold

Collaborative robots – or cobots – remain the fastest growing segment of industrial automation, projected to grow during 2021 – 2026 at a CAGR of 45.45 percent in Asia Pacific. Cobot market pioneer Universal Robots (UR) solidified its frontrunner position today by…

Hyundai Set To Secure Its Position In Next-Gen Mobility Space With Updated Business Strategy, Says GlobalData

Hyundai Motor has updated its new roadmap—‘Strategy 2025’, to accelerate transition into a smart mobility solution provider and secure its position as a frontrunner in the future mobility industry. Following this news, Bakar Sadik Agwan, Senior Automotive Consulting Analyst at…

The Best Manufacturing Technology Trends From 2020

Trend is generally defined in one of two ways. Firstly, it might refer to a general direction in which something is heading or developing. Alternatively, it might be seen as synonym for fashion. Here, John Young, APAC director at automation…

Walter Holds Online Tech Talks 2.0

Walter Holds Online Tech Talks 2.0

The better qualified employees ensure higher productivity and thus increase the success of a company. However, competence in machining is in short supply and the demand for training is increasing. Face-to-face training is still not easily possible at the moment…

DP Technology Releases The Updated ESPRIT 4.6

DP Technology Releases The Updated ESPRIT 4.6

DP Technology, a leading developer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software, announces a new update to their popular New ESPRIT series. The New ESPRIT 4.6 includes features such as turning toolpath enhancements, support for contour-type features in pocketing, and automatic tool…

LVD Introduces Robotic Bending System Featuring Automated Tool Changing Press Brake

LVD Introduces Robotic Bending System Featuring Automated Tool Changing Press Brake

LVD introduces Ulti-Form, a new robotic bending system featuring an automated tool changing press brake. Ulti-Form follows the success of LVD’s Dyna-Cell robotic bending cell and takes automated bending technology a step further by incorporating an automated tool changing press…

EU Automation Celebrates Growth In 2020 Despite Turbulent Global Economy

EU Automation Celebrates Growth In 2020 Despite Turbulent Global Economy

It’s been a record year for automation parts supplier EU Automation, who managed to create new jobs and boost sales despite challenging times. The company’s team has in fact grown by 14 per cent in 2020 and its global operations…

LAMIERA 2021 Offers Favourable Outlook For Machinery Consumption Recovery

LAMIERA 2021 Offers Favourable Outlook For Machinery Consumption Recovery

The collection of exhibitors’ applications is going on for LAMIERA 2021, the international exhibition dedicated to the industry of sheet metal forming machine tools and innovative technologies related to the sector, which will be on the scene at fieramilano Rho…

Hypertherm Introduces Extreme Bevel Plasma Consumables For Its Air And Oxygen Plasma System

Hypertherm Introduces Extreme Bevel Plasma Consumables For Its Air And Oxygen Plasma System

Hypertherm has released the extreme bevel consumables for its MAXPRO200 LongLife air and oxygen plasma cutting system.  The consumables, designed for mechanized, robotic, and handheld cutting, have an aggressive pointed geometry so the plasma torch can tilt to an angle…

Hexagon Launches Next Generation, Entry-Level Multisensor CMM

Hexagon Launches Next Generation, Entry-Level Multisensor CMM

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has released a new multisensor coordinate measuring machine (CMM) that facilitates smart manufacturing by providing a cost-effective entry point into automated measurement. Fully compatible with a range of Hexagon smart technologies, the OPTIV Lite 3.2.2 is designed to…

AMADA WELD TECH Introduces Jupiter Series Of Modular Systems For Precision Joining

AMADA WELD TECH Introduces Jupiter Series Of Modular Systems For Precision Joining

AMADA WELD TECH has launched its Jupiter series of modular systems for precision joining, available for laser welding, laser marking, resistance welding, micro arc welding, and hot bar bonding applications. Jupiter modular systems can be equipped with all joining process…

PTG Opens £1.6 Million Friction Stir Welding Research Centre

PTG Opens £1.6 Million Friction Stir Welding Research Centre

Precision Technologies Group (PTG) has announced the opening of a new £1.6 million friction stir welding research centre at its UK-based headquarters and machine tools manufacturing facility. Equipped with PTG Powerstir single-head gantry type and dual weld-head FSW machines, the…

Thailand BOI Introduces EV Package And Over 35 Billion Baht In Investments

Thailand BOI Introduces EV Package And Over 35 Billion Baht In Investments

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has approved the roll out of a comprehensive set of incentives covering all major aspects of the Electric Vehicles (EV) supply chain, with a focus on Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), local production of critical…

Additive Manufacturing Meets Industry 4.0: igus Makes 3D Printed Tribo-Components Intelligent

Additive Manufacturing Meets Industry 4.0: igus Makes 3D Printed Tribo-Components Intelligent

Even today, 3D printed wear-resistant parts from igus often have the same service life as original parts. Now igus goes one step further and makes the printed components intelligent. Manufactured in filament printing, they warn against overload and report their…

Sandvik acquisition

Sandvik Coromant Announces Metal-Cutting Collaboration With Autodesk Fusion 360

Sandvik Coromant has partnered with Autodesk—developers of software for design and manufacturing, which will deliver significant benefits to the future of Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and help customers stay competitive. The first step of the collaboration will tackle one of the…

Walter Automobiltechnik Deploys Automated Quality Control Solutions From Creaform

Walter Automobiltechnik Deploys Automated Quality Control Solutions From Creaform

Creaform has installed a second robot-controlled measuring system at Walter Automobiltechnik GmbH (WAT) in Berlin, Germany. WAT is a system supplier of metal assemblies for the automotive industry. It focuses on complex welded assemblies such as motorcycle frames and engine…

Basler Introduces New 1GigE and 10GigE Interface Cards

Basler Introduces New 1GigE and 10GigE Interface Cards

Basler AG is launching seven additional interface cards with GigE Vision interface under its own brand name, which will significantly expand the existing portfolio. The interface cards with 1GigE, 1GigE PoE (Power over Ethernet), and 10GigE have one to four…

