Machine tools

Orders for the German machine tool industry have recovered slightly recently

Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the third quarter of 2019 were 25 per cent down on the same period last year. Orders from Germany fell by 29 per cent….

Protecting machine tools from cyber attacks

Data security is gaining in importance as Industry 4.0 takes shape. Automation, cloud applications and globally networked machines and components play key roles when it comes to shielding systems from external threats. As…

Sharp decline in machine tool orders – Many sectors reluctant to invest

Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the second quarter of 2019 were 22 per cent down on the same period last year. Orders from Germany fell by 28 per cent….

From manual to 5 axis machining with a performing CAM

ESPRIT CAM helps reduce cycle time 20% and increase programming productivity by 10%. Established almost 70 years ago, FLT-Krasnik employs over 2,000 workers and is the largest bearing manufacturer in Poland. The company…

Today as Yesterday

Knowing the past, understanding the present to know what and how to change. It was 1819 -The First industrial Revolution was in course, the one connected with the discovery and the successive introduction…

Equipment Leasing vs Buying in 2019 – Tips for Manufacturers

As we begin the start of a new year, businesses everywhere will start to make plans. It might be time for a thorough review of your processes and operations. And if you work…

Full throttle towards a common language for machine tools

umati (universal machine tool interface) moves one step ahead towards becoming a generally accepted standard. VDW, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association and the OPC Foundation establish a so-called Joint Working Group. Interested…

Okuma presented digitisation trends and new machines

At this year’s IMTS Okuma introduced new machines and features. In addition to the premiers at the fair, Okuma also presented its wide product portfolio ranging from various hardware solutions to software and…

Just one CAM system for over 20 years

Issartel was one of the first industrial manufacturers in France to work with ESPRIT CAM software. When the company first decided to use CAM, it was to manage and program its first hot…

The new Mate customer cloud-based portal for tooling library, history management and more

Designed and built with their customers in mind, Mate set out to enhance and modernize the user experience to make portal.mate.com the hub of their critical information. The user can manage their tooling…

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