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One exemple of sheet metal processing: Nitrogen cutting at record speed with a solid-state laser: The sheet throughput for medium to thick sheets is increased by up to 100 per cent. At the same time, the gas consumption goes down – by as much as 70 per cent with Highspeed Eco. Source: Trumpf Group

Downswing in German metal forming technology sector halted for time being
Downswing in German metal forming technology sector halted for...
Downswing in German metal forming technology sector halted for time being

Metal forming technology accounts for about 30 per cent of machine tool production and is thus smaller than the machining sector. Forming technology machines include presses, bending machines, punching machines as well as wire working and processing machines. In the form of press technology it is us...
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Corona crisis holding down machine tool industry orders

Corona crisis holding down German machine tool industry orders
Corona crisis holding down German machine tool industry orders
Corona crisis holding down German machine tool industry orders

Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the second quarter of 2020 were 46 per cent down on the same period last year. In the process orders from Germany fell by 36 per cent. 51 per cent fewer orders were received from abroad. In the first half of 2020, the level of orders fell by 35 ...
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Recent upswing in orders for the German metal forming technology sector
Recent upswing in orders for the German metal forming...
Recent upswing in orders for the German metal forming technology sector

Orders received by the German metal forming technology sector in the third quarter of 2019 were 15 per cent down on the same period last year. Orders from Germany fell by 26 per cent. 8 per cent fewer orders were received from abroad. Orders received fell by 10 per cent in the first nine months of 2...
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Orders for the German machine tool industry have recovered slightly recently
Orders for the German machine tool industry have recovered...
Orders for the German machine tool industry have recovered slightly recently

Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the third quarter of 2019 were 25 per cent down on the same period last year. Orders from Germany fell by 29 per cent. 23 per cent fewer orders were received from abroad. Orders received fell by 23 per cent in the first nine months of 2019. Dome...
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Order Intake of the German Machine Tool Industry Q4 2018

Order bookings shrink in the German machine tool industry
Order bookings shrink in the German machine tool industry
Order bookings shrink in the German machine tool industry

In the fourth quarter of 2018, order bookings at the German machine tool industry fell by 13 per cent compared to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic orders slumped by 28 per cent. Orders from abroad were down by four per cent. For 2018, the overall rise was one per cent. Domestic order...
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Order intake forming machine tool industry Q3/2018: forming technology once again the main driving force

German forming technology manufacturers maintaining record order levels
German forming technology manufacturers maintaining record order levels
German forming technology manufacturers maintaining record order levels

Orders received by German forming technology manufacturers were 14 per cent up in the third quarter of 2018. Orders from Germany rose by 12 per cent whereas those from abroad were up by 16 per cent. Orders increased by 12 per cent in the first nine months of the year. Domestic orders grew by 20 per ...
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Order bookings for German forming technology

German manufacturers of forming technology maintain record order level
German manufacturers of forming technology maintain record order level
German manufacturers of forming technology maintain record order level

In the second quarter of 2018, order bookings at German manufacturers of forming technology maintained the preceding year’s level. Domestic orders were up by 22 per cent, while exports fell by ten per cent. In the first half of the current year, order bookings rose by eleven per cent. Domestic order...
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German machine tool industry maintains record order level
German machine tool industry maintains record order level
German machine tool industry maintains record order level

In the second quarter of 2018, order bookings in the German machine tool industry increased by two per cent compared to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic orders were up by 29 per cent, while export orders fell by nine per cent. In the first half of this year, order bookings rose by tw...
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