Machine Tools

German machine tool orders remain at high level

  Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the first quarter of 2022 were 44 per cent up on the same period last...

Energy transition offers great potential to machine tool industry

  Annual global investment in energy-related plant is set to more than double in the future, from EUR 762 billion in 2020 to EUR 1.808...
machine tool

Italian machine tool orders grow again in fourth quarter 2021

In Italy machine tool orders grow strikes +49.4%. It is a record even on a yearly basis (+70.1%). Barbara Colombo, president of UCIMU: “The collection...

Sheet metal

EuroBLECH 2022 returns to live event format

The 26th edition of the International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, EuroBLECH 2022, will take place from 25 - 28 October 2022 in Hanover,...

LVD acquires the solutions business unit of KUKA to launch LVD Robotic Solutions

  LVD Company nv, Gullegem, Belgium has acquired the solutions business unit of KUKA Automatisering + Robotics nv in Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium to launch the new company, LVD...
welding

Compact welding cells, ideal as an easy gateway into automation

With a portfolio of new compact welding cells, Lorch Schweißtechnik and Yaskawa enable small and medium-sized enterprises to easily enter robot-automated welding to produce...

Foundry

War in Ukraine raises substantial economic uncertainties

The European Foundry Industry Sentiment Indicator (FISI) decreases by 1.6 points in March and reaches a value of 108.2 points. Economic disruptions following the...

European foundry industry sentiment

  The European Foundry Industry Sentiment Indicator (FISI) increases by a solid 0.4 points in February and reaches a value of 109.8 points. This marks...

Tundish-focused electromagnetic stirring solution to help steelmakers increase quality, productivity and profitability

Global technology company ABB has launched its Tundish EMS solution to enable steelmakers to overcome the limited ability of the tundish vessel in controlling...

Treatments

Effective cleaning processes in a very small space

Laser cleaning uses a focused laser beam that is moved over the area to be cleaned by a scanner and machine axes. All the...

Abrasive finishing tools in CNC applications

With new advances in abrasive technology, machining center operators are able to complete surface finishing simultaneously with other machining operations, to speed cycle times,...

Long-term sustainable cleaning solutions for Metal Finishing

In today’s demanding manufacturing environment, parts must leave the production floor perfectly clean, dry and ready for post-processing. But, in a world where safety,...

Technologies Spotlight

Blechexpo 2021 proved to be a success

Along with the 8th Schweisstec international trade fair for joining technology, the 15th Blechexpo international trade fair for sheet metal working met with great...
grid

Stable electricity grids through grid-forming converters

Large power stations with their large synchronous generators provide stability in the power grid, but are being successively powered down in the course of...
cecimo

Machine Tools, a positive scenario for the European sector in 2022

During its online General Assembly, CECIMO shows a more optimistic outlook for 2021, with expected production growth of 11.5% and a positive scenario for...