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2017-09-22 A new flagship for quick-change pallet technology

A new flagship for quick-change pallet technology
SCHUNK, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology, is introducing two premium quick-change pallet modules with unique features on the marekt: The VERO-S NSE3 138 quick-change pallet module and the VERO-S NSE-T3 138 tombstone module. Go to press info

2017-09-11 A most rewarding display of customer loyalty

A most rewarding display of customer loyalty
Bosch Rexroth, the leading company in drive and control solutions, has been awarded a new contract to install two wave generator systems for Indonesian Hydrodynamic Laboratory (IHL), an advanced research laboratory of BPPT (The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology)... Go to press info

2017-09-09 Bosch Rexroth expands laser cladding capabilities for cylinder rods

Bosch Rexroth expands laser cladding capabilities for cylinder rods
Prof. Dr. Eckhard Beyer, head of the Fraunhofer-Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS in Dresden together with Bernd Bodenstedt Technical Plant Manager Bosch Rexroth Boxtel, officially released the enhanced laser cladding process at Bosch Rexroth’s cylinder plant in the Netherlands... Go to press info

2017-09-08 KLM, EDM and Rexroth sign agreement for new cabin crew emergency trainer

KLM, EDM and Rexroth sign agreement for new cabin crew emergency trainer
On Thursday August 24th, 2017, at a ceremony held by KLM in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Bosch Rexroth, the leading company in drive and control solutions, signed an agreement with KLM and EDM to supply the motion platform solution for KLM’s new cabin crew emergency trainer... Go to press info

2017-09-07 Exciting insights at EMO – live from the factory of the future

Exciting insights at EMO – live from the factory of the future
At EMO 2017, Walter has something truly special on offer: Visitors to the fair can experience live images directly from the factory of the future.... Go to press info

2017-09-06 Walter at EMO 2017: Digitalisation takes centre stage

Walter at EMO 2017: Digitalisation takes centre stage
Requirements in the metalworking sector are increasing, while digitalisation and networking are gaining momentum. At the same time, users' demands for holistic concepts along with corresponding digital services continue to grow... Go to press info

2017-09-06 The ‘Next Generation Gangway’ at work in the Irish Sea

The ‘Next Generation Gangway’ at work in the Irish Sea
Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth’s ‘Next Generation Gangway’ is in operation on the subsea-support walk-to-work vessel VOS Start from Vroon Offshore Services... Go to press info

2017-09-04 Bosch Rexroth awarded as Innovator 2017

Bosch Rexroth awarded as Innovator 2017
Bosch Rexroth is one of the most innovative German companies. This is the result of a survey of 2,000 representatives of innovative award winning companies, 250 experts of the Berlin Institute for Innovation and Technology... Go to press info

2017-09-03 Starrag and Walter AG: Turbine Technology Days 2017

Starrag and Walter AG: Turbine Technology Days 2017
For the fifth time, Starrag and Walter – in a partnership that has now proven itself three times – have invited people to the "Turbine Technology Days"... Go to press info

2017-08-31 Walter adds to its digital Engineering Kompetenz

Walter adds to its digital Engineering Kompetenz
With the 100% acquisition of its long-standing software partner Comara GmbH, Walter is reinforcing its decision to strive for further growth in the digital sector and build on the company's Engineering Kompetenz... Go to press info

2017-08-31 TRUMPF at EMO: Clever integration of 3D printing

TRUMPF at EMO: Clever integration of 3D printing
Smart combination of conventional technologies with additive manufacturing techniques yields optimized parts – Process-appropriate design and thinking opens us new possibilities... Go to press info

2017-08-31 Hydraulic commissioning automated to a great extent

Hydraulic commissioning automated to a great extent
Commission electronified hydraulics easily, even without in-depth knowledge of fluid technology: this is now possible with a new software assistant from Rexroth... Go to press info

2017-08-29 TRUMPF purchases shares in a specialist for position-tracking sensors

TRUMPF purchases shares in a specialist for position-tracking sensors
TRUMPF has strengthened its portfolio of technologies for connected production. The machine tool company bought 60 percent of the shares in BeSpoon SAS on July 1, 2017. This company – based in Le Bourget-du-Lac, France – makes sensors, system components and software for position-tracking processes... Go to press info

2017-08-28 The factory of the future is in Spessart

The factory of the future is in Spessart
The "factory of the future" is no longer a vision from the distant future. But it is also not a new building free of people with futuristic machines and equipment. Rather, it is now being implemented in the manufacturing halls of today by IT professionals, specialists for production systems, employees and employee representatives... Go to press info

2017-08-28 Universal just became even more universal

Universal just became even more universal
Walter AG's range of system inserts for its universal M4000 milling system has been updated to incorporate a whole new application... Go to press info

2017-08-24 High flexibility for payloads of up to 80 kg with the size-3 two-axis gantry

High flexibility for payloads of up to 80 kg with the size-3 two-axis gantry
Güdel's gantry concept has proven to be a guarantee for high reliability and short cycle times. With the size-3 two-axis gantry, the payload has been increased to 80 kg. Helical racks ensure smooth operation and reduced noise. In addition the tooth flank backlash can be adjusted easily with an eccentric ring. Go to press info

2017-08-23 EMO excitement at INDEX

EMO excitement at INDEX
INDEX-Werke GmbH & Co. KG will exhibit at the EMO 2017 in Hanover a cross-section of innovative turning technology, complete machining, and automation as well as digitization. A total of 14 Index and TRAUB machines will demonstrate their performance in Hall 17, Booth D03 from September 18 to 23, 2017. Some of them can be seen for the first time worldwide at a trade fair. Go to press info

2017-08-08 Connected Automation without limits

Connected Automation without limits
How can machine builders increase the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and make use of machine data analytics for development, sales and service? Bosch Rexroth answers questions like these with a new i4.0 showcase... Go to press info

2017-08-07 CHIRON Werke receives Bosch Global Supplier Award – as the only manufacturer of machining centers

CHIRON Werke receives Bosch Global Supplier Award – as the only manufacturer of machining centers
CHIRON Werke GmbH & Co. KG has been honored with the Bosch Global Supplier Award from Robert Bosch GmbH. Chiron received it in the category purchasing of indirect material and is the only manufacturer of machining centers among the prize winners. With this award, Bosch recognizes outstanding performance in the manufacture and supply of products and services – notably in the areas of quality, costs, innovation, and logistics. „We are very proud of this award. It shows that we offer high quality and future oriented solutions – in partnership with our customers “, states Dr. Markus Flik, CEO of the Chiron Group. Go to press info

2017-08-04 TRUMPF increases sales to 3.1 billion euros

TRUMPF increases sales to 3.1 billion euros
Machine tool manufacturer releases preliminary figures for the 2016/17 fiscal year: sales rise by almost 11 percent from 2.8 to 3.1 billion euros / Orders received increase from 2.8 to 3.4 billion euros / Germany, South Korea and the U.S. all top performers... Go to press info

2017-08-01 TRUMPF is ready for extreme high-speed laser deposition welding

TRUMPF is ready for extreme high-speed laser deposition welding
New EHLA method capable of extremely high laser deposition welding speeds enables TRUMPF laser systems to coat large-area components at a rate of over 250 square centimeters per minute... Go to press info

2017-07-24 Focus on upgrade and retrofit of hydraulic systems

Focus on upgrade and retrofit of hydraulic systems
Following the demands of their customers to work with increased cable lengths, Blue Offshore, a rental company for specialized cable laying equipment, decided to upgrade the capacity of its existing equipment... Go to press info

2017-07-21 GROB-WERKE receives Ford World Excellence Award

GROB-WERKE receives Ford World Excellence Award
GROB-WERKE was recognized as a top-performing supplier and honored with the World Excellence Award at the 19th Ford World Excellence Awards held at the Henry Ford Museum. Ford chose 54 of its best partners from a total of 1,000 suppliers and presented these companies with prizes in eleven categories... Go to press info

2017-07-18 GROB Systems receives visit from prominent politician

GROB Systems receives visit from prominent politician
Our American colleagues in Bluffton were visited by a prominent politician. John Kasich, Governor of Ohio, visited GROB Systems to find out more about the company's exemplary apprenticeship program with the aim of rolling out similar training programs in other companies in the state of Ohio... Go to press info

2017-07-12 Higher performance, longer runtime

Higher performance, longer runtime
Starting in July, TRUMPF will offer shears, slitting shears, nibblers, profile nibblers, seam lockers and power fasteners with 18 V Li-ion battery technology. When used in combination with a brushless motor and Power-Head technology... Go to press info

2017-07-12 Large Electric Drives from Rexroth are certified for marine applications

Large Electric Drives from Rexroth are certified for marine applications
It verifiably meets all of the requirements for use in ships and offshore equipment: Resistant to vibrations, humidity and electromagnetic disturbances... Go to press info

2017-07-07 TRUMPF develops technology for high-brilliance direct diode lasers

TRUMPF develops technology for high-brilliance direct diode lasers
Technology demonstrator at LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich highlights potential of direct diode lasers // Dense Wavelength Multiplexing (DWM) significantly increases beam quality // Key features: compact, efficient and robust... Go to press info

2017-07-05 Bosch Rexroth introduces the latest generation of the transfer system TS 5

Bosch Rexroth introduces the latest generation of the transfer system TS 5
With the latest edition of its transfer system for heavy loads, Rexroth has demonstrated impressively how something good can be made even better: By optimizing existing components and integrating important new modules into the portfolio, the company has made the TS 5 conveyor system more flexible – and able to meet the requirements of an even broader range of industry sectors... Go to press info

