At Autz + Herrmann, four laser welding systems process some 150 different parts in batch sizes of between 1 and 150. Through the purchase of a TruLaser Robot 5020 and the ability to also use heat conduction welding to join parts, the company is closing the final gap in its portfolio.
When it comes to manufacturing beverage dispensing equipment, Sinop, located in the Czech Republic, produces most of the parts in-house to distinguish itself from the competition. For that reason Sinop has embraced automation.
Swiss entrepreneurs Dominik Weibel and Marco Wüst have taken their first step toward a smart factory by implementing TRUMPF’s online quotation calculator WebCalculate – but they also benefit their customers by drawing on methods and services that are rarely used in the B2B arena.
Future Automation works more productive with a punching machine and punching tools.
Around 150 million bits of scrap are circling the earth. Dr. Manuel Metz of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) tidies up the heavens.
Works of art and sheet metal parts have much in common. Uwe Arnold has come to this conclusion and uses his manufacturing expertise for both.
Gilles and Pascal Martinez have fulfilled their ambitions.
In a region where others take vacation, they process sheet metal.
Job shops and product manufacturers in Sweden have good reason to smile. They bank on modern and highly automated machinery – with enviable success.
Anyone seeking solutions in sheet metal will be sure to get them from Michael Knake’s company, since its shop has the right machine for every task.
Ironworker “Geggs” Martin builds skyscrapers and bridges in New York. Careful movements are a simple matter of survival.
The South African supplier Fabrinox offers custom solutions from a single source. Machines made by TRUMPF are the technical basis - the newest member in blue-and-white livery: the TruLaser 5040 fiber with solid-state laser.
Halder Schneidtechnik GmbH works with both CO 2 and solid-state laser equipment. General manager Thorsten Seeger tells us about the advantages this combination offers.
During recent months at LICOS Trucktec the TruLaser Cell 3000 equipped with a two-kilowatt TruDisk laser has been more than satisfactory when cutting mild steel 6.5 millimeters thick. It is just as good when cutting delicate structures. And now the 3D laser cell—even though it is quite modest in size—shows that it is great for welding, too.
Egidio Maschio strives to be one step ahead of the field. That’s how he became a leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery in Italy.
Günter Hommel is used to explaining his job. Because only a few are familiar with metal spinning.
Simple, production-integrated cleaning of slats with TRUMPF's TruTool TSC 100.
Symbiotic relationships help drive the Canadian fabricator Champs.
Functioning only as a job shop is no longer sufficient. Wilhelm Kuipers is therefore placing his bets on warehousing and logistics.
A defective laser machine and two clever minds were the basis for Syrma, an up-and-coming job shop in Mexico.
Three countries, three companies, one recipe for success: high-quality sheet metal components made on the Balkan Peninsula for the European market.
Goma produces a lot, but has no room to spare. The LiftMaster Compact turns that dilemma into an advantage.
Jörg Oberschmidt doesn’t hear from his new TruMatic 6000 very often and is happy to leave it alone.
Martin Stamm has reached his goal: His production is automated. He tells us how things were when he began and what impresses him most.
Roger Willems doesn’t much care to be in the limelight. But that’s exactly where his company Penn Elcom makes its money.
Kwang Young Choi seizes the opportunity and gets off to a flying start as a job shop fabricator in Korea.
Walter Gamerdinger produces hand-made replicas of Roman instruments. What they actually sounded like over 2,000 years ago is a matter of pure conjecture.
Miroslaw Gucfa never sees colorful fish during work. Instead, he sees pearls of sparkling light — under water. He works as an underwater welder.
The Chinese job shop Hangzhou Hengli is growing fast. Its CEO, Ge Guan Hao, reveals the secret of his success.
Anyone who seeks innovation will have to be perseverant, says Thomas Steffen. In this interview, the R & D director explains what Rittal achieves that way.
Wincor Nixdorf Manufacturing GmbH produces millions of bends and a plethora of variants on two TRUMPF TruBend Cell 7000 bending cells. They are fast, precise and economical.
No matter which metal and gauge. With a clever combination of machinery, M-U-T delivers everything even quicker.
Holger Klein wants to create jobs. That’s why the Lebenshilfe Zollernalb has launched sheet metal production.
Ripleg is always close to its customers, even if they’re thousands of miles away from the Spanish town of Ripoll.
Fröling produces heating boilers which are “Made in Austria,” thanks to TruTops Fab and a continuous processing chain.
The idyll is more than meets the eye. The Krämer farm is a flourishing enterprise — as a sheet metal manufacturer.
“Those who work sustainably profit in two ways,” is Roland Kiefer’s opinion. That’s why Seeger Lasertechnik uses its laser machines to help climatize his buildings.
Lamp builder Erich Ludwig Jr. is well prepared for the demise of the flourescent bulb. He is already marketing solutions for lamps using LEDs.
In what’s traditionally a man’s world, Katja Hof stands her ground daily.
Brazil is getting ready for two athletic highlights. The economy is growing — and with it the manufacturers and job shops.
Working at an altitude of 2,653 meters, the Scherrer Metec AG fits the new restaurant at the Weisshorn Alpine plateau with a scale-like skin made of aluminum sheet. The finish is visually impressive but, at the same time, protects against wind and weather.
Racy products, modern drives. Hot Chili has established itself as an ingenious team of inventors with a clear vision.
If you enjoy your work, your performance will be better, ﬁnds Martina Kammann. She creates a basis for this at KMH every day.
TAMCO goes in for attractive designs for combines.
Marcopolo lends mobility — for soccer enthusiasts and tourists. It
does this with buses that are not only comfortable, but trendy, too.
Cheap? No such thing for Hans Tekeser! His components meet the highest standards, as does his machinery.
Quick orders don’t inspire Jürgen Gerst. Instead, he would rather intermesh internal processes at Glüpker with those at the customers’ operations. That means more effort, but it does pay off.