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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:30

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:202

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:330

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:34

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:353

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:31

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:41

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:35

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:39

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:32

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:31

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:29

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:33

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:26

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:30

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:26

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:31

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:28

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:35

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:35

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:396

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:22

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:29

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:26

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:28

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:32

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:25

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:139

Super Fast Laser Diameter Gauges from ZUMBACH Electronics.

Super Fast Laser Diameter Gauges from ZUMBACH Electronics.

The Solution for Accurate Diameter and Ovality Measurement! Diameter Scanner and Flaw Detector in One Unit ZUMBACH, pioneer of on-line measurement and its triple axis ODAC...

14-05-2018 Processing Hits:123

US25GL - Saddle Beveling Machine

US25GL - Saddle Beveling Machine

The robust US25GL will perform repeatable high quality weld preparations on all types of materials Portable machining tool to perform the saddle type tappings The saddle...

14-05-2018 Production Hits:125

4-RUNNER H1

4-RUNNER H1

Using tube from coils, straightening, end-forming, bending and cutting – these are the specialities of the BLM GROUP 4-RUNNER family. "Family" is the keyword since...

14-05-2018 Processing Hits:127

Rex-Cut Abrasives Celebrating 90 Years in Business

Rex-Cut Abrasives Celebrating 90 Years in Business

Rex-Cut Abrasives, a premium abrasives manufacturer, is celebrating its 90th year in business. Rex-Cut’s specialty abrasive material was invented in 1928 and over the following...

14-05-2018 Processing Hits:129

Amada Miyachi Europe Announces Compact LMWS Laser Marking Workstation

Amada Miyachi Europe Announces Compact LMWS Laser Marking Workstation

Perfect benchtop operation and designed for lean manufacturing Amada Miyachi Europe announces its new LMWS low-cost Laser Marking Workstation, specifically designed for benchtop operation. A...

14-05-2018 Machinery Hits:133

GROUP RHODES ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH Dr. HOCHSTRATE MASCHINENBAU

GROUP RHODES ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH Dr. HOCHSTRATE MASCHINENBAU

Group Rhodes, through its Rhodes Interform business, has announced a new working partnership with the German manufacturer Dr. Hochstrate Maschinenbau GmbH. The partnership will involve Rhodes...

08-05-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:259

Official opening of Combilift’s new €50 million global headquarters and manufacturing facility

Official opening of Combilift’s new €50 million global headquarters and manufacturing facility

Forklift manufacturer and material handling solutions provider Combilift has officially opened its new global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland. Celebrating its 20th anniversary...

08-05-2018 Production Hits:121

Demag quadro chain hoist for a broad range of applications

Demag quadro chain hoist for a broad range of applications

Fitted with four load hooks, the Demag LDC-Q quadro chain hoist allows different load handling attachments to be lifted and transported at the same time....

08-05-2018 Machinery Hits:136

AMETEK Surface Vision celebrates 20 years with launch of surface inspection system at AISTECH 2018

AMETEK Surface Vision celebrates 20 years with launch of surface inspection system at AISTECH 2018

AMETEK Surface Vision (formerly Cognex Surface Inspection Systems Division), a world leader in automated online surface inspection solutions, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its...

08-05-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:138

Hermle large part machining centres in mould and tool making

Hermle large part machining centres in mould and tool making

HETEC’s claim of "Performance is not a matter of chance" exactly expresses the philosophy and strategy of the machining services supplier from Breidenbach! And that...

08-05-2018 Equipment Hits:123

EWSHM Conference 2018

EWSHM Conference 2018

The European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Series (EWSHM) is taking place next year from 10-13 July and will be held at the Hilton Manchester...

04-05-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:149

Laser welding of (pressurised) containers and water tanks

Laser welding of (pressurised) containers and water tanks

Advantages and characteristics of laser welding pressurised containers and water tanks Butt seam welding replaces overlap seams and prevents unwelded sheet metal edges 3-5 times higher welding...

03-05-2018 Equipment Hits:129

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...

02-05-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:215

EuroBLECH 2018: Step into the digital reality

EuroBLECH 2018: Step into the digital reality

EuroBLECH 2018, the 25th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, takes place from 23 – 26 October 2018 at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds in Germany....

02-05-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:130

CTE named Swedish Steel Prize 2018 finalist

CTE named Swedish Steel Prize 2018 finalist

For developing a highly innovative truck-mounted sky-lift that gives access to confined spaces where traditional solutions fail, CTE has been nominated for the Swedish Steel...

02-05-2018 Production Hits:113

TRUMPF's new cordless slitting shear for spiral ducts

TRUMPF's new cordless slitting shear for spiral ducts

TRUMPF has developed the new slitting shear TruTool C 200 with innovative 18 V lithium-ion rechargeable battery technology specially for machining spiral pipes. The high-performance...

01-05-2018 Production Hits:95

C&T Channel Matrix makes customised Steel plates

C&T Channel Matrix makes customised Steel plates

C&T Channel Matrix, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of creasing matrix, has a wide stock range of steel cutting plates, stripping pins, pin holders,...

27-04-2018 Sheet Metal Hits:132

Ardian's Italmatch buys Afton's MWF business

Ardian's Italmatch buys Afton's MWF business

Group enters into an agreement for the acquisition of Afton Chemical’s metalworking fluid (MWF) business. The transaction is consistent with Italmatch Chemicals Group’s growth strategy and...