Double Coupling Lasts Longer: New Elastic Double Joint From igus

Double Coupling Lasts Longer: New Elastic Double Joint From igus

Flexible housing material ensures that the ball stud is firmly enclosed and prevents dirt from penetrating into the bearing Coupling joints are exposed to various types of loads, such as permanent vibrations, edge loads and high tensile forces and compressive…

OGP Marks 75th Year Of Leadership In Dimensional Metrology

OGP Marks 75th Year Of Leadership In Dimensional Metrology

Optical Gaging Products (OGP), a division of Quality Vision International Inc. (QVI), is celebrating its milestone 75-year anniversary as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of precision multisensor metrology systems for industrial quality control. “In my time with the company,…

ANCA’s Third Tool Of The Year Competition Celebrates Modern Cutting Tools That Shape Our World

ANCA’s Third Tool Of The Year Competition Celebrates Modern Cutting Tools That Shape Our World

With 28 entries, 1.2 million social impressions and almost 4500 votes, ANCA’s Tool of the Year celebrates the contribution modern cutting tools make to manufacturing, surgery, woodworking and other diverse industries. The competition shines a light on and celebrate these tools that shape…

OnRobot Expo Gathers Manufacturers, Automation Experts And Industry Thought Leaders At Global Event On Collaborative Automation

OnRobot Expo Gathers Manufacturers, Automation Experts And Industry Thought Leaders At Global Event On Collaborative Automation

OnRobot has opened registration for ‘OnRobot Expo’ – a global, interactive digital robotics event focused on collaborative automation and applications. Held online on 3 December (9.30 am to 4.45 pm, Singapore time), the OnRobot Expo will feature keynotes from speakers…

New igus Adapter Reduces Assembly Time Of Energy Chains By 80 percent

New igus Adapter Reduces Assembly Time Of Energy Chains By 80 percent

Connecting cables individually not only takes time, but is also prone to errors. This is why igus has developed the Module Connect interface concept, with which energy chains can be easily plugged together. To connect the connector to the energy…

Battery Electric Vehicles Will Be Less Reliant On Lightweighting By 2030

Battery Electric Vehicles Will Be Less Reliant On Lightweighting By 2030

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are poised to be the future of the auto industry. Looking toward the future of BEVs, a new report from Lux Research, “Electric Vehicle Lightweighting 2030,” analyses the future of vehicle lightweighting and necessary BEV success…

TRUMPF Presents New Solutions For Latest Trends In 3D Printing Industry

TRUMPF Presents New Solutions For Latest Trends In 3D Printing Industry

TRUMPF is increasing automation and process speeds in its additive manufacturing technologies – and its “green laser” is fueling new applications by enabling 3D printing of pure copper and precious metals. At the formnext Connect virtual trade fair, the company…

LVD Launches New Large-Format Laser Cutting Machine

LVD Launches New Large-Format Laser Cutting Machine

LVD launches Taurus FL, a new large-format gantry-style fiber laser cutting machine engineered for extra-large sheet metal cutting capacity. A unique modular design, the machine size begins at a 12-meter bed length and can be expanded in increments of 2…

Collaborative Robots Open New Horizons In Quality Control Processes

Collaborative Robots Open New Horizons In Quality Control Processes

Today, with manufacturing in real need of flexible solutions, applications of the latest human and robot collaboration are highly demanded. By: Darrell Adams, Head of Southeast Asia & Oceania, Universal Robots Across different sectors and regulatory environments, all manufacturers need…

Peak Productivity: SLM Solutions launches 12-Laser Machine

Peak Productivity: SLM Solutions launches 12-Laser Machine

Selective Laser Melting pioneer SLM Solutions officially introduces its new SLM machine NXG XII 600, which is now available for commercial offer. The highly anticipated machine is equipped with 12 lasers with 1 KW each and a square build envelope…

Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project futureAM Gets Metallic 3D Printing In Shape For Industrial Use

Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project futureAM Gets Metallic 3D Printing In Shape For Industrial Use

Accelerating the additive production of metal components by at least a factor of 10: With this goal in mind, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft launched the lighthouse project “futureAM – Next Generation Additive Manufacturing” in 2017. As the project ends in November 2020,…

Marposs Takes Part In Battery Alliance

Marposs Takes Part In Battery Alliance

During the ongoing clean energy transition, Marposs is working with a diversity of key industrial actors, research technology centers and universities to face the main objective of the European Commission: build a competitive, sustainable and innovative battery ecosystem in Europe, covering…

Hexagon Enhances Its Smart Manufacturing Solutions Portfolio With Acquisition Of D.P. Technology Corp

Hexagon Enhances Its Smart Manufacturing Solutions Portfolio With Acquisition Of D.P. Technology Corp

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire D.P. Technology Corp. (“D.P. Technology”), a leading developer and supplier of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technology.  The ESPRIT CAM System, its…

Sandvik Coromant Appoints New President

Sandvik Coromant Appoints New President

Sandvik Coromant has announced Helen Blomqvist as its new President, succeeding Nadine Crauwels. As president, Helen will be responsible for enhancing Sandvik Coromant’s leading position in manufacturing tools and machining solutions and sharing the knowledge that drives the manufacturing industry…

ZEISS Partners Microsoft To Accelerate Cloud Solutions For Efficient Manufacturing

ZEISS Partners Microsoft To Accelerate Cloud Solutions For Efficient Manufacturing

ZEISS Group and Microsoft Corp. has announced a multi-year strategic partnership to accelerate ZEISS’ transformation into a digital services provider that is embracing a cloud-first approach. By standardising its equipment and processes on Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform,…

Renishaw Joins Project To Automate Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing

Renishaw Joins Project To Automate Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing

Renishaw is collaborating with UK start-up business Additive Automations, as part of a project to automate metal additive manufacturing (AM) post-processing, which involves using collaborative robots (cobots) to perform support structure removal. The project could reduce the average cost per…

Thailand’s Position As Key Automotive Production Hub To Further Strengthen In Next Five Years

Thailand’s Position As Key Automotive Production Hub To Further Strengthen In Next Five Years, Says GlobalData

Automotive sector has long been a key pillar of the Thailand economy. Increasing domestic demand, attractive tax incentives by government and reduced import duties on auto parts are all set to boost investments in the sector and the country’s position…