2017-07-04 TruMark Series 6000: Taking laser marking to a new dimension

TruMark Series 6000: Taking laser marking to a new dimension
TRUMPF adds new features to its TruMark Series 6000 // TruMark 6030 offers outstanding productivity // Marking laser offers new features including 3D marking and an innovative image processing solution... Go to press info

2017-06-30 Highly wear resistant cylinder rod coating for industrial and civil engineering applications

Highly wear resistant cylinder rod coating for industrial and civil engineering applications
Bosch Rexroth introduces laser cladded Enduroq 1 coating for hydraulic and hybrid cylinders to substitute chrome and nickel chrome layers... Go to press info

2017-06-30 Automated production of small batch sizes

Automated production of small batch sizes
Considerable success has been made in automated machine loading: even in the produc-tion of extremely small batches it is possible to significantly reduce setup-related down-times and to achieve full machine utilization around the clock with minimal manpower. The well-considered choice of clamping devices and gripping systems is a decisive factor in this respect. Go to press info

2017-06-29 Quicker grooving

Quicker grooving
Komet has recently begun using the plunge milling technique and its own Quatron hi.feed indexable insert milling cutter to carry out roughing of the housing for the PKE (facing head with single slide). This has enabled the machining time to be reduced by approximately 60 percent. Go to press info

2017-06-28 Secure motion with collision control

Secure motion with collision control
Modern stage technology enables increasingly challenging motion sequences with numerous complex drives. These sequences often include multi-dimensional and interdependent motions... Go to press info

2017-06-27 Using HRC Grippers with Machine Tools

Using HRC Grippers with Machine Tools
Typically robots used in manufacturing are kept in cages, to protect people working near them from getting hurt. According to many handling experts, this is now changing and that the direct collaboration of humans with robots will soon be an integral part of production automation in a few years. SCHUNK, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamp-ing technology are working on ... Go to press info

2017-06-27 Active recruiting for GROB vocational training

Active recruiting for GROB vocational training
At several events over the past weeks GROB has been recruiting young people who are looking for an apprenticeship. As the largest training company in the Unterallgäu district, GROB also took part in the national Girls' Day event, and allowed forty girls from various schools to get a taste of working in industrial/technical professions... Go to press info

2017-06-26 Get the right runner blocks with digital turbo power

Get the right runner blocks with digital turbo power
Bosch Rexroth has expanded its series of completely digital eTools for linear motion technology: The new online configurator for runner blocks depicts the company’s full range of ball and roller rail systems... Go to press info

2017-06-21 Bosch Rexroth keeps its ‘Eye’ on the next generation of engineers

Bosch Rexroth keeps its ‘Eye’ on the next generation of engineers
Another group of young engineers has completed a unique training course in association with Bosch Rexroth, equipping them with a combination of theoretical and practical skills in hydraulics... Go to press info

2017-06-12 New opportunities six meters in length

New opportunities six meters in length
The TruLaser 3060 fiber offers oversize format processing in a working range of 6 x 2.5 meters – Multi-sheet processing of up to four medium-format sheets possible – New Highspeed cutting process for faster cutting... Go to press info

2017-06-08 Bosch Rexroth factory achieves substantial cost savings

Bosch Rexroth factory achieves substantial cost savings
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has reported two years of maintenance-free production at its plant in Schweinfurt, Germany, following the installation of its own Integrated Measuring Systems (IMS), a move that has saved the company tens of thousands of Euros in maintenance and running costs... Go to press info

2017-06-08 TRAUB TNL20 - Productive and precise

TRAUB TNL20 - Productive and precise
The sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathe TRAUB TNL20 is a new development on the basis of the established TNL series that retains existing strengths and adds numerous improvements in productivity, precision, and automation. It is highly dynamic and – at its maximum equipment level – can use up to four tools simultaneously. Go to press info

2017-06-07 Bosch Hits the Road with connected hydraulics UK Tour

Bosch Hits the Road with connected hydraulics UK Tour
A UK Tour, kicking off in June 2017, aims to bring design engineers and service engineers up to speed with a range of modern hydraulic technologies, including connected hydraulics, fluid management and fluid competence and servicing... Go to press info

2017-06-04 Survey reveals mojor training gaps in UK industry

Survey reveals mojor training gaps in UK industry
A survey commissioned by drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has revealed worrying gaps in training provision and readiness for Industry 4.0 in the UK engineering and manufacturing sectors... Go to press info

2017-06-02 Bosch Rexroth prepares existing facilities for Industry 4.0

Bosch Rexroth prepares existing facilities for Industry 4.0
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has successfully reduced downtime costs by 25 percent at its factory in Homburg, Germany, after retrofitting production test rigs, some of which are up to ten years old, with Rexroth’s latest IoT Gateway technology... Go to press info

2017-05-31 Five nominations for Rexroth in major industry awards

Five nominations for Rexroth in major industry awards
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth is celebrating after being shortlisted for no less than five categories at the prestigious Motion Control Industry Awards 2017... Go to press info

2017-05-27 Bosch Rexroth sets the bar at the inaugural Industry 4.0 Summit

Bosch Rexroth sets the bar at the inaugural Industry 4.0 Summit
Leading drives and controls specialist Bosch Rexroth demonstrated the opportunities Industry 4.0 can provide to visitors attending the Industry 4.0 Summit at the Manchester Central Convention Centre... Go to press info

2017-05-25 New filtration materials deliver enhanced performance with longer service life

New filtration materials deliver enhanced performance with longer service life
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements incorporating new materials that deliver optimum performance while reducing operating costs through increased service life... Go to press info

2017-05-24 TRUMPF presents the future of laser technology in Munich

TRUMPF presents the future of laser technology in Munich
Innovative beam guidance concepts revolutionize micromachining with ultrashort pulse lasers – New diode laser technology drastically cuts power consumption – High-energy laser amplifiers make electron movements at microscopic level visible... Go to press info

2017-05-23 Four cutting edges – one innovative system

Four cutting edges – one innovative system
With the Walter Cut MX, Tübingen-based Walter AG is launching a tool for grooving and parting off that adopts proven technology and eliminates the weaknesses of existing systems from competitors.... Go to press info

2017-05-22 Rexroth reminds industry of the importance of best practice in hydraulic fluid selection

Rexroth reminds industry of the importance of best practice in hydraulic fluid selection
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has restated the importance of choosing correctly rated hydraulic fluids to optimise performance and safety in mobile applications... Go to press info

2017-05-18 Twice the cutting speed

Twice the cutting speed
New processes on TRUMPF 2D laser cutting machines – 70 percent less cutting gas – Doubling of sheet throughput... Go to press info

2017-05-16 TRUMPF Venture partners with Unternehmertum Venture Capital

TRUMPF Venture partners with Unternehmertum Venture Capital
TRUMPF Venture participates in the Unternehmertum Venture Capital's second fund, which has made 70 million euros available to finance start-ups... Go to press info

2017-05-16 Threading with confidence – now includes UNC dimensions

Threading with confidence – now includes UNC dimensions
For some time now, Tübingen-based precision tool specialist Walter has enjoyed significant market success with its Paradur® HT tap range. Previously available in dimensions M4-M36 and M10×1-M33×2, Walter is now expanding the range of Paradur® HT taps to include dimensions UNC 1/4-UNC 1... Go to press info

2017-05-13 Achieve maximum tool life with cool precision with cool precision

Achieve maximum tool life with cool precision with cool precision
Walter is presenting two entirely new indexable insert geometries with the FM5 and RM5. These are particularly beneficial to users who machine high-temperature alloys (ISO S) and stainless steels (ISO M)... Go to press info

2017-05-13 GROB-WERKE and General Motors – a ‘rewarding’ partnership

GROB-WERKE and General Motors – a ‘rewarding’ partnership
For the fifth time in a row, and the eleventh time overall, GROB-WERKE was honored by General Motors as best supplier of 2016 at the 25th award ceremony, held on 31 March in Orlando, Florida... Go to press info

2017-05-12 Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements

Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements incorporating new materials that deliver optimum performance while reducing operating costs through increased service life... Go to press info

2017-05-11 A sophisticated milling specialist: The MD133 Supreme

A sophisticated milling specialist: The MD133 Supreme
With the new MD133 Supreme, premium tool manufacturer Walter is launching its first ever range of milling cutters specially developed for the requirements of dynamic milling... Go to press info

2017-05-11 Two million euros donated to Mindelheim district hospital

Two million euros donated to Mindelheim district hospital
A two million euro donation by our late owner, Dr. Burkhart Grob, towards the district hospital in Mindelheim has funded the acquisition of various items of medical equipment in the new Radiology department... Go to press info

2017-05-10 Five nominations for Rexroth in Major Industry Awards

Five nominations for Rexroth in Major Industry Awards
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth is celebrating after being shortlisted for no less than five categories at the prestigious Motion Control Industry Awards 2017... Go to press info

2017-05-09 The importance of best practice in hydraulic fluid selection

The importance of best practice in hydraulic fluid selection
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has restated the importance of choosing correctly rated hydraulic fluids to optimise performance and safety in mobile applications... Go to press info

2017-05-01 Bosch Rexroth software connecting off-highway vehicles to the Internet of Things

