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Toolholding standard


Sandvik Coromant has applied for its Coromant Capto toolholding system to be the basis of an ISO standard.

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TaeguTec tool management


TaeguTec has launched a tool management system called CTMS (Commodity and Tool Management Services).

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Punch and die maker expands in Europe


AW Precision, Europe’s leading manufacturer of punches, dies, die sets and press tool accessories, has opened a new high-tech manufacturing facility in central Belgium.

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Emco/ESPRIT agreement


Austria’s Emco Maier and US CADCAM company DP Technology have launched a joint CNC programming agreement to co-operatively market DP Technology’s ESPRIT programming system, specifically adapted to fit Emco’s product ...

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More diesels for Dagenham


As of last month, Ford Motor Company is building a new family of diesel engines at its advanced engine plant, Dagenham. It is one of a line of recent diesel engine production announcements made for the Dagenham plant.

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Gildemeister EMO sales


During the week-long EMO exhibition, the Gildemeister Group sold 451 machines valued at a € 87.4 million - the highest order intake that Gildemeister has ever recorded at a trade fair, with eight of these machines are ...

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Horn ups production


A night shift has been introduced at Horn UK, Ringwood, Hamps and will support manufacture of 300-Series groove milling inserts as well as the Type 105 Mini series inserts that have been produced since start-up.

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Thermoforming research warms up with EU funding


GTMA is co-ordinating UK activity under the Europe-funded thermal forming project T-ForM. Benefits expected are reduced throughput time by as much as 40 per cent and reduce costs by 35 per cent.

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Maxcor Inc, in partnership with Silver Point Finance LLC, has completed the purchase of ThyssenKrupp’s MetalCutting Group.