Metalworking Markets News

Metals and metal products

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Severstal reported 1Q16 revenue decreased 28.3% y/y to $1,097 million, EBITDA decreased 53.2% to $273 million

21 April 2016, 09:49International Trade
Severstal Group reported Q1 2016 revenue decreased 28.3% y/y to $1,097 million (Q1 2015: $1,531 million) primarily impacted by a substantial decline in average selling prices as well as a marginal reduction in sales volumes at both Russian Steel and Resources segments. Group EBITDA decreased 53.2% y...
577

Schuler supplies two hydraulic 400 tons Schuler HPX presses to König Metall

15 April 2016, 14:22International Trade
Schuler Presses has supplied two hydraulic Schuler HPX presses, each with a press force of 400 tons, to the König Metall's Croatian site of Pisarovina, Schuler announced. "For us, as an automobile supplier, Schuler Presses delivers exactly what we need", says Hans-Jörg Leuze, Managing Director of K...
497

USW: In 2014, global steel production overcapacity was over 700 million tons

13 April 2016, 16:37International Trade
In 2014, that global steel production overcapacity was more than 700 million tons, reported United Steel Workers. According to the American Iron and Steel Institute the majority of that amount – 425 million tons – is specifically Chinese overcapacity.In assessing the state of both the American and t...

Cutting Tools & Accessories

348

Sandvik Coromant unveils a revolution in turning

14 April 2017, 14:38New Products and Services
Cutting tool and tooling system specialist Sandvik Coromant has unveiled a revolutionary new turning concept that offers improved machining flexibility and the potential for significant productivity gains. The company’s PrimeTurning™ methodology and supporting tools provide manufacturers, particular...
371

Feintool increases sales in 2016 by 6% in local currency to $547.7 million

13 March 2017, 13:47International Trade
Feintool has increased sales by 6% in 2016 compared to the previous year to CHF 552 million ($547.7 million), company said in a statement received by deMetallo. The operating result (EBIT) increased by more than 20% compared to the previous year, to more than CHF 41 m. The operating margin amounted ...
690

Mapal Group's sales in 2015 rose by 6% to Euro 540 million

Mapal Group's consolidated sales in 2015 rose by 6% to Euro 540 million, company announced. “The result shows that we are on the right track with our investments and innovations. We have achieved the goal of a further increase in sales that we set ourselves for 2015,” says President Dr. Dieter Kress...

Deburring & Edge Finishing

579

DANOBAT introduces LG-1000 grinding machine, largest model in its range

27 May 2016, 20:31New Products and Services
DANOBAT has introduced the LG-1000 grinding machine, the largest model in its range. This is an external and internal horizontal grinding machine, capable of grinding parts within a maximum between-centres distance of 1000 mm. Parts such as cams or eccentric diameters can also be machined on this gr...
489

Walter Surface Technologies expands its portfolio of finishing discs with introduction Enduro-Flex 2-in-1 TURBO

6 January 2016, 16:58New Products and Services
Walter Surface Technologies, the global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, introduced Enduro-Flex 2-in-1 TURBO, the latest addition to the company’s industry-leading Enduro-Flex branded portfolio of finishing flap discs.This latest product innovation incorporates Walter’s proprietary...
614

Weiler Corporation acquires bonded abrasives manufacturer SWATYCOMET

24 December 2015, 15:16International Trade
Weiler Corporation, a leading provider of power brushes, abrasives and maintenance products for surface conditioning, announced today the acquisition of SWATYCOMET d.o.o. (SWATYCOMET), one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of bonded abrasives, company announced. Terms of the transaction were not dis...

Assembly & Joining

507

U.S. fabricating shops are facing a lot of headwind and uncertainty

22 January 2016, 09:10Sales and Markets
U.S. fabricating shops are facing a lot of headwind and uncertainty, but not enough to cause panic, according to recent Q4 2015 Forming & Fabricating Job Shop Consumption Report, released by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill.Nearly as many participants re...
561

Zober Industries receives ISO 13485 certification

15 January 2016, 14:52Certification and Standardization
Zober Industries have been certified for ISO 13485 by NQA Global Assurance, company said in a statement. This certification is applicable to the Contract Manufacturing of printed circuit board assemblies, surface mount, through-hole assemblies, the configuration, testing, packaging and fulfillment s...
487

Orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 down 0.3% from September and year to date down 17.4%

14 December 2015, 14:57International Trade
The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report showed that orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 were down 0.3% from September and year to date were down 17.4% compared to the same point in 2014, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.“While the...

