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Range of high-performance drilling and milling tools from Sorma

The Italian company Sorma is introducing significant enhancements to Osawa range of high performance drilling and milling product families. Key focus on the HPU drills, a new generation of carbide coated drills, able…

Statoil builds world’s first floating wind farm

International energy company Statoil is building Hywind: the world’s first floating wind farm, just off the Scottish coast, UK. Statoil has adapted the same technology used for its floating oil facilities, known as…

New Sales and Marketing manager in Precitec

Mr. Richard Petersen is the new Sales and Marketing manager of Precitec. Before he supported Precitec as a member of the Management Board. Mr. Petersen has many years of experience as Industrial Engineer…

The transfer evolution of BTB

BTB’s first transfer machine, BB1, has been built in 1987 and is still working and machining parts ever since. From those days the technological development has made huge steps. The continuous research and…

Rodogrip by Getecno, precision locknuts

Threaded precision locknuts Rodogrip are used to keep axial or angular bearings in correct position and anytime it’s necessary to have an highly accurately set shoulder, solidly positioned on threaded shafts. Unlike so-called…

World manufacturing summit: the right mix for innovation

If Italy has risen to the rank of organizing Country of all future editions of the World manufacturing forum – until now itinerating summit fully dedicated to the innovation in the manufacturing ambit…

Proto Labs introduces on-demand manufacturing service

Digital manufacturing company Proto Labs has launched on-demand manufacturing service of the low-volume, high-mix product segment. For years, companies had to purchase in large volumes to meet the minimum order quantities often required by…

New chuck changing system from Autoblock

SMW-Autoblok as a leading manufacturer of workholding has developed the new and innovative chuck changing system CCS.  The CCS chuck changing system can be installed onto new machines or can be retrofitted to…

Congress to push American manufacturing

Government has to push not only research and development, but also manufacturing. A bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers is proposing a bill that would support American manufacturing, in addition to research and development,…

Dürr Ecoclean trains its staff with Virtual Reality

Dürr Ecoclean uses Virtual Reality in training its global service staff to carry out maintenance support on its complex manipulators. The rendering and simultaneous perception of reality in Virtual Reality – and its physical…

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