IAMA 2016: Concept Laser Wins the Race

16 innovations from all over the world demonstrate the high relevance of 3D printing

Prokop to Take Over as VDW Chairman

Trumpf Managing Director to head VDW and of the Machine Tools and Production Systems Association in the German Engineering Federation VDMA

German Machine Tool Industry Has its Sights Firmly Set on South Korea

For decades now, South Korea, as an up-and-coming industrialised nation, has ranked among the most important markets of the future, not least in the high-tech sector.

German Machine Tool Industry Expects Increased Production Output in 2015

The German machine tool industry is anticipating a 3 % rise in production output during 2015.

2014 Ended with Notable Finishing Sprint for German Machine Tool Industry

In the fourth quarter of 2014, order bookings in the German machine tool industry were up by an impressive 15 per cent compared to the final quarter of 2013, a steeper rise than expected.

Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies Wins First-ever International Additive Manufacturing Award

After considering a slate of leading-edge innovations in additive manufacturing, the jury for the inaugural International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA) has selected Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies Ltd., of the United Kingdom and Plano, Texas, as its winning submission.

German Machine Tool Industry Aims to Catch up with Japan in Thailand

Thailand is the gateway to the South-East Asian economic area: gigantic growth potential, an affordable manufacturing location, a smoothly functioning infrastructure, an extensive network of component suppliers, a liberal economic system, these are facts that indicate a profitable market to enter. The country is seen simultaneously a challenge and an opportunity. At the VDW’s Technology […]

Weak Order Bookings in the German Machine Tool Industry

In the third quarter of 2014, order bookings in the German machine tool industry fell by eight per cent compared to the third quarter of 2013. Domestic orders were nine per cent down on the preceding year, export orders seven per cent lower. For the first three quarters of 2014, order bookings were one per […]