Bosch Rexroth software connecting off-highway vehicles to the Internet of Things
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth is expanding its Internet of Things software capabilities to off-highway vehicles used in construction and agriculture, which will increase fuel efficiency, automate complex or hazardous processes and cut maintenance costs... Go to press info

2017-04-27 CHIRON Open House 2017: around 1,640 visitors from 26 countries

CHIRON Open House 2017: around 1,640 visitors from 26 countries
Two new machining centers, offering up to 50 percent more productivity thanks to Precision+ technology, were the highlights at this year's CHIRON Open House at the end of March... Go to press info

2017-04-26 Bosch Rexroth prepares existing facilities for Industry 4.0

Bosch Rexroth prepares existing facilities for Industry 4.0
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has successfully reduced downtime costs by 25 percent at its factory in Homburg, Germany, after retrofitting production test rigs, some of which are up to ten years old, with Rexroth’s latest IoT Gateway technology... Go to press info

2017-04-24 Bosch Rexroth software connecting off-highway vehicles to the Internet of Things

Bosch Rexroth software connecting off-highway vehicles to the Internet of Things
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth is expanding its Internet of Things software capabilities to off-highway vehicles used in construction and agriculture, which will increase fuel efficiency, automate complex or hazardous processes and cut maintenance costs... Go to press info

2017-04-20 Lightweight construction: Lightweight and solar powered around the world

Lightweight construction: Lightweight and solar powered around the world
VDMA celebrates its 125-year anniversary in 2017 under the motto “Humans – Machines – Progress”. Machines are not an end in itself for the machinery engineering industry and VDMA. They are the means, to make progress come true for the people. The goal is, to make the world a better place – step by step. Go to press info

2017-04-13 Bosch Rexroth’s global effort key to Panama Canal expansion

Bosch Rexroth’s global effort key to Panama Canal expansion
At the time, this project was the world’s largest construction site and consisted of 22km of interconnected piping... Go to press info

2017-04-11 Intelligent gripping systems for smart production – HMI 2017

Intelligent gripping systems for smart production – HMI 2017
“Over the next five years, industrial gripping will be reinvented,“ emphasized Dr. Markus Klaiber, Technical Director/CTO at SCHUNK, in advance of the Hannover Messe 2017. “For implementing the scenarios of Industry 4.0, the human/robot collaboration, and the service and assistance robotics, need intelligent, sensitive, and highly-networked gripping systems, which independently recognize the workpieces, ... Go to press info

2017-04-11 Bosch Rexroth to deliver speech at Industry 4.0 summit

Bosch Rexroth to deliver speech at Industry 4.0 summit
Leading drives and controls specialist Bosch Rexroth will be delivering a speech at the Industry 4.0 Summit, one of the largest gatherings of solutions providers, innovators and technology buyers in Europe... Go to press info

2017-04-04 KOMET MicroKom BluFlex 2 precision drilling system

KOMET MicroKom BluFlex 2 precision drilling system
The KOMET GROUP has developed a second, completely redesigned version of the MicroKom BluFlex precision drilling system, which is impressive thanks to its high levels of precision and simple handling, as well as a particularly high-contrast OLED display. Using Bluetooth, the display located in the head of the MicroKom BluFlex 2 can also be transmitted to any conventional Android or iOS smartphone. Go to press info

2017-04-01 Bosch Rexroth delivers a drive & control solution for a Japanese

Bosch Rexroth delivers a drive & control solution for a Japanese
Bosch Rexroth has received an order from GustoMSC to engineer, manufacture and commission the drive and control system for GustoMSC's most recent model in its successful series of continuous jacking systems. It is intended for a Japanese construction vessel... Go to press info

2017-03-30 TRUMPF presents highly productive multi-laser system

TRUMPF presents highly productive multi-laser system
Compact multi-laser machine prints bridgework and caps layer by layer in a metal powder bed – Top flexibility for specific customer demands – Up to an 80 percent increase in productivity... Go to press info

2017-03-29 Industry 4.0 can't be done single-handedly

Industry 4.0 can't be done single-handedly
At the Hack Challenge Manufacturing, around 100 participants searched for new ways to achieve higher overall system effectiveness with state-of-the-art tools such as the Rexroth IoT gateway... Go to press info

2017-03-27 Bosch Rexroth will showcase its Industry 4.0 at the Future EXPO

Bosch Rexroth will showcase its Industry 4.0 at the Future EXPO
Bosch Rexroth’s Connected Automation mini assembly line will be providing a live demonstration of Industry 4.0 in action at the exhibition, which will be held at the Manchester Central Convention Complex... Go to press info

2017-03-27 GROB receives a double award from Volkswagen

GROB receives a double award from Volkswagen
As the recipient of the Excellent Supplier Award 2017 from Volkswagen FAW Engine (VWFAW) in Dalian and of Excellent Supplier Entry from Shanghai Volkswagen Powertrain Co.Ltd. (VW-PT), GROB Werke's outstanding performance has been acknowledged again this year in China... Go to press info

2017-03-27 New TRUMPF disk laser celebrates world premiere in Shanghai

New TRUMPF disk laser celebrates world premiere in Shanghai
TRUMPF showcases latest generation of TruDisk lasers – the most advanced high-power solid state laser on the market – smart systems for Industry 4.0 and optimum features for condition monitoring – new laser diodes boost efficiency... Go to press info

2017-03-16 KOMET KUB K2 replaceable head drill - Optimised replaceable head

KOMET KUB K2 replaceable head drill - Optimised replaceable head
It is not only new developments that are important to a leading precision tool manufacturer – optimising successful systems is just as vital. As is the case for the KOMET KUB K2 replaceable head drill. Go to press info

2017-03-14 Drilling tool with chip spoilers

Drilling tool with chip spoilers
KOMET® has developed a new PCD drilling tool for drilling water and freeze plugs, which, thanks to its innovative chip spoilers, prevents chip build-up in components. Go to press info

2017-03-10 Bosch Rexroth at CONEXPO/IFPE in Las Vegas

Bosch Rexroth at CONEXPO/IFPE in Las Vegas
Bosch Rexroth will showcase a variety of new systems, products and technology during CONEXPO/IFPE March 7-11, 2017 in Las Vegas, including the new iCube display as well as Genius Cab, an innovative wheel loader cabin concept developed by Bosch and five other companies... Go to press info

2017-03-08 AXOOM with new partners and offers

AXOOM with new partners and offers
Business platform for the manufacturing industry announces cooperation with ZEISS Group and Gühring KG at the Hanover Trade Fair – AXOOM IoT for the secure connection of machines and components around the world... Go to press info

2017-03-01 TRUMPF offers more transparency in financing

TRUMPF offers more transparency in financing
TRUMPF Financial Services and COMPEON are cooperating on sales financing. TRUMPF’s Finance Manager digital platform brings transparency on the best financing offers... Go to press info

2017-02-24 GROB buys Italian machinery and plant manufacturer for electric motors

GROB buys Italian machinery and plant manufacturer for electric motors
GROB acquires DMG meccanica, a leading manufacturer of machinery and plants for the production of stators for electric motors, alternators and generators, to strengthen its research and development work in electro mobility and with this technology of the future to become an even more competent partner particularly in the automotive industry... Go to press info

2017-02-23 Walter AG named "Preferred Supplier" by Bosch for fourth time

Walter AG named
Walter AG has been awarded the "Preferred Supplier" certificate by Robert Bosch GmbH for the fourth time, making it clear that this long-standing partnership is set to continue... Go to press info

2017-02-21 TRUMPF develops efficient high-power laser system with ultra-short pulses

TRUMPF develops efficient high-power laser system with ultra-short pulses
TRUMPF takes the helm of joint research project ScULPT – close collaboration between partners from industry and academia – development goal: efficient high-power ultra-short pulse laser for high-precision material processing with tenfold increase in productivity... Go to press info

2017-02-20 GROB at the IMTEX in Bangalore/India

GROB at the IMTEX in Bangalore/India
For the first time in its history, GROB-WERKE took part in a machine tool trade fair in India. The GROB sales and service subsidiary GROB Machine Tools India presented a G350 – Generation 2 5-axis universal machining center at the 18th Indian Metal-cutting Machine Tools Exhibition (IMTEX) in Bangalore... Go to press info

2017-02-16 Clamping pin of the quick-change pallet system with integrated gauge balance

Clamping pin of the quick-change pallet system with integrated gauge balance
Until today it has been difficult to directly clamp on a quick-change pallet system large workpieces due to thermal dynamics, inherent stress or other difficulties in accurately mounting clamping pins for quick-change pallets. SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems provides the right solution ... Go to press info

2017-02-09 CHIRON OPEN HOUSE 2017 - Save the date!