IDTechEx Report Reviews How Nickel Is Replacing Cobalt In Electric Vehicles

IDTechEx Report Reviews How Nickel Is Replacing Cobalt In Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicle powertrains are much more materially diverse than the internal-combustion engine vehicles they replace. As a result, they are putting sudden and unprecedented strain on several raw materials industries. One of the most crucial materials is Nickel, an essential…

Thailand's Electronics Sector Still A Magnet For Investors Amid Pandemic

Thailand’s Electronics Sector Still A Magnet For Investors Amid Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and the US-China trade friction have failed to slow Thailand’s resilient electronics and electrical (E&E) industry which on the contrary many investors see as a haven, Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) data shows. In the first nine months of 2020, the number…

TRUMPF Opens New Smart Factory In Ditzingen

TRUMPF Opens New Smart Factory In Ditzingen

TRUMPF has opened a new smart factory at its headquarters in Ditzingen. The new facility is already producing sheet metal parts for the company’s machine tools. Designed as a fully connected manufacturing environment, the smart factory also serves as a…

EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Summit 2020: The Digital Meeting Place For The Sheet Metalworking Community

EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Summit 2020: The Digital Meeting Place For The Sheet Metalworking Community

The first EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Summit is taking place online from 27 – 30 October 2020, providing a much-anticipated trade and networking event for the global sheet metal working community, which has been impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The…

LVD Introduces Low-Cost Laser Cutting Machine—YSD LaserONE

LVD Introduces Low-Cost Laser Cutting Machine—YSD LaserONE

LVD YSD LaserONE is a new cost-effective laser cutting machine designed to put the advantages of fiber laser technology within easy reach of sheet metal fabricators by eliminating the extras that increase machine cost and complexity. LaserONE is offered with…

ANCA Updates Toolroom For Barrel Shape Ballnose Endmills

ANCA Updates Toolroom For Barrel Shape Ballnose Endmills

Discover new possibilities in machining with the Barrel Shape Ballnose (BSB) tooltype in ANCA’s up-to-the-minute ToolRoom software. The latest enhancement also includes revamped Double Corner Radius (DCR) Endmills. These endmills constitute a new tool class for machining excellence. Barrel and…

Global Automotive Bearing Market To Reach $48.41 Billion by 2027

Global Automotive Bearing Market To Reach $48B by 2027

The global automotive bearings industry generated $31.60 billion in 2019, and is estimated to reach $48.41 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.8 percent from 2020 to 2027, according to a report by Allied Market Research. A prime determinant of growth is…

Hyundai $400 Million Innovation Center In Singapore To Revolutionise The Future Of Mobility

Hyundai $400 Million Innovation Center In Singapore To Revolutionise The Future Of Mobility

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) is opening a $400 million Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center in Singapore (HMGICS) set to be completed by the end of 2022. Located at the Jurong Innovation District, the 28,000 m2 center will act as…

API Partners KvejborgApS For 3D Metrology In Denmark

API Partners KvejborgApS For 3D Metrology In Denmark

Automated Precision Europe GmbH (API) has signed a sales agent contract with KvejborgApS in order to improve service and coverage for industrial customers in Denmark. Both companies are specialised in innovative laser-based metrology equipment and measurement services for industrial companies.…

Euroblech 2020: TRUMPF Presents Online Trade Fair And Events In Ditzingen

Euroblech 2020: TRUMPF Presents Online Trade Fair And Customer Events In Ditzingen

German high-tech company TRUMPF will be presenting a whole series of new developments in sheet-metal fabrication this fall. From October 27 to 30, the company will be showcasing a range of new machines, software and services at Euroblech’s online Digital…

Siemens Collaborates With Morf3D To Accelerate Adoption Of Metal AM

Siemens Collaborates With Morf3D To Accelerate Adoption Of Metal AM

Morf3D is collaborating with Siemens Digital Industries Software to promote the use of additive manufacturing (AM) in advanced design, engineering, and production qualification of metal-based product innovations across a variety of industries. This collaboration equips Morf3D with Siemens’ end-to-end AM software solution…

DP Technology Developed Machine-Optimised ESPRIT CAM Solutions For Willemin-Macodel

DP Technology Developed Machine-Optimised ESPRIT CAM Solutions For Willemin-Macodel

DP Technology engineers have worked with Willemin-Macodel to develop highly optimised support within their ESPRIT CAM software to drastically improve the user experience and programming efficiency for the MT series, including output of machine-optimised, edit-free G-Code. Willemin-Macodel is a supplier…

Sandvik Coromant Launches New Carbide Inserts For Efficient Steel Turning

Sandvik Coromant Launches New Carbide Inserts For Efficient Steel Turning

Sandvik Coromant is upgrading its range of turning inserts for machining ISO-P steels. The tooling specialist has launched two new carbide grades that are designed for external and internal machining of low-alloyed and unalloyed steels. The new inserts, called GC4415…

ANDRITZ Strengthens Technology Leadership With Train Wheel Production Line

ANDRITZ Strengthens Technology Leadership With Train Wheel Production Line

International technology group ANDRITZ and Allegro – a subsidiary of EVRAZ and RailService established to implement the project to produce train wheels in the Titan Valley special economic zone – have signed a contract to supply a complete production line…

Frost & Sullivan Reveals 9 Emerging Trends Reshaping Industries Post COVID-19

Frost & Sullivan Reveals 9 Emerging Trends Reshaping Industries Post COVID-19

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, The Reshaping of Industries Caused by COVID-19, encompasses nine key trends that will emerge from industries reshaping as a response to COVID-19. With the pandemic’s negative impact on the global economy, immediate action is critical. Technology…

Horn Expands Gear Cutting Portfolio

Horn Expands Gear Cutting Portfolio

Paul Horn GmbH is expanding its range of gear cutting products. Horn’s new tool system for milling bevel gear teeth allows the complete machining of bevel gears on universal turn-mill centres. The system was created in cooperation with machine manufacturer…

