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March 2020

We are open for business

Apprenticeships: They’re good for everyone

Bodor Laser looks to conquer the world

It’s all about high-feeds and high-speeds – Jacob Harpaz, President and CEO of the IMC Group

Thekwini Wire and Fasteners targets import replacement in automotive, lighting and general manufacturing industries with investment in a new Robomac R214 TF wire bender

Somta Tools’ new PVD coating plant and polishing and honing machine delivering benefits to more applications than just their own tooling

Metal Chip Machinery adds Muratec equipment to portfolio

Denel announces exit from Aerostructures Manufacturing business

Revolution Machine Tools opens for business

AMSA acquires South Africa’s only producer of heavy sections of long steel

2019 a record year for Volkswagen Group South Africa

The do’s and don’ts of purchasing a laser cutting machine

Plan your trip to Machine Tools Africa 2020

Snapshot of the exhibitors

EuroBLECH 2020 announces additional exhibition hall

BAE Systems and Renishaw to develop 3D printing capability for the defence and aerospace sector

Gühring and Chiron mill their way into the record books

Fanuc supplies 3 500 robots to BMW Group – Major order seals strategic partnership

Metalworking fluids experts Quaker Chemical Corporation and Houghton International combine operations

German machine tool industry facing major challenges in 2020

Luigi Galdabini appointed General Commissioner for EMO Milano 2021

32.BI-MU from 14 to 17 October 2020 at Fieramilano RHO, Milan, Italy

Artificial intelligence (AI) monitors machine tool drives

Ford 3D printed development helps to thwart thieves

Trumpf Hüttinger acquires microwave tech firm HBH

3D printing market continues to grow at a record pace, report says

Bloodhound unveils plans to ‘steam’ into history

Amada opens third US manufacturing facility

DMG MORI focuses on digitalisation and automation at Pfronten, Germany open house

Marnic Precision Engineering

J.A. Engineering gears up big in coal mining industry

Burquip gets you moving

Reliable helpers at the machine: Fanuc makes automation easier thanks to new functions

Kitamura’s Mycenter-HX300iG 400 combines large work area in small footprint

New STA Synchro Tap Adaptor designed specifically for ER collet chucks and driven tools

Guhring’s MTMH3-Z Drifter series

Durma introduces entry-level fiber laser

Kennametal’s KOR 5 end mill enables higher feed rates for roughing

The Prima Power Combi Genius combined punching / laser cutting

Mazak’s newly developed fully simultaneous 5-axis machining center targeting your first investment in 5-axis machining

SigmaNEST V20 now available from SigmaTEK

Mitsubishi MV4800-S Advance Type M800 Wire EDM Machine with CNC Control

Additive manufacturing capability for CAM software

TaeguTec launches SFeedTec range

Bystronic press brake range can be customised

GF Machining Solutions controls sparks to improve EDM wire life

Widia Novo tool assemblies can now be imported directly into Mastercam

Submerged Wire EDM – AccuteX