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Raccortubi Group strengthens its position in Russian market

Raccortubi Group strengthens its position in Russian market

Raccortubi, Tecninox and Petrol Raccord have obtained EAC certification Raccortubi and its production mills, Petrol Raccord and Tecninox, have recently obtained the EAC certification (Eurasian...

08-04-2019 Production Hits:50

LMI Technologies Launches New Gocator® 3D Smart Sensor for Scanning Glass and Other Specular Surfaces

LMI Technologies Launches New Gocator® 3D Smart Sensor for Scanning Glass and Other Specular Surfaces

The Gocator® 2512 laser line profiler is precision-engineered for scanning specular surfaces such as glass, polished metals, and plastics LMI Technologies (LMI), a leading developer of...

03-04-2019 Processing Hits:57

World first for steel: ArcelorMittal investigates the industrial use of pure hydrogen

World first for steel: ArcelorMittal investigates the industrial use of pure hydrogen

To permanently reduce CO2 emissions, ArcelorMittal has developed a low-emissions technology strategy, which targets not only the use of alternative feedstocks and the conversion of...

01-04-2019 Production Hits:62

R&M Solution for Kimura Foundry America

R&M Solution for Kimura Foundry America

Six R&M Materials Handling Inc. overhead crane systems were installed in just three weeks at the newly constructed Kimura Foundry America Inc. factory in Shelbyville,...

01-04-2019 Machinery Hits:46

Welcome to HYBRIT at Hannover messe

Welcome to HYBRIT at Hannover messe

HYBRIT, an initiative that will revolutionize the iron- and steelmaking, will be on site at Hannover messe, 1 – 5 April 2019. SSAB, LKAB and...

01-04-2019 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:50

14000f Electric inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve

14000f Electric inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve

No. 885 is a 1400°F electric, inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve, currently used for heat treating weldments at a customer’s facility.  Workspace dimensions of...

01-04-2019 Processing Hits:45

‘Game-changing’ £1 million export deal for Burry Port manufacturer

‘Game-changing’ £1 million export deal for Burry Port manufacturer

A south-west Wales manufacturer is on track to secure a game-changing £1 million export deal in Central Asia which is set to propel its business...

01-04-2019 Processing Hits:50

Pintsch Bubenzer USA to Present at AIST Crane Symposium

Pintsch Bubenzer USA to Present at AIST Crane Symposium

Pintsch Bubenzer USA, a manufacturer of high performance disc and drum brakes for steel cranes and other severe duty applications, has been invited to deliver...

01-04-2019 Production Hits:56

Portable beveler saddle beveling machine

Portable beveler saddle beveling machine

COMPETENCY, PROFESSIONALISM, QUALITY, SAFETY ARE OUR KEYWORDS The saddle type tappings allow the perpendicular connection of lateral sections on main pipes. Saddle type tappings are located...

01-04-2019 Production Hits:68

Focused and diverse range of bending and forming for hydraulics

Focused and diverse range of bending and forming for hydraulics

High-tech engineering company transfluid presents solutions for effective tubing and connection systems The highly dynamic stress on hydraulics tubing and connections needs technology that delivers clean,...

01-04-2019 Production Hits:53

Doosan powers ahead at CV Show 2019

Doosan powers ahead at CV Show 2019

Doosan, the leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be exhibiting some of its latest products for the logistics sector at The Commercial...

01-04-2019 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:49

Xiris WeldStudio™ PIP - Feature

Xiris WeldStudio™ PIP - Feature

Xiris Automation Inc is pleased to announce the release of an expanded version of WeldStudio™, its software utility for controlling and displaying images from weld...

01-04-2019 Production Hits:82

Messe Essen is the New Partner of Weldex - Russia's Most Important Fair for Welding Technology

Messe Essen is the New Partner of Weldex - Russia's Most Important Fair for Welding Technology

Cooperation Allows Companies to Enter a Market with a High Demand From now on, Messe Essen is closely collaborating with Weldex, Russia's most important fair for...

01-04-2019 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:43

Upgraded fittings meet your hygienic demands and ensure superior corrosion-resistance

Upgraded fittings meet your hygienic demands and ensure superior corrosion-resistance

Did you know that more than 90% of the contact surfaces in a hygienic production line come from tubes and fittings? With smooth, crevice-free interiors...

01-04-2019 Processing Hits:45

Record investments by Manufacturer

Record investments by Manufacturer

Ongoing investment in one of the UK’s leading spring manufacturers is securing their position as a key international supplier for the automotive and industrial sector. Over...

14-03-2019 Production Hits:93

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI announces that it now offers the new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch, ideal for rapid design evaluation of electric vehicle battery pack concepts...

11-03-2019 Equipment Hits:100

Horyong picks Strenx steel for tallest truck-mounted aerial lifts and ladder cars in South Korea

Horyong picks Strenx steel for tallest truck-mounted aerial lifts and ladder cars in South Korea

South Korean-based Horyong Ltd boasts 28 years of know how in the production of truck mounted aerial lifts, used in construction and other work sites....

