Yearly Archives: 2014

Leap in Profits for TRUMPF

The TRUMPF Group increased its income significantly in the fiscal year 2013/14. Earnings before taxes rose by 61.2 percent to 248 million euros (previous year: 154 million euros). This was announced by the company at its annual press conference in Ditzingen. One reason for the significantly higher result is an increase in revenues. During the…

FANUC Introduces CNC Innovations that Improve Machining Performance

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FANUC’s new Series 0i-F CNC is the latest generation of the world’s most popular and best value Series 0i CNC that now has commonality of design to the versatile Series 30i CNC and a 15” display option. The Series 0i-F boasts common operability, maintainability and networking options as the Series 30i CNC along with having…

Yaskawa at Euroblech New high-end DX200 controller for Motoman robots

The new high-end controller is an extension of the highly successful DX100 model with a range of additional options, e.g. safety features, and offers more than 120 application-specific functions. This particularly benefits system integrators and industrial end customers who use Motoman robots for welding and handling tasks. As one of the world’s most experienced robot…

OMAX® Corporation Unleashes Intelli-MAX® 21

OMAX Corporation recently expanded its Intelli-MAX Software Suite for OMAX JetMachining® Centers with the release of Intelli-MAX 21. The latest version – with a new fourth generation cutting model – not only optimizes tool paths automatically, it gives users precise predictability as to cutting speeds, taper, jet lag and other abrasivejet factors of those particular…

P2lean Putting the smart into machine

The bending in general and, more specifically, the panel bending, is nowadays a central topic  since improving efficiency downstream from the cutting process plays a fundamental role in improving productivity. Salvagnini is aware of this and as usual has come up with a timely response in the shape of the innovative P2lean panel bender. Once…

The world’s fastest servo-controlled stamping and forming machine

The completely servo-controlled machine is perfectly designed for the economical production of stamping and forming parts as well as wire parts in all lot sizes. The GRM-NC shows its benefits especially for small and medium lot sizes and if you require a large number of different product versions. Very short, 100% reproducible set-up and changeover…

Italy’s Fast Future

Italian firm Vamec is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of carburetors for racing kart teams. The company has grown as karting has evolved from a pastime for weekend hobbyists into a globally competitive motor racing formula. During that evolution, Vamec has improved and expanded its range of products, in spite of owning some ‘challenging’ production…

Integrated Industry – Join the Network

The message behind “Integrated Industry – Join the Network!” is that the key challenges of the fourth industrial revolution – such as achieving universal standards for machine-to-machine communication, maintaining data security and finding new business models – can be mastered only through collective endeavor in networks. The technological advances that can flow from networking will…

Renishaw founders honoured with lifetime achievement award

The co-founders of global engineering company Renishaw plc, Sir David McMurtry and John Deer, have been honoured with the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 Gloucester Citizen and Gloucestershire Echo Business Awards. The award recognises individuals who have made a considerable, profitable and lasting contribution to business in Gloucestershire over a period of at…

SECOMAX™ Ceramic inserts

Seco Tools is now complementing the existing CS100 Ceramic range with a range of competitive Whisker Ceramic grooving inserts, CW100. Seco Tools has been successfully active within the Aerospace and Power Generation segments for many years offering high performance solutions for components such as shafts, engine parts, landing gears etc. The addition of Ceramic products…