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New developments in the manufacture of precision tools


Frankfurt am Main, 03 December 2019. Tool production demands maximum precision and quality. New technologies, such as additive processes or laser-assisted production for the fine structuring of design and functional surfaces, are increasingly being used alongside conventional manufacturing processes.
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OPC UA makes life easier for measurement technicians


Frankfurt am Main, 27 November 2019. - The non-proprietary communication standard OPC UA (Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture) is currently experiencing rapid growth because the open platform facilitates the integration of new machines and devices into production.
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Vigilance – The best protection against hacking


Frankfurt am Main, 27 November 2019 - Digitalisation has its price. The networking of people, machines and companies not only increases productivity and sustainability, but also raises the risk of a cyber attack. The VDMA Cybersecurity Congress at METAV 2020 on 11 March 2020 offers potential ways of resolving this dilemma.
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Additive manufacturing being put into practice


Frankfurt am Main, 12 November 2019. – There has been great deal of hype surrounding the benefits of additive manufacturing for several years now. Numerous companies have invested in machines and have been trying out the innovative manufacturing process.
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Wide range of innovative technological highlights at METAV 2018 - Technical closing report


Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, July 2018. - This year's METAV was held from 20 to 24 February in Düsseldorf, where more than 500 exhibitors presented their innovative technologies. The core theme of the event is metalworking, but digitalisation and networking were again given their own spotlight in a separate Industry 4.0 theme park.
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Dates for the METAV 2020 finalised - Organiser to optimise benefits for exhibitors and visitors


Frankfurt am Main, 29 March 2018. – The dates for the next METAV have been finalised. The International trade fair for metalworking technologies will be held in Düsseldorf from Tuesday to Friday 10 to 13 March 2020.
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