04-03-2019 Sheet Metal Hits:87

Outokumpu agrees extension of its syndicated revolving credit facility with key lenders

Outokumpu agrees extension of its syndicated revolving credit facility with key lenders

Outokumpu has requested a maturity extension based on an option defined in the terms and conditions of the facility agreement and has received a confirmation...

04-03-2019 Production Hits:117

Heavy-Duty Flow and Line Stopping with Steel Plugs

Heavy-Duty Flow and Line Stopping with Steel Plugs

There are occasions where pipes need to be repaired whilst liquids are still flowing. Heavy-duty flow stopping and line plugging may require plugs and stoppers to...

28-02-2019 Production Hits:183

Major success for Hyundai’s concrete mixers made out of Hardox steel from SSAB

Major success for Hyundai’s concrete mixers made out of Hardox steel from SSAB

Since Hyundai Motor decided to go from regular steel to SSAB’s Hardox steel when producing the concrete mixers for their special trucks, the demand has...

27-02-2019 Sheet Metal Hits:95

BONDERITE® E-CO DMC digital multi-channel controller optimises the performance and cost of metal pre-treatment processes

BONDERITE® E-CO DMC digital multi-channel controller optimises the performance and cost of metal pre-treatment processes

Henkel has introduced a new process control system that addresses key challenges in metal pre-treatment as customers are increasingly seeking to implement data-driven Industry 4.0...

27-02-2019 Production Hits:136

AMETEK Land to reveal new SPOT GS Pyrometer for steel strip

AMETEK Land to reveal new SPOT GS Pyrometer for steel strip

AMETEK Land, a leader in industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement, will reveal its innovative new SPOT GS pyrometer at AISTech 2019, taking place May 6...

25-02-2019 Sheet Metal Hits:98

Improve Tungsten Electrode and Welding Arc Performance with the TEG-1000

Improve Tungsten Electrode and Welding Arc Performance with the TEG-1000

Tungsten Electrode Grinders are essential with TIG/GTA welding. Using a Grinder that has been designed and manufactured specifically for tungsten metal is not only a...

22-02-2019 Equipment Hits:175

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI announces that it now offers the new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch, ideal for rapid design evaluation of electric vehicle battery pack concepts...

14-02-2019 Sheet Metal Hits:96

When the going really gets tough: More bite with DILLIDUR 550 in the rotary shear

When the going really gets tough: More bite with DILLIDUR 550 in the rotary shear

High throughput rates, long service-lives and effective cutting performance in continuous operation make maximum demands on the materials used for rotary shears in waste incineration...

25-01-2019 Production Hits:194

Mills CNC goes for heavy handling with Doosan’s gentle giant

Mills CNC goes for heavy handling with Doosan’s gentle giant

Mills CNC is a business quite literally at the cutting-edge of engineering technology. As the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in the UK and...

23-01-2019 Production Hits:191

Steel King Announces Durable, Engineered Drive-In Rack Systems

Steel King Announces Durable, Engineered Drive-In Rack Systems

Allows users to store up to 75% more pallets than with selective racking Steel King Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling products and systems...

23-01-2019 Equipment Hits:213

ArcelorMittal selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, recognising commitment to advancing women in the workplace

ArcelorMittal selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, recognising commitment to advancing women in the workplace

ArcelorMittal has just announced that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency...

23-01-2019 Production Hits:332

Combilift Combi-PPT nominated for IFOY AWARD 2019

Combilift Combi-PPT nominated for IFOY AWARD 2019

Combilift has been nominated as a finalist in one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry. From a...

23-01-2019 Machinery Hits:319

Energy-saving fouling removal pioneers launch R&D enterprise to mark 30 years in business

Energy-saving fouling removal pioneers launch R&D enterprise to mark 30 years in business

Recognised for its world-leading technologies to remove fouling from process industries’ most critical assets, Tube Tech International (TTIL) is celebrating 30 years in business with...

23-01-2019 Processing Hits:214

MMK takes first place in rating of producers of flat and coated steel

MMK takes first place in rating of producers of flat and coated steel

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) took first place among Russian producers of flat products, as well galvanised and coated steel, in the rating of...

23-01-2019 Production Hits:199

Ultimate Split 6 orbital cutting machine

Ultimate Split 6 orbital cutting machine

The Ultimate Split 6 orbital cutting machine is used for cutting tubes made of virtually all materials having diameters ranging from 1/2“ (12. 7 mm)...

23-01-2019 Production Hits:214

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Announces Extended Force Range for Series 320 Electronic Weld Head System

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Announces Extended Force Range for Series 320 Electronic Weld Head System

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA INC., a leading manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micro machining equipment and systems, announces an update to its...

23-01-2019 Equipment Hits:208

1M Euro investment by European Springs & Pressings expands production with UK first

1M Euro investment by European Springs & Pressings expands production with UK first

Exploding in to the New Year, European Springs & Pressings, supported by their parent company Lesjofors, have invested 1 million euros in a new spring...

23-01-2019 Production Hits:322

Metso to deliver a large-scale pellet plant to Tata Steel in India

Metso to deliver a large-scale pellet plant to Tata Steel in India

Metso has won a significant order to deliver a large-scale iron ore pellet plant and related engineering services to Tata Steel for the expansion of...

