Fabio Boiocchi

Getting melt into shape

A central issue regarding the die casting process is the mould. It determines the contours of a die cast part and affects its properties. Mouldmaking still has a huge development potential, particularly in…

Equipment Leasing vs Buying in 2019 – Tips for Manufacturers

As we begin the start of a new year, businesses everywhere will start to make plans. It might be time for a thorough review of your processes and operations. And if you work…

Protection and safety at work are important but time is little

A survey carried out by SPLENDID RESEARCH GMBH and AECOPS on behalf of BOSCH aims at highlighting the application of safety measures adopted in electro-tools. It emerges 60% of professionals dedicate less than…

Optimizing the use of cleaning technologies

We know it from our own homes: bulky kitchen utensils and appliances are difficult to clean. In industry, complex components are more the rule than the exception and present big challenges for the…

Hybrid-technology press brakes fully made in Italy

Precise, dynamic and silent, the series of hybrid press brakes by Gade can combine versatility, performances and a significant energy saving. Differentiating elements that, together with a high quality standard, characterize a fully…

Go-anywhere cleanroom

In many sectors, even the slightest contamination can have a detrimental impact on quality. Indeed, impurities and germs on automation components, tools, microchips, space probes, or medical devices can mean a defective finished…

Sophisticated 3D measurement technology permits gesture-based human-machine interaction in real time

As gesture control represents a seamless interface between humans and machines, more and more machines, robots and devices are able to respond to gestural cues. Researchers at Fraunhofer IOF in Jena are raising…

Order bookings shrink in the German machine tool industry

In the fourth quarter of 2018, order bookings at the German machine tool industry fell by 13 per cent compared to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic orders slumped by 28 per cent….

Schuler focuses on new markets and digital business models

In the 2018 fiscal year, Schuler increased its order intake by ten percent with successful sales in new markets and digitized applications. However, ongoing pressure to make adjustment in Germany, international trade conflicts…

Machine tools should be a major focus of the EU-US trade talks within the possible FTA on industrial goods

CECIMO – the European Association for Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies – welcomes the European Commission’s efforts towards regulatory cooperation and the removal of non-tariff barriers in the planned trade deal…

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