Category: CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Helen Blomqvist succeeds Nadine Crauwels as Sandvik Coromant president

As Sandvik Coromant president, Blomqvist will be responsible for enhancing Sandvik Coromant’s leading position in manufacturing tools and machining solutions, and sharing the knowledge that drives the manufacturing industry forward. She has a solid background with Sandvik Coromant, having joined the company in 2003 as a research engineer. In her 17 years, she has held…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Hexagon AB acquires CAM software expert D.P. Technology Corp, originator of Esprit CAM software

The Esprit CAM System, its flagship solution, supports any class of CNC machine via a common interface and workflow, delivering high performance CNC machine programming, optimisation and simulation for a broad range of applications. Well known for its machine-optimised, edit-free G-code (toolpath), Esprit leverages a digital twin simulation platform to model the finished part, tools…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre delivers marginal gains for cycling team HUUB-Wattbike

Since they burst onto the scene in 2017, the team has employed innovative techniques to unlock incremental improvements on performance. This has earned it wins at two World Cups, Commonwealth Games medals and national titles. In 2021, four HUUB-Wattbike riders travel to South America, where it is hoped the reduction in air density from high…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Global machine tool market shrinks two years in a row, but DMG Mori raises 2020 forecast, keeps innovating

On 30 September 2020, the order backlog amounted to €983.7 million (31 Dec 2019: €1,197.4 million) – a production capacity of an average of five months. As at the same date, the group had 6,882 employees, including 287 trainees (31 Dec 2019: 7,245). The number of employees has decreased by 363 when compared with year-end…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Cimatron and GibbsCAM software businesses join SigmaTEK sheet metalworking CADCAM within Battery Ventures

The three software packages will reside within a a new holding company called Cambrio. Headed by Robbie Payne, current SigmaTEK Systems CEO and a veteran tech executive, Cambrio will leverage Cimatron and GibbsCAM to offer a diverse set of design and machining software solutions to “firmly position itself as a CADCAM innovator in the fabrication,…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Sandvik to acquire CGTech, originator of Vericut NC simulation, verification & optimisation software

“This is in line with our strategic focus to grow organically and through acquisitions in the digital manufacturing space, with special focus on software solutions close to machining,” says Stefan Widing, president and CEO of Sandvik. The combined machining expertise of Sandvik Coromant and CGTech will enhance the group’s capabilities in machining intelligence, strengthen the…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Fifth full cohort for ‘Faculty on the Shopfloor’

More than 30 young people have signed up to The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME)’s pioneering BEng and MEng courses, which gives them access to the latest teaching expertise and access to a host of shopfloor projects and technologies. The joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing has pivoted the content of…

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