Fabio Boiocchi

EuroBLECH to run series of digital events in 2021

EuroBLECH 2021 postponed: will take place from 25 – 28 October 2022

Mack Brooks Exhibitions has announced the postponement of EuroBLECH, which was scheduled to take place at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds in Germany from 9 to 12 March 2021. The next EuroBLECH, 26th International…

Corona leaving deep scars on the machine tool industry

Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the third quarter of 2020 were 29 per cent down on the same period last year. Orders from within Germany fell by 26 per…

Ultrashort pulse lasers for large components

Ultrashort pulse lasers can serve to apply functional microstructures and nanostructures to any surface. This type of laser machining is usually done by just one beam from a single source, a far too…

Glass engineered to defy flames

The Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT in Oberhausen and Hörmann, a family-owned company, have developed a new type of fire-resistant glass that holds up under even extreme heat –…

Giving machines a second life

In the era of fast-paced development and progress, quality and innovative solutions stand the test of time. WFL’s second-hand machines are proof of this – even after several years of use, they demonstrate…

Detecting disruptions in manufacturing operations early

Automated assembly operations are a key to success. They enable stable manufacturing, high precision manufacturing and greater responsiveness to market demands. The Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF’s innovative digital instrumentation…

In the name of the jewel: between art and engineering

When innovation in design is combined with technological innovation, the approach must be engineering. From the choice of the production processes, to the evaluation of the reliability to succeed, to the verification of…

Integrated and flexible: the “added value” of non-direct “added value” activities

Attention to the integral and integrated order cycle, from order to delivery, time analysis and identification of muda, i.e. waste, proactivity to market requirements as factors enabling the sheet metal cutting phase, modern…

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, compliance and energy efficiency are paramount, the question is,…

A comprehensive Cobot solution for demanding TIG welding tasks

Lorch Schweißtechnik is now launching a Cobot solution for TIG welding. This new TIG version of the welding Cobot allows companies to weld even smaller batches of particularly challenging components with the utmost…

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