Controls CAD/CAM Software

530

Fives introduces new remote Diagnostic Communication System connecting machine operators to technical support

25 May 2016, 13:25Facility and Equipment
Fives has introduced a new remote diagnostics capability that allows machine operators to connect with the Group’s technical experts via secure CNC screen sharing.In a significant percentage of cases, machine problems may be diagnosed and solved in minutes. "In 30 to 40% of cases, we can solve a cus...
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AXOOM, MAPAL, SICK and TRUMPF showcase the intelligent manufacture of customized individual products

Special Report: Industry 4.0
25 April 2016, 15:42New Products and Services
With a connected showcase extending across several exhibition booths, the digital business platform AXOOM and its numerous partners are demonstrating how Industry 4.0 functions in exhibition format. At the same time the application makes it clear how AXOOM itself works – namely, as a powerfu...
596

Fanuc, Sisco, Rockwell Automation and Preferred Networks join forces to connect CNCs and robots

20 April 2016, 17:59New Products and Services
Fanuc, Cisco, Rockwell Automation and Preferred Networks will work together on the development and deployment of the FANUC Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (FIELD) system, a platform that connects not only Computer Numerical Control machines (CNCs) and robots, but also peripheral devices and sensors ...

Machine Vision

464

Incoming orders for German machines and tools increased in October by 4%

3 December 2015, 17:39International Trade
The mechanical engineering industry in Germany had fuller order books again in October, reported German engineering federation VDMA. Incoming orders increased in October by 4% (adjusted for price changes), domestic demand and orders from non-euro countries remained weak with a drop of 4% and 8% resp...
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Machine tools market in Germany to grow at a CAGR of 5.10% in 2014-2019

16 November 2015, 15:51Sales and Markets
Machine tools market in Germany to grow at a CAGR of 5.10% in 2014-2019, according to recent report of Market Research Reports. Machine tools are used to cut and shape metals and nonmetallic materials based on the specifications of a product. They enable manufacturing of critical components with utm...
491

MWCS offers a trading platform of global network

6 November 2015, 14:39Sales and Markets
Over 500 exhibitors from China and abroad, about 60,000 m2 display area for all kinds of innovative products, technologies and solutions for industrial development are represented now in National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. Exhibition program includes: sheet metal working; meta...

Automated Manufacturing & Assembly

524

Jaguar Land Rover accepts the ultra-flexible assembly line providing by Fives Conveying in Solihull, England

11 December 2015, 13:25Sales and Markets
Jaguar Land Rover has accepted the ultra-flexible assembly line providing by Fives Conveying in Solihull, England, Fives announced. The line, which is used for the manufacture of Jaguar sedans and Land Rover 4x4 models, has broken all records: launched in record time, the Solihull factory line is th...
464

Incoming orders for German machines and tools increased in October by 4%

3 December 2015, 17:39International Trade
The mechanical engineering industry in Germany had fuller order books again in October, reported German engineering federation VDMA. Incoming orders increased in October by 4% (adjusted for price changes), domestic demand and orders from non-euro countries remained weak with a drop of 4% and 8% resp...
556

ABB introduces its highest payload, multipurpose industrial robot, the IRB 8700

23 November 2015, 16:41New Products and Services
ABB has introduced its highest payload, multipurpose industrial robot, the IRB 8700. The robot has a reach of 3.5 meters and is capable of handling a payload of up to 800 kg (1000 kg with the wrist down; 630 kg with LeanID). Designed for the ultimate in uptime, reliability and reduced maintenance, t...

