Machine tools

Bountiful orders for the German machine tool industry

In the fourth quarter of 2017, the German machine tool industry’s order bookings increased by 24 per cent in comparison to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic orders were up by 48 per…

GF to acquire Swiss precision casting manufacturer

GF Automotive, a division of GF, is to purchase 100% of Precicast Industrial Holding SA, the swiss-based precision casting specialist. This is in line with the division’s strategy to increase its industrial sectors…

DMG MORI strengthens digitized production

Digital factory, holistic automation solutions and technology excellence: at the traditional open house exhibition at DECKEL MAHO Pfronten, DMG MORI is showing the entire scope of its technology competence. The 9,000 international trade…

NCG CAM v16.0 is Officially Released Download a Demonstration Version Now

NCG CAM Solutions Ltd, UK officially released NCG CAM v16.0 on 15th January 2018. This major release includes a number of new features including Selected Surface Machining for Waterline Passes, Combined Passes for…

Better and more cost-effective machining with super-duplex stainless steels

Rinaldo Brivio, Global Technical Marketing, Sandvik Materials Technology, explains how operators can strike a balance between optimizing performance in their machining applications while also keeping costs and investments to a low level. It…

Precitec’s wire fed CoaxPrinter enables 3D printing coaxially

Pushing wire into the future of additive manufacturing: With the CoaxPrinter, Precitec GmbH & Co. KG brings a solution for laser cladding to market, which permits a multidirectional processing of the additive material…

CECIMO announces a positive economic outlook for 2017

The CECIMO General Assembly, which took place in Brussels on 22 November, announced that CECIMO machine tool production is expected to register a 2% annual growth in 2017 and reach 24.4 billion euro,…

GE Additive unveils first BETA machine from its Project Atlas program

GE Additive unveiled the first BETA machine developed as part of its Project A.T.L.A.S program. The meter-class, laser powder-bed fusion machine has been developed to provide manufacturers of large parts and components with…

The c 650 machining centre supplements the top end of the performance line series

The Hermle company has developed the C 650 to extend its Performance Line series with a major step upwards, and now provides three machine models for economical 3 and 5 axis machining. The…

CNC, innovations and trends

The market of cnc machines is growing: on a global scale, it will reach the value of 93.45 billion us dollars within 2024. Innovations in this area, also aimed at reducing installation and…

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