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The chemical industry in the Asia Pacific region continues to grow, accounting for a 58.6 percent share of the global chemical industry's revenue in 2020.

Averting Leaks And Hazards In Chemical Plants And Labs

By Friedhelm Best, Vice President APAC, HIMA The chemical industry in the Asia Pacific region continues to grow, accounting for a 58.6 percent share of the global chemical industry’s revenue in 2020. Serving as the mainstay of numerous industries such…

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Real-Time Control Of Factory-Automation Equipment

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) announced recently that they have developed an AI technology that predicts changes during automated manufacturing processes and then makes real-time adjustments in the Factory-Automation (FA)…

Ludwigshafen, Germany-based BASF makes a wide range of specialty plastics and chemicals.

BASF Gears Ahead In The New Automotive Future

Global materials giant BASF SE was at Fakuma 2021 with a new range of options for electric vehicles, sustainability and other applications. By Frank Esposito Ludwigshafen, Germany-based BASF makes a wide range of specialty plastics and chemicals. Globally, the firm…

No Relief for Supply-Chain Headaches in the Near Future

Global Supply Chains Are Unlikely To Resolve In The Near Future

The pandemic-instigated shocks to global supply chains that have given material and machine suppliers so many headaches are unlikely to resolve in the near future, according to industry experts.

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IBM And Samsung Unveil Semiconductor Breakthrough

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Samsung Electronics jointly announced a breakthrough in semiconductor design utilizing a new vertical transistor architecture that demonstrates a path to scaling beyond nanosheet, and has the potential to reduce energy usage by 85 percent compared to a…

This new expansion is scheduled to come on stream in the second half of 2023 and will provide best-inclass regional supply to customers in Asia.

Arkema To Double Its SARTOMER® Photocure Resins Capacity In Asia

Arkema announces the project to double its UV curable resins production capacity at its Nansha plant in China. This expansion will support the fast-growing demand in Asia for cutting-edge solutions in electronics, driven by 5G technology, and in renewable energies.…

IBM and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the two companies will combine the benefits of IBM Open Data for Industries for IBM Cloud Pak for Data and AWS Cloud infrastructure to serve energy customers.

IBM, Amazon Web Services Join Forces To Help Oil & Gas Industry Accelerate Energy Transition

Collaboration Will Bring Together AWS and IBM Open Data for Industries for a Comprehensive OSDU™ Data Solution

Schneider Electric and Prisma Photonics partner to increase integrity and efficiency for Oil and Gas pipeline operators and owners (CNW Group/Schneider Electric Canada Inc.)

Providing Real-Time Intelligence & Precise Monitoring Of Oil And Gas Pipeline Operations

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Prisma Photonics, a provider of next-generation fibre sensing for smart infrastructure, recently announced a partnership to help oil and gas pipeline owners and operators prevent…

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Aker Offshore Wind Secures Blade Recycling Pilot Project Funding

A UK Government grant has been secured for an innovative pilot to develop the UK’s first wind blade turbine recycling plant.

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Next Evolution In Innovative, Sustainable Liquid Cooling For Data Centre

Schneider Electric™, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and the world’s most sustainable corporation 2021 as ranked by Corporate Knights, has entered into an Alliance Partnership with Chilldyne, a pioneer in liquid cooling solutions for data centres.

Senior delegates officially start the construction of VinES Battery Manufacturing Factory.

Vingroup Officially Began Construction Of The VinES Battery Manufacturing Factory

The People’s Committee of Ha Tinh Province and Vingroup officially began construction of the VinES Battery Manufacturing Factory in the Vung Ang Economic Zone (Ha Tinh). The facility is backed by VND 4,000 billion (nearly 173.7 million USD) in investments…

It will be crucial for manufacturers to leverage technology if they are to advance to Industry 5.0

Rockwell Automation Outlines Tech Trends Driving Industry 5.0

Artificial intelligence, edge and cloud computing integration, workforce augmentation, and more, identified as key adoption areas for industrial automation players

The Steel E-Motive is a fully autonomous battery electric vehicle aimed at leveraging the latest iteration of steel for light weight and autonomous mobility (photo courtesy of WorldAutoSteel).

