CLIMATIC system at GIFA 2015

At the GIFA 2015, the young company INFUSER was for the first time represented with its own stand. The patented air purification system CLIMATIC, developed jointly with the University of Copenhagen, was well received by trade visitors. Many networking opportunities arose for the newcomer to the trade fair both at the stand and at an expert presentation within the scope of the VDI Technical Forum.

Russia’s Orgneftekhim standardises on AVEVA engineering and design software

AVEVA announced today that Orgneftekhim Holding, the parent company for a number of Russian engineering institutes and construction and procurement companies, has standardised on AVEVA Everything3D™ (AVEVA E3D™) for all engineering and design projects.

Maschinenbau NRW: Warten auf Aufschwung

Der Auftragseingang verzeichnete im August 2015 ein Minus von -17 Prozent (bundesweit -7 Prozent). Bei der Inlandsnachfrage gab es ein Minus von -12 Prozent (bundesweit -17 Prozent). Das Auslandsgeschäft lag bei -19 Prozent (bundesweit -1 Prozent) im Vergleich zum Vorjahresniveau.

NEFTEGAZ 2016 to be held earlier

NEFTEGAZ 2016 – the international exhibition for the oil and gas industry, held from 18 to 21 April 2016 – will again be a meeting place for experts and visitors in this industry, providing information on the latest developments in equipment and machinery for the oil and gas industry as well as opportunities for discussions with experts on the latest issues.

Everything from one source

euroTECH's modular designed eT-Hover-allround is a practical, versatile lifting device. With a relatively low weight of 85 kg, the equipment can handle loads of up to 500 kg and is capable of horizontal and vertical lifting, swivelling, rotating around 360 degrees, as well as any combination of these types of movements. All movements can be controlled precisely and intuitively with the ergonomically designed control unit. The name "allround" relates to the extensive functionality of the lifting device as well to euroTECH's breath of performance.

New composite materials and technologies for high volume automotive production

Cytec Industries Inc. (CYT) will be demonstrating new high performance materials and process technologies at the Composites Europe trade fair and forum (September 22-24, 2015) in Stuttgart, Germany, Hall 5, booth 5/F16, with a strong emphasis on automotive applications.

Partnership for IRAN PLAST agreed

Messe Düsseldorf expands international portfolio of trade fairs for the plastics and rubber industry


From pharmaceuticals, chemicals and foodstuffs to glass, construction materials and paper: every 18 months the POWTECH trade fair offers these key industrial segments a unique overview of the latest developments in mechanical processing technology. From 19 to 21 April 2016, international industry experts will once again have the opportunity to share know-how with their peers and forge new business contacts. PARTEC, the International Congress for Particle Technology held concurrently with the show, attracts scientists and engineers from all over the world to the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre.

Up close and unveiled

Nothing matches a personal talk if you want to make contacts and obtain the latest information from the sector. Even in the digital age, this hasn’t changed: a fair is a place for meeting people, and you go there to see what’s new. This is the conclusion drawn by the StrikoWestofen Group (Gummersbach) after five days of the GIFA 2015, in which the manufacturer was sometimes overwhelmed by the deluge of interested persons. The market leader for melting, holding and dosing furnaces for lightweight metal casting presented dozens of innovations in Düsseldorf. The new “Westomat Plus+” with its optimized technology and its revised design as well as the pneumatic transport and filling system “Schnorkle” were two special highlights. Managing Director Rudi Riedel was very gratified by the reactions of those visiting the booth: “The large sums we have invested in research and development since the last GIFA four years ago were the right strategy. Now we can offer our customers products which meet the considerably higher demands of foundries in an optimum way.”

International training concept on technical cleanliness inspection

There have been fixed standards regulating technical cleanliness inspections of component parts in the automotive industry for over a decade . These are codified in the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) vol. 19.1. So that companies can inspect components in accordance with policy, laboratory managers should be qualified “Technical Cleanliness Inspectors”. To this end, Fraunhofer IPA has been offering the required training for over ten years now. Given that demand abroad has risen substantially on account of the unabated globalization of automotive industry, English-speaking instruction seminars for trainers will take place in future. They will be trained as “Technical Cleanliness Tutors”.

