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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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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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Quality Area at the METAV 2018: processes digitally under control
Quality Area at the METAV 2018: processes digitally under...
Quality Area at the METAV 2018: processes digitally under control

The motivations for visiting the Quality Area at the METAV 2018 are many and varied, but at present plenty of visitors are primrily interested in one topic: how can the quality of their processes be improved with digitalisation? What small and mid-tier companies (SMEs), especially, should bear in mi...
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Roland Bent

International METAV Press Forum hosted by Phoenix Contact- Communication is the key
International METAV Press Forum hosted by Phoenix Contact- Communication...
International METAV Press Forum hosted by Phoenix Contact- Communication is the key

From 20 to 24 February 2018, the METAV in Düsseldorf will be the venue for spotlighting modern technologies, services and trends in the world of metalworking. Besides exhibits and keynote topics themed around the value added chain, the “Areas” will spotlight solutions from fields such as tool and mo...
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Römheld Spanntechnik

METAV 2018: intelligent clamping systems are on the advance
METAV 2018: intelligent clamping systems are on the advance
METAV 2018: intelligent clamping systems are on the advance

Automation and digital transformation are inspiring all sections of the METAV 2018: this applies particularly to the Moulding Area, which will be supporting die and mould making manufacturers in identifying the right machinery for their plants, and the VDMA’s Clamping Technology Forum. Römheld’s Man...
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