Fabio Boiocchi

An innovative Integrated Design Decision Support System (IDDS) for Additive Manufacturing

Over the last 18 Months a pan European team of researchers and companies has been developing an integrated software solution aimed at helping designers, engineers and scientists in the development of parts by…

New wood-metal hybrid for lightweight construction

Nowadays, sustainability is a key aspect when developing new materials, here the main focus is on ensuring the input materials used come from renewable sources and that the product is recyclable at the…

Fraunhofer opens new project center for lightweight automotive construction in Poland

Lightweight construction is one of the greatest challenges facing the automotive industry. Electric motors and hybrid engines increase vehicle weight, which must be compensated by lightweight components. Lightweight materials and innovative processes can…

Sheet Metal News – special issue for EuroBLECH 2018

Dear readers, we are glad to send you Sheet Metal News, the digital version of the special issue that we published for EuroBLECH 2018, the International Sheet Metal Working Technology trade fair. Sheet…

Orbital welding, a new compact welding head

The users of orbital welding equipment know the range of closed welding heads from Polysoude type MW for high productivity applications without filler wire, combining a compact and ergonomic design with high duty…

OEMs opt to eliminate in-house lamination operations

OEMs that make parts or products from flat-rolled steel, aluminum and other metals are eliminating in-house lamination operations and outsourcing to experienced coil coaters instead. For OEMs that apply laminate films to metal…

The new Mate customer cloud-based portal for tooling library, history management and more

Designed and built with their customers in mind, Mate set out to enhance and modernize the user experience to make portal.mate.com the hub of their critical information. The user can manage their tooling…

SSAB Form Tube Plus – new precision steel tubes with superior properties

SSAB Form Tube Plus is a completely new family of precision steel tubes that provides a unique combination of bendability, dimensional accuracy and superior surface quality suitable for high-gloss painting and chrome plating….

Hall 15 - Stand D51

Back up rollers: the Unitec innovative proposal for a better metal sheet quality

Unitec manufactures a wide range of special cylindrical roller bearings for all kind of applications up to high precision bearings for machine tools. Unitec is based in Italy and has distributors in all…

Hall 13 – Stand B142

Mould equipment 4.0

Special Springs, one of the most qualified manufacturer of die springs and nitrogen cylinders, further develops its product and service range with new devices for Industry 4.0. The opportunity to present them will…

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