CHIRON OPEN HOUSE 2017 - Save the date!
Convince yourself of our slogan “seconds ahead”. We look forward to your visit and the personal conversation with you. March 29th – 31st, Tuttlingen, Germany, from 9:00am until 5:00pm Go to press info

2017-02-06 The tandem version of the TruBend Series 8000

The tandem version of the TruBend Series 8000
Connected machines deliver double the bending length and press force – single-machine operation boosts capacity – ToolShuttle with space for 60 meters of tools – shorter set-up and search times, higher productivity bold... Go to press info

2017-02-03 Change in TRUMPF Group Management

Change in TRUMPF Group Management
Longstanding Executive Vice President Gerhard Rübling is leaving the company due to reaching retirement age // Oliver Maassen will be the new Head of Human Resources and Social Affairs in the TRUMPF Group... Go to press info

2017-02-01 4,000 Employees at the Headquarters in Mindelheim

4,000 Employees at the Headquarters in Mindelheim
Never before in the history of GROB-WERKE have there been so many employees as are currently working for the company. More than 5,500 people are working for the GROB Group in four plants worldwide... Go to press info

2017-01-31 Composites Germany – Results of the 8th Composites market survey are now available

Composites Germany – Results of the 8th Composites market survey are now available
For the eighth time Composites Germany (www.composites-germany.org) has identified up-to-date KPIs for the fibre-reinforced plastics market. As before, the survey covered all the member companies of the four biggest umbrella organisations of Composites Germany: AVK, CCeV, CFK-Valley and the VDMA Working Group on Hybrid Lightweight Construction Technologies. Go to press info

2017-01-31 3rd International Composites Congress (ICC) Call for presentations

3rd International Composites Congress (ICC) Call for presentations
The trade association Composites Germany invites you to submit your presentations for the 3rd International Composites Congress (ICC), which will take place at the ICS International Congresscenter Stuttgart from 18 – 19 September 2017. Go to press info

2017-01-31 UDI-compliant laser marking of medical devices

UDI-compliant laser marking of medical devices
Fully-fledged turnkey solution from TRUMPF – laser and software module for UDI marking from a single source – specially designed to create corrosion-resistant marks on highly reflective materials using ultra-short pulsed lasers... Go to press info

2017-01-18 Specialists for micro cutting – now in sealed design available

Specialists for micro cutting – now in sealed design available
For many years, the TRIBOS polygonal clamping technology, developed and patented by SCHUNK, are setting benchmarks in the field of metal cutting. Its high absolute accuracy, dy-namics and excellent rigidity and damping value allow best surface qualities and long tool lives. In order to open up the potentials of modern HSC cutting edges and spindles more comprehensively... Go to press info

2017-01-17 The mountain saw

The mountain saw
Without traffic disruption, on the Autostrada Adriatica, which connects the north of Italy to the heel of the boot, the two tunnels of the Montedomini Tunnel have been widened from two to three lanes... Go to press info

2017-01-10 TENDO Slim 4ax – Now available in stock!

TENDO Slim 4ax – Now available in stock!
The first hydraulic expansion toolholder with standardized heat shrink contour is available in stock in 10 diameters and 7 lengths. Go to press info

2017-01-10 Higher filtration effect and a longer service life

Higher filtration effect and a longer service life
For failsafe operation of hydraulic systems, optimum filtration of the fluid is essential. 80 % of all failures can be traced back to contaminated fluid. The responsible particles are not visible to the naked eye. New filter media of the fifth generation by Rexroth reliably retain these contaminations... Go to press info

2017-01-06 2nd International Composites Congress in Düsseldorf brought to successful conclusion

2nd International Composites Congress in Düsseldorf brought to successful conclusion
Nearly 250 delegates were welcomed to the 2nd International Composites Congress at the Congress Center Düsseldorf (CCD) from 28 to 29 November 2016. Go to press info

2017-01-06 "my.Walter" brings order to information chaos

In the past, customers often lacked access to valuable information. Today they are overwhelmed with information to the point that it can be difficult to filter out exactly what they need... Go to press info

2017-01-04 TRUMPF Venture invests in sensor technology startup XARION Laser Acoustics

TRUMPF Venture invests in sensor technology startup XARION Laser Acoustics
Seven-digit sum invested in XARION Laser Acoustics by TRUMPF Venture as part of a Series A financing round... Go to press info

2016-12-19 Maximum flexibility and efficiency on the clamping force blocks

Maximum flexibility and efficiency on the clamping force blocks
The SCHUNK TANDEM TBA-D supporting jaw system transforms the SCHUNK TANDEM plus clamping force blocks into multi-purpose powerhouses. For the first time it is possible to cover the whole clamping areas with clamping inserts from the SCHUNK standard chuck jaw program for stationary workpiece clamping... Go to press info

2016-12-09 HYBRID LIGHTWEIGHT CONSTRUCTION - THE RIGHT MIX IS KEY

HYBRID LIGHTWEIGHT CONSTRUCTION - THE RIGHT MIX IS KEY
The automotive and aircraft industries are not the only ones active in lightweight construction, as demonstrated by a glance at the exciting diversity of lightweight activities in VDMA’s Hybrid Lightweight Technologies working group. Go to press info

2016-12-09 TRUMPF opens technology and laser center in Silicon Valley

TRUMPF opens technology and laser center in Silicon Valley
New technology and laser center in Santa Clara – focus on coating technology and laser processing – close proximity to key customers and partners in consumer electronics and e-mobility sectors... Go to press info

2016-12-09 Walter expands its digital portfolio

Walter expands its digital portfolio
Walter AG gets on board with long-standing software partner Comara to create a new company under joint leadership. Mirko Merlo, President of Walter AG: "This is a key strategic step towards expanding our digital portfolio and further developing our company towards Industry 4.0."... Go to press info

2016-12-07 Designer jaws increase efficiency in finish machining

Designer jaws increase efficiency in finish machining
The intelligent jaw design of the SCHUNK UVB-HS soft chuck jaws from SCHUNK, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology defines a new class of efficiency in lathe chuck technology. With a combination of overheight and angle cutting, it achieves a whole bundle of efficiency effects during finish machining of workpieces. Go to press info

2016-12-07 Fourth KRAFTHAND Technology Award created by a GROB apprentice

Fourth KRAFTHAND Technology Award created by a GROB apprentice
For the fourth time in a row, a GROB apprentice has designed and manufactured the KRAFTHAND Technology Award, which is given out every other year by Krafthand Medien GmbH from Bad Wörishofen to manufacturers of particularly innovative workshop products... Go to press info

2016-11-28 PLC functional module accelerates programming of pneumatic high-speed pickers

PLC functional module accelerates programming of pneumatic high-speed pickers
In the electronics, medical technology and consumer goods assembly areas, the pneumati-cally controlled high-performance assembly units SCHUNK PPU-P and SCHUNK DRL are seen as the benchmark for highly dynamic pick & place operations. To make their commissioning even more convenient, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping sys-tems has now developed ... Go to press info

2016-11-16 IndraDyn S – MS2N synchronous servo motors extended by additional variant

IndraDyn S – MS2N synchronous servo motors extended by additional variant
Modern machine concepts require high-performance drive systems which are flexibly configurable. Consequently, Rexroth has extended their extensive range of the newly designed IndraDyn S synchronous servo motors of the MS2N series with maximum torque from 4 Nm to 360 Nm by force-ventilated and water-cooled variants... Go to press info

2016-11-16 TRUMPF presents process chain for industrial 3D printing

TRUMPF presents process chain for industrial 3D printing
Powerful medium format machines with tool change cylinder concept for industrial-scale LMF production – industry-ready periphery for external part and powder management – TruConnect solution range and monitoring for connected manufacturing includes additive manufacturing as well... Go to press info

2016-11-15 AXOOM is paving the way to the Internet of Things for machine manufacturers

AXOOM is paving the way to the Internet of Things for machine manufacturers
The Industry 4.0 provider AXOOM is covering an ever wider spectrum, with new offers especially for machine manufacturers. At the Euroblech 2016, the eponymous business platform opened the new AXOOM IoT business area, simultaneously presenting further solutions for manufacturing companies... Go to press info

2016-11-14 Intelligent clamping pressure adjustment speeds up tool change

Intelligent clamping pressure adjustment speeds up tool change
The SCHUNK TRIBOS fixed scanner stationary reading system for SCHUNK TRIBOS precision toolholders for micro machining promises more speed and maximum process reliability when changing tools. The intelligent clamping pressure adjustment system is permanently installed on SCHUNK TRIBOS SVP clamping devices and is connected to the ... Go to press info

2016-11-13 TruConnect: Connected to a New Era of Productivity

TruConnect: Connected to a New Era of Productivity
With TruConnect, at the Euroblech 2016, TRUMPF is showcasing innovative solutions on the way to Industry 4.0 in the field of sheet metal processing. The concept for networked production links machines, people and information – for example, via the new data output interface Central Link... Go to press info

2016-11-09 TruLaser Weld 5000

TruLaser Weld 5000
Getting started with laser welding is now easier than ever before thanks to tolerant laser welding with the FusionLine technology and the production launch package. New design and software components have made operation even simpler... Go to press info

2016-11-08 Bosch Rexroth’s Fountain Inn Facility Named Assembly Plant of the Year

Bosch Rexroth’s Fountain Inn Facility Named Assembly Plant of the Year
The world-class plant was chosen for the 13th annual award in September for a robust combination of lean manufacturing principles, technological advances, environmental initiatives, employee training programs and community involvement... Go to press info

2016-11-05 A revolution in 2D laser cutting

A revolution in 2D laser cutting
At the Euroblech 2016 TRUMPF presents a brand new, freshly developed, fully automated and compact machine concept. The TruLaser Center 7030 promises unmatched efficiency and process reliability in the manufacture of laser-cut parts. Go to press info

2016-11-03 KOMET KUB Pentron® 6xD Productivity PLUS

KOMET KUB Pentron® 6xD Productivity PLUS
The new KOMET Pentron® 6xD Productivity PLUS indexable insert high-performance drill bit was developed for continuous solid drilling up to 6×D, even in extreme machining situations... Go to press info

2016-10-20 TRUMPF becomes one-stop supplier for industrial 3D printing of metal parts

TRUMPF becomes one-stop supplier for industrial 3D printing of metal parts
New 3D printers to be presented at formnext in November – Focus on industrialization considering the whole process chain – Solutions for external powder and parts management – Breadth of technology with LMF and LMD solutions... Go to press info

2016-10-17 TRUMPF developers have excelled themselves

TRUMPF developers have excelled themselves
A new machine concept for 2D laser cutting – agile development methods and holistic process evaluation – fundamental problems solved – future-oriented alternative concept to mere increase of laser power... Go to press info

2016-10-14 WALTER: Go for better, go Gold!

