100 presentations in five days – METAV exhibitors also impressive in Web format

The launch of the METAV Web Ses­sions has been an all-round suc­cess. There was plen­ty of inter­est­ing con­tent on a wide range of pro­­duc­­tion-relat­ed top­ics and trends accord­ing to the mot­to “Let’s talk about inno­va­tion”. The first major vir­tu­al met­al­work­ing event of its kind was also a tech­ni­cal suc­cess, with few if any major hitch­es.…


That’s is what the participating companies said

Nadine Cömert, Solid­line: “Now is the right time to charge bat­ter­ies and pre­pare for the restart of busi­ness. Use the METAV web ses­sions to find inspi­ra­tion for your com­pa­ny and process­es. You can find what you are look­ing for on Google, but the web ses­sions offer solu­tions that you may not even had been famil­iar…


let’s talk about innovation

The METAV organ­is­er VDW (Ger­man Machine Tool Builders’ Asso­ci­a­tion), Frank­furt am Main, is invit­ing all those inter­est­ed to take part in its METAV Web Ses­sions – enti­tled “Let’s talk about inno­va­tion” – from 15 to 19 June 2020. “METAV 2020 has had to be post­poned by a year due to the coro­na pan­dem­ic, and so…


umati – on its way to becoming the global language of production

The VDMA and VDW are join­ing Forces to pro­mote the use and Dis­sem­i­na­tion of OPC UA Stan­dards through­out the mechan­i­cal Engi­neer­ing sec­tor under the umati label. “Cross-indus­try and cross-tech­nol­o­­gy mar­ket­ing will take our cus­tomers a sig­nif­i­cant step for­ward,” said Dr. Wil­fried Schäfer, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the VDW (Ger­man Machine Tool Builders’ Asso­ci­a­tion), explain­ing the strat­e­gy…


New METAV date set

Inter­na­tion­al fair for met­al­work­ing tech­nolo­gies to be held next year Frank­furt am Main, 9 March 2020. – METAV 2020 is post­poned until March 2021. It will now be held from 23 to 26 March 2021. “We are delight­ed to have agreed a new date togeth­er with our part­ner, Messe Düs­sel­dorf, so quick­ly,” says Dr. Wil­fried…


METAV 2020 has been postponed

Frank­furt am Main, 28 Feb­ru­ary 2020 –. The METAV 2020, the Inter­na­tion­al Exhi­bi­tion for Met­al­work­ing Tech­nolo­gies, sched­uled to be held in Düs­sel­dorf from 10 to 13 March, has been post­poned. To quote Dr. Wil­fried Schäfer, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the METAV’s host VDW (Ger­man Machine Tool Builders’ Asso­ci­a­tion): “This is not a deci­sion we took light­ly,…


Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0

Exten­sive inter­na­tion­al involve­ment in VDW’s umati pre­sen­ta­tion at EMO Han­nover 2019  70 com­pa­nies from ten coun­tries have con­nect­ed 110 machines and 28 val­ue-added ser­vices at EMO Han­nover 2019 via the umati stan­dard inter­face. “umati is open­ing up a new chap­ter in pro­duc­tion,” says Dr. Heinz-Jür­­gen Prokop, Chair­man of the VDW (Vere­in Deutsch­er Werkzeug­maschi­nen­her­steller – Ger­man…


EMO Hannover 2019 boosting investment levels with array of new technologies

Andreas Scheuer, Fed­er­al Min­is­ter of Trans­port and Dig­i­tal Infra­struc­ture, opens the world’s lead­ing trade fair for met­al­work­ing   Andreas Scheuer, Fed­er­al Min­is­ter of Trans­port and Dig­i­tal Infra­struc­tre, togeth­er with Low­er Saxony’s First Min­is­ter Stephan Weil, Mem­ber of the Board of Man­age­ment of Deutsche Telekom Adel Al-Saleh, Cec­i­mo Pres­i­dent Dr. Roland Feichtl and EMO Gen­er­al Com­mis­sion­er Carl…


EMO Hannover TRENDSPOTS — Discover the product innovations of the world of metalworking: No. 4

Solu­tions with the moves!  ALPHA LASER and Picum have announced a col­lab­o­ra­tion that meets a long-held indus­try desire for an end-to-end mobile laser weld­ing and milling solu­tion, with­out any need to trans­port com­po­nents. Rapid mobile ser­vic­ing of tools, molds and oth­er com­po­nents and mak­ing changes to them rep­re­sents a major cus­tomer ben­e­fit. Mobile laser weld­ing…


EMO Hannover TRENDSPOTS — Discover the product innovations of the world of metalworking: No. 3

Pilot cus­tomer en route to EMO Han­nover 2019  As a Siemens pilot cus­tomer, GEORG is attend­ing EMO Han­nover 2019 to unveil the dig­i­tal twin for two of its machine tools, mak­ing it one of the world’s first man­u­fac­tur­ers to have already tak­en the next con­crete step in the dig­i­tal trans­for­ma­tion – with the new gen­er­a­tion…