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March 2019

Embracing technology and having a positive outlook

When is it best to make your own components?

Mitsuibishi Wire EDM – an electrifying innovation

Gueffroy and Hanwith-Horden join forces and launch Spectrum Machine Tools Africa

Big-time cutting adds new dimension to TWR Steel Service Centre

Ford’s Silverton vehicle assembly plant in Pretoria has started production of the refreshed 2019 Ford Ranger

Rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing in orthopaedics

First Renishaw Equator™ 500 gauging system in Africa installed in Cape Town

Paramount Group secures contract with United Arab Emirates (UAE) for its next generation armoured vehicle

New strategic shareholders invest in General Profiling for further growth

Hino SA getting close to production plant capacity

Volumetric additive manufacturing via tomographic reconstruction

Western Cape surgeons use 3D printing to plan and practice procedures

Mixed bag of fortunes for the local auto industry says Toyota President and CEO Andrew Kirby

Meanwhile – VWSA to reach record production this year, says Schäfer

Bell Equipment acquires Matriarch Equipment

Local Manufacturing Exhibition 2019 to take place 21 to 23 May 2019

Isuzu Motors SA consolidates bakkie and truck plant

Sandvik Coromant plant recognised as advanced Industry 4.0 site

EMO Hannover 2019 around the corner – start packing your bags

Hexagon strengthens smart factory position with autonomous production technologies from Etalon

Trade Fair Tours and Castings SA tour to GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST 2019

Airbus terminating A380 Programme in 2021

DMG Mori AG reports record figures for 2018

Mazak Integrex AG series has won ‘One of the Best Products in Japan in 2018’ award

Record-breaking year for the Italian machine tool industry

Honda explains the reasons for closing Swindon manufacturing plant

Rocket with 3D printed engine unveiled at new space facility in Scotland

How ambient conditions affect the function of lathes and machines

Lamiera – Italy’s metal forming exhibition takes place in Milan from 15 to 18 May 2019

Pfisterer’s toolroom equipped for efficiency

Commercial Auto Components adds a functional, aesthetic look to your truck’s front end

When pressure matters DCM Group releases the burden

Industrialising for die and mould making

Amada EML-AJ Fiber laser/punch combination machine helps reduce cost per part

Latest drills complete Sandvik Coromant offer for hole making in aluminium automotive parts

Hypertherm introduces XPR rotational torch sleeves for bevel and robotic cutting

Mazak Integrex j-200S with a second spindle

Donaldson’s new Downflo® Evolution (DFE) dust, fume and mist collection filters

DMG MORI’s DMP 70 dynamic production machine

OSG SynchroMaster tap holder

Tapmatic self-reversing manually controlled tapping heads

Okuma double column machining for the automotive sector offers high precision for large dies

Heidenhain’s new ND 7013 DRO

Open Mind has released HyperMill 2019.1

Hexagon’s HP-L-5.8 Fixed-Line blue laser scanning sensor creates point cloud measurements

Chase2Mill line extended by TaeguTec

Trumpf achieves major gains in productivity with Active Speed Control

Latest Widia Novo available

New mid-size turning center from Victor CNC

Sumitomo’s Sumiboron NCB100