WALTER: Go for better, go Gold!
Having revolutionised the industry in the past with the Tiger▪tec® and Tiger▪tec® Silver coatings, the machining specialists at Walter AG in Tübingen are now making another technological advance... Go to press info

2016-10-06 The right material in the right place

The right material in the right place
Hybrid lightweight construction for optimum component design Lightweight construction will be a key topic at Composites Europe in Düsseldorf from November 29 to December 1, 2016. Go to press info

2016-09-26 Productivity, precision and process reliability – milling cutters for any task and material

Productivity, precision and process reliability – milling cutters for any task and material
The range of milling cutters on offer from the KOMET GROUP continues to grow. At AMB 2016, the company from Besigheim presented products including completely newly designed PCD milling cutters with cutting edge holders that are manufactured using a generative process... Go to press info

2016-09-08 Focusing, scanning and lasering – the smart way

Focusing, scanning and lasering – the smart way
The latest generation of programmable focusing optics starts remote processes autonomously – intelligent scanner optics I-PFO facilitates efficient production processes on the fly... Go to press info

2016-08-31 A machine that grows to meet new challenges

A machine that grows to meet new challenges
Ultimate flexibility: the TRUMPF TruPunch 1000 is a punching machine for the entry-level segment that can gradually be expanded into a fully-fledged combination machine. The result of this evolution is the TruMatic 1000 fiber, a laser machine equipped with a whole host of innovative features that punches holes, bends flanges and forms threads... Go to press info

2016-08-29 Energy-efficient, lightweight chucks featuring high rigidity and minimal cycle times

Energy-efficient, lightweight chucks featuring high rigidity and minimal cycle times
SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems is the first manufacturer to successfully combine lightweight design with maximum payload capacity and an extraordinary design in a single power chuck... Go to press info

2016-08-10 TRUMPF achieves sales growth of 3 percent

TRUMPF achieves sales growth of 3 percent
At the end of fiscal year 2015/16, ending June 30, 2016, the TRUMPF Group successfully registered a 3 percent increase in sales. According to preliminary calculations, the figure amounts to 2.8 billion euros... Go to press info

2016-08-08 Composites Germany – Results of 7th Composites Market Survey are available

Composites Germany – Results of 7th Composites Market Survey are available
Composites Germany is pleased to announce the results of its 7th survey of the market for fibre reinforced plastics. Once again, the questionnaire was sent to all member companies of Composites Germany’s four major supporting associations: AVK, CCeV, CFK Valley and VDMA Working Group Hybrid Lightweight Technologies. Go to press info

2016-08-05 Less is more

Less is more
Fiber-reinforced materials increase resource efficiency. In that regard, members of the Board of the Hybrid Lightweight Technologies working group comment different aspects Go to press info

2016-08-05 Mechanical engineering still holds considerable potential for carbon

Mechanical engineering still holds considerable potential for carbon
Composite is ideal for accelerating components. An interview with Jochen Schmidt, CEO at KARL MAYER Technische Textilien GmbH Go to press info

2016-08-05 The materials race is on

The materials race is on
An interview with Lothar Gräbener, Director of Sales in the Hydraulics, Sheet Metal Forming and Lightweight Construction division at Schuler Pressen GmbH Go to press info

2016-08-04 Broadening the range for more in-depth drilling options

Broadening the range for more in-depth drilling options
With the DC150 Perform, Walter brought a high-quality solid carbide drill family with an excellent price/performance ratio to market... Go to press info

2016-08-03 Laser welding of glass is now ready for industrial practice

Laser welding of glass is now ready for industrial practice
A new femtosecond laser system by TRUMPF facilitates economical, high-quality glass welding, with no additional material required – the process is already in use in the production of laser light cables at TRUMPF... Go to press info

2016-07-29 Product range expanded with new insert

Product range expanded with new insert
The new XNGX0705ANN-F67 finishing insert represents a significant expansion to the indexable insert range offered by precision tool manufacturer Walter AG... Go to press info

2016-07-29 GROB Systems 5-Axis Machining & Automation at IMTS S-8574

GROB Systems 5-Axis Machining & Automation at IMTS S-8574
GROB Systems brings the G-Series universal machining centers to IMTS this September. Based on a proven horizontal machining center platform, these 5-axis machining centers are like no other... Go to press info

2016-07-28 Solutions for an efficient, partly automated and Industry 4.0 capable hand assembly

Solutions for an efficient, partly automated and Industry 4.0 capable hand assembly
The group of companies showed, among other things, two workplace solutions for the assembly of differential gears and brake cylinders... Go to press info

2016-07-26 Kompetenz on every level

Kompetenz on every level
Walter AG will be exhibiting its latest developments at the AMB in Stuttgart. Machining experts from across the world will have the chance to see the company's latest product innovations in the fields of milling, drilling, threading and turning... Go to press info

2016-07-22 Plastics have a great deal of untapped potential

Plastics have a great deal of untapped potential
New developments show that composite materials are not the only ones to achieve high rigidity. An interview with Klaus-Peter Welsch, Sales & IT Manager at Geiss AG Go to press info

2016-07-22 The future lies in intelligent material mixes

The future lies in intelligent material mixes
Cost efficiency and batch sizes are mutually dependent. An interview with Nicolas Beyl, Managing Director of KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH Go to press info

2016-07-22 Lightweight design is a key technology

Lightweight design is a key technology
The cost of CFRP materials could halve again over the next ten years. An interview with Matthias Graf, Dieffenbacher GmbH Go to press info

2016-07-22 Automotive construction driving lightweight construction

Automotive construction driving lightweight construction
Members of VDMA's Working Group Hybrid Lightweight Technologies provide the required production Technology. An interview with Marc Kirchhoff, Industry Manager Automotive / Lightweight Design and Electromobility at Trumpf Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH Go to press info

2016-07-22 No future without lightweight construction

No future without lightweight construction
VDMA's Working Group Hybrid Lightweight Technologies covers the entire spectrum of applications. An interview with Peter Egger, Head of the Technology Centre for Lightweight Composites at the injection molding company ENGEL AUSTRIA Go to press info

2016-07-22 Tools for cost-effective machining / Preliminary report for AMB 2016

Tools for cost-effective machining / Preliminary report for AMB 2016
Machining tools are becoming increasingly efficient. This is what the KOMET GROUP is demonstrating at AMB 2016, where the precision tools manufacturer is presenting numerous innovations under the trade fair slogan "TOTAL PRODUCTIVITY SOLUTIONS"... Go to press info

2016-07-21 2nd International Composites Congress (ICC) – programme available now!

2nd International Composites Congress (ICC) – programme available now!
After the great success of the 1st International Composites Congress, the industry association Composites Germany is set to hold its next convention in Düsseldorf from 28 to 29 November 2016. Go to press info

2016-07-20 The visible machine: full transparency with the Performance Cockpit by TRUMPF

The visible machine: full transparency with the Performance Cockpit by TRUMPF
With the new Performance Cockpit, sheet metal processors can identify the potential for optimization in their production at a glance. The machine tool and laser manufacturer TRUMPF offers a particularly innovative, web-based solution for this purpose... Go to press info

2016-07-05 Product range benefits now include metric fine

Product range benefits now include metric fine
Walter is extending its Perform line: With new metric fine taps from the Walter Protoyp TC115/TC216 Perform line for blind-hole and through-hole machining operations... Go to press info

2016-07-04 Prestigious Award for AXOOM and Recognition as a 2016 Gartner “Cool Vendor”

Prestigious Award for AXOOM and Recognition as a 2016 Gartner “Cool Vendor”
Gartner Inc. is the world’s leading company for research and market analysis in the IT industry. In a new research note Gartner evaluated technologies and solutions related to digitalization and Industry 4.0... Go to press info

2016-06-30 TRUMPF is Building a Demo Factory for Industry

TRUMPF is Building a Demo Factory for Industry
Industry 4.0 in its purest form: the machine tool and laser manufacturer TRUMPF is building a demonstration factory in Chicago that is designed from the ground up as a flexible, digitally connected production plant... Go to press info

2016-06-30 New benchmark for steel machining

New benchmark for steel machining
Walter introduces a new solid carbide high-performance milling cutter for steel machining: The MC341 Supreme. The initial offering will have six dimensions in the diameter range of 6–20 mm... Go to press info

2016-06-22 Lightweight gripper enables high throughput during palletizing

Lightweight gripper enables high throughput during palletizing
When it is necessary to stack such different articles as cleaners, inkjet printers or potato chips on pallets, the SCHUNK LEG variable multi-axis gripper speeds up the task. With fixed central jaws, individually configurable fingers of carbon fiber reinforced plastic and a pneumatic ejector, it is designed to handle several products at once, to boost your palletizing capacity. Go to press info

2016-05-25 Slot milling problem solver par excellence

Slot milling problem solver par excellence
With its M4000 family, Walter has made huge advances towards achieving maximum cost effectiveness in milling. The M4000 system inserts can be used in a variety of tools, which means that they can be used for various types of milling operation... Go to press info