Conveyors & Material Handling

487

Fives Solios to supply one Xelios and an anode cooling tunnel to Emirates Global Aluminium, Dubai

15 January 2016, 11:07International Trade
At the beginning of January 2015, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) awarded Fives Solios SA a turnkey contract for the supply of one Xelios and an anode cooling tunnel, as part of revamping line 2 of the Green Anode Plant at EGA Jebel Ali Operations, Dubai, Fives announced.The project formed part of a...
487

Orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 down 0.3% from September and year to date down 17.4%

14 December 2015, 14:57International Trade
The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report showed that orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 were down 0.3% from September and year to date were down 17.4% compared to the same point in 2014, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.“While the...
524

Jaguar Land Rover accepts the ultra-flexible assembly line providing by Fives Conveying in Solihull, England

11 December 2015, 13:25Sales and Markets
Jaguar Land Rover has accepted the ultra-flexible assembly line providing by Fives Conveying in Solihull, England, Fives announced. The line, which is used for the manufacture of Jaguar sedans and Land Rover 4x4 models, has broken all records: launched in record time, the Solihull factory line is th...

Environmental & Safety Equipment

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Liebherr-Aerospace delivers its first cooling system to the Chinese Hafei-Harbin for helicopter program AC312E

25 May 2016, 14:06International Trade
Liebherr-Aerospace has delivered its first cooling system to the Chinese manufacturer Hafei-Harbin (AVIC Group) to equip the helicopter program AC312E. The cooling system which is part of the air management system, was shipped from Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, based in Toulouse (France), to Hafe...
574

Fives to supply 12 units of induction heating and cooling equipment for Michelin

22 April 2016, 16:16International Trade
Fives will supply 12 units of induction heating and cooling equipment for three production sites of Michelin in Canada, USA and Thailand, Fives announced.In order to guarantee the best performance, Fives will optimize engineering services and manufacturing process at its industrial workshop in Laut...
489

Fives to supply of three Enhanced All-Dry (EADTM) dry scrubbing systems to Outotec Energy Products

1 April 2016, 15:15Facility and Equipment
Fives will supply of three Enhanced All-Dry (EADTM) dry scrubbing systems to Outotec Energy Products, Fives announced. The three identical EAD™ systems will control emissions from three Outotec gasifiers to be installed in the United Kingdom. The gasifiers are designed to process woodwastes and ref...

Coolants & Lubricants

504

Houghton International launches new semi-synthetic metal removal fluid platform for machining and grinding

7 April 2016, 14:06New Products and Services
Houghton International has launched a new semi-synthetic metal removal fluid platform based on a new technology for machining and grinding that provides significant performance and environmental benefits, company announced. HOCUT 4440 is the first product to be introduced from the new platform, deli...
487

Fives Solios to supply one Xelios and an anode cooling tunnel to Emirates Global Aluminium, Dubai

15 January 2016, 11:07International Trade
At the beginning of January 2015, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) awarded Fives Solios SA a turnkey contract for the supply of one Xelios and an anode cooling tunnel, as part of revamping line 2 of the Green Anode Plant at EGA Jebel Ali Operations, Dubai, Fives announced.The project formed part of a...
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Master Chemical Corporation announces new advanced technology semisynthetic microemulsion coolant

16 December 2015, 15:38New Products and Services
Master Chemical Corporation announced TRIM® MicroSol® 590XT, an advanced technology semisynthetic microemulsion coolant. MicroSol 590XT was designed around the needs of aerospace customers and incorporates the latest chemistries to pass the most stringent aerospace specifications. It improves on sum...

Engineering Materials

458

Embraer forecasts demand for jets with 70 to 130-seat capacity will be 6,350 new in nearest 20 years

10 November 2015, 16:34Sales and Markets
According to the global Embraer Market Outlook the market will demand 6,350 new jets in 70 to 130-seat capacity segment for the next 20 years, That is valued at $300 billion. Embraer projects market deliveries of 2,250 units in the 70 to 90-seat segment and 4,100 units in the 90 to 130-seat segm...
507

The European Investment Bank grants a loan to Spanish DANOBATGROUP

9 November 2015, 14:41Sales and Markets
The European Investment Bank grants a loan of €10 million for RDI activities in the field of machine tools to the Spanish machine tool manufacturer Danobat S. Coop., a cooperative integrated in DANOBATGROUP. This loan supports the innovation strategy of the group in the field of machine tools, ...
595

The sales of passenger aircraft would rise by 4.5% to 5% by 2030

26 May 2015, 21:01Sales and Markets
EMAG Holding GmbH, German supplier of manufacturing solutions for precision metal components, estimates that sales of passenger aircraft will rise by 4.5% to 5% by 2030. Rising numbers of travelers on intercontinental routes and the increase of aviation in emerging nations are the main reasons for t...

