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METAV 2018, Düsseldorf

METAV 2018 confirms ongoing economic boom in metalworking
METAV 2018 confirms ongoing economic boom in metalworking
METAV 2018 confirms ongoing economic boom in metalworking

METAV 2018 – the 20th International Exhibition for Metalworking Technologies – ends today after five eventful days. “The quality of the customers is encouragingly high. And we have succeeded in selling our machines here too”: this is how Reiner Hammerl, Managing Director of Sales and Marketing at In...
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Mapal, Aalen, (Hall 14, stand D 31) shows custom tools for machining stator housings for electric motors and parts from the automotive industry.

METAV 2018 starts under optimum macro-economic conditions – focus on Industry 4.0
METAV 2018 starts under optimum macro-economic conditions – focus...
METAV 2018 starts under optimum macro-economic conditions – focus on Industry 4.0

Today, the METAV 2018 – 20th International Exhibition for Metalworking Technologies – opened its gates. Until Saturday, 560 exhibitors from 24 countries will be showcasing their machines, solutions and services in all areas of industrial production. “Above all, we are expecting visitors from North R...
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A highlight at the Youth Education and Development Foundation’s special booth for youth is a process chain from the drawing up to as-sembly of a Formula 1 model car. Young visitors concentrate on their work building this model.

Youth Education and Development Foundation stages Metalworking Careers
Youth Education and Development Foundation stages Metalworking Careers
Youth Education and Development Foundation stages Metalworking Careers

Do something with a future. Your chance in machine building is the motto of the Special Youth Show at the METAV 2018 from 20 to 24 February in Düsseldorf. The opportunities were never so good to find a thrilling, demanding and also very well paid career in metalworking. “The machine tool industry is...
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Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop, Chairman of the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), Frankfurt am Main, Managing Director of Trumpf Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG, Ditzingen

German machine tool industry achieves another production record
German machine tool industry achieves another production record
German machine tool industry achieves another production record

The German machine tool industry is setting one production record after another.” With this good news, Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop, Chairman of the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), Frankfurt am Main, opened the organisation’s annual press conference. In 2017, the sector achieved growth o...
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Risk-awareness does not suffice in the digital shadow world
Risk-awareness does not suffice in the digital shadow world
Risk-awareness does not suffice in the digital shadow world

“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. The “risks of the digital shadow world” will be illuminated by VDMA security...
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