2016-05-23 Targeted cooling – directly beneath the chip

Targeted cooling – directly beneath the chip
Stainless materials are becoming increasingly important, and not only in the food industry and medical engineering... Go to press info

2016-05-09 Industry 4.0 Production in exhibition format

Industry 4.0 Production in exhibition format
With a connected showcase extending across several exhibition booths, the digital business platform AXOOM and its numerous partners are demonstrating how Industry 4.0 functions in exhibition format. At the same time the application makes it clear how AXOOM itself works – namely, as a powerful link between all participants in the production value chain... Go to press info

2016-04-08 Making good things even better

Making good things even better
The INDEX CNC lathe ABC is a synonym for modern automatic turning with high productivity and precision, because more than 3000 of these machines have already been sold worldwide. So the pending revision of the INDEX ABC had very specific goals. The result is an ABC that retains the essential features of its predecessor but is significantly more productive with performance-enhancing modifications – Go to press info

2016-04-08 TRUMPF introduces thermography for laser welding

TRUMPF introduces thermography for laser welding
New method improves process monitoring in laser tube welding – sensor system with thermal imaging camera boosts productivity thanks to real-time detection of defective weld seams... Go to press info

2016-04-01 TRAUB CNC sliding headstock automatic TNL12

TRAUB CNC sliding headstock automatic TNL12
The CNC sliding headstock automatic lathe TNL12 equipped with the new TRAUB TX8i-s control – a production tool in a modular design that ideally and consistently adapts to efficient production of small, high-precision turned parts up to 13 mm in diameter. Workpiece complexity is decisive for the configuration of the machine, for which up to 9 linear axis are available. Go to press info

2016-03-31 Innovative Rear End Machining

Innovative Rear End Machining
With many new and improved functions, the front-opening six-spindle lathe with up to twelve cross-slides in the work area is also setting standards in rear end machining. Its innovative features include the liquid-cooled spindle drum as well as the cross-slides with hydrostatic bearing support and directly integrated motor. Go to press info

2016-03-24 Square pole technology boosts productivity in flat grinding

Square pole technology boosts productivity in flat grinding
SCHUNK MAGNOS parallel pole, square pole, and radial pole plates ensure reliable workpiece clamping, quick workpiece changes, and particularly efficient processes when it comes to grinding applications. Among other things, SCHUNK MAGNOS square pole grinding plates boost productivity by up to 200%, compared to conventional solutions using parallel pole technology... Go to press info

2016-03-17 CHIRON Group acquires remaining shares in SCHERER Feinbau

CHIRON Group acquires remaining shares in SCHERER Feinbau
Three years after the acquisition of the majority of the SCHERER Feinbau GmbH, the management company of the CHIRON Werke SE has now also acquired the remaining 24.9 percent of the shares. The company, headquartered in the Franconian town of Alzenau, is now completely owned by the CHIRON Group. Go to press info

2016-03-14 Schunk showcases trend-setting solutions for efficient production

Schunk showcases trend-setting solutions for efficient production
SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, will show users how to stay on top and maximize their production efficiency at INDUSTRIE PARIS 2016. Go to press info

2016-02-23 Real-world Industry 4.0 Training

Real-world Industry 4.0 Training
The mMS4.0 training system illustrates the process steps of Industry 4.0 production. Training courses, training systems and media from Rexroth help to prepare technical training and further education for Industry 4.0 Go to press info

2016-02-09 Precise to the very last detail

Precise to the very last detail
The new Walter Titex DB133 Supreme solid carbide micro twist drills are the key to establishing precise, reliable working processes and achieving significantly longer tool life... Go to press info

2016-01-28 OPEN HOUSE at CHIRON

OPEN HOUSE at CHIRON
CHIRON will present numerous innovative processing solutions at this year's OPEN HOUSE in Tuttlingen on Wednesday, 9 to Friday, March 11. For example, the new FZ12 FX five-axis machining center with Heidenhain control will be introduced... Go to press info

2015-12-31 TruLaser 5030 fiber – featuring both new functions and an additional choice of laser power

 TruLaser 5030 fiber – featuring both new functions and an additional choice of laser power
The performance capacities of the 2D laser machines and the solid-state lasers made by TRUMPF continue to advance. Just as in previous years, TRUMPF has unveiled technology highlights at each trade fair, redefining the standards for cutting with a solid-state laser... Go to press info

2015-12-01 3D printing: Printing metal parts quick and adaptable

3D printing: Printing metal parts quick and adaptable
TRUMPF is expanding its technology and product range in the field of industrial 3D printers. At the Formnext trade fair in Frankfurt, this manufacturer of lasers is introducing new machines and equipment for the additive manufacturing of metal parts... Go to press info

2015-11-30 TRUMPF Expands in the Software Sector

TRUMPF Expands in the Software Sector
TRUMPF acquires a stake in the two software vendors Xetics and C-Labs - consistent strengthening of the Industry 4.0 portfolio. TRUMPF is expanding its portfolio of software solutions for production control with two new acquisitions... Go to press info

2015-11-24 A Boost for Crankshaft Manufacturing

A Boost for Crankshaft Manufacturing
Grinding a crankshaft is an art in itself, as the demands made on this essential component found in every engine are huge: ever longer runtimes demand the highest precision in their manufacture. The radii not only have to be perfectly round, but the bearing surfaces have to be of perfect quality, too... Go to press info

2015-11-24 Tough centring points expand the range of applications

Tough centring points expand the range of applications
The KOMET GROUP is continually working to further develop its range of tools, which will afford the user even greater gains in terms of productivity. The results of the latest efforts are a choice of two new centring points for the KOMET KUB Centron® Powerline core bit drill which, with its multiple cutting edges, enables high feed rates and, as a result, short production times... Go to press info

2015-11-19 Shaping tomorrow’s production

Shaping tomorrow’s production
AXOOM, the new IT services provider for companies in manufacturing, supports the entire production value chain – regardless of manufacturer. Thanks to its modular solutions, manufacturing companies can use AXOOM to make the transition to Industry 4.0 at their own speed, step by step... Go to press info

2015-11-10 Automatic optical monitoring for digital decorative printing

Automatic optical monitoring for digital decorative printing
ColourBrain®: The inspection system for process monitoring in digital decorative printing. For some years now, digital decorative printing has been a hot topic at industry conferences concerned with printing and coating technologies for the flooring and furniture sector. We are convinced that digital decorative printing will partially replace classic intaglio printing in the coming years... Go to press info

2015-10-28 Turning / milling centers for complex chucked parts

Turning / milling centers for complex chucked parts
The machines in the VMC MT series are ideal production systems for chucked parts with complex geometries. Whether they are used for prototype production or for fast changes in small production runs, the VMC MT series from EMAG is ideally designed to meet the demands of flexible production situations thanks to the ergonomic accessibility of the machining area... Go to press info

2015-10-26 3D printing: TRUMPF unveils new systems for additive manufacturing of metal parts

3D printing: TRUMPF unveils new systems for additive manufacturing of metal parts
New systems for 3D printing – Every relevant laser technology required for additive manufacturing from a single source. Laser manufacturer TRUMPF has established a broad base in the field of additive manufacturing. The company will be presenting new 3D printing machines for metal parts at the Formnext trade fair, to be held in Frankfurt this year from November 17 to 20... Go to press info

2015-10-20 How modular machines simplify production

How modular machines simplify production
The newest modular automation system for fast and efficient linking to complete manufacturing systems as well as the new modular machine platform for processing large components will show not only how modularity simplifies production, but how it can also increase productivity... Go to press info

2015-09-14 Inspection system ColourBrain® MFC 4.0

Inspection system ColourBrain® MFC 4.0
Industry 4.0: The next generation scanners. Through this Baumer offers a solution to constantly check the quality of the production and analyze the process to optimize your production and reduce second choice quality... Go to press info

2015-09-10 Completely automated battery module production

Completely automated battery module production
An important condition for the international ambition 'enhancement of electromobility' is the availability of the required battery modules on the market in adequate quantity and quality. This requires the automated mass production of ready-to-install battery modules. System integrator Reis, one part of KUKA Industries, proves with a realized turnkey system that the complete know-how about... Go to press info

2015-09-10 For the big jobs - the new TruBend Series 8000

For the big jobs - the new TruBend Series 8000
With its new TruBend Series 8000, TRUMPF is offering press brakes to handle especially big jobs. They process large-format and thick components with precise results... Go to press info

2015-07-30 Increased flexibility through process integration

Increased flexibility through process integration
When the time comes to finish such hardened workpieces as shafts, a variety of processes can be used. Hard turning and scroll-free turning, for instance, are two options that can indeed be done quickly... Go to press info

2015-07-27 Non-circular gears? No problem!

