In order to save weight, an increasing number of assemblies used in the automotive industry today are made of plastic or lightweight metal which need to be glued together. The reliable pretreatment of the joining surfaces is a must, especially where structural components are concerned. This is where quattroClean comes into play. The climate-neutral technology has a number of advantages over other dry cleaning processes.
Following the announced closure of the ABB circuit breaker production facility in Ózd, Hungary, Maynards offer to the market a property investment opportunity and the chance to acquire over 50 modern plastic injection moulding machines and associated assembly equipment.
All signs indicate that PaintExpo will take place this year. The world’s leading trade fair for industrial coating technologies will be held at the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre with more than 500 national and international exhibitors from the 12th through the 15th of October, 2020. A comprehensive hygiene concept will ensure best possible safety for exhibitors and visitors. PaintExpo’s exhibition portfolio presents the world’s most extensive range of solutions for adapting wet painting, powder coating and coil coating processes to current requirements and aligning them to the future.
On 1st April 2020, Horn Group established a company in Turkey. It has taken over sales of the precision tool manufacturer's products in the Republic, a service that was previously provided by a trading partner. Horn took the decision to establish direct representation in Turkey so that the needs of existing and potential customers can be better served.
What are the benefits that big data and data analytics can generate for intralogistics? The system provider presents an intelligent data analytics solution that can be used to examine large amounts of data generated, for example, during sorter operation and visualise the results. With the information collected this way, processes can be optimised, and maintenance measures can be scheduled in advance at an optimum time.
When you think of respiratory and surgical masks, which are currently produced predominantly in Asia, ultrasonics is probably not the first thing that springs to mind. Yet ultrasonic welding plays an important roll in making these products. As an experienced technology provider for mask production equipment, Weber Ultrasonics AG now manufactures respiratory and surgical masks in Germany. This is made possible by the fast and active support of other companies as well as the huge dedication of its own employees.
As we collectively navigate these challenging times, our working dynamic is changed and working from home is now the norm. The health and comfort of our clients is always our priority. We would like to make a special gesture so that you can maintain the most ergonomic and efficient CAD experience possible - at home and on the go.
“2019 has been a good year.” This sentence from CEO Peter Fenkl sums up the performance of the Künzelsau electric motor and fan manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg in the year just past. Turnover rose from EUR 583 million to EUR 633 million. The boom regions were Asia, Europe and the USA. The year 2020 had also got off to a good start – until the corona crisis.
The coronavirus shutdown is an extreme situation for the entire economy and is hitting the CNC industry hard. Although there is huge uncertainty, we can be sure of one thing: falling into a state of shock is the most dangerous reaction to this acute situation and is therefore not an option. Instead, the best way to counteract the problem is with a mix of flexibility, optimism and solidarity. Because we will overcome this crisis together! Here at ORDERFOX.com, we want to play our part, which is why we are enabling CNC manufacturers and buyers to use our entire platform free of charge – for a dynamic and cooperative response to the shutdown.
COPA-DATA has been developing software for the industrial automation and energy sectors since 1987. The subsidiary COPA-DATA CEE/ME has made a significant contribution to its success with its responsibility for market development and customer support in Central and Eastern Europe as well as the Middle East. Since its founding ten years ago, COPA-DATA CEE/ME has continually grown and generated a turnover of 4.3 million Euros in 2019. With additions to the sales team and its new Managing Director, Johannes Petrowisch, the company is now well positioned for the future.
Lightweight and flexible: FIPA GmbH has developed the modular End-of-Line Universal Box Gripper, which can supply, seal and palletize cardboard boxes of various sizes. It is designed according to the construction kit principle and can be adapted to customer requirements right down to the smallest detail. In addition, the investment volume is within the scope of small and medium-sized companies.
In a time of industrial and trade uncertainty, the machine toll (MT) sector continues to perform well, as production stands at more than 28 billion in 2018. In the meantime, CECIMO has following closely the review process of the Machinery Directive, the most important legislation for the machinery sector.
Prima Additive, the Prima Industrie division dedicated to Metal Additive Manufacturing systems, exhibited for the first time at Formnext, the leading exhibition dedicated to additive manufacturing, held in Frankfurt from 19 to 22 November.
Okuma, represented in Hungary by Smartus Zrt., and German grinding expert Dr. Kaiser Diamantwerkzeuge GmbH & Co KG jointly developed a grinding system that offers cutting-edge dressing functions. This is achieved by an unprecedented symbiosis of the CNC grinding machine, the dressing hardware and the control technology.
DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT was able to keep its course in comparison to the industry. While the machine tool industry partly had to suffer significantly higher losses, order intake at DMG MORI in the first nine months reached € 2,008.4 million (-12%) as planned. Sales revenues increased by +2% to € 1,892.6 million. EBIT rose by +8% to € 154.4 million. The EBIT margin improved to 8.2%. Free cash flow of € 115.0 million was at the previous year's level.
During 2020, the Austrian company Meusburger fully integrates the hot runner and control systems specialist PSG, which was taken over in 2016, into the company and will then operate under the Meusburger brand. PSG remains a strong product brand.
Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable and automated 3D measurement solutions, will be showcasing at Formnext its latest portable 3D scanner generations, the HandySCAN BLACK and Go!SCAN SPARK, to the additive manufacturing industry. The contribution of 3D scanning combined with additive manufacturing to the design process contributes to saving time and money.
Through a cooperation with the US-American software supplier TULIP, DMG MORI is simplifying digital manufacturing adoption for its customers. Manufacturing workforce and engineers can easily create apps via a drag and drop interface and integrate them with existing systems. This no-code approach is designed with the needs of production lines in mind. It enables them to collect and analyze data in real time, without any programming know-how.
With a strategic stake in the Bavarian software company up2parts, which specializes in artificial intelligence, DMG MORI plans to acquire important know-how in the field of digitized manufacturing processes.
DMG MORI and Jungheinrich present their development partnership for driverless transport systems at the world's largest trade fair for machine tools – and already a first product. The DMG MORI PH-AGV 50 heralds a new era of flexible automation solutions in intralogistics. The driverless transport system enables fully automated loading and unloading of workpiece pallets on machine tools.