Steel Industry Loves The New E-Motive Autonomous Electric Vehicle

The global steel industry aims to carve out a bigger space for steel in the autonomous battery electric vehicle market of the future.

VFlowTech will develop Underground Storage Tank Energy Storage Systems in a smart microgrid set-up for the green EV charging application project in South Korea

Singapore Signs South Korea Deal To Power Renewable Grids For EV Charging Stations

First Vanadium redox flow renewable energy battery provider to achieve international recognition and business contracts for utility-scale storage solutions to drive the transition to renewables for EV charging infrastructures

The Ather Grid is a network of fast charging points across the country and is India's largest EV charging network.

EV Charging Infrastructure The Key To Powering Future Mobility

Electric vehicles (EVs) have the potential to reshape the transportation sector globally, drastically cutting carbon emissions and clearing the way for significant climate progress.

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Arkema Accelerates Its Investments In Batteries

In the presence of Thierry Le Hénaff, Chairman and CEO of the Group, Arkema inaugurates the Christian Collette Center of Excellence dedicated to batteries at its Pierre-Bénite Research Center.

AFC Energy plc is commercialising scalable alkaline fuel cell systems, to provide clean electricity for on and off grid applications.

ABB Orders First Alkaline Hydrogen Fuel Cell System

AFC Energy (“AFC Energy” or the “Company”), a leading provider of hydrogen power generation technologies, is pleased to announce that ABB B.V. (“ABB”), a leading global technology company, has placed its first order for the high energy dense “S” Series…

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Major Electric Vehicle & Mobility Trends Of 2022

In this article, IDTechEx analysts take a look back at the key events and trends from the future mobility world over the past year – and what to look out for in 2022.

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Singapore’s Largest Living Lab For New Manufacturing Technologies And Solutions

Asia’s leading Advanced Manufacturing hub with a growing ecosystem of research institutes and capabilities developers, technology and training providers, and advanced manufacturers.

Is The Oil & Gas Industry Ready For 3D Printing?

One of the biggest areas of untapped potential for additive manufacturing is the oil and gas industry. Comparatively slow to adopt additive technologies, the oil and gas sector lags behind industries like automotive and aerospace in finding applicable use cases…

7 Ways 3D Printing Helps You Go Green

Go Green With 3D Printing

Stefanie Brickwede, Head of Additive Manufacturing at Deutsche Bahn, suggested we need to give AM companies a wakeup call “to focus more on ecological sustainability and not just greenwashing.”

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How 3D Printing Is Disrupting The $439 Billion Semiconductor Industry?

Is 3D printing a solution to enhance supply chain resilience for such a core component of the modern tech world? BY LAURA GRIFFITHS Conventional semiconductor manufacturing processes limit designers in terms of interconnect architecture, planarity, and substrate shape. In contrast, 3D printed circuit…

3D Printing In 2022: Micro-Trends In Major Materials

3D printing began its road to recovery in 2021 after a difficult year in 2020, where the entire industry felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Singapore’s First 3D Printed Artefact To Be Launched To The Moon

ART AND TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATION Artist Lakshmi Mohanbabu and the NTU Singapore team led by Prof. Matteo Seita – Karl A Sofinowski, Jude E Fronda, Nair Adarsh R, Mallory Wittwer MOON GALLERY The Moon Gallery Foundation is developing an art gallery…

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Global Automated Guided Vehicle Market Overview

Some of the major factors driving the growth of the Automated Guided Vehicle Market are the growing demand for automated materials handling systems in order to enhance the process in manufacturing facilities, warehouses, and distribution centres.