23-01-2019 Production Hits:163

Aluminum Grinding Re-Imagined: Aluminator T27

Aluminum Grinding Re-Imagined: Aluminator T27

Rex-Cut Abrasives Introduces New Aluminum Grinding Wheel to Market Rex-Cut Abrasives, a premium abrasive product manufacturer, announces the Aluminator, a new solution to Aluminum Grinding that...

18-12-2018 Processing Hits:192

Hillfoot Strengthens Purchasing Team With Peter Morris Appointment

Hillfoot Strengthens Purchasing Team With Peter Morris Appointment

Hillfoot, the leading UK supplier of engineering steel, is delighted to announce that it has further strengthened its buying team with the appointment of Peter...

18-12-2018 Production Hits:243

Hermle machining centre C 22 UP with pallet changer in tool making

Hermle machining centre C 22 UP with pallet changer in tool making

Hermle machining centre C 22 UP with pallet changer in tool making Automated die machining boosts manufacturing capacity With its standardisation strategy and the C 22...

18-12-2018 Production Hits:235

Faster processing of tube ends and better surfaces with a transfluid machine

Faster processing of tube ends and better surfaces with a transfluid machine

Faster processing of tube ends and better surfaces The new t form forming machine from transfluid with simple tool substitution and reduced operator intervention. Time-efficiency and...

17-12-2018 Processing Hits:183

Heavy plates in best form

Heavy plates in best form

Dillinger's Heavy Fabrication Division: precision and innovation on a gigantic scale It takes great skill to keep on coming up with new steel grades and to...

13-12-2018 Production Hits:245

AV Dawson wins British Steel contract extension, reinforcing partnership and creating jobs

AV Dawson wins British Steel contract extension, reinforcing partnership and creating jobs

Teesside shipping and logistics giant, AV Dawson has secured a three year extension to support British Steel’s, steel rolling operations at its Special Profiles facility...

13-12-2018 Production Hits:315

SSAB successfully delivers steel plates to Kocurek Excavators for 35 years

SSAB successfully delivers steel plates to Kocurek Excavators for 35 years

For over three decades steel company SSAB has delivered steel plates to England-based My Inner Strenx members Kocurek Excavators, the industry leaders in the manufacture...

13-12-2018 Production Hits:203

Moving Up the Ladder with Fabrication and Engineering Specialist

Moving Up the Ladder with Fabrication and Engineering Specialist

A time-honoured local supplier of fabrication and engineering services – Francis Brown Limited – has shown its continued commitment to investing in local talent through...

12-12-2018 Production Hits:229

Quiet and precise: new Yale pallet truck solutions

Quiet and precise: new Yale pallet truck solutions

Yale Europe Materials Handling is delighted to unveil two new options for its pedestrian power pallet truck range. The new precision control tiller head and...

12-12-2018 Processing Hits:165

MSP Series Well-Received on the Market

MSP Series Well-Received on the Market

In addition to its existing 100 to 400 ton machines, Schuler has now expanded its popular series to a press force of 800 tons Huissel is well-known as...

02-11-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:397

New SigmaNEST ROI Calculator Now Online

New SigmaNEST ROI Calculator Now Online

"What can I expect in savings from a SigmaNEST investment?"  The answer can now be found online, 24/7/365 at:  https://www.sigmanest.com/roi-calculator/.  Every fabricatiion and manufacturing customer we've...

02-11-2018 Production Hits:399

GE Will Provide Replacement Service to One of the Largest Steel Plants in Brazil

GE Will Provide Replacement Service to One of the Largest Steel Plants in Brazil

GE Power (NYSE: GE) has recently been selected by Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN), one of the largest steel producers in Latin America, to replace its...

02-11-2018 Processing Hits:384

Yale showcases latest robotics solutions at special event in Germany

Yale showcases latest robotics solutions at special event in Germany

At a special invitation-only event near Düsseldorf, Germany, visitors witnessed the latest innovative robotics solutions for materials handling in action. Designed to offer customers affordable...

02-11-2018 Equipment Hits:395

Stronger and lighter steel behind Polish container manufacturer JK switch to SSAB

Stronger and lighter steel behind Polish container manufacturer JK switch to SSAB

ZPUH JK Milosz Kiedrowski, a container manufacturer located in northern Poland, started in 2001 to closely cooperate with the Swedish company ILAB Container AB, thus...

02-11-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:372

transfluid software, networked for improved steps in tube processing

transfluid software, networked for improved steps in tube processing

From cutting to bending: The software ensures economical and precise production For a few years already, the high-tech manufacturers transfluid have provided smooth tube bending...

02-11-2018 Processing Hits:359

thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe meets the stricter requirements of the automotive industry

thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe meets the stricter requirements of the automotive industry

Quality management standards in the automotive sector are extremely exacting. The latest IATF certification (IATF 16949:2016), which defines additional, stricter requirements than the existing EN...

02-11-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:332

New additions to the SSAB Multisteel range

New additions to the SSAB Multisteel range

Pressure vessel and shipbuilding steels according to European and US standards now also included. SSAB Multisteel covers a number of European and US standards for pressure...