ANCA ToolDraft –The Ultimate Drafting Package For Cutting Tools

ANCA ToolDraft –The Ultimate Drafting Package For Cutting Tools

Like all manufactured parts, cutting tools require technical drawings to make a design a reality. Best practice for cutting tool manufacturers emphasises the importance of a tool drawing that is detailed, clear and precise. Tool drawings are essential for many…

cSIC MARKING GROUP Expands Korea Offices

SIC Marking Group Expands Korea Offices

In spite of the unprecedented pandemic crisis that impacts many players in the industrial sector, SIC Marking Group continues its international development. This time, SIC Korea–the Asian subsidiary, created in 2016, invests in new offices south of Seoul – thus…

3D-Printed Medical Devices Can Remedy Supply Bottlenecks In Times Of Pandemic

3D-Printed Medical Devices Can Remedy Supply Bottlenecks In Times Of Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, the 3D printing industry has successfully set up on-demand production facilities. Medical devices are subject to strict quality requirements and must conform to an array of legal regulations. In addition, there is a shortage of contract…

API’s Improved vProbe For Enhanced CMM Measurements Directly On Production Floor

API’s Improved vProbe For Enhanced CMM Measurements Directly On Production Floor

API presents the new and improved vProbe in online demos. vProbe achieves CMM-level accuracy when measuring components of any volume. API’s new vProbe is smaller and lighter. It features automatic probe recognition, smart buttons, and has a working battery life…

Doosan Machine Tools Launches DBM 2030/3050 series Machining Equipment

Doosan Machine Tools Launches DBM 2030/3050 series Machining Equipment

Doosan Machine Tools Co., Ltd will release more DMB Series line-ups, a double column of 2,000mm and 3,000 effective width, which consists of the multi-purpose double column machining center that is suitable for machining both large size workpieces and moulds.…

KUKA Webinar

KUKA Webinar: Embracing Robotic Application In Boosting APEC Economic Performance

In collaboration with Netherlands-Thai Chambers of Commerce (NTCC), KUKA is hosting a webinar as part of the NTCC Industry 4.0 series: “Embracing Robotic Applications in Boosting Economic Performance within APeC” on Wednesday 30 September 2020 from 16:00 – 17:15 (ICT). This…

Simulation Irons Out Metal Binder Jetting Defects To Enable Mass-Production AM

Simulation Irons Out Metal Binder Jetting Defects To Enable Mass-Production AM

Simufact, part of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, has introduced metal binder jetting (MBJ) simulation, that is enabling manufacturers to predict and prevent the distortion that sintering processes will have on parts at the design stage for the first time. The new…

At High Speed From Component To Tooling

At High Speed From Component To Tooling

With “Walter Innotime”, Walter is introducing the world’s first digital design wizard for accelerating the consulting and ordering process. Engineers in Walter Engineering are working with a new digital wizard: Walter Innotime. This web application links existing Walter systems to…

EuroBLECH Launches Digital Innovation Summit In October 2020

EuroBLECH Launches Digital Innovation Summit In October 2020

The organiser of EuroBLECH, Mack Brooks Exhibitions, has launched a new online event for the international sheet metal working community—the EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Summit, in order to help the industry pave and shape the way back to recovery from the…

LVD Introduces Strippit PL Punch-Laser Combination Machine

LVD Introduces Strippit PL Punch-Laser Combination Machine

LVD Company nv introduces the Strippit PL Punch-Laser combination, a machine that combines the punching and forming advantages of the Strippit PX or V Series punch press with the speed and versatility of fiber laser cutting to complete multiple processes…

Sandvik And BEAMIT Advances Additive Manufacturing

Sandvik And BEAMIT Advances Additive Manufacturing

Sandvik and BEAMIT have made several important advances in metal additive manufacturing (AM) over the last six months. Most recently the BEAMIT Group acquired ZARE, meaning that two leading additive manufacturing service bureaus in Europe join forces to become one…

Sandvik AM Achieves ISO 13485:2016 Medical Certification For Its Of Titanium Powder Plant

Sandvik AM Achieves Medical Certification For Its Titanium Powder Plant

Sandvik’s new powder plant in Sweden has received the ‘ISO 13485:2016’ medical certification for Osprey titanium powders, now approved for use in the additive manufacturing of medical applications. “This standard will reassure our customers that Sandvik has the necessary quality…

Developing Asia's Economic Growth To Contract In 2020

Developing Asia’s Economic Growth To Contract In 2020

Economies across developing Asia will contract this year for the first time in nearly six decades but recovery will resume next year, as the region starts to emerge from the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 Update forecasts -0.7 percent gross domestic product…

Growth Opportunities In Singapore’s Precision Engineering Sector

Growth Opportunities In Singapore’s Precision Engineering Sector

Despite the ongoing pandemic, Singapore’s Precision Engineering (PE) Sector has offered close to 1,500 job opportunities from more than 270 companies since April this year, according to the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). The PE industry is an integral part of…

Enlighted Safe is a new workplace digital contact tracing app, which helps employees return safely to the workplace.

Siemens Delivers Digital Contact Tracing Application For Safer Workplaces

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has launched Enlighted Safe, a new workplace digital contact tracing app, which helps employees return safely to the workplace. Enlighted Safe provides greater transparency into the contact history of employees who are known to have tested positive…

New Update For Hypertherm Robotmaster Robotic Software

New Update For Hypertherm Robotmaster Robotic Software

Hypertherm has released the Robotmaster Version 7.3 offline robot programming software with extensive features and enhancements designed to further simplify robotic programming. Additions found in V7.3 include: Support for the newest CAD file types, 3D printing software, and third-party plugs-in…

NUM Launches Digital Twin Technology For CNC Machine Tools

NUM Launches Digital Twin Technology For CNC Machine Tools

CNC specialist NUM has launched digital twin technology that enables machine tool manufacturers to reduce their time to market dramatically, by using powerful Industry 4.0 simulation techniques. Originally known as pairing technology, and first used by NASA in the early…

Haimer USA Joins TITANS Of CNC For Manufacturing Education

Haimer USA Joins TITANS Of CNC For Manufacturing Education

Haimer USA has partnered with TITANS of CNC—an organisation that uplifts students, educators and the manufacturing workforce in over 170 countries worldwide. Titan Gilroy, CEO and founder of TITANS of CNC is focused on developing and delivering high-level manufacturing education…

ITAP 2020: Forging Ahead With Industry 4.0 In The New Normal

ITAP 2020: Forging Ahead With Industry 4.0 In The New Normal

Helping manufacturers build a position of strength to operate in a COVID-safe world remains mission critical for this year’s Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC – A HANNOVER MESSE EVENT (ITAP) from 20 to 22 October. The event, in its 3rd edition, comes…

Officiating the launch of the Siemens AMTC, from left, Dr Thai-Lai Pham, CEO of Siemens ASEAN; Lim Kok Kiang, Executive Vice President, Singapore Economic Development Board; Raimund Klein, Executive Vice President, Digital Industries, ASEAN, Siemens; Dr. Norbert Riedel, German Ambassador Designated to Singapore.