Non-circular gears? No problem!
Sometimes, there is no need for consistent movement or power transmission for machines, engines and pumps. In fact, such consistent movement could cause considerable problems... Go to press info

2015-07-17 Special tool for stainless steels

Special tool for stainless steels
The properties of stainless and acid-proof steels, classified as ISO M materials, are such that specialist tools are required to machine them. Go to press info

2015-07-10 PREMIERE: 1st International Composites Congress - Program now available

PREMIERE: 1st International Composites Congress - Program now available
The trade association Composites Germany and its member organisations AVK, CCeV, CFK-Valley und VDMA Forum Composite Technology are hosting their first joint congress in the area of fiber reinforced plastics/composites under the title "Composites - On the path to becoming a key industry?" Go to press info

2015-06-09 A peek over the shoulders of KUKA developers

A peek over the shoulders of KUKA developers
At KUKA’s exhibit at the ICRA, visitors have been explicitly encouraged to touch the KUKA Leichtbauroboters LBR iiwa. In addition to providing the possibility of guiding the robot by hand, the focus of the demonstrations has beenon programming the “connectivity interface”. Go to press info

2015-05-19 Xtra∙tec® F4049 multi-tooth finishing face mill

Xtra∙tec® F4049 multi-tooth finishing face mill
With the Xtra∙tec® F4049 multi-tooth finishing face mill, Walter is offering a new type of tool concept for cast iron machining... Go to press info

2015-04-22 VM 9 – Low-Cost Production of Small Batches

VM 9 – Low-Cost Production of Small Batches
With the new VM 9 modular turning machine, EMAG has introduced a platform that covers a broad spectrum of applications thanks to the combined turning, milling and drilling technologies and intelligent machine design. The highly accessible machining area and workpiece spindle fitted at the bottom ensure short tooling times and maximum flexibility in the production of workpieces in small series... Go to press info

2015-04-21 Hard turning and grinding combination

Hard turning and grinding combination
When will hard turning and grinding combination machining be the norm? At the end of production, workpieces must go through a grinding process to achieve the desired surface quality: this has been the standard in manufacturing for various reasons. First, hardened workpieces could not be processed with standard turning. Second, besides grinding no other technology was capable of producing... Go to press info

2015-03-12 The duel goes into the next round

The duel goes into the next round
The small robot was forced to cede victory at the table to the German table tennis star. Now the KUKA KR AGILUS is challenging Timo Boll to a rematch in a new promotional film. The online release of “The Revenge” has taken place on 11 March – exactly one year after “The Duel”... Go to press info

2015-03-09 Standard machine design

Standard machine design
Production lines, which link several machines together, often pose a problem in the transporting and loading of workpieces. Many factors must be considered in planning such a line, such as the space available in the production facility, the footprint of the machines as well as the automation components, the transfer height, cycle time of each workpiece on each machine, etc... Go to press info

2015-02-26 “Hello Industrie 4.0”

“Hello Industrie 4.0”
KUKA shows the orange factory of the future at this year’s Hanover Fair. At the KUKA booth, the visitors of this year’s Hanover Fair can deal with the increasing digitalization of production and cooperative network of employees and machines... Go to press info

2015-02-16 Gaining the lead through diversity

Gaining the lead through diversity
Visit us in Tuttlingen from March 18 to 20. On about 7,000 m² of exhibition space, experience the diversity of our product portfolio live. Discover new opportunities and inspirations for more efficiency in your production. OPEN HOUSE 2015... Go to press info

2015-01-07 In-house exhibition - CHIRON Open House in March

In-house exhibition - CHIRON Open House in March
The next in-house exhibition, the CHIRON Open House, will take place from Wednesday, March 18 to Friday, March 20, 2015 in Tuttlingen, Germany. Under the motto "Ahead through variety", this machine builder will show how machining centers can be flexibly adapted to customized requirements and order-specific tasks using its modular system. Many practical examples will show... Go to press info

2014-12-31 Quality machining of composite materials

Quality machining of composite materials
The KOMET GROUP, one of the leading single-source providers of precision tools, has confronted the special challenges of lightweight construction and developed a completely new class of diamond tools which, thanks to their innovative geometry and intelligent cutting material, are particularly well suited to machining fibre-composite materials... Go to press info

2014-12-23 Service display in the facing head

Service display in the facing head
KOMET GROUP draw bar tools are used in highly productive machine tools. They should not first be maintained when production quality decreases due to wear. When several different draw bar tools are used on a machine for manufacturing workpiece variants with differences in duration of use, it is easy to lose sight of each particular period of use. The duration of use can no longer be determined... Go to press info

2014-12-15 Deep-hole drilling to 40xD

Deep-hole drilling to 40xD
Whereas the KOMET KUB® Drillmax "normal" range of solid carbide drilling tools in diameters from 3.0 to 16.0 millimetres and in lengths/diameters ratios 3×D, 5×D and 7-8×D are already available, the precision tool manufacturer has developed an XL standard range of tools for deep-hole drilling... Go to press info

2014-11-17 Oil field technology

Oil field technology
The machining of threads on delivery pipes and casings perfected. Whether we are talking about North America, Asia or Russia, the oil and gas industry is possessed by a spirit of optimism. Geological discoveries have led to a massive increase in the estimated reserves of many countries. This coincides with the opening up of new potentials for the use of innovative technologies. According to the ex Go to press info

2014-10-29 Facing head with direct position measuring system

Facing head with direct position measuring system
The mechatronic KomTronic® U-axis systems, available in several variants, are one of the KOMET GROUP's specialities. They essentially consist of a compact facing head that is driven by a servo motor. The movement of the cutting-edge carrier is interpolated with the Z-axis, whereby contour and turning operations of any kind are possible on parts that are not rotationally symmetrical... Go to press info

2014-10-27 Grinding at the highest precision

Grinding at the highest precision
Finding the right balance between flexibility and productivity is the high art of designing machines for cylindrical grinding. This demand is met with the HG 2 machine for cylindrical grinding. From batch sizes of 50 shafts up to and including 3-shift operations every application of the cylindrical grinding technology for shafts is covered. The object of the HG 2... Go to press info

2014-10-24 Widely diverse solid carbide selection

Widely diverse solid carbide selection
The KOMET GROUP is well-known as a leading innovator for high-precision drilling, reaming and threading, but the precision tools manufacturer also has a wide range of high-performance milling cutters. Amongst others, these include the new, extended range of KOMET JEL® F.line solid carbide end milling cutters. The range offers tools in the diameter range from 1.0 to 25.0 mm... Go to press info

2014-10-21 Safety for Certain: The New ZF Services "Lemförder Rubber-to-Metal Components fo

Safety for Certain: The New ZF Services
"Lemförder Rubber-to-Metal Components for Passenger Cars" – this is the name of the recently published catalog of the aftermarket expert ZF Services that is available online or as hardcopy. About 1 900 references, thereof 21 percent new entries, are listed clearly and can be quickly and easily identified thanks to the product images. Go to press info

2014-10-13 Machining of threads on delivery pipes perfected

Machining of threads on delivery pipes perfected
Whether we are talking about North America, Asia or Russia, the oil and gas industry is possessed by a spirit of optimism. Geological discoveries have led to a massive increase in the estimated reserves of many countries. This coincides with the opening up of new potentials for the use of innovative technologies... Go to press info

2014-09-15 The new G-Generation. Turn-Mill Center INDEX G220

The new G-Generation. Turn-Mill Center INDEX G220
The generous work area of the G220 forms the basis for equal implementation of milling and turning in one machine design. The configuration of the machine is designed to provide a maximum of flexibility independent of the primary use of the machine ... Go to press info

2014-09-05 PMD 2 Grinding Machine from EMAG

PMD 2 Grinding Machine from EMAG
International competition in the automotive industry continues to increase, as do the technological demands on vehicles, and with them the costs. But increasing prices in the face of stiff competition in the market is no longer easily defensible. According to a McKinsey study, the costs incurred in the manufacture of passenger cars must be reduced three to four percent per year to... Go to press info

2014-08-28 Join INDEX TRAUB at IMTS in Chicago in September

Join INDEX TRAUB at IMTS in Chicago in September
Meet us at IMTS in Chicago from September 8-13, 2014 at Booth S-8136 and discover the world of turning of INDEX & TRAUB! Take a look and explore 9 high precision turning machines including the brand new turn-mill center INDEX G220, that will be presented for the first time live in action in the United States. Thanks to a motorized milling spindle capable of five-axis milling and... Go to press info

2014-08-22 TRAUB Automatic Turning – Quick, accurate & efficient

TRAUB Automatic Turning – Quick, accurate & efficient
CNC automatic lathe TNK42 with new Design: Only 5.5 sqm footprint but with 3 subsystems, 2 interpolated Y-axes and 27 tool stations. The TNK42 offers the economic approach to the production of complex machine-turned parts of today and tomorrow... Go to press info

2014-07-25 Automatic turning to perfection

Automatic turning to perfection
Developed for high productivity and precision, the newly developed CNC automatic lathe INDEX ABC65, successor to the successful INDEX ABC series... Go to press info

2014-06-30 Induction hardening in gear manufacturing

Induction hardening in gear manufacturing
The classical hardening method is case-hardening, where the complete workpiece has to be heated for hours to reach the desired hardness. This kind of hardening has its disadvantages, especially when it comes to the mass production of gears. One of them is the enormous expenditure of time and energy and the reason behind the development, over the last few years, of induction hardening gas... Go to press info

2014-05-09 100 years of INDEX

100 years of INDEX
In 2014, INDEX-Werke GmbH & Co. KG in Esslingen can look back over its 100-year company history. The company founded in 1914 by Hermann Hahn today is one of the world’s technological leaders in turning in the machine tool industry and produces CNC-controlled automatic lathes, multi-spindle turning machines, turn-mill centers as well as universal and vertical turning machines. Go to press info

2014-05-02 Powertrain components perfectly joined

Powertrain components perfectly joined
With ever more complex constituent components and ever smaller batch sizes, powertrain production is facing many challenges. For a large number of applications in this sector the heat-shrink assembly process is almost predestined... Go to press info

