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GF inaugurates most modern innovation and production center for machine tools in Bienne

 After a construction period of two years, GF Machining Solutions, a division of GF, inaugurated its new innovation and production center in Bienne (Switzerland) – with more than 300 guests in attendance. GF invested approx. CHF 100 million in the new building, which provides space for around 450 work places.   The inauguration ceremony was … Continue reading GF inaugurates most modern innovation and production center for machine tools in Bienne

Machine overhaul, an interesting alternative to buying new machines

Specialized in the overhaul of Escomatic machines, Ventura Mecanics SA currently employs eighteen people and exports nearly 80% of its services or products worldwide. Thanks in particular to a good balance between the different markets it serves, the Bôle company expects a very good year 2019. Talyrond for checking the raceways Whether it is a … Continue reading Machine overhaul, an interesting alternative to buying new machines

Chucks from MAPAL shine with a new brilliance

Since 1993, MAPAL has built up a broad portfolio in the area of clamping technology: from the clamping cartridge to the application-specific hydraulic chuck. The company is now announcing an entirely new appearance for these items. In this way not only will the complete range have a uniform appearance, additional potential with corresponding added value … Continue reading Chucks from MAPAL shine with a new brilliance

K 2019: Coherent with new laser solutions for polymer processing

Laser manufacturer Coherent will present a range of sub-systems and systems that service a variety of plastics processing tasks, including welding, cutting, degating and marking. Whatever the application, these tools enable the plastics fabricator to reduce production costs, improve quality and yields, and implement more environmentally friendly processing. One key product on display will be … Continue reading K 2019: Coherent with new laser solutions for polymer processing

3D printing on the threshold to mass production

Industrial 3D printing has now become an integral part of metalworking. EMO Hannover 2019 is reflecting this development by launching a compact new section to provide a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art in this field. Service providers, machine and tool manufacturers as well as software providers will be presenting their latest innovations in the … Continue reading 3D printing on the threshold to mass production

Pioneering role in aerospace: Materials Services introduces state-of-the-art digital supply chain

Thyssenkrupp Materials Services is continuing its digitalization offensive with the introduction of a flexible IT infrastructure for smart, agile management of all processes along the supply chain. Material deliveries, customer purchase orders, order execution, transportation logistics – the digital accelerator DESCA can process and forward millions of datasets in seconds. And it’s customers who benefit … Continue reading Pioneering role in aerospace: Materials Services introduces state-of-the-art digital supply chain

Erstausgabe der W3+ Fair Rheintal zieht regionale wie internationale Aussteller an

Einzigartiges Messekonzept mit großem Rahmenprogramm trifft High-Tech Region. So lässt sich die Erstausgabe der W3+ Fair Rheintal am 18.-19. September 2019 im Messequartier Dornbirn zusammenfassen. Denn die DNA des etablierten W3+-Messeformats bleibt erhalten und spiegelt im Angebot der Aussteller und Redner die neuesten Trends aus den Disziplinen Optik, Photonik, Elektronik und Mechanik wider. Darüber hinaus … Continue reading Erstausgabe der W3+ Fair Rheintal zieht regionale wie internationale Aussteller an

Specialist for 3D nano and micro fabrication opens US subsidiary for service and sales

Nanoscribe GmbH is further expanding its sales and service activities on the American continent. The new subsidiary opened its location in the Boston area (USA) on 1 August 2019. The German manufacturer of 3D printers for microfabrication sees this step as an important element of its internationalization strategy. Today, many top American universities already rely … Continue reading Specialist for 3D nano and micro fabrication opens US subsidiary for service and sales

Ensuring harmonious human–machine collaboration in the cockpit

Led by CSEM, the PEGGASUS consortium is set to enable new types of human–machine interface (HMI) across cockpit avionics, pushing the boundaries of augmentation in the cockpit. Using the latest in artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision technologies, this European-funded project will integrate—for the first time—remote eye-gaze tracking and gesture recognition for pilots in a … Continue reading Ensuring harmonious human–machine collaboration in the cockpit

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