On November 6, the new online event "Innovation Forum Precision Tools - IFP 2020" will for the first time offer tool users a quick overview of the year's most important innovations on the cutting edge. After all, that's where the dividends of the companies are located, as is well known.
The VDMA standard sheet 34193: 2020-08 "Serialization/Marking of tools and tool clamping devices" is available.
Instead of the AMB, which was cancelled due to the corona, an AMB Forum with industry-specific specialist presentations will be held in September 2020 at the ICS - International Congress Center Stuttgart. Details coming soon!
Let's talk about innovation! is the motto of the METAV Web Sessions from 15 to 19 June 2020, a digital platform for metalworking, which METAV exhibitors will use to inform about solutions for production in the post-Corona era.
Lack of orders is a major concern for tool manufacturers - 2020 forecast withdrawn
Excel-based program for the design of cutting edge micro-geometry in milling processes now exclusively available for project partners and member companies as download.
International exhibition of metalworking technologies will take place next year.
The VDMA standard sheet 34194-2020-04 " Balancing of rotating tools and tool systems according to ISO 16084" is available.
Press Conference on 15.01.2020 informed about the economic situation of the precision tools industry. Sub-sectors are affected to varying degrees and do not expect any increase in production in 2020.
From 10 to 13 March, the world of metalworking with its trade fair METAV will be hosted in Düsseldorf. On the four days of the fair, METAV will offer not only the latest tools and machines but also networked manufacturing, cloud applications and data analysis to professional visitors from North-West Europe.
METAV topic: Clarity spurs cooperation - standard avoids misinterpretations
On 11.03.2020 at METAV: Solution approaches and valuable food for thought on how clamping technology can help your customers to successfully master the challenges posed by technical megatrends...
Düsseldorf, 10 to 13 March 2020: Five members of VDMA Precision Tools will be exhibiting together with the association at the most important metalworking trade fair for the northwest.
From 17 to 19 September, VDMA member companies and research partners presented innovations from the fields of machining and clamping technology, measuring and testing technology, research and digital services.
World's leading trade fair for metalworking confirms strong worldwide demand for innovative production technology
The most important networking event of the year for cutting tools and clamping technology attracted 200 entrepreneurs from 18 countries to Tegernsee in June 2019. Outstanding guest speakers, the visit of MTU Aero Engines and a wonderful ambience caused happy faces.
Information from the trade association for your preparation for EMO Hannover 2019: Technology Forum - Press Article - Industry Meeting - Board Meeting...
Stefan Zecha was elected chairman of the VDMA Precision Tools Association at its general meeting at Tegernsee. Gerhard Knienieder became Deputy Chairman.
The VDMA Specification 34192:2019-08 "Safety requirements for clamping devices for use on machines " is available.


Latest market developments for selected raw materials such as electricity, tool metals and industrial gases are regularly reported to interested members of the trade association by e-mail.
The newsletters of the Precision Tools Association for its members and other interested VDMA members can be subscribed to in accordance with the DSGVO.
The "VDMA General Terms and Conditions for Business" are an established standard in the German capital goods industry. VDMA Precision Tools provides special supplements and amandments for domestic and contracts in the precision tool industry free of charge.
VDMA Precision Tools Association organizes standardization work for the product areas of its member companies in cooperation with experts from the companies. Responsible for standardization in this area is NA 121: DIN Standards Committee for Tools and Clamping Tools (FWS).
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The Japan Tool Reports of the Precision Tooling Trade Association inform about important industry-specific news from Japan. The newsletter is an exclusive service of the association for its members only available in German.
The Information Leaflet HM-074 published by the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) provides guidance on the correct handling of potential hazards caused by the processing of through-hardened carbon fiber-reinforced plastics (CFRP).
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Alfred Graf Zedtwitz
Alfred Graf Zedtwitz
Spokesman for the Precision Tools Association, Manager VDMA Die and Mold, Business Management and Economics
(+49 69) 66 03-12 69
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