Green hydrogen is a hydrogen fuel that is created through a process called electrolysis which involves separation of hydrogen from oxygen in water with the help of an electric current.

Why Has Green Hydrogen Become Imperative To Reduce the Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions?

The rising prevalence of pioneering green hydrogen projects around the world, owing to the increase in carbon emissions across the globe, is expected to create immense investment opportunities for the growth of the global green hydrogen market in the coming…

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World’s First Lighthouse Factory In Heavy Machinery Industry

Recently, the Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) published the latest batch of “Lighthouse” factories in the global manufacturing industry.

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China’s Factory Activity Slips Back Into Contraction In November

BEIJING, Dec 1 (Reuters) – China’s factory activity fell back into contraction in November as subdued demand, shrinking employment and elevated prices weighed on manufacturers, a business survey showed.

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[email protected]: First High-Rise Hub For Metal, Machinery And Timber SMEs

JTC, the Singapore Cranes Association (SCA) and Singapore Timber Association (STA) announced in 2018 an agreement to provide shared services and special infrastructure at [email protected], the first high-rise development to bring together the metal, machinery and timbre (MMT) industries.

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Rockwell Automation Introduces New Remote Access Solution

New solution allows OEMs to troubleshoot equipment from anywhere and reduce customer downtime

Three companies will also apply this technology in other fields of applications to contribute to decarbonization of heating processes for various products.

World’s First Hydrogen Combustion-type Continuous Combustion Furnace

NORITAKE CO., LIMITED (Noritake), Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Gas) and Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation (TGES) has announced the development of the world’s first hydrogen combustion-type continuous combustion furnace (*1) “C-SERT-RHK-Nero (*2)” (Nero) for making lithium-ion battery (LiB) electrode…

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CEVA Logistics First To Receive New IATA CEIV Lithium Battery Certification

Announced at the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) annual World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Dublin, Ireland, CEVA Logistics is the world’s first company to receive IATA’s new CEIV Lithium Battery certification after teaming with IATA to support the development of…

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Geek+And GEODIS Team Up To Optimise Warehouse Logistics in Hong Kong

Geek+, a global AMR leader, is pleased to announce it is partnering with GEODIS, a leading global transport, and logistics provider, to deploy Geek+ AMRs at GEODIS Yuen Long Warehouse Distribution Centre (YLDC) in Hong Kong.

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ABB India Unveils New AI-Enabled Corporate And Business Office

ABB India recently announced that it has moved its corporate and business office to an integrated, sustainable, and digitalised facility within its own Peenya campus in Bangalore. The facility, named Disha, will house the corporate office, along with the offices of…

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Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2021: Opening Ceremony

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC –a HANNOVER MESSE event (ITAP) is Asia Pacific’s go-to platform for companies and governments looking to start, scale and sustain their adoption of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) processes and solutions across industries and sectors.

A resident living near the Kisanfu mine showed off rocks he found there that contain cobalt. Credit Image: Reuters Photo

The Cobalt War: What You Need To Know

The U.S. and China may be on a collision course over scarce resources, the fallout of which could have a massive impact on developing countries.

Robotic Technology Where Humans and Machines Work Together, Offering Solution to Labor Shortages

OMRON Invests In Taiwan’s Collaborative Robot Company

OMRON Corporation is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement for capital investment in Techman Robot, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Techman”) based in Taoyuan, Taiwan, the world’s second-largest producer of collaborative robots that work with people at manufacturing sites.

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Rare Earths In EVs: Problems, Solutions And What Is Actually Happening

Will EV manufacturers continue to rely so heavily on rare earths going into the future?