Siemens Launches Advance Manufacturing Competence Center in Singapore

Siemens has officially launched its Advance Manufacturing Transformation Center (AMTC) to provide guidance, support and training to companies in Southeast Asia on their journey of adoption, transition and transformation towards advance manufacturing. AMTC is the first-of-its-kind, three-in-one competence center that…

Kennametal Introduces Flat Bottom Geometry For KenTIP FS

Kennametal Introduces Flat Bottom Geometry For KenTIP FS

Kennametal has expanded its replaceable drill offering for KenTIP FS modular drill series with the new FEG insert for flat bottom hole applications. Applicable in steel, cast iron, and stainless steels, the FEG insert eliminates end milling operations and completes…

Hyundai To Manufacture EVs In Singapore From 2022

Hyundai To Manufacture EVs In Singapore From 2022

Hyundai Motor has announced that it plans to manufacture its electric vehicles (EVs) in Singapore, starting in 2022, according to Straits Times. As such, the auto maker will be setting up a 28,000 square metre plant in Singapore with construction…

ESCO Tool Enables Easy Modular Tooling

ESCO Tool Enables Easy Modular Tooling

A new clamshell style, O.D. mounted split frame machine that features fast, accurate, and easy to setup indexable tooling to part and bevel tube and pipe from 51 mm TO 1220 mm dia. is being introduced by ESCO Tool of…

Wesley Tilley, who serves as Vice President of Software R&D, and Avi Ray-Chaudhuri, who serves as Vice President of Hardware R&D, joined FARO on August 31, 2020.

Two Industry Veterans to Lead FARO’s Global Hardware, Software R&D Teams

FARO Technologies Inc. has hired two industry veterans to join its senior leadership team and manage the global hardware and software R&D teams. Avi Ray-Chaudhuri, who serves as Vice President of Hardware R&D, and Wesley Tilley, who serves as Vice President of…

Metaltech And Automex 2020 To Go All Virtual As Physical Shows Move To 2021

Metaltech And Automex 2020 To Go All Virtual As Physical Shows Move To 2021

METALTECH & AUTOMEX , originally scheduled to take place from 10 to 13 November 2020 at Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) Kuala Lumpur, have been rescheduled till 23 to 26 June 2021. The organiser of the events—Informa Markets’…

3D Metalforge Partners Ultimaker to Launch SEA's Largest Industrial FFF Print Facility In Singapore

3D Metalforge Partners Ultimaker to Launch SEA’s Largest Industrial FFF Print Facility In Singapore

Ultimaker and Metalforge has partnered for the launch of Southeast Asia’s largest industrial FFF printing facility. The new facility will offer industrial-grade, fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printing from Ultimaker’s professional S-Line 3D printers, providing a complete ecosystem of certified…

TaeguTec Launches Specific Sleeves For HUSH-BORE Boring Bars

TaeguTec Launches Specific Sleeves For HUSH-BORE Boring Bars

Vibration free HUSH-BORE boring bars are cylindrical shank type products, with no flat parts, for deep internal turning operations in 7xBD to 10xBD (BD: shank diameter) range. Therefore, based on the flat surface design of the head, set-up time can…

Aircraft Turned Parts Market to Reach US$ 1.9 Billion In 2025 Amid COVID-19

Aircraft Turned Parts Market to Reach US$ 1.9 Billion In 2025 Amid COVID-19

The aircraft turned parts market is expected to reach an estimated value of US$ 1.9 billion in 2025, impacted by COVID-19 according to Stratview Research market report. Turning is a machining process used to obtain highly finished cylindrical parts with the help of…

Honda And General Motors Establishes A Strategic Alliance In North America

Honda And General Motors Establishes A Strategic Alliance In North America

General Motors and Honda have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance. The scope of the proposed alliance includes a range of vehicles to be sold under each company’s distinct…

Mühlhoff Starts Production On Large Presses After Fire With Help From Schuler Service

Mühlhoff Starts Production On Large Presses After Fire With Help From Schuler Service

What a shock: at the turn of the year an arsonist sets fire in the production halls of Mühlhoff Umformtechnik on its site at the border with the Netherlands. The column of smoke can be seen for miles, resulting in…

Schuler Appoints New Head Of Service

Torsten Petrick has been appointed as the new Head of Schuler Service as of July 1, 2020. Previously, he built up and managed the company’s global procurement. Graduating from the Technical University of Braunschweig and until 2008, Petrick worked in…

Fagor Arrasate Participates In The Development Of Smart Shears For HSS

Fagor Arrasate Participates In The Development Of Smart Shears For HSS

Fagor Arrasate, specialist in the design of forming and cutting lines, takes part in a European investigation project to design smart shears for high-strength steel (HSS) with a predictive system which warns about cutting tool deterioration. The project, called IntellCutProcess,…

igus 3D Printing Service: Quick Delivery Of Lubrication-Free Components

igus 3D Printing Service: Quick Delivery Of Lubrication-Free Components

Wear-resistant functional components, prototypes and replacement parts configured easily and delivered quickly 120,000 additively manufactured components were delivered by igus last year. Reason enough for the motion plastics specialist to further increase its capacities and equip its 3D printing service…

Hoffmann Group Connected Tools Driving Accelerating Digitalisation In Tooling

Hoffmann Group Connected Tools Accelerating Digitalisation In Tooling

The new “Hoffmann Group Connected Tools (HCT)” product family Hoffmann Group is driving digitalisation forwards in the field of tooling. The range includes Bluetooth-capable tools which at the push of a button send measured values directly to a PC application…

FARO Acquires ATS AB To Accelerate In 3D Digital Twin Market

FARO Acquires ATS AB To Accelerate In 3D Digital Twin Market

FARO Technologies, Inc. has acquired Advanced Technical Solutions in Scandinavia AB (“ATS”), a Swedish-based leader in 3D digital twin solution technology. The acquisition will integrate ATS software and proprietary Traceable 3D system, which enables highly accurate and repeatable 3D scans,…

Analysis from “Metal Additive Manufacturing 2020-2030”. Image of Metal X printer taken by IDTechEx analyst.

