Sheet metal

High rates: target achived!

A state-of-the-art transfer press allows manufacturing automotive components at the sensational speed of 28 strokes per minute. As known, in the production of components with transfer tools, the part to be stamped is…

Digitizing Raw Materials Planning in Engineered Goods

Using digital tools to coordinate purchasing across plants can reduce inventory by half without damaging either plant efficiency or customer service. Many engineered metals companies have been using acquisitions to grow. However, once…

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE offers a new Laser Welding Workstations for precision laser spot and seam welding

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces the availability of its MIYACHI EAPRO NOVA3 Laser Welding Workstations, ideal for precision spot- or seam welding of metal parts, including medical, automotive, electronic, and aerospace components. The NOVA3…

A cracking idea

High-strength steels and laser welding are increasingly popular in car body manufacturing. But combining those two things leads to a significant risk of hot crack formation. Now there’s a solution. Classifying steel as…

FIMI SpA German Branch is born. Welcome FIMI GmbH!

FIMIGroup strengthens its presence on the German and Northern European markets with the establishment of FIMI GmbH, a new asset dedicated to service.

The future of presses? Prediction and interconnection

Preventing failures and breakdowns, exchanging a bigger quantity of data, improving efficiency, machining new-concept materials: here are the “presses of the future”. How will the requirements of sheet metal makers’ users change? And,…

The press market is recovering!

Market and technological prospects: 15 experts in the press sector outline the state-of-the-art with us. We have asked various press manufacturers their comment about the present soundness of the Italian market. This highlights…

Lighter and multi-functional materials

The trend towards saving resources and lightweight design is the dominant motivation for the majority of development projects in industry. Lightweight design can be pursued by adopting one or more of the 4…

Hypertherm announces major overhaul of its Design2Fab sheet metal layout software

Hypertherm today announced the release of Design2Fab 6, a major update of its popular sheet metal layout software for HVAC duct, mechanical, kitchen, industrial roofing, and other specialty fitting layouts. This new version…

In the pursuit of the White Rabbit

The successful case of a small company, in the sheet metal industry, which has succeeded in managing the bureaucratic confusion of the national plan for industry 4.0 and has efficiently integrated new manufacturing…

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