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Protection and safety at work are important but time is little

A survey carried out by SPLENDID RESEARCH GMBH and AECOPS on behalf of BOSCH aims at highlighting the application of safety measures adopted in electro-tools. It emerges 60% of professionals dedicate less than…

Order bookings shrink in the German machine tool industry

In the fourth quarter of 2018, order bookings at the German machine tool industry fell by 13 per cent compared to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic orders slumped by 28 per cent….

Schuler focuses on new markets and digital business models

In the 2018 fiscal year, Schuler increased its order intake by ten percent with successful sales in new markets and digitized applications. However, ongoing pressure to make adjustment in Germany, international trade conflicts…

Machine tools should be a major focus of the EU-US trade talks within the possible FTA on industrial goods

CECIMO – the European Association for Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies – welcomes the European Commission’s efforts towards regulatory cooperation and the removal of non-tariff barriers in the planned trade deal…

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…

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