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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…

Schuler sells technology center in Tianjin to Feintool

The Schuler Group has sold its technology center in the North Chinese city of Tianjin to the Swiss company Feintool. Based in Lyss, Switzerland, the company plans to produce precision components for the…

Liquid metal 3-D printer for manufacturing created by Vader

A father and son team in the Start-up Ny program have invented a liquid metal printing machine that could represent a significant transformation in manufacturing. A breakthrough idea five years ago by former University…

Crude steel output increases by 0.8% worldwide

World crude steel production reached 1,628.5 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2016, up by 0.8% compared to 2015. Crude steel production decreased in Europe, the Americas and Africa. Crude steel production increased…

Ferroglobe, New Executive Chairman

World’s leading producer of silicon metal Ferroglobe, and a leading silicon– and manganese-based specialty alloys producer, announced today that Alan Kestenbaum has resigned as Executive Chairman of the Ferroglobe PLC Board of Directors,…

High-tech tool making with 5-axis milling expertise from hermle

The installation of five 5-axis CNC machining centres from Hermle allows Hirschmann Automotive to turn technical innovations into high-quality mechatronic products more efficiently than ever before. FIVE IN ONE GO – FOR WORKPIECES…

Italian companies sign Tripoli airport reconstruction

A consortium of Italian companies operating in the airport sector has been signed for the reconstruction work at the beginning of 2017 of the international airport of Tripoli, which was seriously damaged during the crisis…

Trade delegation from Pakistan to Italy exploring business prospects

A 12 member delegation of leading exporters and importers are looking to promote trade links through mutual collaboration in areas of common interests between Pakistan and Italy through business-to-business (B2B) meetings. Headed by…

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