New DBX-G7 autonomous and drone-agnostic charging station from H3 Dynamics

World’s Most Advanced Drone Charging Station

H3 Dynamics announces the launch of DBX-G7, a brand new vertiport system for autonomous drone operations. Smarter, faster, and multi-modal with 5G and 4G, DBX was designed to scale on-going digitization efforts in safety compliance, maintenance and crisis management. Applications range…

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Taiwan Targeting Metalworking Industry In Malaysia

Taiwan has been known for its world-class machine tools with over 1000 precision manufacturers and tens of thousands of suppliers. For industrial resources integration, the Precision Machinery Center (PMC) has established a one-stop portal “Machine Tool Industry Online Resource Center, MTIORC (machinetool.twmt.tw)” to…

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Bystronic Announces New Headquarters For The Americas

Bystronic’s subsidiary in the U.S. recently celebrated the opening of its new headquarters for the Americas region featuring a highly modern production plant and Experience Center.

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Singapore International Energy Week 2021: What You Have Missed

The Singapore International Energy Week(SIEW) 2021 was held from 25 October to 29 October 2021. The Singapore Energy Summit focused on pertinent themes from across the energy sector such as advancing the energy transition, decarbonisation through green growth, energy innovation…

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2035 E-Mobility Taiwan Exhibition—Microsoft Unveils Latest Cloud And IoT Innovations

Microsoft unveiled the latest cloud and IoT innovative technology at the inaugural 2035 E-Mobility Taiwan Exhibition on Wednesday October 20th, 2021, further unlocking potential of cloud computing for smart mobility industry.

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Comparison Of Leak Testing Methods

Many industrial products have to be leak-tight. For example, food, cosmetics or pharmaceutical packaging, but also products such as lights in the automotive industry, electronics or plastic components. But how can manufacturers test the leak-tightness of their products? In this…

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Schneider Electric Appoints First Chief AI Officer And Creation Of New AI Hub

Schneider appoints Philippe Rambach as the first Chief AI Officer (CAIO) and establishes a global AI Hub focused on data and analytics

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Siemens’ AM Network Platform Has Been Implemented At Schaeffler

Siemens Digital Industries Software has recently announced that its Additive Manufacturing Network platform has been implemented at Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, to connect its community of design engineers with its AM Fab Shop for additive manufacturing to…

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World’s Leading Digital Carsharing Marketplace Pledges All-Electric Platform by 2040

Getaround, the world’s leading digital carsharing marketplace, announced recently its commitment to sustainable mobility by pledging to have only electric vehicles on its platform by 2040.

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Fujitsu ActivateNow 2021- Key Event Highlights

Fujitsu held its second consecutive annual flagship global digital event, Fujitsu ActivateNow 2021, on October 12, 2021. Speakers across the world shared insights and ideas on how to solve business and social challenges and the role of digital technology as…

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General Electric To Split Into Three Public Companies: Aviation, Healthcare And Energy

Multinational conglomerate General Electric announced recently, it will split into three separate, publicly-traded companies in the latest move by the industrial giant to shore up its fortunes.

E-Mopeds Dominates Philippines’ Micromobility Market

The Philippines micromobility market value stood at $1.9 million in 2020, and it is predicted to surge to $13,899.7 million by 2030, exhibiting a CAGR of 158.6% from 2021 to 2030.

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ABB Launches The World’s Fastest Electric Car Charger

ABB recently launched an innovative all-in-one Electric Vehicle (EV) charger, which provides the fastest charging experience on the market.

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33.BI-MU 2022: International Biennial Machine Tool Exhibition, Taking Place At fieramilano Rho

From 12 to 15 October 2022, the exhibition complex of fieramilano Rho will host 33.BI-MU, the major and most important Italian exhibition dedicated to the industry of metal cutting, metal forming and additive machine tools, robots, digital manufacturing and automation…

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The Global Automotive Semiconductor Market

The global automotive semiconductor market size is expected to reach USD 63.92 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.

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Most Funded Electric Bike Company In The World

Rad Power Bikes™, North America’s largest e-bike company, announced $154 million in funding from existing investors to supercharge its global efforts to get more people out of cars and onto electric bikes.