Finishing & Coating

489

Walter Surface Technologies expands its portfolio of finishing discs with introduction Enduro-Flex 2-in-1 TURBO

6 January 2016, 16:58New Products and Services
Walter Surface Technologies, the global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, introduced Enduro-Flex 2-in-1 TURBO, the latest addition to the company’s industry-leading Enduro-Flex branded portfolio of finishing flap discs.This latest product innovation incorporates Walter’s proprietary...
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Material Sciences Corporation acquires Continuous Colour Coat Ltd. (Metal Koting)

Material Sciences Corporation has acquired of Continuous Colour Coat Ltd., recognized in the market by its tradename Metal Koting, MSC said in a statement. Metal Koting provides galvanized, painted and printed steel and aluminum coils to a variety of companies in the construction, automotive, leisur...
546

CNC Indexing & Feeding Technologies appoints Steven Smith as president

11 December 2015, 14:20Sales and Markets
Steven Smith has been named President of CNC Indexing & Feeding Technologies, Mason, Ohio, company announced. He will be responsible for managing CNC Indexing’s daily operations as well as building a new national distribution network in the United States.Smith comes to CNC Indexing & Feeding...

Gages & Gaging Systems

530

Fives introduces new remote Diagnostic Communication System connecting machine operators to technical support

25 May 2016, 13:25Facility and Equipment
Fives has introduced a new remote diagnostics capability that allows machine operators to connect with the Group’s technical experts via secure CNC screen sharing.In a significant percentage of cases, machine problems may be diagnosed and solved in minutes. "In 30 to 40% of cases, we can solve a cus...
530

Bergen Light Rail orders a DANOBAT train shunt measuring system

25 May 2016, 13:02International Trade
DANOBAT received a major order from Bergen Light Rail for the delivery of a train shunt measuring system, company said in a statement received by deMetallo. The Bergen Light Rail between Bergen central station and Bergen Airport comprises a 20 km double track line between Bergen city centre in the n...
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Airbus acquires 100% of Navtech

Airbus has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of the Navtech group of companies, a leading global provider of flight operations solutions, Airbus announced. Closing of the acquisition is subject to customary regulatory approvals for such type of transactions.Navtech serves more ...

Hand & Portable Tools

412

MSC Industrial Direct Company decreases 1Q earnings to $55.0 million

6 January 2016, 16:30Finance
MSC Industrial Direct Company Inc. reported earnings for the first quarter $55.0 million, lower than $59.6 million in the same period last year. The company said revenue for the quarter fell 3.3% to $706.8 million. This was down from $731.1 million last year.MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. is direct...
487

Orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 down 0.3% from September and year to date down 17.4%

14 December 2015, 14:57International Trade
The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report showed that orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 were down 0.3% from September and year to date were down 17.4% compared to the same point in 2014, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.“While the...
527

Liebherr Components presents new products at Agritechnica 2015

10 November 2015, 13:45International Trade
Liebherr Components presents new products at Agritechnica 2015 which is held 10 to 14 November in Hannover. The components division of Liebherr is exhibiting numerous innovative components at its stand – as said in the news-release of the company received by deMetallo. The items on display are f...

Heat Treating

497

Schuler and BCN to make a joint appearance at Fabtech Show in Chicago

4 November 2015, 11:43International Trade
Schuler will show a new generation in hot stamping which allows economical production with high output performance and high part quality, combined with high process reliability and availability. By controlling pressure during hardening, the necessary press force can be distributed evenly over th...