Cutting paper with ultrasound

More precise cut edges, less cutting force and therefore a longer tool life: cutting folded sheets with ultrasound technology makes all this a tangible reality. A joint cooperation project conducted by Fraunhofer IPA and bielomatik GmbH came to this preliminary result. A follow-up project is to verify the suitability of the innovation for industrial applications. Scientists are still on the look-out for companies interested in participating.

High performance composites matrix resins and adhesives

Latest developments in high performance composite matrix resins, binders and release agents, composite adhesives, process know-how and engineering, will be presented by Henkel in the Composites Forum at the Composites Europe exhibition at the Messe Stuttgart on September 23. Henkel will place a strong emphasis on its expertise in developing cost-effective solutions for automotive structural components, such as lightweight leaf springs produced using high-pressure resin transfer molding, HP-RTM.

New revolutionary vertical machining centres

DMG MORI has been defining a standard for users of powerful entry-level machines for many years with the ECOLINE product range. This also applies to the new generation of the ecoMill V series. The range consists of a series of machining centres that can accommodate workpieces weighing 600 kg, 800 kg and 1000 kg respectively in the form of the ecoMill 600 V, ecoMill 800 V and ecoMill 1100 V with the traverse X – axis of 600 mm, 800 mm and 1100 mm accordingly to the machines size. The highlight of the latest ecoMill V series is the completely revised ECOLINE New Design, by means of which DMG MORI has improved working ergonomics and achieved a high degree of value stability. The new 19" DMG MORI Multi-Touch SLIMline® Control* with SIEMENS is the next step for innovative and modern user interface.

Kværner Verdal AS selects AVEVA Bocad

AVEVA today announced that, following a rigorous competitive evaluation, Kværner Verdal AS has selected AVEVA Bocad Steel™ and AVEVA Bocad Offshore™ for use at its design and fabrication yard in Verdal, Norway. Kværner required a specialised structural steel design solution that provided out-of-the box functionality and powerful integration.

Experience Industry 4.0 visually

Electronics.Production.Augmented.—that is the motto of a special show that is part of productronica in November 2015. The world's leading trade fair for electronics development and production will focus on the hot topic of Industry 4.0 from a new perspective: visitors will experience the hidden processes machines and workpieces negotiate in production and how workers profit from Industry 4.0—with the help of augmented and virtual reality on five selected electronics production machines.

More than 100 New Exhibitors for Blechexpo and Schweisstec 2015

At the 12th edition of the Blechexpo international trade fair for sheet metal processing and the 5th edition of the Schweisstec international trade fair for joining technologies, the practice-oriented trade fair duo is continuing its successful development at a very high, process-sequence level.

Schock für europäische Unternehmen

Nach Artikel 33 der Europäischen Chemikalienverordnung »REACH« ist der Lieferant eines Erzeugnisses verpflichtet, gewerbliche Abnehmer über besonders Besorgnis erregende Stoffe (SVHC - Substances of very high concern) in ihren Produkten unmittelbar zu informieren, sofern deren Konzentration größer als 0,1 Masseprozent im Erzeugnis übersteigt. Private Verbraucher müssen auf Anfrage innerhalb von 45 Tagen Bescheid bekommen.

Cable-driven parallel robots

Under the lead of the Tübingen-based Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics (MPI), Fraunhofer IPA has co-developed a new cable-driven parallel robot that is the first one capable of transporting humans while at the same time setting new standards in terms of workspace, acceleration and payload for a motion simulator. The scientists have thus succeeded in decisively advancing a technology previously used for automation solutions in the field of intralogistics. On 16 September 2015, MPI will unveil the motion simulator to the public at the Driving Simulation Conference & Exhibition (DSC2015) in Tübingen.

PaintExpo Eurasia

Ever stricter quality requirements, the trend towards individualisation, larger production volumes and rising cost pressure – these are just a few of the challenges being faced by companies with in-house painting operations. And they can only be mastered if existing painting and coating processes are consistently optimised. Appropriate solutions will be presented by the exhibitors at the 3rd PaintExpo Eurasia at the Expo Center Istanbul (Istanbul Fuar Merkezi) from the 15th through the 17th of October, 2015. And thus visiting the trade fair for industrial coating technology will make an important contribution to maintaining and sharpening one’s competitive edge at the national and international levels.

CERATIZIT GROUP acquires majority share of Cobra Carbide India Pvt Ltd

The carbide specialist CERATIZIT announces that it has acquired 67 percent of the Indian manufacturer of solid carbide tools, Cobra Carbide India Pvt Ltd.

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