The year started off according to plan for DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT: In the first quarter, order intake amounted to € 591.6 million and was thus at about the previous year’s level (€ 587.2 million). Sales revenues amounted to € 541.4 million (previous year: € 538.4 million). As in the previous year, EBITDA amounted to € 42.4 million, EBIT reached € 28.0 million (previous year: € 30.0 million) and EBT was € 25.8 million (previous year: € 27.9 million). As of 31 March 2016, the group reported earnings after taxes of € 18.1 million (previous year: € 19.5 million).
At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board unanimously appointed Dipl.-Kfm. Christian Thönes as chairman of the Executive Board of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT.
The toothed belt axes in the HM-B series from HIWIN which have now won the iF DESIGN AWARD are extremely stylish, powerful and adaptable.
At Tube, the international trade fair for the tube industry, steel tube manufacturer Vallourec presented innovative products and new services from its Industry and Power Generation Divisions. The highlight: the go-live of the new e-business portal iTube®.
KUKA has posted record revenues for the 2015 financial year. The Group continued its profitable growth and again surpassed the key performance indicators of the previous year.
Until now, Additive Manufacturing processes and 3D Printing have focused mainly on the manufacture of geometrically complex, mechanical components made of plastic, metal or ceramic. Rapid.Tech’s new “Electronic Engineering” trade forum will for the first time showcase and discuss 3D Printing of electronic components and conductor tracks on any substrate.
With its Customer Support Centre Okuma has established an international service network, designed to provide fast assistance for operators across Europe. From the European headquarters in Krefeld, Germany, Okuma coordinates shipping of exchange parts to customers in 32 countries. 95 percent of the time, Okuma delivers components within 24 hours, effectively reducing expensive downtime to a minimum. Okuma’s unique position as the industry’s only single-source provider extends to the manufacturer’s understanding of service, which encompasses spare part delivery, preventive machine maintenance, spindle repair and exchange as well as local support from certified service technicians all over Europe.
The production of lines for braking systems, air conditioning units and similar devices with a length of 1500 mm and tiny diameters of as little as 18 mm represents a real challenge when it comes to bending technology, specifically with regard to handling. After all, to be economical, production processes also need to be swift. And precision and quality are factors that are just as important.
HIWIN provides a new generation of toothed belt axes (HM-B) and spindle axes (HM-S). Their characteristics: Extremely high manufacturing quality, performance density and precision, combined with a successful design, which has already won the prestigious iF Design Award.
The top-class brand Toolmaker Solutions by CERATIZIT will be showing an extended range of carbide grades, drill blanks and end mill blanks at GrindTec 2016. This extended programme provides a high-quality product portfolio for a broad variety of applications in the tooling industry.
In 2016, the biggest annual intralogistics trade fair has turned in a record-breaking performance on all fronts: exhibitor and visitor numbers and size of exhibition space. As such LogiMAT has once again underlined its leading position in the international competition.
The DMG MORI group can look back on a good financial year 2015. Under volatile market conditions, we succeeded in generating the best result and the highest sales revenues in the company’s history. We have increased sales revenues compared to the previous year by 3% to € 2.3 billion and EBIT to € 185.9 million (+2%). EBT rose by 24% to € 217.3 million.
Outstanding scientific and economic projects have been awarded with the German raw material efficiency prize 2015. The award winning success stories exemplify the outstanding innovations for efficient and sustainable use of raw materials in both research and economics in Germany. The prize winners demonstrate in diverse ways how great leaps are possible in raw material efficiency. One of the prize winners is the company IAS GmbH from Weil der Stadt near Stuttgart. Managing Director Steven Hartmann received the award in Berlin. Mr. Uwe Beckmeyer, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy presented the awards. IAS is one of two award winners in the competition category for corporations.
Deutsche Messe and international trade fair company ITE Group are co-organizing the premier of CeMAT SOUTHEAST ASIA from 28 February to 3 March 2017. CeMAT SOUTHEAST ASIA runs parallel to TransAsia Jakarta and ColdChain Indonesia at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition Center (ICE) in Jakarta. ICE is operated by Deutsche Messe and comprises 10 exhibition halls on 50,000 square meters, a 50,000-square-meter open-air site, a 4,000-square-meter convention hall, and a 12,000-square-meter pre-function lobby.
Now more than ever, selecting the suitable procedure for attaching connection elements to tube ends is essential for economical machining processes. This is because geometries are becoming more and more complex and the pressure of remaining cost efficient is increasing significantly.
Okuma introduces their high-precision application SERVONAVI as part of their line of Intelligent Technology features. Available on almost all of the manufacturer’s machining centres, lathes and multitasking machines, the application is able to increase surface quality, reduce production time and to undo the effects of wear and tear in older machines.
AVEVA today announced that it has entered a multiyear agreement with Statoil ASA for AVEVA Everything3D™ (AVEVA E3D™). The Norwegian Energy owner operator has selected AVEVA E3D to be its strategic 3D design software platform.
The Meusburger product range now includes a guiding system for large transfer and multi-stage dies.
Production flexibility, cost-efficiency and sustainability both in regard to products and production processes are focal points during the construction of lightweight bodies for motor vehicles. Innovative laser joining technologies are almost predestined for this task since they can be used to produce highly durable lightweight structures cost-effectively.
Is there any way to enhance the technical properties of contemporary quality insulation glass, i.e. its Ug value, light transmission and sound absorption? Several major forums are currently discussing the limits of feasibility and realism. The good news is that there is no shortage of ideas. But what will prove to be feasible in the future?