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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:36

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:59

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:50

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:54

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:47

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:50

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:59

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:55

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:53

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:59

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:69

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:62

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:76

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:249

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:84

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:249

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:84

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:115

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:345

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:427

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:101

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:436

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:98

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:123

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:101

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:111

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:99

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:108

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:98

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:104

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:96

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:106

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:102

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:101

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:102

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:103

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:104

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:473

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:87

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:97

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:90

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:89

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:101

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:93

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:206

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:197

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:201

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:204

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 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 bec...

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 syste...

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 sup...

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 a...

Processing

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 LM...

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 ...

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...

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. The...

Sheet Metal

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 t...

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 will achie...

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®  ...

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...

Conf & Expo

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 wil...

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...