02-11-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:332

Introducing the new generation HSS Advanced saw blades

Introducing the new generation HSS Advanced saw blades

Dutch industrial saw blades manufacturer Kinkelder proudly presents its new generation HSS Advanced series, which offers a performance level that will surpass existing HSS products...

02-11-2018 Equipment Hits:308

EuroBLECH 2018 is open: Experience digitalised sheet metal working live in Hanover

EuroBLECH 2018 is open: Experience digitalised sheet metal working live in Hanover

EuroBLECH 2018, the 25th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, has opened its doors at the Hanover Exhibition Centre in Germany. Until Friday, the 26th...

24-10-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:368

Moog to Participate in EuroBLECH 2018 Trade Show

Moog to Participate in EuroBLECH 2018 Trade Show

Moog – a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services – will be exhibiting a range of its innovative technology...

22-10-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:406

Total Brings TOTAL FOLIA to Market

Total Brings TOTAL FOLIA to Market

Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, announces the launch of TOTAL FOLIA, a revolutionary development in the field of metalworking. TOTAL...

22-10-2018 Production Hits:412

MMK welcomes industrial tourism

MMK welcomes industrial tourism

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has launched a project which allows guests to visit the company’s production site. Several sightseeing tours are now readily...

18-10-2018 Production Hits:315

TECHSPEC® Laser Grade PCX Lenses feature λ/10 surface accuracy

TECHSPEC® Laser Grade PCX Lenses feature λ/10 surface accuracy

Precision lenses provide guaranteed laser damage threshold Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, introduces TECHSPEC® Laser Grade PCX Lenses. This new product family...

18-10-2018 Production Hits:417

Highly Accurate 100 ppm Weld Purge Monitor for Welding Stainless Steel

Highly Accurate 100 ppm Weld Purge Monitor for Welding Stainless Steel

Measuring the oxygen level with a Weld Purge Monitor® before, during and after welding stainless steel is crucial to achieve oxide free, zero colour welds...

17-10-2018 Production Hits:301

NEW FACTORY, NEW FACES, NEW INVESTMENT

NEW FACTORY, NEW FACES, NEW INVESTMENT

Over the past 12 months we have invested over £2 million in new facilities and infrastructure, £1.5 million in advancing new technologies and machinery, increased...

17-10-2018 Production Hits:302

TRUMPF senior figure and partner Berthold Leibinger passed away

TRUMPF senior figure and partner Berthold Leibinger passed away

The former CEO and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG dedicated his whole life to his work as an entrepreneur...

17-10-2018 Production Hits:288

Yale helps Mora Moravia increase efficiency

Yale helps Mora Moravia increase efficiency

Mora Moravia, part of the Gorenje Group, is located in the beautiful surroundings of Hlubočky and Mariánské Údolí near Olomouce, Czech Republic. Due to changes in...

17-10-2018 Production Hits:284

PIPE BENDING SYSTEMS: Trendsetter in the field of digital transformation

PIPE BENDING SYSTEMS: Trendsetter in the field of digital transformation

“In tune with the digital transformation”, this slogan of the scheduled International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition has been taken literally: Concerning the fourth industrial...

12-10-2018 Processing Hits:363

Valmet gets an extensive information management system order from Finland

Valmet gets an extensive information management system order from Finland

Valmet will supply an information management system to SSAB's steel mill in Raahe, Finland, to manage iron production and raw materials. The system will be...

12-09-2018 Production Hits:449

Mmk’s most productive mill continues to beat records

Mmk’s most productive mill continues to beat records

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works’ (MMK) hot-rolling mill 2000 produced 527,955 tonnes of rolled metal in July 2018, a new monthly record for this unit. The...

03-09-2018 Production Hits:531

The Leading Indian Trade Fairs wire India, Tube India and Metallurgy India will present a Power-Packed Technology Display in November 2018

The Leading Indian Trade Fairs wire India, Tube India and Metallurgy India will present a Power-Packed Technology Display in November 2018

In times of fundamental global, economic and political changes it is as important as ever to expand worldwide techical competencies in order to continue playing...

03-09-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:589

Tubes, automation + trends: Interview Benedikt Hümmler, Managing Director transfluid

Tubes, automation + trends: Interview Benedikt Hümmler, Managing Director transfluid

Interview with Benedikt Hümmler, managing director, engineering/production at transfluid Maschinenbau GmbH What is your assessment of the current market situation for your sector? It...

03-09-2018 Production Hits:412

Experience the Digital Thread

Experience the Digital Thread

Under the umbrella of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (HMI), AICON 3D systems (AICON), Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI) and Simufact Engineering will present at their joint booth...

03-09-2018 Production Hits:420

SigmaNEST Logo Refresh and “Feature Training Friday” Draws Continuous Response to User Needs

SigmaNEST Logo Refresh and “Feature Training Friday” Draws Continuous Response to User Needs

SigmaTEK announces a recent refresh to its SigmaNEST logo, building on the company's leading image among professional fabricators worldwide. According to Ted Knapke, Marketing Manager, “SigmaNEST's...

