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Final EU steel safeguard measures published – eurofer calls for coherent implementation

The European Commission has published the regulation imposing definitive safeguards on steel imported into the EU. This important measure continues the safeguards provisionally imposed in July 2018 and will come into force as…

Wire 2020 and Tube 2020

With immediate effect interested companies can register as exhibitors for the leading global trade fairs wire 2020 and Tube 2020. After all, 30 March to 3 April 2020 will again see Düsseldorf Exhibition…

Anytime, anywhere tailored learning opportunities for welding professionals and apprentices alike

Creating an open and innovative digital learning system (SIMTRANET) and education materials is the ambitious goal of the DIGIWELD project. Embracing the learning challenges of the new digital era is the main goal…

«Final safeguard measures welcome but effectiveness could be hampered», says EUROFER

Member states have approved the European Commission’s final safeguard measures on steel. With imports surging by 12% in 2018, the need for an effective defence mechanism is essential, though elements of the final…

Blechexpo experiences strong growth

Blechexpo will exhibit thermal and mechanical processing for sheet metal, pipe and profiles in Stuttgart from the 5th through the 8th of November, 2019. The portfolio will be supplemented by Schweisstec, which is…

EU steel market outlook obscured by several threats, in spite of solid fundamentals

The EU steel market remained on a relatively fast growth track in the second quarter, supported by healthy economic fundamentals and the good operating performance of steel-using sectors. Nonetheless, imports continued to grow…

The robot eye with an all-round field of view

Where am I? Like humans, robots also need to answer that question, while they tirelessly glue, weld or apply seals to workpieces. After all, the production of precision products depends on robot control…

The practical manual on sheet metal bending

It is now available the book “Sheet metal bending – basics and operational techniques”, the volume drawn up by the italian publishing Group Tecniche Nuove. The manual is apt for operators, maintenance technicians,…

An innovative Integrated Design Decision Support System (IDDS) for Additive Manufacturing

Over the last 18 Months a pan European team of researchers and companies has been developing an integrated software solution aimed at helping designers, engineers and scientists in the development of parts by…

New wood-metal hybrid for lightweight construction

Nowadays, sustainability is a key aspect when developing new materials, here the main focus is on ensuring the input materials used come from renewable sources and that the product is recyclable at the…

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