2014-03-17 Commercial vehicle production: reduce costs

Commercial vehicle production: reduce costs
The market for commercial vehicles is experiencing a lively development. For example, emerging economies have a great need for new technologies in the production of HGVs or agricultural machines, to enable them to achieve the desired growth in construction industry and agriculture. At the same time, competition is hotting up... Go to press info

2014-02-14 Solutions from Clamping + Manufacturing Technology

Solutions from Clamping + Manufacturing Technology
ROEMHELD at the Metav: The main focus is on components for time-saving set up, clamping in confined spaces and electrically driven elements. The new products include for example bore clamps for direct clamping of components without adapter plates. Also shown are space-saving swing clamps without swing stroke and compact clamps... Go to press info

2014-02-07 EMAG at the METAV: development of production

EMAG at the METAV: development of production
Shorter cycle times, flexible batch size machining and greater component quality are all demands that increase the pressure on the metalworking industry to innovate. Key sectors, such as the automotive industry, are changing rapidly. That tailor-made production solutions play an important role in this, is demonstrated by the machine builders at EMAG... Go to press info

2014-01-24 Gear production is speeding up

Gear production is speeding up
Drivers have already become used to the sixth gear – and the development continues. For instance, there are plans afoot for a 9-gear transmission system for automatics gearboxes. The reason is an obvious one: it allows for the car to be driven at optimal speed for longer. That saves petrol. The development goes hand in hand with the continuing pressure to optimise... Go to press info

2013-10-02 EMAG displays new manufacturing system

EMAG displays new manufacturing system
Approximately 30 percent of the costs for mechanical engineering solutions nowadays are for IT and automation technology – a percentage that is increasing apace according to a survey the VDMA (Association of German Machine Tool Manufacturers)... Go to press info

2013-09-26 K 2013: New Grippers for the Plastics Industry

K 2013: New Grippers for the Plastics Industry
Flexibility – Compatibility – Space-Saving: Robot Hand Kit (EOAT) Novelties At K 2013 ASS Maschinenbau GmbH presents novelties of the original Robot Hand Kit (EOAT). The aim of the new components is: flexible use, compatibility to other gripper parts and the reduced space for building robot hands. The novelties can be visited in hall 10 at booth 10J22. Go to press info

2013-09-20 eldec hardening machines

eldec hardening machines
Shorter model life-cycles and increasing demands on quality, accompanied by many technological innovations, are driving developments in high-tech industries – such as car or aircraft manufacture – ever harder... Go to press info

2013-08-30 VL 2 Pick-Up Turning Machine

VL 2 Pick-Up Turning Machine
At the EMO 2013 EMAG will be presenting the VL 2 single-spindle vertical pick-up lathe for the machining of small chucked components. Nowadays, everywhere you turn in an industrial production environment... Go to press info

2013-08-26 ROEMHELD at the EMO: Many new clamping elements

ROEMHELD at the EMO: Many new clamping elements
With numerous innovations in power workholding ROEMHELD present themselves at the EMO. Included in particular are compact elements, components for increased safety, automation solutions for purely... Go to press info

2013-08-01 Even more efficient with 8 spindles - MS22C-8

Even more efficient with 8 spindles - MS22C-8
The Esslingen multi-spindle specialists supplement the MS22C series by an 8-spindle CNC Multi-Spindle Automatic Lathe INDEX MS22C-8. The modular eight-spindle machine built on the multi-spindle modular system can also efficiently machine highly complex workpieces that would have driven the previous multi-spindle lathes normally equipped with six spindles to their limits. Go to press info

2013-07-18 A partner in emerging markets

A partner in emerging markets
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that the world economy will grow by 3.5 percent this year, with the impetus coming less from Europe but rather more from dynamic, newly industrialised countries... Go to press info

2013-06-24 A red hot connection

A red hot connection
The composite camshaft is still gaining ground in the marketplace. The main reason for this is the considerable weight reduction it brings, compared to its one-piece rival... Go to press info

2013-06-14 King of the Netherlands visits TRUMPF

King of the Netherlands visits TRUMPF
During his first official trip to Germany in June King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited the Ditzingen machine tool manufacturer and laser specialist TRUMPF... Go to press info

2013-06-10 Innovations, contacts and an award

Innovations, contacts and an award
The tagline at KUKA AG's exhibit was "Integrated Automation". The Group's spectacular booth concept captivated thousands of visitors... Go to press info

2013-05-23 One Turret, Two Drives – Zero Time Loss

One Turret, Two Drives – Zero Time Loss
The newly introduced sliding headstock automatic lathe TRAUB TNL32 has been extended by another variant. In this design the counter spindle is mounted on a separate cross-slide with X- and Z-axes... Go to press info

2013-05-13 EMAG expands to China

EMAG expands to China
For the German machine tools industry, China continues to be the most important export market. According to the German Machine Tool Builders' Association, imports from Germany to China increased... Go to press info

2013-05-06 Dürkopp Adler AG succeeds in front of “World Intellectual Property Organization”

Dürkopp Adler AG succeeds in front of “World Intellectual Property Organization”
Dürkopp Adler AG, the largest European manufacturer of industrial sewing machines, has succeeded in a domain name dispute in front of the “World Intellectual Property Organization” (WIPO) in Geneva. Go to press info

2013-04-22 CHIRON shows its new

CHIRON shows its new
CHIRON surprised the industry with the premier of "baseline", its new product line, at the "Open House". Around 1,500 professional visitors – about fifty percent more than in previous years – viewed the... Go to press info

2013-03-28 VT 2-4 Vertical Turning Machine

VT 2-4 Vertical Turning Machine
According to market experts the demand for electric motors is going to grow dramatically – and this at a time when the new transmission systems are becoming highly efficient. It is the express desire of the EU... Go to press info

2013-03-22 Energy efficiency: Keeping sight of total costs

Energy efficiency:  Keeping sight of total costs
Saving energy in the metal processing industry isn't just a question of protecting the environment. For years, energy consumption has been a decisive cost factor capable of surpassing even the investment costs of the... Go to press info

2013-03-18 Hard turning on EMAG turning centre

Hard turning on EMAG turning centre
As hard as it gets – and still the costs are reducing. These days, our cars are full of high-tech materials that ensure a long life for the individual components and make the car safe to drive... Go to press info

2013-02-04 CHIRON completes the new Turnkey Centre

CHIRON completes the new Turnkey Centre
On schedule for the end of the year, CHIRON completed the new Turnkey Centre at its headquarters in Tuttlingen. The new building with its 5,000 square metres of floorspace brings together all the departments... Go to press info

2013-01-14 Small grinding center offers big productivity boost

Small grinding center offers big productivity boost
High output levels – short cycle times. This is exactly what the VLC 100 G Vertical Grinding Center from EMAG, for small chucked components with a maximum diameter of 100 mm, was developed for... Go to press info

2012-11-16 “Energy Efficiency Award“ for EMAG

“Energy Efficiency Award“ for EMAG
From most efficient manufacturing technology to economical design and construction, the machine builders at EMAG have shown their combined, in-depth know-how and experience in... Go to press info

2012-09-06 Another new machine from EMAG: VT 2-4 for shaft machining

Another new machine from EMAG: VT 2-4 for shaft machining
The external dimensions of the VL 2 P and the VT 2-4 for small flange- and shaft-type components alone make it obvious that a very special machine concept is hitting the market... Go to press info

2012-08-23 Universal turning solutions for manufacturing companies

Universal turning solutions for manufacturing companies
With their VL 5i the machine tool specialists at EMAG have developed a comprehensive solution for small and medium size manufacturing companies... Go to press info

2012-08-14 The spherical PET pellet offers double the energy savings

The spherical PET pellet offers double the energy savings
A plant with a production capacity of 600 tons per day may achieve an almost unbelievable energy savings of 25 gigawatt hours of energy during one year of operation using the CrystallCut technology developed by BKG, Bruckmann & Kreyenborg Granuliertechnik, in place of existing pelletizing and crystallizing technology. Go to press info

2012-01-11 DRAPETEST Automatic Drapability Tester

A new drapability tester has been developed within a group of companies and institutes and is exclusively produced an marketed by Textechno. It is suited for standard and non-crimp fabrics and allows to predict the behavior of such materials during draping and forming. Go to press info

2011-08-16 BOSCH awards CHIRON with “Preferred Supplier” Status

BOSCH awards CHIRON with “Preferred Supplier” Status
With the award the Robert Bosch GmbH appreciates the outstanding successful cooperation with CHIRON in the past and the potential in the future. Bosch confirms the superior quality and performance of CHIRON... Go to press info

2011-08-15 CHIRON with many of the world firsts at the EMO

CHIRON with many of the world firsts at the EMO
At the EMO CHIRON will be showing eight “new generation” machining centers – including five world firsts – to demonstrate all aspects of efficient, fast and precise machining for numerous applications in different industries and with a wide range of materials... Go to press info

2011-03-24 Advance Notice of Chiron Open House 2011

Advance Notice of Chiron Open House 2011
We are celebrating a world premiere with the first-time presentation of the new double-spindle DZ 08K S MAGNUM five axis – a super-fast compact machine of the 08 series for excellent surface quality ... Go to press info

2009-10-19 Simple and affordable laser cutting

Simple and affordable laser cutting
TRUMPF presents the TruLaser 1030: a space-saving, inexpensive, easy-to-operate new development... Go to press info