Identification Equipment & Systems

567

TRUMPF to showcase TruMark 1110 in the new TruMark Station 3000 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing in Anaheim, CA

15 January 2016, 16:30New Products and Services
TRUMPF Inc. will showcase the TruMark 1110 in the new TruMark Station 3000 in booth 3254 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West event, held February 9-11, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, company announced. This diode-pumped vanadate laser is part of TRUMPF...
491

MWCS offers a trading platform of global network

6 November 2015, 14:39Sales and Markets
Over 500 exhibitors from China and abroad, about 60,000 m2 display area for all kinds of innovative products, technologies and solutions for industrial development are represented now in National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. Exhibition program includes: sheet metal working; meta...
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SME launches Advanced Manufacturing Canada with CME, MEQ and RÉAI partnership

13 May 2015, 08:53New Products and Services
As advanced manufacturing technologies are enabling companies to manufacture goods faster, better and cheaper – four industry organizations are bringing government, academia and businesses together to educate and promote the future of manufacturing. SME, along with Canadian Manufacturers &am...

Laser

716

TRUMPF taps into new fields of application for ultra-short pulse lasers

2 June 2016, 17:48New Products and Services
Laser specialist TRUMPF has continued technical development of its ultra-short pulsed lasers and is set to release a new picosecond laser, the TruMicro 2000. The new laser can be used in a wide spectrum of industry applications ranging from high-quality metal engraving to cutting extremely thin film...
548

PMPA Business Trends Index in April 2016 declined 9 points or 6.8% to 122, a point above last year’s full year average

25 May 2016, 14:22Sales and Markets
With 82 companies responding, the PMPA Business Trends Index in April 2016 declined 9 points or 6.8% to 122, a point above last year’s full year average, reported Precision Machined Products Association. 122 also happens to be the average for the Business Trends Index Year to date. The March – April...
522

SST to distribute Synova’s unique Laser MicroJet M-series of 3 and 5-axes machines

19 May 2016, 15:38International Trade
SST, a North American distributor of premium machinery brands, tooling and EDM supplies, announced an exclusive agreement with Synova to distribute Synova’s unique Laser MicroJet (LMJ) M-series of 3 and 5-axes machines through its extensive sales channel.In addition to sales distribution, the partne...

Lean Manufacturing

521

Prima Power presents new 2D fiber laser cutting technology in Laser Genius

13 November 2015, 15:17Sales and Markets
Prima Power presented new 2D fiber laser cutting technology in Laser Genius machine. High dynamic linear motors ensure a 15% increase in productivity compared with conventional drive systems, the machine has a comprehensive range of automation modules and the effective CNC proprietary management...
527

Liebherr Components presents new products at Agritechnica 2015

10 November 2015, 13:45International Trade
Liebherr Components presents new products at Agritechnica 2015 which is held 10 to 14 November in Hannover. The components division of Liebherr is exhibiting numerous innovative components at its stand – as said in the news-release of the company received by deMetallo. The items on display are f...
570

Karine Gosse appointed Digital development director at Fives Metalcutting

9 November 2015, 19:06Environmental News
Karine Gosse appointed Digital development director at Fives Metalcutting with the dual missions of accelerating transformation of the Group's offer in terms of digital and robotics technologies, and of pursuing the Fives initiatives to create the factories of the future. It is said in a stateme...

Machine Tool Components & Attachments

511

AXYZ International announces 40,000 RPM high-speed spindle

15 December 2015, 20:19New Products and Services
AXYZ International announced the next step in high-speed machining processes. Spindles are no longer limited to running at 24,000 rpm. That bar is raised with a new PDS XLC70 quick release, 3.0 horsepower spindle, capable of operating at speeds up to 40,000 rpm, while maintaining the same high-quali...
545

3D Systems to demonstrate full range of its additive solutions at new show in Frankfurt

11 November 2015, 20:16International Trade
3D Systems will display all its digital thread solutions for software and 3D printing, demonstrating the seamless design-to-manufacturing workflow it enables for professionals and businesses across industries. Among the products and capabilities on display will be the ProJet 4500, ProJet 5500X a...
648

Lincoln Electric introduces SuperGlaze HD

19 May 2015, 16:46New Products and Services
Lincoln Electric® introduces SuperGlaze® HD, a new, aluminum welding wire for use in heavy-duty applications where wire feeding can be a challenge and arc performance is critical. Designed to address the common issues of welding aluminum, SuperGlaze HD delivers a steady wire feed from the payoff to...

