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formnext 2017: Stratasys will show how the company is delivering its value offering for rapid prototyping

Next month’s formnext exhibition in Frankfurt (14 – 17 November) will see global leader in applied additive technologies, Stratasys, demonstrate how the company is directly addressing the exacting and varied needs of manufacturers,…

Massivit 3D announced the appointment of Isabelle Marelly as Worldwide Director of Marketing

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions for visual communication applications, announced the appointment of Isabelle Marelly as Worldwide Director of Marketing. Marelly assumes responsibility for leading…

Günter Baumüller of Baumüller Holding passed away

Günter Baumüller, Managing Director of Baumüller Holding, passed away on Monday after a short but serious illness, surrounded by his family. He was 77 years old. Günter Baumüller was until recently actively involved…

Engel opens physical foam moulding competence centre in Germany

Engel Deutschland Technologieforum, Engel’s German subsidiary, has opened a MuCell Competence Centre in Stuttgart to advance the company’s structural foam moulding technology. The Austrian injection moulding machinery supplier said the centre was set up…

Specialised Tooling Key to global manufacturing growth says new ISTMA World President

“The design and manufacture of Tooling Systems will remain a critical force in growing manufacturing output in both advanced and developing economies” says Bob Williamson, President of the International Special Tooling & Machining…

Engel will show new range of e-mac sizes at Fakuma

Engel Holding GmbH will show highly integrated manufacturing cells at Fakuma 2017 — including an all-electric e-mac injection press in a new clamping-force class, the first Clearmelt exterior component, a new compact pipe…

Siemens will acquire TASS International, adding automated driving solutions to portfolio

Siemens will acquire TASS International, a global provider of simulation software, plus engineering and test services aimed primarily at the automotive industry, and focused on autonomous driving, integrated safety, advanced driver assistance systems…

DSM develops novel materials solution for high-pressure composite hydrogen storage tanks

Hydrogen tanks are the next step in fuel storage, as such storage is a key enabling technology for advancing hydrogen and fuel cell technologies in applications that include stationary power, portable power and…

Tecnomatic introduced spiral geometry optimized for PE, PP extrusion

Italian die-head maker Tecnomatic (Azzano S. Paolo, Italy) has introduced the Venus extrusion die-head, whose design benefits from the company’s many years of experience developing die heads for extruding polyolefin materials. Conceived for conventional…

Fatra invests in Negri Bossi machinery for Ikea plastic goods

Fatra AS has recently invested in five Negri Bossi Vector machines installed at its Czech Republic production plants in Napajedla and Chropyně.  In a 28 July statement Negri Bossi said the investment included…

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