The group also reveals that a revolutionary new customer-focused initiative is being launched at the show and that it will “pave the way for a new generation of machine tools that fully embrace the digital age”.

While details of the United Grinding Group’s C.O.R.E. (Customer Oriented REvolution) will be kept under wraps until noon on the opening day of the exhibition (October 4), United Grinding Group CEO Stephan Nell has announcedHe said: “We have invested unwaveringly in research and development both before and during the coronavirus pandemic, to secure the future – not just for us but, above all, for our customers. And when we talk about the future, it is inseparably linked to digitisation and with increasing work simplification in production.”

He added that C.O.R.E is intended to put the focus back on people – and in a truly revolutionary way.

The United Grinding Group stand (Hall 3, Stand E31) will display a host of Group company machines, among them the Ewag Laser Line Precision – for entry-level machining of diamond cutting materials such as CBN, PKD, MKD and CVD-D on tools up to 200 mm diameter and 250 mm long, as well as indexable inserts from 3 mm internal diameter and up to 50 mm external diameter.