Machining & Material Removal Processes

548

PMPA Business Trends Index in April 2016 declined 9 points or 6.8% to 122, a point above last year’s full year average

25 May 2016, 14:22Sales and Markets
With 82 companies responding, the PMPA Business Trends Index in April 2016 declined 9 points or 6.8% to 122, a point above last year’s full year average, reported Precision Machined Products Association. 122 also happens to be the average for the Business Trends Index Year to date. The March – April...
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Precision Machined Products Association reports Business Trends Index in March 2016 climbed 14 points or 12% to 131

21 April 2016, 17:01International Trade
PMPA Business Trends Index in March 2016 climbed 14 points or 12% to 131, only the third time the index has been above 130 in its history (137 in March 2015; 131 October 2014), reported Precision Machined Products Association. For March 2016 index is at 96% of last year's March index, but PMPA avera...
487

Orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 down 0.3% from September and year to date down 17.4%

14 December 2015, 14:57International Trade
The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report showed that orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 were down 0.3% from September and year to date were down 17.4% compared to the same point in 2014, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.“While the...

Additive Manufacturing (3-D printing)

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Sintavia acquires Hot Isostatic Press to complement additive manufacturing center in Florida

14 June 2016, 17:37Sales and Markets
Quintus Technologies hot isostatic press (HIP) will round out the line-up of high-tech equipment in the 10,000-square- foot metal additive manufacturing (AM) center opened by Sintavia, LLC, in Davie, Fla. The model QIH 15L press will give Sintavia serial production capability for metal parts that me...
681

Stratasys announces retirement of David Reis as CEO

Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced that David Reis has decided to step down from his position as the Chief Executive Officer, effective June 30, 2016.During his tenure as CEO, David Reis led the successful merger and integration of Stratasys and O...
665

3D Systems supplies ProJet MJP 3600 3D printer to Methods 3D

30 May 2016, 17:36Sales and Markets
Methods 3D, Inc., a newly formed subsidiary of Methods Machine Tools, Inc., supplier of innovative precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, announced the addition of the new high-throughput ProJet® MJP 3600 to its line of 3D printers and direct metal 3D printers f...

Material Handling & Packaging

868

Liebherr's machine tools and automation systems division increases turnover in 2015 by 16.9% to Euro 242 million

15 June 2016, 17:33International Trade
Liebherr's machine tools and automation systems division has increased in 2015 turnover by Euro 35 million or 16.9% to Euro 242 million, company reported.In 2015 the German machine tool industry received orders slightly above the previous year’s level. According to the Association of German Machine ...
490

Badger Sheet Metal Works completes fabrication projects for jobs that can require heavier and more complex lifts

16 December 2015, 12:02
Badger Sheet Metal Works has completed heavy plate fabrication projects for a wide range of customers, including mining industry fabrication jobs that can require heavier and more complex lifts, company announced.“The thickness of the metal accounts for the primary difference between heavy plate fab...
591

Liebherr presents XPower, the new generation of Emission Stage IV / Tier 4f large wheel loaders

19 November 2015, 11:17New Products and Services
Liebherr presents the new generation of XPower large wheel loaders. Liebherr XPower is an integrated, innovative machine concept that sets new standards in terms of fuel efficiency, performance, robust design and comfort. At the heart of the XPower wheel loader is the Euro Stage IV / Tier 4f complia...

Measurement Inspection & Testing

530

Fives introduces new remote Diagnostic Communication System connecting machine operators to technical support

25 May 2016, 13:25Facility and Equipment
Fives has introduced a new remote diagnostics capability that allows machine operators to connect with the Group’s technical experts via secure CNC screen sharing.In a significant percentage of cases, machine problems may be diagnosed and solved in minutes. "In 30 to 40% of cases, we can solve a cus...
482

All Metal MS delivers maintenance stand to United States Border Protection San Diego fleet of AS-350 aircraft

16 December 2015, 15:08
All Metal MS, a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of solution driven custom “safety first” aircraft maintenance stands, production line platforms, hangar equipment, portable field equipment and specialty tooling announced the delivery of its custom “Safety First” Maintenance...
666

Creaform released the new VXmodel, its 3D scan data post-treatment software module, fully integrated in VXelements 4.0

15 May 2015, 14:19New Products and Services
Creaform released the new VXmodel, its 3D scan data post-treatment software module, fully integrated in VXelements 4.0. It provides the simplest and fastest path from scans to your computer-aided design or additive manufacturing workflows.New and practical functionalities included in the software re...

