Highlights
  • University of Sheffield’s Factory 2050 to be opened
    27 April 2017

    University of Sheffield’s Factory 2050 to be opened

    HRH The Duke of York is going to open the University of Sheffield’s Factory 2050, the UK’s first fully reconfigurable collaborative research facility dedicated to digital assembly and flexible component manufacturing. Teams at…

  • A succesful year for DMG Mori
    21 April 2017

    A succesful year for DMG Mori

    DMG MORI completed the financial year 2016 with an intake of € 2,369.9 million VS the € 2,282.8 million result of the previous year. Despite challenging macroeconomic conditions, DMG Mori achieved the highest…

  • Using laser beam technology to cut blanks
    20 April 2017

    Using laser beam technology to cut blanks

    Using laser beams instead of heavy dies: Daimler has commissioned two laser blanking lines at its Kuppenheim plant. Both the lines, which are meant for the serial production of compact vehicles, can be changed…

  • Global steel market will reach $865.5 billion by 2020
    10 April 2017

    Global steel market will reach $865.5 billion by 2020

    At the end of 2015 the global steel market reached a value of $753.4 billion in 2015, with a negative compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.2% in the last four years. China…

  • Swedish Steel Prize 2017 finalists
    6 April 2017

    Swedish Steel Prize 2017 finalists

    This year the four finalists for the Swedish Steel Prize have focused their research on design concepts pushing utilization of high-strength steels to the limits. The winner will be announced at a ceremony…

  • Laser Materials Processing Systems Grows 6.8% in 2016
    3 April 2017

    Laser Materials Processing Systems Grows 6.8% in 2016

    The global market for laser systems for materials processing increased by 6.8% in 2016 and reached the new record volume of $ 12.6 billion. The increase was mainly due to China where demand…

Weerg launches e-commerce in English
10 April 2017

Weerg launches e-commerce in English

Weerg has opened the e-shop in English language. The first e-commerce, that offers online CNC manufacturing with free budgeting in real-time, with the new platform in English language weerg.com expand its own frontiers…

New members joining to Trumpf’s group management
10 April 2017

New members joining to Trumpf’s group management

Trumpf is expanding its Group Management increasing the number of group managing directors from five to six. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop (58) and Christian Schmitz (57) are going to join the company’s most important managing board. Both…

European biggest aerospace castings facility
11 April 2017

European biggest aerospace castings facility

A new castings facility has been opened at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). Construction of the furnace for the AMRC Castings Group was completed last year and in the…

Specific laser process for antibacterial metal surfaces
9 March 2017

Specific laser process for antibacterial metal surfaces

A European team of researchers led by the University of Parma, together with a network of partner companies, including the company of Vicenza Ecor Research, is developing the first fluid-repellent, antibacterial, metal surface…

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