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Oil And Gas Industry Embracing Drones for Remote Inspection

Drone technology is becoming a valuable tool in the oil and gas industry. Oil and gas companies are opting to use drones to address their inspection needs and reduce operational costs. Manual inspections in the oil and gas industry are…

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Schaeffler Appoints Alfred Lee As President Industrial Asia Pacific

Leading global automotive and industrial supplier, Schaeffler has recently appointed Mr. Alfred Lee (53) as President Industrial Asia Pacific as of September 29, 2021, succeeding Martin Schreiber (54), who has left Schaeffler on August 1, 2021, to pursue other opportunities.…

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Creaform Introduces Three New Solutions to the R-Series Suite

The company continues to drive the future of at-line and in-line inspection solutions by unveiling a new model of MetraSCAN-R BLACK, a new edition of the software platform specifically designed for long-term support and a now fully customizable layout of…

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How Three Of The Most Carbon Intensive Industries Can Reach Net Zero by 2050

Companies from the steel, aviation and shipping industries are mobilizing multi-trillion dollar plans that provide a path for their respective sectors to reach net zero by 2050 and to make significant emissions reductions within the next decade as part of…

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Honda’s 2030 Vision: “Joy Of Expanding Life’s Potential”

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is taking on new areas and challenges while leveraging its core technologies. This direction leads to the fulfillment of Honda’s 2030 Vision of serving people worldwide. While solidifying its existing businesses as the foundation of the…

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World Climate Forum ASIA, 2021- The Road To COP26

Took place virtually during Ecosperity Week, World Climate Forum ASIA featured an online global community of selected key stakeholders including government representatives and policymakers, business executives, institutional investors and financiers, thought leading international organisations and representatives from non-governmental organisations, derived…

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Electric Aircraft Market Over The Next Five Years

Stratview Research announces the launch of a new market research report on Electric Aircraft Market by Aircraft Type (Ultralight Aircraft and Light Aircraft), by Technology Type (Hybrid Aircraft and All-Electric Aircraft), by Range Type (Less Than 500 Km and More Than 500 Km), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and…

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Thailand Positioned To Be A Global Electric Vehicle Hub

The Thailand Board of Investment’s (BOI) New York office, recently announced the government’s plans to support the country’s growing electric transportation industry and uptake of electric vehicles. With wide-sweeping initiatives, the Thai Government unveiled a three-phase development roadmap designed to increase EV…

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EMO MILANO 2021: Over 60,000 Visitors And 91 Represented Countries

WITH EMO MILANO 2021, THE WORLD MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY OF  MACHINE TOOLS, ROBOTS, AND AUTOMATION SYSTEMS LAUNCHES THE NEW POST-PANDEMIC ERA EMO MILANO 2021, the world trade show dedicated to the metalworking sector held at the Exhibition Centre of fieramilano Rho,…

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A Prophecy Fulfilled: Rolls-Royce First Fully Electric Car

In an historic announcement, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced on September 29, 2021, that on-road testing of its first fully electric motor car is imminent. In announcing this seminal moment for the marque, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Chief Executive Officer, Torsten Müller-Ötvös,…

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“Digital Future. We Together”, H3C Digital Tour 2021 In Malaysia

The annual virtual event introduced the company’s latest Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solution, H3C Application-Driven Network 6.0 (AD-NET 6.0) Solution, which includes AD-Campus 6.0 for campus scenario applications, AD-DC 6.0 for data center scenario applications and AD-WAN 6.0 Solution for Wide…

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DED and Large-Format Additive Manufacturing Market Projection: 2021-2030

“DED and Large-Format Additive Manufacturing Markets: 2021-2030” from SmarTech Analysis, identifies and quantifies the opportunities presented by Directed Energy Deposition (DED), Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) and other large-format metal additive technologies. It pegs revenues from these and related areas…

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Kearney Launches Digital Model Factory

Global consulting firm Kearney and strategic partner LIFT Manufacturing Institute today officially launched the Digital Model Factory, a hands-on facility where industrial companies can explore how to best apply Industry 4.0 technologies in their operations. The new Digital Model Factory (DMF) is located…

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MACH 2022: Mark Your Calendars & Save The Dates!