IDTechEx: Will Low-Cost Metal Additive Manufacturing Printers Be Successful?

Metal additive manufacturing has seen many trends over recent years including pushing the (build) envelope and deposition rate to higher levels, broadening the materials portfolio, and expanding into new markets. According to IDTechEx, one trend that cannot be overlooked is…

A WarpSPEE3D 3D metal printer has again deployed and been put through its paces by the Australian Army during a two-week field exercise.

Australian Army Pushes Metal 3D Printing to Extremes in Latest Field Trial

Building on the success of its world-first field trial in June this year, a WarpSPEE3D 3D metal printer has again deployed and been put through its paces by the Australian Army during a two-week field exercise in the extreme heat…

Digital Customer Event: Experience Walter.live

Digital Customer Event: Experience Walter.live

Walter is inviting customers and others interested in the company to a digital event about “Seeing opportunities in solutions” on 15th and 16th September 2020. Participants can experience Walter.live: The tool manufacturer will present innovative solutions and precision tools for…

Mazda And Toyota Joint Venture Commits Additional $830 Million To Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Technologies

Mazda And Toyota Joint Venture Commits Additional $830 Million To Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Technologies

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, (MTM), the new joint-venture between Mazda Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation, has announced an additional $830 million investment to incorporate more cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to its workforce of up to…

Thailand BOI Encourages Focus On Automation And Human Resource Training Ahead of 2021 Recovery

Thailand BOI Encourages Focus On Automation And Human Resource Training Ahead of 2021 Recovery

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) is urging investors to focus on enhancing productivity and efficiency through automation and human resource training by taking advantage of the key promotion measures offered to them, in order to prepare for the economic…

Rolls Royce has discovered technical problems with its Trent XWB engines.

Rolls Royce Discovers Cracks In Engine Blades

Already dealing with the financial struggles of COVID-19, Rolls Royce has discovered technical problems with its Trent XWB engines. Routine inspection found cracks in its compressor blades on a small number of its XWB engine which powers the Airbus A350…

TRUMPF AI Assistant Optimises Sorting Process

TRUMPF AI Assistant Optimises Sorting Process

TRUMPF has developed a solution that makes life easier for machine operators by helping them sort sheet metal parts from a laser cutting machine. The Sorting Guide uses an AI solution to identify which part the operator has removed from…

Future-Driven technologies Will Drive The Global Light Commercial Vehicle Market Towards Recovery

Future-Driven technologies Will Drive The Global Light Commercial Vehicle Market Towards Recovery

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) Market Outlook, 2020, finds that global sales of LCVs are projected to reach 9.49 million units in 2020, with pickups contributing to 4.62 million units. The global economic impact of…

OMAX To Demonstrate Waterjet Precision At EuroBLECH 2021

OMAX To Demonstrate Waterjet Precision At EuroBLECH 2021

OMAX Corp will showcase their extensive product line at EuroBLECH 2021. EuroBlech 2020 has been rescheduled to March 9th-12th 2021. Included in this year’s line up the ProtoMAX and OMAX 55100. Visitors to the OMAX booth (Hall 12 / Stand…

Kennametal Introduces The eBore Fine Boring System

Kennametal Introduces The eBore Fine Boring System

Kennametal has introduced a new line of digital-ready fine boring tools that make precision adjustment easy, enabling more productive, predictable, and accurate boring. The eBore Fine Boring System consists of cutting units to cover a diameter range from 6 to…

Electric Cars: The Lifeline Of The Auto Industry

Electric Cars: The Lifeline Of The Auto Industry

In the past two decades, the car market has declined twice: first due to the 2008 economic crisis, and then due to falling sales in China. Most recently, the lockdowns implemented to combat the coronavirus pandemic, causing auto-production plants to…

SESTO Robotics Launches Autonomous Mobile Robot For Material Handling In Space-Scarce Manufacturing

SESTO Robotics Launches Autonomous Mobile Robot For Material Handling In Space-Scarce Manufacturing

SESTO Robotics has launched SESTO Magnus – a bi-directional, compact autonomous mobile robot able to carry loads up to 300kg. Having the highest payload rating in the compact class, SESTO Magnus is designed to automate material handling processes in manufacturing,…

General Motors (GM) is betting that the business benefits of 3D printing will continue long after the current COVID-19 crisis subsides.

GM Accelerates 3D Printing Capability With Stratasys

As the COVID-19 pandemic has ripped through much of the world this year, 3D printing has emerged as an agile and effective technology for producing personal protective equipment, medical equipment prototypes and nose swabs. But General Motors (GM), which has…

Walter AG Presents New Grades For ISO K And ISO H Materials

Walter AG Presents New Grades For ISO K And ISO H Materials

With the WBK20 and WBK30 CBN grades, Walter is launching two new indexable inserts for turning ISO H and ISO K materials: WBK20 (grain size diameter 3.0 μm) for finishing cast iron; WBK30 (grain size diameter 10.0 μm) for high metal removal…

TRUMPF And Fraunhofer IPA Research Alliance Ramps Up AI For Industrial Use

TRUMPF And Fraunhofer IPA Research Alliance Ramps Up AI For Industrial Use

TRUMPF and the Stuttgart-based Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA have formed a research alliance that is set to to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for connected manufacturing on an industrial scale. Running until 2025, ten employees from…

Tungaloy Adds Longer Flutes To Popular TungMeister Exchangeable-Head End Milling System