27-04-2018 Production Hits:117

E-FORM

E-FORM

E-FORM by BLM GROUP is a system that can be configured up to 9 passes to carry out deformation, end-machining and rolling operations. E-FORM is a...

27-04-2018 Production Hits:117

Inductotherm Heating & Welding – TUBE & WIRE 2018 Show

Inductotherm Heating & Welding – TUBE & WIRE 2018 Show

After an extremely hectic/busy week, Friday saw the end of yet another very successful “Tube and Wire” exhibition in Dusseldorf. Inductotherm Heating & Welding had...

26-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:121

New Collaboration in the Pipeline Promises Great Connections

New Collaboration in the Pipeline Promises Great Connections

Three internationally acclaimed pipeline integrity consultants based in Newcastle have moved into shared office space to create a network of support and expertise. The three companies,...

26-04-2018 Production Hits:93

Visit SigmaTEK Systems at the upcoming Fabtech Mexico Show

Visit SigmaTEK Systems at the upcoming Fabtech Mexico Show

SigmaTEK Systems will be exhibiting at the Fabtech Mexico show, May 2-4 in Mexico City, Mexico. This show is the largest show in Central and...

26-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:147

wire 2018 and Tube 2018: order intake at wire, cable and tube trade fairs as good as in years

wire 2018 and Tube 2018: order intake at wire, cable and tube trade fairs as good as in years

Investment has gone up worldwide – in infrastructure, the automotive sector, the electrical industry, regenerative energy projects and in oil and gas pipelines. And the...

23-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:148

BENTELER at the Tube 2018: lighter cars, safer pedestrians, smarter tube connections

BENTELER at the Tube 2018: lighter cars, safer pedestrians, smarter tube connections

BENTELER presents itself as an innovative partner in technology at the most important global trade fair for the tube industry, the Tube in Dusseldorf, Germany,...

20-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:103

In-line Complex Profile Measurement and Monitoring, PROFILEMASTER® Systems from ZUMBACH

In-line Complex Profile Measurement and Monitoring, PROFILEMASTER® Systems from ZUMBACH

As a pioneer of on-line measurement committed to extensive research and development activities, ZUMBACH Electronics has continuously grown as one of the world-wide leading manufacturers...

19-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:151

Trade fairs are breaking all records: wire 2018 and Tube 2018 – bigger and more international than ever

Trade fairs are breaking all records: wire 2018 and Tube 2018 – bigger and more international than ever

The global economy is flourishing, and with it also leading trade fairs in the wire, cable and tube industries – wire and Tube Düsseldorf. From...

19-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:165

Amada Miyachi Europe Announces Compact LMWS Laser Marking Workstation

Amada Miyachi Europe Announces Compact LMWS Laser Marking Workstation

Perfect benchtop operation and designed for lean manufacturing Amada Miyachi Europe announces its new LMWS low-cost Laser Marking Workstation, specifically designed for benchtop operation. A major...

19-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:171

Tubular Products Europe

Tubular Products Europe

ArcelorMittal Europe’s Tubular Products division is a pan-European producer, manufacturing tubes and pipes in four countries and delivering its products through proximity agencies located in...

19-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:221

Visit SigmaTEK Systems at the upcoming Smart Manufacturing Experience Show

Visit SigmaTEK Systems at the upcoming Smart Manufacturing Experience Show

SigmaTEK Systems will be exhibiting at the Smart Manufacturing Experience in Boston, Massachusetts from April 30 – May 2. The Smart Manufacturing Experience (SME) show...

19-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:137

SIKORA at TUBE 2018 (6J32) — Premiere of innovative measuring technologies for online quality control of steel tubes

SIKORA at TUBE 2018 (6J32) — Premiere of innovative measuring technologies for online quality control of steel tubes

SIKORA AG, with its headquarters in Bremen, Germany, is a manufacturer and supplier of advanced measuring, control, inspection and sorting technologies for the hose and...

18-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:118

OCM - orbital cutting and beveling machine for tubes and pipes from 6’’ od (ø168,3 mm) up to 52’’ od (ø 1300 mm)

OCM - orbital cutting and beveling machine for tubes and pipes from 6’’ od (ø168,3 mm) up to 52’’ od (ø 1300 mm)

Protem’s newest orbital cutting and beveling machining innovation, the OCM, offers wide-ranging flexibility to pipeline construction, maintenance and repairs by combining the OD ranges of...

18-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:112

Right on target tube-bending with controlled wall thinning

Right on target tube-bending with controlled wall thinning

A solution for the aviation and aerospace industry: transfluid’s mandrel bending machine delivers better processes through sequential control Safety is an issue that is extremely important...

17-04-2018 Conference & Exhibitions Hits:121

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

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 to...

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, exp...

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 ci...

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 Bl...

Processing

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 cen...

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 ...

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 c...

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 spec...

Sheet Metal

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 competi...

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 hi...

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 l...

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 wi...

Conf & Expo

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...

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 thu...

AMETEK Surface Vision celebrates 20 years with launch of surface inspection system at AISTECH 2018

AMETEK Surface Vision (formerly Cognex Surface Inspection Systems Division), a world leader in automated online surface inspection solutions, will cel...

EWSHM Conference 2018

The European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Series (EWSHM) is taking place next year from 10-13 July and will be held at the Hilton Manchest...