Le Bourget, France: GE Aviation and Singapore Airlines Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) have partnered together for an engine overhaul joint venture based in Singapore.

Bangalore, India: Hypertherm—a plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems manufacturer—has appointed Ador Fontech Limited (ADFL) as an exclusive distributor for its Powermax plasma systems in India.

USA: MachiningCloud and Kyocera SGS Precision Tools (KSPT) have entered a partnership to provide KSPT data on the cloud.

Oslo, Norway: The vessel named "Yara Birkeland" will be the world's first fully electric and autonomous container ship with zero emissions, and operation is planned to start in the second half of 2018.

Barcelona, Spain: Georg Fischer (GF) Machining Solutions and Sensofar Metrology have formed a partnership where Sensofar will provide GF Machining with custom S line (S neox) surface metrology systems for developing advanced nanotexturing methods.

Leading sheet metal systems processing firm Bystronic has joined hands with Lantek to bring software solutions to bear on optimized production of sheet metal, tube and profile parts.

King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok has joined hands with private sector company Fah Chai Engineering Company Limited to establish a technology hub for producing regenerative energy or solar power.

In April 2015 the OSG Corporation and Haimer GmbH signed a strategic partnership and licensing agreement. The OSG-Group is bringing their round endmill cutting tools to the global market now with the Haimer Safe-Lock System.




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