Fabio Boiocchi

High-performance drill machining of forged steel parts

Forged steel parts are frequently used in applications with high sturdiness and reliability standards, such as drawbar eyes for agricultural machinery. The materials used for this purpose are quenched and tempered steels for…

Are grinding machine safety guards overdesigned?

Guards on grinding machines are particularly important for ensuring operator safety. Grinding wheels seldom burst, but when they do, there is a great risk of serious injury to the machine operator. Recent studies…

The hydrogen factory of the future

Hydrogen is indispensable to successfully transitioning to renewables and meeting climate targets. It is the essential building block of sector coupling. While it provides an eco-friendly option to meet industry demand for electricity,…

Production systems with human-like senses

Tomorrow’s industrial Internet will integrate technologies that imitate human cognitive skills such as the ability to plan, to learn, and to perceive our surroundings. The Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Internet Technologies CCIT…

Amada Weld Tech announces new company name

AMADA WELD TECH, formerly AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE, is pleased to announce the new company name, effective April 1, 2020. This name change will allow the company to present themselves as an AMADA group…

umati – on its way to becoming the global language of production

Mechanical and plant engineering sector propelling industry towards Industry 4.0 The VDMA and VDW are joining forces to promote the use and dissemination of OPC UA standards throughout the mechanical engineering sector under…

Global metals & mining industry M&A deals total $1.26bn in February 2020

Total metals & mining industry M&A deals in February 2020 worth $1.26bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 18.4% over the previous month and a…

New date for wire and Tube Düsseldorf:

The world’s leading international trade fairs for the wire, cable, tube and pipe industry, wire and Tube, will take place from 7 to 11 December 2020  at  Düsseldorf Fairgrounds. This is Messe Düsseldorf’s…

No HANNOVER MESSE in 2020

HANNOVER MESSE cannot take place this year due to the increasingly critical situation surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. The world of industry will not be able to meet in Hannover this year. Comprehensive travel…

Mobility, new drive technologies and market opportunities for die casting foundries

The technological change in the automotive industry away from the combustion engine and towards electrified and other alternative drives is also having an impact on the die casting industry. By die casting thin-walled…

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