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Jonas Hagstedt believes that the general trend goes towards the demand for more automatic machines. © Lämnea Bruk

 
26/02/2021 – The history behind the businessman

The history behind the businessman

A portrait of Lämneå Bruk’s President

Jonas Hagstedt has a positive outlook into the future. Jonas believes that the general trend goes towards the demand for more automatic machines and that ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The Madem Reels Group has sold over 6,000 containers/trucks of wooden reels in 2020. © Madem

 
23/02/2021 – Wooden reels

Wooden reels

Madem Reels has achieved new sales record in 2020

With manufacturing facilities in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, USA , Spain and Bahrain, the group has sold over 6,000 containers/trucks of wooden reels in ... By  Jörg Dambock
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The Jet Rapid Wire PI in use at cable manufacturer Huber+Suhner from Pfäffikon in Switzerland. © Paul Leibinger/Jörg Ladwig

 
22/02/2021 – Marking systems

Marking systems

Printing on cables at over 60km/h

Companies in the wire and cable industry are geared to quality and maximum output. The speed of the extrusion line is what determines production efficiency. ... By  Editorial staff
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“The major skill required by our planning is to come to terms with the existing restrictions. Our approach is therefore to make maximum use of the existing buildings in order to modernise and expand our production in this way.” Ilija Lucic, project assistant of the technology management at Zeller+Gmelin. © Zeller+Gmelin

 
21/02/2021 – Automation /materials management

Automation /materials management

Traditional company prepares for the future

How Zeller+Gmelin achieves a sustainable increase in productivity through comprehensive automation measures in the field of materials management. By  Jörg Dambock
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The company factory covers an area of 50,000m2, out of a total area of 110,000m2. © sirme

 
21/02/2021 – Company portrait

Company portrait

Investing in upgrading the whole production

Sirme si Cabluri SA is a renowned European cable manufacturer for wire and cable, as well as for low carbon steel products. The company’s machine factory ... By  Jörg Dambock
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At present, the maturity of the process flows constantly decreases from P1 to P3 when it comes to tracing wiring harnesses. © DIIT

 
With the rise of autonomous driving and electrification, manufacturers of wiring harnesses will soon be confronted with completely new quality requirements. ... By  Editorial staff
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Since expensive parts such as the machine frame and welding components are re-used, an overhauled machine is roughly one-third cheaper than a new machine. © Schwarze-Robitec

 
In some instances, a general overhaul can be an alternative to buying a new machine. In which cases does this make sense and in which not? The tube bending ... By  Jörg Dambock

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