03-09-2018 Production Hits:501

Hadley Group exhibiting at euroblech 2018

Hadley Group exhibiting at euroblech 2018

Hadley Group, the global leader in cold rollforming, will be presenting its capabilities at the 25th international sheet metal working technology exhibition Euroblech, taking place...

03-09-2018 Production Hits:367

Protem what it means to be “a cut above the rest”!

Protem what it means to be “a cut above the rest”!

PROTEM is a strategic partner with many major companies, in a variety of industries, across the globe in the design, manufacture and implementation of portable...

03-09-2018 Processing Hits:495

TRUMPF increases sales to 3.6 billion euros

TRUMPF increases sales to 3.6 billion euros

Machine tool manufacturer releases preliminary figures for the 2017/18 fiscal year: sales up by around 15 percent from 3.1 to 3.6 billion euros / Orders...

21-08-2018 Production Hits:455

data M introduces new function "Automatic Report" for COPRA® FEA RF 2019

data M introduces new function "Automatic Report" for COPRA® FEA RF 2019

The Bavarian company data M is introducing their new versions of COPRA® RF and COPRA® FEA RF at EuroBLECH 2018 with various improvements, particularly the...

21-08-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:582

Fastest growing markets for UK iron and steel exports now outside Europe

Fastest growing markets for UK iron and steel exports now outside Europe

New research, commissioned by Wyelands Bank, reveals Pakistan, Turkey and India are the UK’s fastest growing export partners for iron and steel. Exports to these...

20-08-2018 Production Hits:435

Stainless steel tube fitting manufacturer improves productivity with Unison all-electric tube benders

Stainless steel tube fitting manufacturer improves productivity with Unison all-electric tube benders

Two all-electric tube bending machines from Unison Ltd are helping Ultibend Industries to increase the manufacturing productivity of stainless steel tube fittings for the food...

20-08-2018 Processing Hits:455

Manufacturers are now investigating how they can best apply Industry 4.0 digitalisation processes to existing production plant environments

Manufacturers are now investigating how they can best apply Industry 4.0 digitalisation processes to existing production plant environments

Manufacturers are now investigating how they can best apply Industry 4.0 digitalisation processes to existing production plant environments in order to improve productivity levels and...

13-08-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:815

New Laser Sources Improve Battery Performance by Enabling Dissimilar Metal Joining

New Laser Sources Improve Battery Performance by  Enabling Dissimilar Metal Joining

Using aluminum and copper for battery tab to cell welding improves electrical efficiency and battery module/battery pack performance As the world becomes more mobile and components...

27-07-2018 Production Hits:546

Xiris Releases Seam Monitoring Software System

Xiris Releases Seam Monitoring Software System

Xiris Automation Inc. is pleased to announce the release of its SeamMonitor™ system.  Configured as a complete seam tracking and inspection system for tube mills...

27-07-2018 Production Hits:377

Atkin Automation wins major contract with construction fastenings company

Atkin Automation wins major contract with construction fastenings company

Atkin Automation (Atkin), the leading UK designer and manufacturer of press feed and coil equipment, has won a six figure contract with a major UK...

27-07-2018 Production Hits:391

SigmaNEST’s FREE “Feature Training Friday” Series Draws Customer Praise

SigmaNEST’s FREE “Feature Training Friday” Series Draws Customer Praise

SigmaNEST, the world’s leading CAD/CAM nesting platform, continues to support users worldwide with a constant flow of quality training on features and fundamentals. With its...

27-07-2018 Production Hits:517

MMK implements concept ‘Industry 4.0’ in strategic partnership with Oracle

MMK implements concept ‘Industry 4.0’ in strategic partnership with Oracle

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) is expanding its innovative cooperation with Oracle, having chosen the corporation as its strategic partner for the next five...

27-07-2018 Production Hits:364

SIKORA presents RADAR SCAN 6000 at Tube China (E1B26)

SIKORA presents RADAR SCAN 6000 at Tube China (E1B26)

Innovative radar technology measures diameter and ovality of metal tubes and pipes At Tube China 2018 in Shanghai from 26 to 29 September, SIKORA will introduce...

27-07-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:489

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE offers LMWS Pulsed Fiber Laser Welding System paired with 70 watt ML-7370D laser for welding dissimilar metals

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE offers LMWS Pulsed Fiber Laser Welding System paired with 70 watt ML-7370D laser for welding dissimilar metals

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces the availability of the LMWS Pulsed Fiber Laser Welding System. Paired with the ML-7370D 70W pulsed fiber laser, the LMWS offers...

27-07-2018 Equipment Hits:567

Shihang Hire Copper Nickel Pipe Manufacturing Specialist Mr Wen

Shihang Hire Copper Nickel Pipe Manufacturing Specialist Mr Wen

Shanghai Shihang Copper Nickel Pipe Fitting Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of CuNi 90/10 & CuNi 70/30 pipes, flanges and pipe fittings, have just hired Mr. Wen,...

27-07-2018 Production Hits:485

Sale of laser cutting firm saves 25 jobs

Sale of laser cutting firm saves 25 jobs

The administrators of a Blackburn-based precision engineering and laser cutting business have secured the jobs of all 25 staff after securing a buyer for the...