MACH 2022, the first national gathering of the UK engineering community post-COVID-19, has demonstrated its importance to the UK manufacturing sector by selling over three-quarters of the exhibition space despite there being more than 200 days left before the live…

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The Global Reactor Thermoplastic Polyolefin Elastomer Market Highlights Rising Demand

Rising by 1.7x, Reactor Thermoplastic Polyolefin Elastomers Consumption in Medical Applications to Pick Up Pace by 2031 The latest market survey conducted by Fact.MR on the global reactor thermoplastic polyolefin elastomer (TPO) market highlights hidden opportunities and challenges across various…

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Growing Robotics Adoption Driving Growth Of The Teleoperations Market

Companies such as Ottopia, Voysys, Phantom Auto, and Quantum Signal LLC, among others, are focused on offering advanced teleoperation solutions and services. These companies are offering innovative solutions to various major automotive players such as Denso Corporation in order to…

2Africa Extended to the Arabian Gulf, India, and Pakistan

The Longest Subsea Cable System in the World

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone, and WIOCC, announced the addition of a new segment – the 2Africa PEARLS branch – extending to the Arabian Gulf, India, and Pakistan. This extension…

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Witness The Future-General Motors Investor Event 2021

General Motors to Outline Plans for Decade of Growth, Doubling of Annual Revenues by 2030 with Increased Margins General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) meets with investors today and tomorrow to detail its plans to double annual revenues by the end…

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World’s Most Sustainable Companies 2021

Schneider Electric accelerates its sustainability strategy, comes top in Corporate Knights ranking of world’s most sustainable companies. Corporate Knights, a Canadian media and research company producing rankings and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance, has for the first…

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Malwarebytes Cybercrime Report Reveals Cybercrime Does Not Impact Individuals Equally

Malwarebytes, a global leader in real-time cyber protection, released the findings of “The Demographics of Cybercrime” report, with non-profit partners, Digitunity and Cybercrime Support Network. Digitunity is a nationally recognized non-profit dedicated to eliminating the technology gap and Cybercrime Support Network(CSN) is a 501(c)(3)…

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How Oil & Gas Companies Are Leveraging Emerging Technologies

Tech-enabled asset management holds key for oil & gas upstream industry, says GlobalData While the oil & gas sector began looking out for new technologies, adoption has historically been sluggish to go beyond operations. It is now attempting to make…

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The Reveal Of New Global Electro-mobility Volvo Buses

Volvo Buses is expanding its electromobility offer worldwide. With the launch of the new Volvo BZL Electric chassis, Volvo Buses provides a solid platform for sustainable and efficient public transport in cities around the world, along with reliable and profitable…

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Cox Automotive Forecast: New-Vehicle Sales Stall in September

Automobile sales in September are forecast to slow for the fifth straight month, as tight inventory, high prices take a toll on the industry. September U.S. auto sales are forecast to be significantly hampered by an ongoing lack of new-vehicle…

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New Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby Offers A Unique Volvo Experience

Volvo Car Canada Ltd., a leader in automotive safety and sustainability, is proud to announce the opening of Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby. Following the recent opening of Volvo Cars Royal Oak in Calgary, the launch of Morrey Volvo Cars demonstrates…

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Ericsson to support Malaysia’s digital transformation

Malaysia and its economy are poised to benefit from a 10-year 5G partnership between Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) to drive the nationwide deployment of the next-generation wireless cellular technology in Malaysia. Ericsson enters 10-year partnership with Digital Nasional…

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Will Liquid Fuels Play a Role in EU’s Decarbonization?

