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September 2019

Are you reimagining your manufacturing processes?

And now, material freedom via additive manufacturing

Set new benchmarks with the Bystronic 12kW fiber laser

Afrit introduces more advanced technology into their manufacturing processes

TH Machine Tools appointed agents for Hurco

Somta Tools flies South African flag at EMO Hannover 2019

Africa Wire, Cable & Tube 2019 conference taking shape

Trumpf open dedicated showroom in South Africa

Gem Tool incorporated into BMG

Akhani 3D commercial additive manufacturing service bureau launched by local experts

LRS helps two patients in Israel

Leuze electronic appoints Technological Environmental Project Managers as their distributors

Local suppliers get together to showcase their latest innovations and technology for metalworking in September 2019

Cheap imports, ongoing challenges in the steel industry as well as a weak South African economy hit ArcelorMittal South Africa’s performance

Ford’s expansion unleashes new potential for South Africa

Macsteel enables B2B e-commerce platform

Patel promises support programme for new plant and equipment for foundries and steel mini-mills

Amsted Rail announces name change for South African operation – Amsted Foundry Solutions SA

Bloodhound set for high-speed tests

Mergers and acquisitions

TruTool Engineering – Pressing ahead: Press tools demand no less attention to precision and productivity than mould and die tools

Bosworth pulling ahead

Robots help frame the future at Jambmax

Protecting machine tools from cyberattacks

EMO Hannover 2019 organisers VDW give journalists an insight into what to expect at the show in September 2019

hyperMILL signs a cooperative agreement with CFturbo

Okuma president Yoshimaro Hanaki recognised for his long-time contribution to the growth of the machine tool industry

Sandvik acquires 30% stake in Italy’s Beam IT

High-tech steel bike from thyssenkrupp

FEIMEC 2020 – Brazil international machinery and equipment exhibition

Mazak to celebrate its 100th anniversary at EMO Hannover 2019

Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH acquires Wenzel GearTec GmbH

Organisers say wire 2020 and Tube 2020 will be even bigger

80 machines displayed at Doosan International Machine Tool Fair 2019

GF Machining Solutions’ AgieCharmilles Cut P Series

TaeguTec’s large selection of cutting tools machine any material quickly and efficiently

Gühring ’s SpyroTec – 90° spiral countersinks with convex cutting edges

Ermaksan 4kW Fibermak Momentum GEN-4 fiber laser

Web users can customise tools and monitor equipment utilisation using new online service – Sandvik Coromant

Amada’s Ventis is the first fiber laser cutting machine with LBC technology for enhanced stainless steel and aluminium processing

Iscar’s round tool concepts: Indexable, solid or even both

Four mistakes made when integrating nesting products with 3D CAD systems – SigmaNest

Widia Victory X-Feed Series of high-feed end mills

Hexagon’s RS6 3D laser scanner can measure at higher accuracy while maintaining speed

Sumitomo’s AC4000K series turning grades for cast iron features technologies for longer tool life