24-07-2018 Processing Hits:542

New HCME Series: Easy to install and a compact design

New HCME Series: Easy to install and a compact design

Supporting the trend towards miniaturisation, HARTING’s new HCME current sensor series can be directly mounted on busbars. This contributes to shorter installation and an easy...

23-07-2018 Equipment Hits:430

The red metal explosion

The red metal explosion

~ Six reasons why copper demand is set to soar in the coming years~ With an anticipated global market worth US$171.96 billion by 2023, demand for...

23-07-2018 Production Hits:458

Industry 4.0: an opportunity for all

Industry 4.0: an opportunity for all

Industry 4.0: innovative ideas that use technologies to improve quality and efficiency of production process and of all businesses. Evolution towards the industry of the...

20-07-2018 Production Hits:393

Volume reduction strategy reaps cost, space and environmental savings for automotive firm

Volume reduction strategy reaps cost, space and environmental savings for automotive firm

Sanoh UK Manufacturing has invested in new shredding technology that will pay for itself in less than 18 months, due to the cost savings it...

18-07-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:644

ММК completes the reconstruction of its first blast furnace

ММК completes  the reconstruction of its first blast furnace

The reconstruction of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works’ (MMK) blast furnace No.1 has been completed in the run up to the Day of the Metallurgist....

18-07-2018 Processing Hits:422

tesa® ACXPlus simplifies sheet metal fabrication manufacturing process

tesa® ACXPlus simplifies sheet metal fabrication manufacturing process

Well recognised for its unique viscoelastic properties, which compensate for substrates with different coefficients of thermal expansion, tesa®  ACXplus double sided tape delivers excellent stress...

18-07-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:771

ANDRITZ to supply first Caribbean recycling plant

ANDRITZ to supply first Caribbean recycling plant

ANDRITZ MeWa, a part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Cibao Metal Recycling CIMER Srl, a subsidiary of the YeYo Ochoa...

18-07-2018 Processing Hits:425

New senior management team at TRUMPF Luton

New senior management team at TRUMPF Luton

As Annette Doyle leaves her post as Managing Director of TRUMPF UK to continue her career with TRUMPF US in Farmington, she entrusts its management...

10-07-2018 Production Hits:506

EuroBLECH 2018 rewards 5 businesses in this year’s “Step into the digital reality” online competition

EuroBLECH 2018 rewards 5 businesses in this year’s “Step into the digital reality” online competition

For the third time, outstanding organisations and companies in the sheet metal working industry are invited to enter the EuroBLECH 2018 online competition in five...

09-07-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:760

Aluminium alloys in the aerospace industry

Aluminium alloys in the aerospace industry

Aluminium has a long and successful history in the aerospace industry. As far back as the 19th century, Count Ferdinand Zeppelin made the frames of...

05-07-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:818

leading seat manufacturer chooses Unison tube bending technology

leading seat manufacturer chooses Unison tube bending technology

A bespoke Unison Twin Head All Electric CNC Bending Machine continues to outperform for the seat manufacturing firm, The Freedman Seating Company, expanding manufacturing capacity...

05-07-2018 Production Hits:461

ALUMINIUM 2018: Lightweight construction will continue to pose the greatest challenge for the automotive industry in future

ALUMINIUM 2018: Lightweight construction will continue to pose the greatest challenge for the automotive industry in future

Low-weight vehicles score points with CO2 reduction, vehicle dynamics and with comfort. This benefits aluminium as being one of the most important lightweight construction materials...

04-07-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:796

FlexQube inaugurates roll forming production facilities at Bendiro

FlexQube inaugurates roll forming production facilities at Bendiro

New production method increases capacity and lower costs During the spring of 2018, FlexQube has been working together with Bendiro in the Swedish city of Falkenberg,...

04-07-2018 Production Hits:479

Shaping the future of manufacturing at AMB 2018

Shaping the future of manufacturing at AMB 2018

Sandvik Coromant showcasing new paths to success in Stuttgart At this year’s AMB exhibition (Stuttgart, 18-22 September), Sandvik Coromant intends to show how customers and partners...

04-07-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:589

TOP 100: Ernst Blissenbach GmbH is among the Leading Innovators of 2018

TOP 100: Ernst Blissenbach GmbH is among the Leading Innovators of 2018

The TOP 100 contest will select the most innovative companies among Germany`s small and medium sized enterprises for the 25th time. This year Ernst Blissenbach...

04-07-2018 Production Hits:432

The Test of Time: Magnetic Analysis Corp. Celebrates 90 Years

The Test of Time: Magnetic Analysis Corp. Celebrates 90 Years

Magnetic Analysis Corporation (MAC), a leader in nondestructive testing, is celebrating 90 years of designing and supplying innovative inspection instruments and systems for metal manufacturers...

02-07-2018 Production Hits:466

NUM collaborates with Chinese machine builder to develop advanced 8-axis CNC multi-function machining centre

NUM collaborates with Chinese machine builder to develop advanced 8-axis CNC multi-function machining centre

CNC specialist NUM has helped the Chinese machine building company Original Point Machine Tools (OPMT) to develop an advanced 8-axis CNC machining centre capable of...

