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Prof. Dirk Biermann (right), Head of the Institute of Machining Technology (ISF) at the Technical University of Dortmund and member of the German Academic Association for Production Technology (WGP), gives an insight into current developments in metalworking as keynote speaker at the Düsseldorf 2020 Innovation Forum. Photo: TU Dortmund – ISF

Industry 4.0 components changing machine tools and their environment
Industry 4.0 components changing machine tools and their environment
Industry 4.0 components changing machine tools and their environment

Supported by the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders' Association), the first "mav Innovation Forum Düsseldorf" will take place on 12 March 2020 as part of METAV 2020. The Forum, to be held in the Düsseldorf Congress Center, is based on the Böblingen event, which has enjoyed great success over many ye...
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Currently making 10,000 vehicles per year, a fully networked and digitalised factory has been built in Aachen to produce the eGo-Life. Production levels can be raised to 30,000 cars. The target group for the battery-powered vehicle is the typical two-car household in which one member drives little more than 150 km per week. Photo: VDW/Strauch

Networking and digital know-how for new business models
Networking and digital know-how for new business models
Networking and digital know-how for new business models

The METAV organiser VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken - German Machine Tool Builders' Association) staged its International Press Forum in Aachen on 12 and 13 December. The 21st METAV, the International Exhibition for Metalworking Technologies, will open its doors from 10 to 13 March 2...
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Die METAV 2018 – 20. Internationale Messe für Technologien der Metallbearbeitung findet vom 20. bis 24. Februar in Düsseldorf statt. 560 Aussteller aus 24 Ländern, darunter 56 Erstaussteller, zeigen das komplette Spektrum der Fertigungstechnik. Schwerpunkte sind Werkzeugmaschinen, Fertigungssysteme, Präzisionswerkzeuge, automatisierter Materialfluss, Computertechnologie, Industrieelektronik und Zubehör. Hinzu kommen die neuen Themen Moulding, Medical, Additive Manufacturing und Quality. Zur Besucherzielgruppe der METAV gehören alle Industriezweige, die Metall bearbeiten, insbesondere der Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, die Automobil- und Zulieferindustrie, Luft- und Raumfahrt, Elektroindustrie, Energie- und Medizintechnik, der Werkzeug- und Formenbau sowie Metallbearbeitung und Handwerk. | The METAV 2018 – the 20th International Exhibition for Metalworking Technologies – will be held in Düsseldorf from 20 to 24 February. 560 exhibitors from 24 countries, among them 56 first-time exhibitors, showcase the entire spectrum of production technology. The principal focuses are machine tools, production systems, high-precision tools, automated material flows, computer technology, industrial electronics, and accessories, complemented by the new themes of Moulding, Medical, Additive Manufacturing and Quality. The METAV’s target group for visitors includes all branches of industry that work metal, particularly machinery and plant manufacturers, the automotive industry and its component suppliers, aerospace, the electrical engineering industry, energy and medical technologies, tool and mould-making, plus metalworking and the craft sector.

Wide range of innovative technological highlights at METAV 2018
Wide range of innovative technological highlights at METAV 2018
Wide range of innovative technological highlights at METAV 2018

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 ...
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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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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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