Starrag Group acquires Bumotec SA – Investment in attractive growth markets

In the context of a succession plan, Starrag Group acquired from the founder and sole owner Bernard Ballif all the shares of Bumotec SA which is domiciled in Sâles (Canton Fribourg/Switzerland) as of 29 May 2012. Thanks to its axis-concept, the new S-191 is able to turn and mill complex pieces in only one setting … Continue reading Starrag Group acquires Bumotec SA – Investment in attractive growth markets

Gold replacement material cuts costs of electrical contacts

A material that can replace gold on electrical contacts has been developed by Swedish company Impact Coatings. Silver MaxPhase™ is a metal alloy that performs like gold in terms of electrical conductivity and resistance to wear and corrosion, but at a fraction of the cost. This offers significant savings and cost control for connectors and … Continue reading Gold replacement material cuts costs of electrical contacts

Vero hosts largest ever reseller conference

Vero Software hosted their largest ever Global Reseller Conference following last year’s merger of the Vero and Planit software groups. Located in Lisbon, Portugal, 171 delegates congregated to see the latest product developments, discuss future product direction and get an insight into the future business plans of the newly combined Vero Group. Explaining the rationale … Continue reading Vero hosts largest ever reseller conference

Springmann focuses on watch industry…

..and high precision operations. At this year’s EPHJ on booth E42 visitors will be able to discover three different technologies dedicated to highly demanding fields like watch industry and others. There are always new ways to realize parts or operations and this year’s highlight at Spingmann’s booth will be SLS (selective laser sintering) with precious … Continue reading Springmann focuses on watch industry…

Lausannetec refocusing on watchmaking

The Lausannetec trade fair is closing its doors today. And MCH Beaulieu Lausanne is already drawing its initial conclusions from this first edition: as of 2013, the fair will be responding to the wishes expressed by the players on the market and refocusing on suppliers to the watch and jewellery industry. Following its inauguration on … Continue reading Lausannetec refocusing on watchmaking

The GP 16 spindle drive – Feed forces of up to 400 N

Maxon’s spindle drive program will be extended with the new size 16 mm. This is also an easily configurable complete system with integrated axial bearing for high loads. Version with metric M6 spindle or Ø 5 mm ball screw. In mechanical engineering, it is often necessary to find a solution for converting rotary motion into … Continue reading The GP 16 spindle drive – Feed forces of up to 400 N

Let light clean it for you …at Lausannetec

The first day of Lausannetec has just finished and it was a good one. The show is of very high quality and we will publish tomorrow the interview after one day of Pierre-Yves Schmid, director of the show. As usual on shows, I let you know what I discovered and today it is just an … Continue reading Let light clean it for you …at Lausannetec

Jura SMEs present at the Lausannetec show

Ten companies of the Jura region participate at the Lausannetec show this week. The economic promotion of the Jura canton supports these companies by organising a joint stand. For its first edition, Lausannetec will bring together under the same roof three sectors of the subcontracting industry of products both in high precision and microtechnology. Numerous … Continue reading Jura SMEs present at the Lausannetec show

Aubert inside…

All computer users are familiar with the famous “Intel inside” label found on many computers. For more than 50 years, Marcel Aubert the company located in Bienne installs embedded optical measurements systems on many types of machine tools, to the point that if an “Aubert inside” distinction would exist, we would see it in the … Continue reading Aubert inside…