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Artificial Intelligence to innovate manufacturing sector

The Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics are transforming the manufacturing space; and data is the new currency. Currently, human intervention is needed for logical and reasonable decision making; however, with the…

Kiruna Wagon wins Swedish Steel Prize 2017

This year’s winner of the international Swedish Steel Prize is Kiruna Wagon from Sweden. The prize is awarded for the company’s innovative wagon solution, the Helix Dumper. Kiruna Wagon has used high-strength steel to develop a highly durable and far more efficient wagon solution than other ore wagons on the market.

“Kiruna Wagon has successfully updated a good idea and used high-strength steels to turn it into a brand new, superior wagon solution,” says Eva Petursson, Chairman of the Swedish Steel Prize jury and…

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…

Blm Group’s products for laser cutting

Today, 3D laser (tilt) cutting is a reality regardless of the resonator technology (CO2 or Fiber), for straight or bent tubes up to as large as 610 millimetres (24”). The LT8.10 automated laser…

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…

Cecimo commits to contribute to a new European industrial policy

Mr Luigi Galdabini, President of CECIMO and Managing Director of Galdabini SPA, was one of the renowned panellist at the first European Industry Day that took place on 28 February 2017. He supported…

Stratasys to highlight 3D printed composite tooling

The leading additive manufacturing and 3D printing solutions provider, Stratasys, demonstrate 3D printing’s capability to produce high-temperature composite tooling cost-effectively and in a fraction of the time of traditional manufacturing methods. The company…

Flexibility aids clamping force readings

Force Products offers their Force Gauge tool with greater flexibility for gathering actual lbs/tonnage force data from many shop floor situations. A rugged lightweight hand held anodized aluminum body instrument. Hexagonal shape allows…

EuroBLECH Exhibition Survey: EU countries remain key markets for the sheet metal working industry

EuroBLECH 2016, held in autumn last year, was regarded as highly successful by the international sheet metal working industry. One of the main themes at the  24th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition…

News from Gast

Gast, a leading designer and manufacturer of precision air products and member of IDEX Corporation – has launched NEW LubeFree options for their AM series air motors that utilize a proprietary vane material…

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