06/02/2018Frankfurt am Main, 06 February 2018. – What role does design play nowadays in machine tool manufacture? Does the principle of “form follows function” still apply – or is function sometimes being downgraded in perceived importance in favour of an aesthetically pleasing form? Besides upgraded functionalities, the METAV 2018 in Düsseldorf will also be spotlighting some eye-catching design highlights.
01/02/2018Frankfurt am Main, 01. February 2018. – German machine tools are regarded as among the safest in the world. Nonetheless, the issue of safety remains a perennially topical one for R&D experts, and has for many years now been a significant focus for the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), Frankfurt/Main, and the Mainz-based Wood and Metal Employers’ Liability Insurance Association.
30/01/2018Frankfurt am Main, 01. February 2018 – A skilful choice of clamping devices for tool and workpiece avoids expensive change-over times and helps to utilise the machine tool’s potentials more effectively. This means: optimal clamping devices can substantially improve productivity in the manufacturing operation.
25/01/2018Frankfurt am Main, 25 January 2018. – Under the aegis of this year’s METAV in Düsseldorf, the 7th Dortmund Grinding Seminar “METAV-Special 2018” will be held on 22 and 23 February 2018. The seminar will be hosted by the Institute of Machining Technology (ISF) at Dortmund University of Applied Science in conjunction with the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association).
29/01/2018Frankfurt am Main, 29 January 2018. – “There is strong shadow where there is much light.” This well-known quote from Goethe also applies to the digital transformation: not only does data communication benefit the company concerned, it also lures the data thief.
11/01/2018Frankfurt am Main, 11 January 2018. – As soon as the first devices appeared for private users, a veritable hype surrounded 3D printing.