02-07-2018 Machinery Hits:446

Bespoke cold welding solution streamlines tube production

Bespoke cold welding solution streamlines tube production

A customised cold welding system developed by British company PWM in partnership with US manufacturer Virtus Precision Tube (formerly Luvata) has streamlined and improved the...

29-06-2018 Production Hits:501

Networked tube bending and greater time benefits in shipbuilding

Networked tube bending and greater time benefits in shipbuilding

The transfluid software improves mobile processes and high-performance bending machine for large tubes offer up to 60% time savings Digital solutions are required by the...

29-06-2018 Processing Hits:437

Bending from coil

Bending from coil

Tube processing starting from coil is a process offering various advantages, if there are production systems able to exploit them with automatic and complete processes....

29-06-2018 Processing Hits:471

thyssenkrupp’s new app is another first for the engineering and manufacturing industry

thyssenkrupp’s new app is another first for the engineering and manufacturing industry

A UK subsidiary of a global engineering firm has recently launched an innovative new app that allows people to make complex calculations and gain valuable...

28-06-2018 Production Hits:431

Stalatube to launch Stalafit PRO design application for designers

Stalatube to launch Stalafit PRO design application for designers

Stalatube will launch Stalafit PRO, an advanced version of the Stalafit mobile application that was launched last year. This application will be similar to the...

28-06-2018 Production Hits:474

MacGregor Welding Systems offers new TR-16A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

MacGregor Welding Systems offers new TR-16A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

MacGregor Welding Systems announces that it now offers the new MACGREGOR TR-16A Touch Retract Welding Torch, ideal for rapid design evaluation of electric vehicle battery...

25-06-2018 Production Hits:540

Under fire -Fire safe valves withstand explosions and blazes. Demand is growing.

Under fire -Fire safe valves withstand explosions and blazes. Demand is growing.

Danger lurks everywhere. Fires are a daily risk in the oil and gas industry. Valves must cope with extremes in the case of emergency. Components...

22-06-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:455

Expanded range of workshop saws

Expanded range of workshop saws

The KASTOmicut range of pivot-bow, metalcutting bandsaws from German manufacturer, KASTO, has been extended upwards and downwards from the three pre-existing, automatic and manually operated...

22-06-2018 Machinery Hits:467

UK Government-backed financing helped manufacturers achieve £644 million in overseas sales in 2017-18

UK Government-backed financing helped manufacturers achieve £644 million in overseas sales in 2017-18

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has just published its annual report and accounts, showing government-backed finance and insurance helped UK manufacturers achieve a total of £644...

22-06-2018 Production Hits:417

Tata Steel’s Protact® packaging design wins The Dieline’s ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award.

Tata Steel’s Protact® packaging design wins The Dieline’s ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award.

Tata Steel, alongside design agencies Grow and Packz, has received the Outstanding Achievement award at The Dieline Awards 2018 for its creative conceptual packaging design...

21-06-2018 Production Hits:422

AJ Oster, premier value-added metal service centers across the US and Puerto Rico, increases production throughput with Greycon’s X-Trim

AJ Oster, premier value-added metal service centers across the US and Puerto Rico, increases production throughput with Greycon’s X-Trim

In January 2017 AJ Oster went live with the implementation of Greycon’s trim optimisation tool, X-Trim. The go-live included all six AJ Oster sites with...

21-06-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:806

Yale and Forkway enable Stelrad to radiate success

Yale and Forkway enable Stelrad to radiate success

When running a demanding operation that requires efficiency and speed to meet customer expectations, having a trusted partner who understands the specific needs of your...

18-06-2018 Processing Hits:405

Westermans International brings welding versatility to major contract manufacturer

Westermans International brings welding versatility to major contract manufacturer

One of the UK’s leading contract manufacturers is reporting major benefits arising from the services available from Westermans International Ltd.  Newcastle upon Tyne-based Responsive Engineering...

18-06-2018 Production Hits:377

A solution for the aviation and aerospace industry: Right on target tube-bending with controlled wall thinning

A solution for the aviation and aerospace industry: Right on target tube-bending with controlled wall thinning

transfluid’s mandrel bending machine delivers better processes through sequential control Safety is an issue that is extremely important in the aviation and aerospace industry, perhaps more...

15-06-2018 Processing Hits:441

Exclusive GMB figures show trump’s tariffs threaten 34,000 steel jobs

Exclusive GMB figures show trump’s tariffs threaten 34,000 steel jobs

It's clear that Donald Trump's tariffs could have a devastating impact on steel communities and the wider UK economy says GMB Exclusive figures from GMB, the...

01-06-2018 Production Hits:376

Fourth Unison bending machine for leading aircraft component manufacturer

Fourth Unison bending machine for leading aircraft component manufacturer

World-leading aircraft component manufacturer, Globe Engineering, has installed a fourth Unison all-electric CNC tube bending machine at its facility in Wichita, Kansas. Commissioned earlier this year,...

24-05-2018 Machinery Hits:419

Mantella wins Swedish Steel Prize 2018

Mantella wins Swedish Steel Prize 2018

The winner of this year’s international Swedish Steel Prize is Mantella S.r.l. from Italy. The prize is awarded for the company’s innovative Stratosphere 3.0 rear...