Metalcutting Machine Tools

348

Sandvik Coromant unveils a revolution in turning

14 April 2017, 14:38New Products and Services
Cutting tool and tooling system specialist Sandvik Coromant has unveiled a revolutionary new turning concept that offers improved machining flexibility and the potential for significant productivity gains. The company’s PrimeTurning™ methodology and supporting tools provide manufacturers, particular...
868

Liebherr's machine tools and automation systems division increases turnover in 2015 by 16.9% to Euro 242 million

15 June 2016, 17:33International Trade
Liebherr's machine tools and automation systems division has increased in 2015 turnover by Euro 35 million or 16.9% to Euro 242 million, company reported.In 2015 the German machine tool industry received orders slightly above the previous year’s level. According to the Association of German Machine ...
497

Okuma to build new headquarters factory in Oguchi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Special Report: Industry 4.0
25 May 2016, 18:34New Products and Services
Okuma will build a new factory called Dream Site 2 (DS2) to shorten lead times and pursue high added value and high-efficiency production, company said in a statement. The first step is the start of construction for the new factory's west half (Materials Receiving Center, Machine Shop). According to...

Metalforming & Fabricating Equipment

363

GKN Driveline selects Fagor Arrasate for the supply of its first Servopress in Europe

13 March 2017, 13:39International Trade
GKN entrusts Fagor Arrasate with the acquisition of a new Full Servo transfer press for cold forging process. The new press of 600-Ton and knuckle joint kinematic chain is adapted to two cold-forging processes and, as well as having the crown and transfer servo operated, it is equipped with servo ej...
988

Schuler supplies TwinServo press to Fischer & Kaufmann in Germany

15 June 2016, 18:01Sales and Markets
Schuler has supplied a TwinServo press to Fischer & Kaufmann (Fluka), based in Sauerland, Germany. “We already have a number of presses from Schuler and Müller Weingarten in operation,” reports Site Manager Tobias Heutger: “The quality and performance are always exactly right for us.” With the n...
502

Quintus installs fluid cell press to Kovovýroba Hoffmann, Czech supplier of automotive sheet metal prototyping

19 April 2016, 18:57Sales and Markets
Sweden’s Quintus Technologies has installed a modern high-pressure fluid cell press to Kovovýroba Hoffmann, a privately owned Czech supplier of automotive sheet metal prototyping, Quintus said in a statetment. According to Quintus, acquisition of the Flexform press is driven by the company’s aggress...

Plant Engineering & Maintenance

507

U.S. fabricating shops are facing a lot of headwind and uncertainty

22 January 2016, 09:10Sales and Markets
U.S. fabricating shops are facing a lot of headwind and uncertainty, but not enough to cause panic, according to recent Q4 2015 Forming & Fabricating Job Shop Consumption Report, released by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill.Nearly as many participants re...
489

Walter Surface Technologies expands its portfolio of finishing discs with introduction Enduro-Flex 2-in-1 TURBO

6 January 2016, 16:58New Products and Services
Walter Surface Technologies, the global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, introduced Enduro-Flex 2-in-1 TURBO, the latest addition to the company’s industry-leading Enduro-Flex branded portfolio of finishing flap discs.This latest product innovation incorporates Walter’s proprietary...
482

All Metal MS delivers maintenance stand to United States Border Protection San Diego fleet of AS-350 aircraft

16 December 2015, 15:08
All Metal MS, a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of solution driven custom “safety first” aircraft maintenance stands, production line platforms, hangar equipment, portable field equipment and specialty tooling announced the delivery of its custom “Safety First” Maintenance...

