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China is the newest ISTMA World member

China was formally recognized as ISTMA member in May 2017. The Chinese Die & Mould Industry Association – CDMIA based in the city of Beijing has been acknowledge as the newest ISTMA member…

Okuma celebrated the tenth anniversary of its Technical Centre East by presenting Industry 4.0 solutions

Okuma Europe welcomed 80 exclusively invited international guests to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its technical support centre in Parndorf, Austria, this June. While lauding the past decade, the hosts also provided an…

Milling threads without a tapping drill bore

As a precision manufacturer at the high end of its sector, Eropräzisa makes no compromises with its milling tools. This is why, for the last few years, it has decided to commit to…

World’s first car made from bio-based composites makes global debut

The Lina electric vehicle, developed by TU/Ecomotive (the student team of Eindhoven University of Technology) employs a combination of a bio-based composite and bioplastics to create a lightweight chassis. The bio-based composite is…

An overwrapped pressure vessel manufactured from continuous recycled carbon fiber

Steelhead Composites in partnership with Vartega and Michelman, debut the first composite overwrapped pressure vessel (COPV) manufactured from continuous recycled carbon fiber tow. Steelhead Composites fabricated a type 3 COPV using only recycled continuous…

HRSflow developed new hot runner solutions to simplify the injection molding process

HRSflow has developed three innovative solutions to optimize injection molding processing and at the same time simplify routine maintenance of hot runner systems: Three Layer Tip, Pressure Block and Thread Safe Kit. Three…

Treofan showcased its hybrid paper-plastic pouch

Treofan  showcased during Interpack the first commercial application of its hybrid packaging solution HybraPack, which has been jointly developed with paper manufacturer Feldmuehle Uetersen (Uetersen, Germany). Up-and-coming Swiss company Trinity haircare will in…

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…

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…

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