24-05-2018 Production Hits:419

From a two-man business to a world leader –  30 years of transfluid

From a two-man business to a world leader –  30 years of transfluid

For the past 30 years transfluid has been shaping progress in tube processing When people think about 1st April they mostly think about spectacular...

18-05-2018 Processing Hits:523

Ferrous Tube/Pipe

Outokumpu stainless steel innovations granted European patents

The latest Outokumpu stainless steel innovations, high-chromium ferritic stainless steel grade Core 4622 (EN 1.4622) and high-chromium austenitic stai...

Outokumpu enhances its stainless bar production capabilities in Richburg, U.S.

Outokumpu announces enhancement of stainless bar production in its facilities in in Richburg, South Carolina, USA. New capabilities include a new coil...

Materials used to manufacture pipes and their machinability

In an industrial setting, a material is never selected by chance. During the design phase, the characteristics of the materials must be carefully stud...

New hollow bar material and enhanced service and distribution operation launched by Ovako

At this year’s Alihankinta Subcontracting Fair in Tampere, Finland, Ovako launched its new hollow bar M-Steel® 280 developed to offer component manufa...

Non Ferrous Tube/Pipe

Tungum Ltd recognises staff loyalty

Members of staff at Tewkesbury based Tungum Ltd, manufacturer of corrosion resistant alloy tubing, are celebrating more than 120 years of combined ser...

European Copper Industry Commits to New Leadership Role in “Decarbonizing” the EU

DecarbEurope unites decision makers and industry for efficient energy production and consumption The European Copper Institute (ECI) has launched a n...

Redesign for eddy-current separator

Improved ease of use, durability and ROI The complete line of eccentric Eddy-Current, non-ferrous separators from Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV of Waa...

AGELLIS has been granted important technology patent in Chile

Agellis Group has been granted a patent for the technology used in the products EMLI-ELP and EMLI-FBL in Chile. Chile is an important market for the A...

Production

Raccortubi Group strengthens its position in Russian market

Raccortubi, Tecninox and Petrol Raccord have obtained EAC certification Raccortubi and its production mills, Petrol Raccord and Tecninox, have recen...

World first for steel: ArcelorMittal investigates the industrial use of pure hydrogen

To permanently reduce CO2 emissions, ArcelorMittal has developed a low-emissions technology strategy, which targets not only the use of alternative fe...

R&M Solution for Kimura Foundry America

Six R&M Materials Handling Inc. overhead crane systems were installed in just three weeks at the newly constructed Kimura Foundry America Inc. factory...

Pintsch Bubenzer USA to Present at AIST Crane Symposium

Pintsch Bubenzer USA, a manufacturer of high performance disc and drum brakes for steel cranes and other severe duty applications, has been invited to...

Processing

LMI Technologies Launches New Gocator® 3D Smart Sensor for Scanning Glass and Other Specular Surfaces

The Gocator® 2512 laser line profiler is precision-engineered for scanning specular surfaces such as glass, polished metals, and plastics LMI Technol...

14000f Electric inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve

No. 885 is a 1400°F electric, inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve, currently used for heat treating weldments at a customer’s facility.&nbs...

‘Game-changing’ £1 million export deal for Burry Port manufacturer

A south-west Wales manufacturer is on track to secure a game-changing £1 million export deal in Central Asia which is set to propel its business growt...

Upgraded fittings meet your hygienic demands and ensure superior corrosion-resistance

Did you know that more than 90% of the contact surfaces in a hygienic production line come from tubes and fittings? With smooth, crevice-free ...

Sheet Metal

Horyong picks Strenx steel for tallest truck-mounted aerial lifts and ladder cars in South Korea

South Korean-based Horyong Ltd boasts 28 years of know how in the production of truck mounted aerial lifts, used in construction and other work sites....

Major success for Hyundai’s concrete mixers made out of Hardox steel from SSAB

Since Hyundai Motor decided to go from regular steel to SSAB’s Hardox steel when producing the concrete mixers for their special trucks, the demand ha...

AMETEK Land to reveal new SPOT GS Pyrometer for steel strip

AMETEK Land, a leader in industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement, will reveal its innovative new SPOT GS pyrometer at AISTech 2019, ta...

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI announces that it now offers the new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch, ideal for rapid design evaluation of electric vehicle batter...

Conf & Expo

Welcome to HYBRIT at Hannover messe

HYBRIT, an initiative that will revolutionize the iron- and steelmaking, will be on site at Hannover messe, 1 – 5 April 2019. SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfal...

Doosan powers ahead at CV Show 2019

Doosan, the leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be exhibiting some of its latest products for the logistics sector a...

Messe Essen is the New Partner of Weldex - Russia's Most Important Fair for Welding Technology

Cooperation Allows Companies to Enter a Market with a High Demand From now on, Messe Essen is closely collaborating with Weldex, Russia's most import...

EuroBLECH 2018 is open: Experience digitalised sheet metal working live in Hanover

EuroBLECH 2018, the 25th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, has opened its doors at the Hanover Exhibition Centre in Germany. Un...