Robots & Accessories

868

Liebherr's machine tools and automation systems division increases turnover in 2015 by 16.9% to Euro 242 million

15 June 2016, 17:33International Trade
Liebherr's machine tools and automation systems division has increased in 2015 turnover by Euro 35 million or 16.9% to Euro 242 million, company reported.In 2015 the German machine tool industry received orders slightly above the previous year’s level. According to the Association of German Machine ...
625

ETH Zurich and Max Planck Society open Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems

30 November 2015, 11:01
ETH Zurich and the Max Planck Society have opened the Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems, ETH announced. Machines will become not just more intelligent in the future, but also more capable of learning. The scientists want to understand the theoretical principles of learning and how these can...
582

FANUC America demonstrates robotic and CNC education cells at ACTE’s Career Tech Vision 2015

25 November 2015, 16:15Facility and Equipment
FANUC America Corporation has demonstrated robotic and CNC cells designed for the education market during ACTE’s Career Tech Vision 2015, Nov. 20-21, held at the Ernest Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, booth #916.“Our education programs are aligned with STEM initiatives to support technical ed...

Simulation

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Stratasys launches bold 3D printing software strategy and universal design-to-3D print application, GrabCAD Print

17 May 2016, 16:27New Products and Services
Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today unveiled a bold, new software strategy designed to make 3D printing significantly easier, more intuitive and highly accessible, company announced. The approach is powered by a new, open architecture "design-to-3D pri...
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Easy-to-implement functional safety system is cutting time to market for new-generation CNC machines

24 November 2015, 10:04Facility and Equipment
Implementing functional safety on new CNC machinery is an overriding trend in the metalworking machinery marketplace, reports machine control vendor NUM. And 2015 has proved to be the seminal year, as 100% of NUM's OEM customers who are developing new machines using its latest Flexium+ control platf...
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PartWorks launches digital manufacturing service to rapidly design and produce low volume parts and tooling

9 November 2015, 19:28International Trade
PartWorks, a new rapid digital manufacturer of low volume metal and plastic parts, announced the official launch of its Industrial Concierge™ service to help companies bring products to life from design through manufacturing, whether starting from scratch or by reverse engineering an existing pr...

Tooling Forming & Fabricating

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U.S. manufacturing technology orders for February down 12.8% y-o-y

11 April 2016, 20:44International Trade
The U.S. manufacturing technology orders for February 2016 were down 5.1% compared to the previous month, and down 12.8% compared to the same month in 2015, reported the Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders for capital equipment continue to slump as the overall U.S. manufacturing industr...
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DANOBAT to supply several horizontal TTB lathes for pipes to Tubos Reunidos

22 January 2016, 14:02Sales and Markets
The international company Tubos Reunidos has its new facility ready with DANOBAT machines for the manufacture of threaded pipes and hoses, DANOBAT announced. The project is the result of the joint venture of Tubos Reunidos and Marubeni; the premises total some 31,500 square meters with, amongst othe...
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U.S. fabricating shops are facing a lot of headwind and uncertainty

22 January 2016, 09:10Sales and Markets
U.S. fabricating shops are facing a lot of headwind and uncertainty, but not enough to cause panic, according to recent Q4 2015 Forming & Fabricating Job Shop Consumption Report, released by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill.Nearly as many participants re...

Workholding Systems & Devices

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Schuler acquires leading die manufacturer AWEBA

Schuler AG, the producer of forming equipment, is to take over the die construction specialist AWEBA and thus expand its activities in this business field, company announced. Based in Aue, Germany, the AWEBA Group is one of the world’s leading full-service providers of dies and fixtures. Schuler wil...
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U.S. manufacturing technology orders for February down 12.8% y-o-y

11 April 2016, 20:44International Trade
The U.S. manufacturing technology orders for February 2016 were down 5.1% compared to the previous month, and down 12.8% compared to the same month in 2015, reported the Association For Manufacturing Technology. Orders for capital equipment continue to slump as the overall U.S. manufacturing industr...
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Zimmer Group introduces new low-price gripper

7 April 2016, 14:24New Products and Services
Zimmer Group has expanded its product range to include low-price pneumatic parallel gripper in the form of the GPP1000 series, company announced. The new gripper series GPP1000’s price not only makes exceptionally cost-effective production a reality but also offers 100 N gripping force in three diff...

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