The Methanol Institute (MI) is hosting a webinar titled “Fit for 55: Key Implications for Liquid Fuels“ on October 7, 13:00 (CEST). Speakers from the European Commission, FuelsEurope, and OCI/BioMCN, will present about the role of liquid fuels under the Fit for 55…

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“Trade In, Trade Up” Your Old Forklift

Customers can take advantage of this substantial trade-in offer to replace existing used forklifts with new dependable, high quality Crown equipment at a considerable savings. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 28, 2021 — Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material…

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Huawei Connect 2021: Diving Into Digital

Huawei unveiled breakthrough innovations in several different domains, providing a first look at its comprehensive digital infrastructure range. Several of these innovations are completely new and have never been seen before outside of Huawei’s labs. The release highlighted how these…

With Anybus CompactCom in place, it can communicate on PROFINET (and also any other network) which increases the potential market.

Ergonomic Solutions For Operator Cabins With HMS Anybus Technology

Kristianstads Lyftdon AB in Sweden has long experience of producing ergonomic solutions for the operator cabins from which you control cranes and industrial operations. With the help of HMS Anybus technology, their new joystick can be used in industrial applications…

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Latest Report 2021: Metalworking Tool Holder and Fluid Additives Market

MARKET SIZE, INSIGHTS, KEY PLAYERS, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, COVID-19 IMPACT AND EMERGING TRENDS BY 2028 By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media Stratagem Market Insights, recently released their latest market reports  “Global Metalworking Tool Holder Market“ and “Global Metalworking Fluid Additives Market”…

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Highly Intuitive 2D Drawing Tool For CNC Cutting Machines

Known as NUMcad, the new drawing software runs directly from the machine’s operator panel and also under Windows on any standard PC. Its user interface mimics that of many popular CAD packages and is highly intuitive, making it ideal for…

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Ford Motor To Cease Operations in India: What Happens Next?

“To continue investing … we needed to show a path for a reasonable return on investment,” Ford India head Anurag Mehrotra told reporters last week. “Unfortunately, we are not able to do that,” Anurag concludes.  Ford India Private Limited announced…

Save The Date! Blechexpo2021: Trumpf Launches New TruLaser Series

Blechexpo is an international trade fair for sheet metal working which is held once every 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany. It is a trade fair that begun in 1994 by Südblech which over the years, has gained much fanfare to…

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FABTECH® 2021:What You Have Missed

FABTECH® 2021 event came to a close at Chicago, McCormick Place yesterday, after its three-day large-scale held event. By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media FABTECH® is the premier event for the metal fabricating industry since its debut in 1981 and…

ADMC reinforces industry partnerships, significantly scaling AM production repeatability and quality to new heights

Morf3D Announces New State-of-the-Art Headquarters with SLM Solutions’ Machines.

SLM Solutions’ Outfits Morf3D’s 9000 square-foot Applied Digital Manufacturing Centre (ADMC) with Two SLM® 500s and the NXG XII 600. By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media Morf3D, a subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, helps clients realize the potential of additive manufacturing…

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GlobalData Predicts Future Robotics Unicorns

Right from healthcare, customer service, security patrols, and education & entertainment, startups are offering robotics-enabled solutions ranging from last-mile delivery to industrial automation. Against this backdrop, the Unicorn Prediction Model of GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has released…

Hyundai x NTU: Four Pilot Projects Focusing On Mobility Of The Future.

Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group have inked an agreement to run four research projects focusing on the production of electric vehicles and future mobility technologies.  By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media Specifically,…

What Will Move Us Next?IAA Mobility 2021 Highlights

With 2021 coming to a close and some countries slowly easing restrictions within their country, the post-pandemic world has certainly been enlightened to how mobility affects us significantly. By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media Mobility can be labelled as an…

Schuler With Another Two Smartlines For Sitem S. p. A.

In 2019, the Italian family-owned company Sitem S. p. A. ordered two Smartline high-speed presses from Schuler for the efficient manufacture of electric motor laminations. By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media As a returning customer,  purchasing another two identical machines…

Global Transition Towards Electric Vehicles Poses Major Challenges.

