February 2017

Networked 3D Inspection from Viscom at DELTEC

For solder paste inspection (SPI), automatic optical inspection (AOI) and automatic and manual X-ray inspection (AXI/MXI) technologies, DELTEC Automotive GmbH & Co. KG in Furth im Wald, Bavaria, Germany, relies on 3D systems…

ISTMA Europe Meeting and “Moulding Expo” International Press Conference to be held in Portugal

ISTMA Europe delegates will meet in Marinha Grande (Portugal) on March 7. The event precedes the international press conference to introduce the second edition of “Moulding Expo” show taking place next May in…

International Aerospace and Die & Mould Forum at Makino: Paving the way for tomorrow today

What does the fourth wave of industrialisation mean to aerospace and die & mould companies? What is the future of unmanned operation? How can small companies navigate Industry 4.0 and prepare themselves for…

DS Smith Plastics invests in injection moulding plant in Belgium

The plastics division of UK-based packaging group DS Smith has invested approximately €2.6m in its injection moulding plant in Bilzen, Belgium. The facility specialises in moulding beverage crates and pallets and the investment…

2nd Annual Automotive Plastics Summit

On the 18th and 19th of May 2017, the 2nd Annual Automotive Plastics Summit will be organized. The Summit takes place in Berlin, and will feature discussions on relevant and critical impacts on…

Swiss University students Develop Six Axis 3D Printer

Two students from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland have built a 3D printer with a three-axis tilting print bed, giving the printer a total of six axes. The 3D…

Four Vero Solutions optimise Georges Pernoud IT System for Industry 4.0

Preparing for Industry 4.0 was so important to an injection mould manufacturer that they tasked CAD/CAM provider Vero Software with optimising their I.T. system to cut the time taken on non-value-added CAD tasks…

Etihad Airways Engineering can now certify 3D printed aircraft parts under EASA

Etihad Airways, the UAE’s second largest airline, has been taking its 3D printing game up a notch this year. Not only did the company recently announce a collaboration with Siemens and Strata to…

Russian market is gaining momentum again

There is confidence in Russia about the year that has just begun: following a difficult period, dominated by political tensions, a drop in the oil price and a weak rouble, experts are now…

TRUMPF showcases lasers for research and 3D printing

The high technology company TRUMPF, based in Ditzingen near Stuttgart, Germany, had put on another impressive show at this year’s Photonics West, one of the most important optics and photonics conferences in the…

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