If you believe that a large STUDER machine will exceed your budget, we recommend you have a look at the favorit. This machine, top in price and performance, can be used universally and thanks to the centre distance of 1600mm (63”) can also handle long workpieces.
For the third time, outstanding organisations and companies in the sheet metal working industry are invited to enter the EuroBLECH 2018 online competition in five categories, now open at https://www.euroblech.com/2018/english/awards/. Recognition will be given for best practice, innovation, excellence and outstanding performance. Five winners, one in each category, will be selected by professionals in the sheet metal working industry via an online voting, starting in September.
The certificate of incorporation bears a very well-known name: President Vladimir Putin himself, as Deputy Mayor of Saint Petersburg, once signed the document for HARTING's Russian subsidiary. That was in 1993. Today, the Technology Group on the Neva celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Nowadays, success in the field of sheet metal processing means: Manufacturing products quickly, economically, and in consistently high quality. At the same time the requirements with regard to simplifying complex processes and increasing overall efficiency are constantly growing. This trend is changing markets worldwide and opening up new manufacturing opportunities. The automation of production processes represents a decisive step towards solving these requirements using technological solutions. By integrating flexible automation modules into the cutting and bending process chain, Bystronic already supports many users with a broad range of solutions.
Today is the start of the first CastForge, the trade fair for castings and forgings with machining. Staged in the Oskar Lapp Hall (Hall 6) until 7 June 2018, it presents the entire value-added chain from cast or forging blanks and their machining through to the final component. CastForge offers visitors the opportunity to discover the latest information about castings and forgings made of steel, grey cast iron, spheroid cast iron and non-ferrous metals. With this line-up the trade fair closes a gap in the trade fair landscape.
The 6th LASYS International Trade Fair for Laser Material Processing, with its clear focus on user orientation, started in Stuttgart today under the best starting conditions. In Hall 4, about 200 exhibitors from over 20 countries are showcasing intelligent system solutions, practical production processes, application fields and industrial trends and innovations for production of the future, including world and European premières. The event continues until 7 June. Experts regard the market situation as positive, promoting high customer proximity.
ORDERFOX.com is proud to announce a new ground-breaking collaboration with industry leader Autodesk; making visualization and procurement even easier. ORDERFOX.com is continuously focused on providing members a more efficient way to conduct daily business. With that always top-of-mind, ORDERFOX.com community members now have an even greater benefit - the integration of the Autodesk Forge platform viewing functionality.
The year 2017 ends with a stable economic environment and decent general conditions for the machine tool industry. For HELLER, too, 2017 was a good year. The group’s turnover has increased by 7%. The past year’s sales mix has improved our earning power. The year-on-year changes primarily illustrate the diverse possibilities open to us in the market which we also intend to seize in the future. Worthy of special mention in 2017 are crankshaft machines, coating projects, the modification of production systems and a significantly improved single-machine business. Order intake increased by 16%, thus providing a solid basis for 2018 as well high planning certainty for 2019 due to the projects in hand. We have been able to strengthen our sales in Europe and to intensify market cultivation. The positive order intake on our home continent confirms the measures we have taken. Similar steps are being taking in the US and in Asia.
ONA will be present at the BIEMH 2018, to be held in the Bilbao Exhibition Center from May 28 to June 1; in Hall 1, Stand F03 with an exciting showing of both wire and die-sinking EDM machines. At the same time, on May 29 and May 31, it will be hosting the ONA OPEN HOUSE AND TECHNOLOGY TALKS 2018 in its headquarters in Durango.
Today’s 116th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT welcomed approx. 450 shareholders. Thus some 88% of the share capital were represented. The shareholders voted with a clear majority to adopt the resolutions proposed by the Executive Board and Supervisory Board. The Executive Board and Supervisory Board were approved for financial year 2017 by a large majority. Subsequently, the Supervisory Board today voted Dr. Eng. Masahiko Mori as its chairman. He succeeds Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner, who retires from the board on the best terms.
Following the acquisition of Plascoat Systems Limited, Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will be presenting a comprehensive portfolio of thermoplastic powder coatings at this year’s Wire (hall 14, booth F06). The world’s most important trade fair for the wire and cable industry will take place from 16 to 20 April 2018 in Düsseldorf (Germany).
The HARTING Technology Group is ready for e-mobility. At the 88th Geneva International Motor Show (March 8-18, 2018), the family-owned company will be presenting its innovative fast-charging technology on Rinspeed's Snap vehicle. Drawing on decades of experience in connection and transmission technology for data, signals and power, HARTING is an expert partner to almost all national automotive manufacturers as well as major OEMs.
The HARTING Technology Group intends to further expand its market position in North and Central America over the coming years. The comments were made by Jon DeSouza, President and CEO of HARTING Americas, in front of a group of journalists in Silao. Since 2016, HARTING has been producing overmolded cables and wiring harnesses in its own factory in the industrial city of Silao in the state of Guanajuato, and has a presence in the country's capital via a sales company. Mexico will be the 2018 partner country of HANNOVER MESSE (April 23 to 27, 2018).
KUKA Group completed the 2017 financial year successfully and was able to surpass the previous year’s results by a considerable margin in some cases. “We continued to profit from the digitization trend over the past year. The demand for intelligent automation solutions remains strong,” states Dr. Till Reuter, CEO of KUKA AG. “At the same time, we have had to set the right course for a successful future. To a significant extent, our success is founded on our investments – in key technologies and innovative products for Industrie 4.0, in partnerships, in new business segments such as consumer robotics, and in the growth market of China,” he stressed.
DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT achieved record figures in financial year 2017 in order intake, sales revenues and free cash flow. Earnings also rose markedly. The high demand for our innovative machines and technology solutions continued. Order intake rose by +16% to € 2,754.8 million (previous year: € 2,369.9 million). Adjusted for the effects of the realignment in 2016 − including the changes to the sales and service organization in Asia and America − order intake rose even by as much as 23%. The worldwide machine tool consumption rose by 4.5%. Hence DMG MORI has grown stronger than the market. Sales revenues rose by +4% to € 2,348.5 million (previous year: € 2,265.7 million). Adjusted for realignment effects, sales revenues grew by +9% compared with the previous year. This development shows that by concentrating on the core business and further developing strategic future areas, DMG MORI has successfully taken and implemented the right measures. All figures are provisional and subject to audit and the approval of the financial statements by the Supervisory Board.
Already for several years now, Messe Stuttgart has taken electromobility seriously: Photovoltaics on the hall roofs, charging infrastructure at the trade fair site and electric or hybrid vehicles in the car pool are standard features.
Kick-off for K 2019: Starting now, exhibitors from all over the world can register for the world’s No. 1 trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry – the relevant documents are all available. A high-quality print version of the exhibitor invitation has been sent to all participants in the prior event K 2016 and further interested parties.
KUKA acquires Visual Components and defines the next level in intelligent automation
For more than 15 years the globally known SIGMA Plastics Group has put its trust in recycling machines from NGR, the plastics recycling machine manufacturer from Upper Austria. In December, NGR’s machine number 1,000 was delivered to a Sigma plant New Jersey.
Two strong partners are combining their know-how to speed up the development of innovative automation solutions: DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT and HEITEC AG are founding the joint venture “DMG MORI HEITEC“ – perfectly timed to coincide with the start of the SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, the leading trade fair in Europe for electric automation.