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AI continuing to gain ground: Awards presented to winners of the “Founder Competition – Digital Innovation” at EMO 2019 in Hanover, Germany
AI continuing to gain ground: Awards presented to winners...
AI continuing to gain ground: Awards presented to winners of the “Founder Competition –...

– Improving energy management through artificial intelligence, using a smartphone for virtual sewing patterns, or saving human lives with a digitalised process chain: these are just some of the unique ideas with which start-ups were able to convince the jury of the "Founder Competition – Digital Inn...
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EMO Hannover 2019 - Weltleitmesse der Metallbearbeitung: Eröffnungsrundgang der EMO Hannover mit dem Bundesminister für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur Andreas Scheuer. UMATI Halle 9, E24

Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0
Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry...
Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0

70 companies from ten countries have connected 110 machines and 28 value-added services at EMO Hannover 2019 via the umati standard interface. "umati is opening up a new chapter in production," says Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop, Chairman of the VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenhersteller – German M...
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EMO Hannover (16. bis 21. September 2019) - Worlds premier fair of metalworking

EMO Hannover 2019 boosting investment levels with array of new technologies
EMO Hannover 2019 boosting investment levels with array of...
EMO Hannover 2019 boosting investment levels with array of new technologies

Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, together with Lower Saxony's First Minister Stephan Weil, Member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom Adel Al-Saleh, Cecimo President Dr. Roland Feichtl and EMO General Commissioner Carl Martin Welcker, is opening t...
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Polyurethane timing belt destroyed by influence of cooling lubricant Photo: VDW

Are plastics less resistant to new types of cooling lubricant?
Are plastics less resistant to new types of cooling...
Are plastics less resistant to new types of cooling lubricant?

Since the EU Reach chemicals regulation (EC 1907/2006) came into force, a whole series of environmentally harmful biocides has disappeared from cooling lubricants. This is good news, but it is now gradually becoming apparent that, while containing fewer biocides, the new emulsions are seemingly less...
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GM joined forces with Autodesk to develop the first 3D-printed and functionally optimised seat holder. Photo: GM

Lightweight construction is key technology for global sustainability
Lightweight construction is key technology for global sustainability
Lightweight construction is key technology for global sustainability

Intelligent lightweight solutions are increasingly gaining ground in machine tool construction. The main focuses are on new geometries and materials as well as simulation and 3D printing. Exhibitors at EMO Hannover will be showing how products can be designed and manufactured to meet lightweight and...
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