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Electronic, smart and sustainable


Frankfurt am Main, 01 December 2021 – Holding it all together: Clamping technology grips tools and workpieces securely during machining. How-ever, Industry 4.0 poses a new challenge for clamping technology manu-facturers.
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METAV 2022 planned as combined face-to-face and digital event


Preliminary list of exhibitors now online – METAV Highlight Weeks for concentrated digital fair communication
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New toolmaking technology


Frankfurt am Main, 25 October 2021 – METAV 2022 will be showcasing innovations – from micro-milling cutter design to digitalized shrink chucks
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METAV 2022 – First metalworking trade fair since 2019


Frankfurt am Main, 18 May 2021. – After almost two years, there is finally some good news from the German trade fair sector regarding metalworking. METAV 2022 is set to open its doors from 8 to 11 March in Düsseldorf.
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METAV 2020 reloaded is now METAV digital: VDW launches new trade fair concept


Frankfurt am Main, 10 December 2020. - "If anything good has come out of this difficult time, it is the stimulation of creativity," stated Dr Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the VDW, (German Machine Tool Builders' Association) at the METAV 2020 reloaded Preview on 10 December 2020. The press conference was originally intended to pave the way for the METAV 2020 reloaded fair next March.
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Automation – the digital order of the day


Frankfurt am Main – 23 November 2020 –. "Falling quantities, a shortage of skilled workers, and now corona – how am I supposed to machine any components effectively?" Answers to this question will be provided at METAV reloaded 2020. Two words which are certain to be heard in many conversations and meetings in March 2021 are: automation and digitalisation.
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