News - August 21, 2019

JIMTOF2020 will be held from December 7 to 12, 2020

Japan Machine Tool Builders ’Association (JMTBA) and Tokyo Big Sight held a press conference in Tokyo on July 18, 2019. Both of them announced the outline of the The 30th Japan International Machine Tool Fair (JIMTOF2020). The catchphras...

News
- August 23, 2019

U.S. auto parts factory is expanded 1.8 times

Toyota Boshoku announced on June 18, 2019 that it had expanded and started operation of a plant in Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, affiliated corporation in U.S. The amount of investment is approximately 3 billion in three years from 2017. ...

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- August 16, 2019

The cutting tools arrive in the morning of the following day by opening logistics base

Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal opened East Japan Logistics Base for cutting tools in Kashiwa city, Chiba Prefecture in June 2019. The amount of investment is undisclosed. The size of the center is also undisclosed. This center is the compan...

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- August 14, 2019

Toyota builds a vehicle production plant in Myanmar where the new car market continues to expand

Toyota Motor announced on May 30, 2019 that it would establish an affiliated corporation in Myanmar, Toyota Myanmar, in June 2019. It will start to produce Hilux from February 2021. The amount of investment is about 6 billion yen. The co...

New products
- August 12, 2019

Dramatic improvement in productivity with new LBC technology

Fiber laser cutting machine 「VENTIS-3015AJ」 AMADA HOLDINGS AMADA HOLDINGS released VENTIS-3015AJ, which is equipped with locus beam control (LBC) technology. The LBC can control the laser to have an optimum trajectory depending on ...

Interview
- August 9, 2019

The future demand will be led by Automation : Interview with Atsushi Ieki, President of Okuma(2/2)

Interview with Atsushi Ieki, President of Okuma Reiwa 30 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of the company Dr. Ieki, appointed as the new president of Okuma Corporation, has a vision: Reiwa will be the age of automation, and ...

Interview
- August 7, 2019

The future demand will be led by Automation : Interview with Atsushi Ieki, President of Okuma(1/2)

Interview with Atsushi Ieki, President of Okuma Reiwa 30 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of the company Dr. Ieki, appointed as the new president of Okuma Corporation, has a vision: Reiwa will be the age of automation, and ...

News
- August 5, 2019

Canon consolidates six plants into a new plant with the big investment of 10 billion yen

Canon and Canon Mold, a subsidiary in charge of die molding business, announced on May 16, 2019 that they would consolidate six plants into one in Kasama city, Ibaraki prefecture. It will build a new plant to produce precision plastics die ...

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- July 31, 2019

Mitsubishi Hitachi recorded the highest orders after the global financial crisis

Mitsubishi Hitachi Tool invited a sales representative to Narita Plant in Narita City, Chiba Prefecture, and held a performance report meeting on June 14, 2019 (photo). Mitsubishi Hitachi Tool did not announce the orders in monetary terms, ...

News
- July 31, 2019

The global largest MT builder strengthens its productivity with multi-tasked 5-axis MC

On June 2019, DMG MORI introduced DMC125FD duo BLOCK, a 5-axis machining center that has function of grinding to Iga Plant in Mie Prefecture. Heavy cutting and grinding after hardening, which conventionally had to use both of a horizonta...

Exhibition report
- July 29, 2019

The largest machine tool show of 2019 in Japan

The largest machine tool show of 2019 in Japan News Digest Publishing held the orientation for the exhibitors of MECHATRONICS TECHNOLOGY JAPAN (MECT) 2019 on June 7, 2019. MECT is largest machine tool exhibition which is held in autumn e...

New products
- July 26, 2019

The loading system suitable for SMEs

Loading system 「BV7-870」 Brother Industries BV7-870 is a device that is mounted on a compact machining center, SPEEDIO series, and automatically load and unload a workpiece. The motion range is limited and it is easy to do teaching...

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- July 24, 2019

The AI adopted smart factory of grinding in 2024

The open innovation between JTEKT and AIST JTEKT started to collaborate with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in June 2019 to research on smart factory technology that aims to improve the produc...

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