Success through machine clones

02.07.2024 - Precupa combines high-precision tool making with plastic injection moulding and develops injection moulding solutions for the world of tomorrow at its technical centre. One of the core competences in production is milling. This is where the precision tool maker relies on HERMLE, making full use of its entire Performance Line.

AMB 2024: Trade fair grounds fully occupied


Ringing in the New Year 2024 With Over 500 VDWF Members!


 New turned parts production offers expertise on site


Arburg Senior Partner Eugen Hehl passed away


16.12.2023 - On 12 December 2023, Eugen Hehl, Senior Partner of Arburg GmbH + Co KG, passed away at the age of 94. In addition to his entrepreneurial vision, the trained master mechanic was recognised above all for his services to the development of global sales at Arburg and the company's construction infrastructure, as well as his strong social commitment to and in the region. The family-owned company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of plastic processing machines.

Configure cutting bushes quickly and easily


09.12.2023 - New in the product range at Meusburger­ are configurable cutting bushes that are suited for the offset cutting punches with contour. The bushes are available in five standard contours, with the wire EDM inner dimensions configurable in increments of 0.01 mm. Thanks to the Meusburger cutting element configurator, customers can easily select their individually configured cutting bush – starting from just one piece. The cutting bushes ac­cording to DIN ISO 8977 are available with and without collar in the five contours: round, oblong hole, rectangle, hexagon, and round flat.

Moulding Expo to celebrate its anniversary­ with a new date


09.12.2023 - A new date for Moulding Expo has been announced. The International Trade Fair for Tool, Pattern and Mould Making will take place from 6 to 9 May 2025.

“Our top priority is to create ideal general conditions for our trade fairs and exhibitions, thereby ensuring the success of all stakeholders. We have managed to find a suitable date for the industry when Moulding Expo can be staged. We want to make use of this opportunity,”

Strack Norma: New turned parts production offers expertise on site

09.12.2023 - Strack Norma continues to innovate and is pleased to announce the launch of its new in-house turned parts production facility. Customers can now benefit from this devel­opment and receive customised solutions for their applications.

The new turned parts production facility is geared towards the precise and efficient manufacture of cus­tomised guide elements and complete components for toolmak­ing and mechanical engineering.

25 years of Servomold

10.10.2023Servomold GmbH & Co. KG celebrates 25 successful years as a specialist for the automation of injection mould tools. The company's roots go back to May 1998, when Bianca and Thomas Meister founded Exacon Verwaltungs GmbH in their home in the Odenwald region of Germany, offering services related to the design and development of injection moulds. Still under their management today, their company, with 28 employees, is now one of the world's most innovative and efficient developers, manufacturers and suppliers of servo systems for injection moulding. Despite its eventful history, Servomold has remained true to its Odenwald location.

AMB 2024 picking up speed

10.10.2023AMB, International Exhibition for Metal Work­ing, will also again live up to its reputation as the leading event for the metal working industry in 2024. This is clearly illustrated by the high level of commitment shown by the industry and the number of registrations that have already been received. A large number of companies, including market leaders and world market leaders, confirmed during AMB 2022 that they would be taking part in AMB in 2024.

Clamping technology – The machine in the machine

12.08.2023 - Many production companies are facing a dilemma. Often, the only way that they can survive is to adopt zerodefect manufacturing that offers greater costefficiency while using less energy. This can be achieved using intelligent clamping technology – which has now developed into a machine within a machine. It makes use of sensors to detect and correct anomalies and malfunctions. EMO Hannover is supporting the industry as it moves towards zerodefect manufacturing.

MAPAL remains on course

12.08.2023 - In the 2022 business year, group turnover increased by 6.5 percent to 558 million euros. The first months of the current year also showed increases. Processes and structures were gradually adapted to make MAPAL fit for the future. "We have used the past few years intensively and faced up to the changing conditions in order to be prepared for the future," says Dr Jochen Kress, President of the MAPAL Group.

SCHUNK Expert Days on Robotic Material Removal

12.08.2023 - On October 25 and 26, 2023, SCHUNK will again host the Expert Days, an annual international and cross-industry event on the topic of "Robotic Material Removal." 70 specialists from Europe and North America will meet in Brackenheim-Hausen to exchange ideas on new trends such as AI and best practice examples and to network for future tasks.

exeron: Strong new partner in the USA

10.10.2023 - The milling and eroding specialist exeron, based in the northern Black Forest, can be pleased about a notable strategic reinforcement of its international network: With the new partner YCM Technologies, based in Santa Fe Springs/Los Angeles, California, exeron has now found a strong partner with a longstanding reputation in the market, who is well known and is able to provide the best possible support to American customers. 

Thermoplay DACH market supported by männer

Thermoplay customers in the DACH market – Germany-Austria-Switzerland – will benefit in the future from the technical advice, project support, parts, supply, and repair services available directly through mӓnner at its German headquarters in Bahlingen.

Hexagon to acquire MECADAT AG, master reseller of VISI CAD CAM software in Germany

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced the signing of an agreement to acquire MECADAT AG, a distributor of CAD CAM software and complementary solutions for tool and mould making. 

EMO Hannover repositioning

“Hello, new EMO Hannover!” is the greeting that was shared at the EMO Hannover Relaunch Conference in the hybrid event hub “H’UP” on the Hannover Messe trade fair grounds. As organizers of EMO Hannover, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association (VDW) had invited international media representatives and EMO Hannover exhibitors to a digital presentation of the new exhibition concept on September 14 of this year.

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