Fabio Boiocchi

Downswing in German metal forming technology sector halted for time being

Metal forming technology accounts for about 30 per cent of machine tool production and is thus smaller than the machining sector. Forming technology machines include presses, bending machines, punching machines as well as…

Quick, easy access to machine data

Data is the currency of the future. But how can companies access the immense quantities of data generated by their machinery and use it to modernize production? Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for…

Optimized joining technology is opening the door to the safe use of hydrogen in the aviation industry

Eco-friendly flying is on the horizon. All over the world, researchers are developing new technologies to achieve this goal. One focus of developments is the idea of using hydrogen-powered engines for aircraft in…

Sustainability? Yes, but of the process and product

“We do not inherit the earth from our forefathers but borrow it from our children.” Sustainability: a term that encompasses many meanings as well as many problems, some of which are relatively easy…

Revamping requires expertise

Concerning the Italian manufacturing, FARO Industriale stands as excellence in production and revamping service of backing bearings for Sendzimir rolling steel mills. Due to their compact and massive structure, the Sendzimir cold rolling…

Forging Opportunity in 2021

Taking care of any necessary forging equipment repairs, rebuilds or remanufactures now ensures that forgers will be ready for the economic rebound in 2021. In the forging industry, the recent economic slump, disruption…

Overcoming stress to maximise quality

In metal machining, stress is a constant factor which has the potential to compromise the quality of the components produced. Brought about through traditional manufacturing methods, there are two common types of stress…

Forecast 2021 – DMG MORI strategically and financially well positioned

Global machine tool consumption is expected to recover slowly in 2021 after the sharp decline in 2020. The German Machine Tool Builders’ Association (VDW) and the British economic research institute Oxford Economics forecast…

Joint open letter on industry competitiveness and EU standardisation

CECIMO, along with seventeen other associations signed the open letter on Industry Competitiveness and EU Standardisation. The co-signatories, representing businesses from a variety of sectors in Europe, invite the EU Council Presidency to…

Pushing forward digitalisation in the machine tool industry with intelligent algorithms and platform technology

The VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), Frankfurt am Main, has acquired a minority stake in Munich-based Spanflug Technologies GmbH. The contract was signed last November. The start-up has been operating since 2018…

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