Tungaloy Adds Longer Flutes To Popular TungMeister Exchangeable-Head End Milling System

Tungaloy has announced that its TungMeister series of exchangeable-head end milling system now includes long-flute end milling heads and new high-rigidity shank holders. With TungMeister, significant reduction in tool changeover time can be achieved through the ability to replace used…

5 Reasons Why You Need Collaborative Automation For Today's World

5 Reasons Why You Need Collaborative Automation For Today’s World

The benefits of collaborative automation are undisputed – more profitability, productivity, flexibility, higher quality and even more employee satisfaction. Given the current economic landscape, manufacturers need these advantages now more than ever. Collaborative robots (cobots) are a proven, valuable and…

3D Printing Metal Market To Be Worth $5.51 Billion By 2027

3D Printing Metal Market To Be Worth $5.51 Billion By 2027

The global 3D printing metal market size is projected to reach USD 5.51 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 27.8 percent from 2020 to 2027, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. Accelerating growth in the adoption of…

Kennametal Introduces KCS10B For Superalloy Applications Used In Aerospace

Kennametal Introduces KCS10B For Superalloy Applications Used In Aerospace

Kennametal has introduced its newest turning grade, KCS10B, for nickel, cobalt and iron-based superalloys used in aerospace and other high temperature applications. KCS10B, which features a revolutionary coating applied to an ultra-fine grain carbide substrate for superior layer adhesion, delivers…

Doosan Robotics Launches New Cobots Including Support For Machine Tools

Doosan Robotics Launches New Cobots Including Support For Machine Tools

Doosan Robotics Inc. is introducing six new collaborative robots (cobots), diversifying its innovative product offerings. The new lineup includes four models from the A-SERIES and two from the H-SERIES, adding to the company’s selection of innovative, future-proof cobots. The A-SERIES,…

New Dimensions In Deep-Hole Drilling With Walter

New Dimensions In Deep-Hole Drilling With Walter

With the X·treme Evo solid carbide drills from the DC160 Advance range of drills, Walter is forging a link to the “next generation of drilling”. By introducing lengths of 16 to 30 × D, the tool manufacturer its expanding its…

UK Manufacturers Positioned To Lead The Green Revolution

UK Manufacturers Positioned To Lead The Green Revolution

A new report, published by the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), has found that if the UK moves towards Green manufacturing, we could see between £8–20 billion added to the UK’s GDP and 400,000 to 1 million jobs created. Climate change…

Digital Sales Offer Long-Term Opportunity To Automotive Aftermarket In Indonesia, Says GlobalData

Digital Sales Offer Long-Term Opportunity To Automotive Aftermarket In Indonesia, Says GlobalData

Auto part suppliers in Indonesia are turning to online platforms to weather the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Following this news, Bakar Sadik Agwan, Senior Automotive Consultant at GlobalData, offers his view: “Indonesia currently leads Southeast Asia in terms of the number…

China's Changzhou National Hi-Tech District Renews Partnership With ThyssenKrupp

China’s Changzhou National Hi-Tech District Renews Partnership With ThyssenKrupp

German multinational conglomerate ThyssenKrupp recently renewed its partnership with Changzhou National Hi-Tech District (CND), in Changzhou, representing its fifth investment in the Chinese city in five years. ThyssenKrupp decided to move forward with an additional investment of US$200 million to build a global automotive electronic…

Hexagon's EYE-D enables production-level users to operate CMMs with ease by automatically recognising a workpiece, aligning it, and executing the right inspection routine.

Hexagon Unveils Enhanced Quality Solutions To Drive The Autonomous Future Of CMMs

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has released several technologies that enable manufacturers to enhance quality processes, coordinate measuring machine (CMM) capabilities, and inspection efficiency. As the demand for greater levels of inspection automation increase globally, Hexagon’s solutions deliver a number of…

TRUMPF And STMicroelectronics Partners For UWB Positioning Technology

TRUMPF And STMicroelectronics Partners For UWB Positioning Technology

The high-tech company TRUMPF and the semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics have concluded a strategic partnership in the field of UWB positioning technology. As part of this agreement, STMicroelectronics will acquire TRUMPF’s majority stake in the UWB pioneer BeSpoon. Within the framework…

Tungaloy Rev Up Turning Efficiency in Heat-Resistant Superalloys With New Ceramic Insert Grades

Tungaloy Revs Up Turning Efficiency in Heat-Resistant Superalloys With New Ceramic Insert Grades

Tungaloy has unveiled two new ceramic insert grades: TS200 and TS300 that are developed for performing high-speed, high-efficiency turning operations of heat-resistant superalloys. The company has also introduced dedicated turning toolholders with a T-style insert clamp that are designed to…

LVD Showcases New Products In Virtual Technology Events

LVD Showcases New Products In Virtual Technology Events

Following the postponement of EuroBLECH 2020, LVD announces plans for a series of Virtual Technology Events and Technology Days to be held September through November 2020 to launch and showcase new laser cutting, bending and punch press products for the…

Programming Tube supports files in all common formats and enables the upload and construction of tubes and complete assemblies.

TRUMPF Launches New Programming Software for Laser Tube Cutting Machines

TRUMPF has developed a new programming software for laser tube cutting machines called “Programming Tube”. The software executes many work steps automatically, so that for many finished parts, no additional programming effort is required. The intuitive way of working ensures…

On The Safe Side When Drilling

On The Safe Side When Drilling

Walter Tools is completing its D4120 product range. With dimensions of 2, 3, 4 and 5 × D, the Tübingen-based company offers a wide range spanning diameters from 13.5 to 59 mm. Specially developed outer and centre inserts ensure precise…

Ultimaker’s New Software Solution Helps Overcome Barriers In AM Adoption

Ultimaker’s New Software Solution Helps Overcome Barriers In AM Adoption

Ultimaker has launched Ultimaker Essentials—a new software solution created to aid companies in overcoming major barriers in the adoption of additive manufacturing. Ultimaker Essentials enables companies to incorporate 3D printing in existing IT infrastructures and allows for seamless distribution and…

Doosan Machine Tools has partners with TITANS of CNC.