It seems that not much has changed from the age of petrol-fueled vehicles to our current era of electric vehicles(EVs). Scientists are still grappling worldwide over the depleting availability of resources and the effective usage of those resources to meet…

Igus GmbH launches an online tool with drive technology configuration.

Finding a compatible linear module for your application is certainly a difficult task. Lead screw, gear rack or toothed belt drive? Miniature or heavy-load axle? Motor or hand wheel? There are multiple configurations that one needs to consider before ordering…

Hands-On Research For Knowledge-Based Mass Finishing Processes

Innovative solutions are the driving force for the continuous creation of added value. In this respect the cooperation between science and industry plays a central role. A good example is the cooperation of the research department technological planning and grinding…

UNITED GRINDING Presents a World Premiere at EMO 2021

The UNITED GRINDING Group, a manufacturer of precision machines for grinding, eroding, lasering, measuring, and combination machining, is presenting a revolutionary innovation at EMO 2021 in Milan: UNITED GRINDING C.O.R.E. Each of the Group’s brands – MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER,…

Milling Instead Of Grinding With The Hand Angle Miller

The wide range of milling discs, special techniques when milling by hand, as well as the use with hand angle millers and in (partially) automated processes. The milling discs are available in the three different kinds “milling disc”, “double sided…

Cognizant Enhances Smart Manufacturing Offerings with TQS Integration Acquisition

Cognizant has agreed to acquire TQS Integration, a privately owned global industrial data and intelligence company. TQS delivers manufacturing data intelligence, global technology consulting and digital systems integration to help manufacturers accelerate their digital transformations. TQS helps nine of the top 10…

Kaspersky Foils Over 2K Mobile Malware Per Day In SEA

As the pandemic continues to grip countries in Southeast Asia (SEA), more workers are expected to set-up their remote office environment, if not continue to work virtually. This trend keeps the population safer physically, but also open vulnerabilities against enterprises. Global cybersecurity company…

Darktrace Reports 50% Increase In AI-driven Responses To Cyber Attacks

Darktrace has announced that its Antigena ‘machine fights back’ technology has autonomously responded to an increasing number of attacks on cloud and collaboration applications this year. The company reports a 50% increase in AI actions taken during the first half…

Forming Technology Meets Edge Computing

German Edge Cloud (GEC), which specialises in edge and cloud systems, is cooperating with Schuler, a machine and plant building company. In this context, Schuler is offering a track-and-trace solution for press plants within the Digital Suite, based on technology…

Seco Tools Expands Digital Services with Strategic Partnerships

Seco Tools has expanded its portfolio of digital services in collaboration with online Lean management training platform 7-Shapes and Automated Process Control (APC) software provider Ellistat. Seco Tools leverages more than eight decades of manufacturing experience to address issues beyond…

simulation software

Manufacturers to Spend US$2.6bn on Simulation Software by 2030

Simulation software acts as an insurance policy against costly mistakes because it enables manufacturers to understand how a product or component will behave before it’s put into use or how it will affect the production line. Global tech market advisory…

acquisition

Sandvik Acquires DSI Underground Joint Ventures, Rocbolt Technologies

Sandvik’s acquisition of DSI Underground, a global leader in ground support and reinforcement products, systems and solutions for the underground mining and tunneling industries, was closed on July 7, 2021. The acquisition included DSI’s ownership stake in four joint ventures…

electric vehicle battery swapping

New Lease on Life For Battery Swapping In Electric Vehicles

  Limited charging speed and availability have been major barriers to electric vehicle adoption, and fast-charging stations are currently the most popular way to quickly add range to vehicles. However, the additional power demands can stress the electrical grid, prompting…

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, 3D Metal Printing Pioneer In India

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.

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

Intelligent 3D Printed Component From igus

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.

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