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.
Most important trade fair for the die, model and mould making industry of the year with high visitor quality / strong member participation / INITIATIVE FAIRNESS+ / vast commitment of VDMA Precison Tools Association
The forum offers an extensive programme of lectures on innovations in the fields of machining and clamping technology, measuring and testing technology, research and digital services.
From Mai 21 to 24, Metalworking innovative (MBi) shows the central contribution of cutting tools, clamping technology and standard parts for a sustainable tool construction on the Moulding Expo.
One day before the registration deadline, the VDMA Technology Forum of the trade associations Measuring and Testing Technology and Precision Tools is fully booked.
With immediate effect members of the VDMA Precisiosn Tools can register for the general meeting 2019 at the Tegernsee. Registration for the World Cutting Tools Conference WCTC 2019 is now also possible. Please note the joint programme of events.
Cadenas will support the member companies of the Association for Graphical CAD Data Exchange in optimally providing their CAD tool data for users and customers.
On the opening day of INTEC in Leipzig, Minister President Kretschmer visited the joint VDMA Precision Tools stand.
Innovative ideas and products in the fields of machining, clamping technology, measuring and testing technology, research and digital services
Chairman Lothar Horn reports the industry's positive expectations for 2019 despite growing global political uncertainty and calls on politicians to reduce bureaucratic effort for companies. (PI, Statement, Graphics and Images)
New vocabulary is making its rounds in the world of chippers: tool manufacturers and their users are naturally talking about digital twins, the cloud and the clever evaluation of Big Data. All this will take place under the umbrella of the "Industrial Internet of Things IIoT" - one of the key themes of EMO 2019.


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).
Members of VDMA precision tools can subscribe for exclusive half-yearly reports (in German) on the 10 most important automotive countries. The focus of this service is on the automotive industry and its suppliers.
You want to keep up-to-date with your costumers in the automotive industry sector? Then our weekly newsletter VDMA Auto-News is the perfect service for you.
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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