Doosan Machine Tools Partners With TITANS Of CNC

Doosan Machine Tools is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with TITANS of CNC, Inc. As part of this partnership, Doosan Machine Tools will become the exclusive premier machine tool builder partner for TITANS of CNC. TITANS of CNC…

A Look At Global Powertrain Key Technologies And Trends by Region

A Look At Global Powertrain Key Technologies And Trends by Region

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Powertrain Outlook, 2020, finds that global automotive sales are expected to decline by more than 14.2 percent due to COVID-19 by the end of 2020 as manufacturing facilities and supply chains are affected by…

Industry 5.0: The Future Of Manufacturing In 2035

Industry 5.0: The Future Of Manufacturing In 2035

The Factory of 2035 will look vastly different than the factory of today. Ever since the first Industrial Revolution when mechanisation, water, and steam power started to automate work previously carried out manually, more work has been taken on by…

topometric's multi-door fixture helps accommodate different doors for different vehicle models.

topometric Develops One Measuring Fixture For All Vehicle Doors

topometric GmbH has developed a multi-door fixture for an optical inspection system, which helps accommodate different doors for different vehicle models—both inner and outer panels and complete door assemblies. Model-specific individual door fixtures are no longer needed; just the support…

Ultraseal will be showcasing its sealant recycling technologies and demonstrating how it can reduce wastewater and water consumption, help save costs, and reduce downtime.

Ultraseal To Exhibit At CHINA DIECASTING 2020

Ultraseal International Group, a Quaker Houghton company, will be showcasing its casting impregnation products and services at CHINA DIECASTING 2020, which will be held this week (15-17 July) at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. CHINA DIECASTING attracts thousands of…

New Holroyd Gear Grinding Centre Offers Greater Levels Of Efficiency In Precision Gear

New Holroyd Gear Grinding Centre Offers Greater Levels Of Efficiency In Precision Gear

A brand-new gear grinding centre from Holroyd Precision promises to bring higher levels of intelligence and efficiency to the production of specialised gears and tooth forms. Called the GT350, this latest machine from the Precision Technologies Group (PTG) company has…

Cloud-Edge And 5G Set To Propel Post-COVID-19 Value Creation

Cloud-Edge And 5G Set To Propel Post-COVID-19 Value Creation

More than ever, cloud compute and intelligence platforms should be as close to the source of data at the outer ‘edges’ as possible. The importance of cloud-edges is further highlighted in their relationship with 5G, which forms a symbiotic association…

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API Partners With NM3D IBÉRICA For 3D Metrology solutions

To improve consulting for industrial customers with a need for mobile measurement technology in Spain and Portugal, Automated Precision Europe GmbH (API) has signed a reseller agreement with NM3D IBÉRICA. Both companies specialise in innovative laser-based instruments for measurement, calibration…

EuroBLECH 2020 Postponed To March 2021 In Hanover, Germany

EuroBLECH 2020 Postponed To March 2021 In Hanover, Germany

EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Summit to take place in October 2020 Mack Brooks Exhibitions has announced the postponement of EuroBLECH, which was scheduled to take place at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds in Germany from 27 to 30 October 2020. The new…

Wire & Tube China 2020 To Steer Global Economy Recovery As Scheduled In September

wire & Tube China 2020 To Steer Global Economy Recovery As Scheduled In September

At present, the COVID-19 epidemic has been effectively controlled in China, and some overseas countries have managed to stabilise the epidemic situation after several months of travel restrictions. Considering the exhibition industry is important to promote cross-regional economic and trade…

KUKA Launches KR IONTEC For The Medium Payload Category

KUKA Launches KR IONTEC For The Medium Payload Category

KUKA is launching the successor to the KR 60-3—the KR IONTEC, setting new standards in terms of flexibility in the medium payload category. It is designed for operation in conventional and digital production worlds and stands out in particular for…

Vinfast Opens R&D Center In Australia

Vinfast Opens R&D Center In Australia

Vinfast, Vietnam’s first domestic car manufacturer, has launched its Research and Development Center in Australia to boost international activity. The establishment of VinFast Office in Melbourne—the industrial hub of Australia is a strategic move, taking advantage of the presence of…

Global Light Vehicle Market To Decline 17.2 Percent In 2020

Global Light Vehicle Market To Decline 17.2 Percent In 2020

The world’s light vehicle market is forecast by GlobalData to decline by 17.2 percent to 73.6 million units in 2020, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated economic fallout. “This is a bigger one-off shock than…

The TungTurn-Jet system strategically directs the internal coolant jet to an optimal position, close to the cutting point on the insert rake face.

Tungaloy Eliminates Coolant Hose Connections with TungTurn-Jet

Tungaloy has expanded its TungTurn-Jet solution, a high pressure coolant turning tool system, to include coolant-through toolholders and PSC/VDI (DIN69880) adapters. This combination eliminates the need for hoses, fittings and spare parts that are commonly needed for coolant-through tooling. The…

Walter is now presenting two new developments in micro drilling: the DB133 Supreme solid carbide and the DB131 Supreme pilot micro drills.

Walter Launches Micro Drilling Innovation

Externally cooled Walter DB133 Supreme micro drills have become successfully established worldwide for machining precision parts. Walter is now presenting two new developments in micro drilling: the DB133 Supreme solid carbide micro drill with internal coolant in dimensions of 5,…

Hexagon Brings Asset Performance Management Solution To Laser Tracker Portfolio

Hexagon Brings Asset Performance Management Solution To Laser Tracker Portfolio

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has released a new system software for Leica Absolute Tracker AT960 and AT930 systems. The update, which delivers notable usability improvements to current and future users, is available immediately and allows for integration of these systems within the HxGN SFx…

Aurecon To Design A Shared Facility In Singapore To Support Offshore Module And Equipment Fabrication Activities

Aurecon To Design A Shared Facility In Singapore To Support Offshore Module And Equipment Fabrication Activities

Singapore is a regional hub for offshore and marine companies which require state-of-the-art marine facilities. To further strengthen their offshore and marine-leading position, JTC Corporation intends to construct the Offshore Marine Centre 2 along Singapore’s Tuas Western Coast. Aurecon has…