May 2017

Magna develops camera-equipped mirrors

Magna International Inc. has developed a pair of camera-equipped mirrors that allow drivers to see video of their surroundings as they drive. It’s the latest development in the Canadian auto parts maker’s effort…

MECSPE 2017: an announced success

The 16th edition of MECSPE, organized and held at Fiere di Parma from 23rd to 25th march, hit the prefixed target: confirming its role as reference event for the manufacturing industry and the…

 “For 50 years, we have designed, built and moulded the future together”

In the significant slogan of the title, coined to celebrate such an important target of its activity, Dioma summarizes its full essence Dioma was born on April 5th 1967 from the entrepreneurial spirit of…

What’s ahead for 2017? State of the tool, mould and die-making industry  

Europe’s tool and mould makers are facing fierce competition caused by increasing cost pressures and globalization; which, on the other hand, also offers opportunities to tap into new markets and embrace new technologies….

Sandvik Coromant appoints new President

Nadine Crauwels has been appointed as the new President of Sandvik Coromant. She will be responsible for continuing to develop the company as the leading supplier of tools, tooling solutions and know-how to…

Sutrue redesigns medical instrument using 3D metal printing

Sutures following operations are still stitched up today in almost the same way as they were in the days of the ancient Egyptians. Alex Berry discovered that around 240,000 medical professionals a year…

Between design and series production

When Moulding Expo opens its doors at the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre on 30 May 2017, the focus will also again be on pattern and mould makers in addition to tool makers. Pattern…

Stratasys and Desktop Metal extend their strategic partnership

Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, and Desktop Metal today announced an extension of their strategic partnership – designed to accelerate accessibility and adoption of metal additive manufacturing. Built…

BASF partners with Essentium to accelerate development of 3D-printed functional parts

BASF has made a commitment to do its part in taking 3D printing to the next level across all major additive manufacturing technologies. For some time now, it has partnered with HP to develop…

Wittmann Battenfeld shows turnkey molding machine work cells at Amerimold

Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. will feature two turnkey injection molding work cells at booth 1205 at the upcoming Amerimold 2017 trade show. This year’s Amerimold, held June 14 and 15 at the Donald Stephens…

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