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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 the European Machine Tool sector in 2022. On the…

VDW raises production forecast for 2021

Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the second quarter of 2021 were 103 percent up on the previous year’s figure. Orders from Germany rose by 81 per cent. Foreign orders,…

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…

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…

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…

Automotive, but not only: AHSS steels

New requirements, new production and transformation technologies make the latest generation of high-strength steels an extremely interesting material A few years ago, it was thought that steel was a material in decline, most…

Machining and integrated solutions

Integration? Almost a buzzword in the manufacturing world. Why? Integration has been a very well used term lately and has been used with different meanings depending on the context. Indeed, considering the meaning…

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…

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