Zeiss Industrial Quality Solutions introduces its Zeiss AICell trace, a dual, 7-axis robotic system that can be utilized in near-line, at-line or in-line applications.
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For many tool-, die- and moldmakers within the automotive supply chain time is running out, says Volker Schäfer, chairman of VDMA’s (German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) toolmaking division.
“Control what you can control,” Laurie Harbour of Harbour Results says because on top of our current economic uncertainty, government volatility, tariffs and trade there also is a shift happening in the automotive industry that demands flexibility from today’s mold builders.
Mold industry professionals attending the Makino Technology Expo learned they must prepare for the “new normal” and build a better marketing and sales plan.
A servo-driven valve gate can provide superior processing for family molds with significant variances in part sizes and volumes.
Direct metal laser sintering H13 material plays a big role in how this company has differentiated itself from the competition.
Despite being a relatively small economy, the world's eighth-largest moldmaking country sits on the edge of Europe in relative obscurity. Evolved from a centuries-old glass-making tradition, Portugal today boasts some of the most advanced and innovative moldmaking businesses that have nearly doubled their export and production rate over the past ten years. Here is a look at this country’s recipe for success.
Laserax’s laser marking process has enabled die casters to identify parts throughout the supply chain.
Harbour Results, Inc. released the results of the Harbour IQ in-depth study on the current state of the automotive vendor tooling industry. The analysis predicts 2019 automotive vendor tooling spend to be $8 billion.
Positive data helps mold builders prepare for upcoming industry changes and growth opportunities.
Did you know that Mexico is the world’s second largest importer of molds and tools?
A mold-building perspective on Mexico’s manufacturing opportunities, trends and challenges.