Category Archives: Material

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

New materials: genuine progress or marketing hype?

Here’s an uncomfortable thought: what if all these announcements about new materials, particularly for watch cases, are nothing more than a horological Ponzi scheme? Should we believe watchmakers when they tell us that these innovations are the way of the future? Will watch customers in 2030 see our decade as a golden age of technological … Continue reading New materials: genuine progress or marketing hype?

The “new” materials: a strategic, scientific and marketing challenge 

The Swiss mechanical watchmaking “revival” has essentially entailed a process of renewing existing mechanical skills. The task was to show that mechanical ingenuity had returned, not to play and hide-and-seek, but to proudly reveal its capabilities. The best, but by no means the only, illustration of this is the remarkable vogue for double, triple and … Continue reading The “new” materials: a strategic, scientific and marketing challenge 

Schmolz + Bickenbach: des solutions en aciers spéciaux optimisées pour l’usinage

« We are the benchmark for special steel solutions » : telle est la devise de SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH France au salon Simodec 2018 qui aura lieu à La Roche-sur-Foron. Du 3 au 9 mars, la société de distribution et de services du Groupe international Schmolz + Bickenbach présente les nouveautés dans les domaines des aciers spéciaux à usinabilité exceptionnelle. Les … Continue reading Schmolz + Bickenbach: des solutions en aciers spéciaux optimisées pour l’usinage

Robust fixed pipe connections made of metal

The innovative piping system Eisele Alu Pro 30 with screw connections for metal pipes is the first product line of the new Pipingline. The modular system for fixed pipe connections of the compressed air supply for assembly lines sets new standards in every respect for the distribution of compressed air, gases and fluids. Compressed air … Continue reading Robust fixed pipe connections made of metal

From Taiwan to Europe…

The Katadyn Products Inc. company whose headquarters is located in Kemptthal near Zurich specialises in the supply of water filters, desalinators, systems dedicated to outdoor activities (gas burners), and other products devoted to trekking. In order to simplify and accelerate its supply chain and its logistics, the company that delivers all over the world from … Continue reading From Taiwan to Europe…

CNC advances to be demonstrated at BIMU and IMTS 2014

Exciting new developments in machine tool CNC hardware and software technology will be demonstrated by NUM at IMTS. Highlights will include a highly cost-effective dual channel CNC kernel for designers of small to medium size machines with up to five axes, a functional safety architecture that can easily be scaled to suit any type of … Continue reading CNC advances to be demonstrated at BIMU and IMTS 2014

High quality material and total flexibility

If L. Klein SA is a supplier of high-grade steel and material that innovates continuously and offers creative solutions to help its customers, it is also a company for whom the relationship with its users and its suppliers is of paramount importance. L. Klein SA has grown with the watchmaking sector and the regional delivery … Continue reading High quality material and total flexibility

Standard components to form production systems

Usable flexibility through practical design and consistent modularity – for the efficient production of cookware, Fissler relies on standardised presses and pneumohydraulic drive technology from Tox Pressotechnik. Since cookware has developed from a simple cooking device to a more design, technology and function orientated consumer item, completely different demands are placed on it. These in … Continue reading Standard components to form production systems

CWIEME returns to Berlin for the 18th year running

CWIEME Berlin, the world’s largest and most comprehensive event in the coil winding, insulation and electrical manufacturing industry, returns this summer with a greater and more engaging offer to visitors. On the 24-25th June over 7,000 engineers, designers, buyers and academics from around the world will descend on the Messe Berlin in Germany for CWIEME … Continue reading CWIEME returns to Berlin for the 18th year running