Mazak Partners with MachiningCloud

Mazak and MachiningCloud jointly announce their new partnership. Mazak is a global leader in machine tools, turning centers, machining centers, CNC technology, automation and IoT solutions. MachiningCloud is a product data provider for cutting tools, CNC machines and workholding.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Launches HxGN SMART Quality Platform

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence today announced the commercial availability of HxGN SMART Quality, an enterprise IT solution that enables manufacturers to aggregate all quality-related data and gain insight into resource utilisation, driving process optimisation and productivity improvements.

FOBA showcasing at the Fakuma – Laser marking on plastics

At the Fakuma, the international exhibition for plastics processing in Friedrichshafen/Germany (October 17-21, 2017), FOBA will be showcasing special marking solutions for different plastics. As an internationally leading manufacturer of laser marking systems, FOBA will be presenting product news about the M3000-UV for sensitive plastics and new marking solutions especially made for day-night-design.

Format change at the push of a button

Fast and straightforward format changes on just one machine are at the top of the wish list of many packaging machine manufacturers and their customers. Innovations from Festo make these wishes come true. Enter the brand new Festo Motion Terminal and the Multi-Carrier-System® MCS.

Save time and lost revenue with this easy valve matrix solution

Processes in hygienic industries – such as beverage, food, dairy, pharma and personal care – are becoming increasingly complex. Some of the challenges include higher volumes, increased efficiency, reduction in water and energy use. That is why it is essential to optimize flow management without compromising flexibility, plant safety, product quality or hygiene.

Festo press systems in the Industry 4.0 era


The servo press kit YJKP, designed for electronics and small parts manufacturing, represents the key features of Industry 4.0 by ensuring easy, intuitive operation and using the communication standard OPC UA. Thanks to its operating software, the Festo system provides the answer to major issues associated with Industry 4.0, such as precise sizing, adaptation to the application, and real-time data control.

New KBB jerrycan machines for K 2016


Never before in its 80-plus-year history has Kautex unveiled so many new machines in a single year. Following the successful presentation of the new KCC MK3 series at this year’s Chinaplas as well as the launch of new suction blow molding machines and drum machines, Kautex Maschinenbau presented its new KBB jerrycan machines at K 2016.