Friday, 11 August 2017 09:32

Machinery Market 10 August 2017 Edition

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Thursday, 03 August 2017 20:27

Machinery Market 3 August 2017 Edition

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Friday, 07 July 2017 10:09

Machinery Market 6 July 2017 Edition

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Friday, 30 June 2017 09:38

Machinery Market 29 June 2017 Edition

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Wednesday, 28 June 2017 15:25

Bonfiglioli expands NZ warehouse

Gears, motors and drives specialist Bonfiglioli says that its expanded New Zealand warehouse optimises stock availability and accessibility. Bonfiglioli is expanding its New Zealand branch with a 25% bigger warehouse, workshop and freight transitioning area as part of an overall plan to streamline logistics, optimise stock availability and better serve customer needs. The Auckland-based branch serves all of New Zealand, by providing gears, motors and drives to customers in many industries and sectors, including bulk handling and mining. “We typically work on shorter lead times than other branches anyway, due to the nature of the business in New Zealand. We…
Friday, 23 June 2017 13:57

Machinery Market 22June 2017 Edition

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Between the worlds of CNC machining and additive manufacturing (AM), there lies a bridge technology referred to as hybrid manufacturing. Hybrid systems combine both production techniques to join the benefits of subtractive and additive processes—the precision of the former with the freedom of the latter. As promising as hybrid manufacturing is for changing the way objects are made, the state of the technology makes it ideal for a specific niche in the market. To learn more, spoke to Jason Jones, CEO and co-founder of Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies.     Continue to full article
Thursday, 08 June 2017 19:40

Machinery Market 8 June 2017 Edition

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Friday, 02 June 2017 08:36

Machinery Market 1 June 2017 Edition

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/ins Low investment. Long life. High performance. ​ T-model is as rare as an entry level waterjet cutting system based on very high quality standard. Water Jet Sweden has for decades been building quality waterjet cutting machines for the most demanding customers. A craftsmanship rooted in Swedish industrial tradition with machine installed all around the world. The new T-model is based on that tradition.Meeting a tough requirement specification The T-model is Water Jet Sweden’s first machine model with a flying bridge construction widening the already broad product range. It has been designed to meet a list of very specific requirements:…
SCHAUMBURG, IL (February 2017) - HEIDENHAIN's popular TNC 640 mill-turn control is now available with an exciting new option, a 3D Probing cycle, called Cycle 444. Already equipped with both manual and automatic probing cycles for datum setting, workpiece alignment and inspection, the TNC 640 offers this additional 3D probing cycle to meet manufacturers' increased requirements for automation and advanced probing routines that inspect free form surfaces where measurement positions are often difficult to capture. Cycle 444 checks one specific point on the surface of each workpiece. The contact point is determined by a vector that is normal to the…
Machine tool operator, Haimer has strengthened its commercial partnership with DMG Mori, will become their premium partner and has acquired Microset GmBH. The cooperation agreement means that DMG Mori will purchase all products related to tool pre-setting, balancing and shrinking including shrink fit holders as well Tool Rooms exclusively from Haimer. The agreement also means that DMG Mori will continue to display Haimer Microset products during exhibitions that they will continue to distribute these products through their worldwide sales and service companies. According to the company, DMG Mori’s Microset Tool-Presetting Technology complements its existing product portfolio. In addition to high-precision…
Connected machines deliver double the bending length and press force – single-machine operation boosts capacity – ToolShuttle with space for 60 meters of tools – shorter set-up and search times, higher productivity bold The sheet-metal plates that demonstrate the power and precision of the TruBend Series 8000 are famously big and fat – and now the TRUMPF machines for bending large-format components can actually deliver twice the performance. How? In a tandem version. Bending expert Babette Kopp from TRUMPF Machine Tools in Teningen explains: “If you utilize two machines as just one, it gives you the option of doubling the…
Innovative Machinery Group (IMG) announced today that the company will formally change its name to “Tsugami Automation” beginning February 1, 2017. IMG specializes in the design, fabrication and integration of Precision Tsugami machine tool optimization products, including robotics, vibratory feeder systems, parts collection systems and custom machine tool accessories. The company designed and built the world’s first LaserSwiss machine, which combines Swiss style CNC machining and laser cutting into one machine with a single shared software platform. “We’re rebranding the company to help manufacturers more easily understand what we do,” IMG President Graham Noake explained. “When they hear ‘Tsugami Automation’…
Suppliers to the automotive industry are facing the same challenges world-wide, how to supply their products fast, economically and flexible while considering the individual demands of their customers at the same time. In order to increase the quality of their products and reduce costs at the same time, the Canadian supplier Deco Automotive replaces three existing older bending machines with three state-of-the-art automatic CNC 100 E TB MR VA pipe bending lines by Schwarze-Robitec. The company will profit from the integrated high-performance control system NxG by increasing its output and optimizing cycle times. "Based on their own constant optimizing processes,…
Thursday, 12 January 2017 19:12

Shenyang's tool giant retools for new era

A worker checks on an i5 series model at the factory of Shenyang Machine Tool Company in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province, Jan 11, 2016. [Photo by Dai Tian/] The company had everything an employee could wish for: A generous pay package, job security, excellent perks and a brand name that made it easy to get girlfriends. The life at Shenyang Machine Tool Company (SMTCL), the country's biggest manufacturer of numerical controlled machine tools and machinery equipment, is a bit different now. The Shenyang-based company in Northeast China's Liaoning province has gone through many twists and turns: From the first…
SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Yonhap) -- Affiliates of Doosan Group, a machinery and construction equipment conglomerate, saw their credit ratings downgraded by local rating appraisers due to lingering concerns over their financial health despite the market debut of a key affiliate, industry sources said Friday. Doosan Bobcat Inc., a unit of the country's leading construction equipment maker Doosan Infracore, raised some 900 billion won (US$773 million) through the IPO last month, the second-largest IPO deal after Samsung BioLogics Co.'s 2.2 trillion-won market debut early this month. Originally, Doosan Bobcat, a leading player in the small construction machinery sector in the United…
Cutting tool and tooling systems specialist Sandvik Coromant has signed an agreement to become a Premium Partner of leading machine tool manufacturer DMG MORI. The deal, which makes Sandvik Coromant the only tooling manufacturer to be named as a DMG MORI Premium Partner, will further strengthen the relationship between the companies on a global scale. Machine shops around the world will benefit from the combined knowledge and experience of the two market leaders. As a DMG MORI Premium Partner, Sandvik Coromant will work with the machine tool builder on a wide-range of initiatives, including R&D and engineering, open house events,…