Monthly Archives: August 2015

New cutting-edge measurement system offers automated quality assurance

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Automation and production-integrated measurement technology play an increasingly important role in manufacturing. Alicona, supplier of high-resolution optical 3D surface measurement systems, is reacting to this development with its new cutting-edge measurement system EdgeMasterX, to be shown for the first time … Continue reading

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Star Open House details announced

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Following the success of this summer’s technology event, Star GB has announced the dates of its Autumn Open House for 2015. The event will take place from Tuesday 20th through to Thursday 22nd October at Star’s main office in Melbourne, … Continue reading

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Focus on business development and growth

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The CNC Training Academy looks to raise its profile and increase sales with new business development appointment The CNC Training Academy, the UK’s premier CNC training organisation and part of Mills CNC, has appointed Hannah Walby to head up its … Continue reading

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XYZ takes 2-OP on tour

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XYZ Machine Tools recently took its innovative 2-OP portable vertical machining centre on tour, demonstrating the concept of the machine to more than 70 companies over a series of five one day events. The reaction from those companies was extremely … Continue reading

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Starrett shows its cut and thrust at EMO

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At this year’s EMO exhibition in Milan Pavilion 18, Stand B13, Starrett will show a number of recently launched sawing machines and new blades developed specifically to increase customer productivity. The company’s 63 m2 stand in the ‘Band Saws, Blades … Continue reading

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Five new models in 18 machine display

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Five new machines will be included in the enormous 18-machine display being mounted on Stand D13 Hall 5 at EMO by Hyundai-Wia. These are the L500LMA multi-tasking turning centre, the LV2000 vertical turning machine and the i-Cut 400M vertical machining … Continue reading

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Blum Novotest opens demonstration area

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As the market leading manufacturer of measuring and testing technology, Blum Novotest has now acquired and commissioned a Bridgeport GX710 machining centre from the ETG Group. Following the recent move from its longstanding Lichfield location to a purpose built facility … Continue reading

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Sodick announces new entry-level wire EDM machine

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Presented for the first time ever at EMO in Milan, the new VL600Q brings all the benefits of Sodick wire EDM technology into the reach of the smaller machine tool-room and companies who are just “putting a toe in the … Continue reading

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UK customers to get exclusive preview of new machines

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Three new key machines from Citizen Machinery UK will be available at its September Open House for preview prior to their European EMO exhibition launch. The new machines will be amongst a total of 12 machines running demonstrations and 17 … Continue reading

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OMAX to demo advancements in waterjet technology

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OMAX Corporation and distributor partner, ITEK, will jointly showcase the OMAX 60120 and MAXIEM® 1515 JetMachining® Centers loaded with efficient direct drive pumps, advanced cutting heads and the latest Intelli-MAX® Software Suite in Hall 18 Stand C03. Applications experts from … Continue reading

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