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Okuma maximises smart manufacturing prowess and service with new facilities

In response to a growing international demand for the popular GENOS lathes and vertical machining centres as well as the positive economic development of emerging markets in Asia, Okuma has opened a new…

Schuler and Porsche found joint venture for car body parts

Porsche and Schuler are to build an innovative press shop together for the car factory of the future. Representatives of both companies signed the contract for the foundation of a corresponding joint venture….

Empowering today’s workforce with highly coveted friction stir welding qualifications

Industrial companies are faced with the need to improve efficiency, reduce footprint and be overall more sustainable. One pathway to achieve these goals is through the usage of materials that have high strength,…

EuroBLECH 2018: Step into the digital reality

EuroBLECH 2018, the 25th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, takes place from 23 – 26 October 2018 at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds in Germany. Major exhibitor countries are Germany, Italy, Turkey, China,…

XXL computed tomography: a new dimension in X-ray analysis

For the first time, it is now possible to analyze even very large objects with X-ray technology. XXL computed tomography produces high-resolution, high-contrast images in 3D. The technology enables, for example, the analysis…

EuroBLECH 2018 rewards 5 businesses in this year’s “Step into the digital reality” online competition

For the third time, outstanding organisations and companies in the sheet metal working industry are invited to enter the EuroBLECH 2018 online competition in five categories. Recognition will be given for best practice,…

Prima Power announces the Grand Opening of its new Technology Center in Munich

Prima Power is pleased to announce the official opening of its new Technology Center in Neufahrn, near Munich. The new location is in the heart of the D-A-CH area. As a result, Prima…

INTL FCStone Ltd Launches Mobile Application for its PMXecute Precious Metals Trading Platform

INTL FCStone Inc. (NASDAQ: INTL) today announced that its London-based subsidiary, INTL FCStone Ltd’s (“the Company”) Precious Metals Division has launched a mobile application version of its proprietary trading platform, PMXecute. PMXecute is…

Forni Industriali Bendotti: new Nucor order

Forni Industriali Bendotti has been awarded a contract for a reheating furnace with Nucor Steel Kankakee, Inc. (Illinois). The mill is owned by Nucor Corporation, an American steel producer with an annual output…

EMO Hannover 2019

EMO Hannover 2019 positions new business models based on intelligent networking

EMO Hannover 2019: Smart technologies are driving tomorrow’s production The EMO Hannover 2019, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking industry, will be held from 16 to 21 September under the motto…

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