Taking place every two years, EMO is an exhibition which requires no introduction. One of the biggest metalworking exhibitions in the world, companies from all over the world have gathered at from 18-23 October 2017 in Germany to showcase their latest innovations.

APMEN is on location at Hannover to cover the latest metalworking equipment news.

Complex components can be analysed in a fully function-orientated manner with a combination of gear and 3D coordinate metrology. By Heinrich Brüderle, sales manager Europe and America, Wenzel

Worldwide: The global market for smart handheld metrology devices reached US$186 million in 2016 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10.4 percent from 2016 to 2023, to reach US$372 million in 2023, according to a report by market intelligence company Frost & Sullivan.

Gloucestershire, UK: Renishaw, a manufacturer of industrial metrology and additive manufacturing (AM) machines, has reported a 25.7 percent increase in revenue for its financial year ended 30th June 2017, as compared to the previous financial year.

MaxShot Next by Creaform is an optical coordinate measuring system for large-scale metrology projects, is designed for use by quality control and product development specialists from the aerospace, automotive and transportation industries.

With greater modelling and design functionality as well as part inspection that is two to three times faster, adopting 3D scanning technologies can have a profound effect on design and quality assurance processes. Contributed by 3D Systems Japan

The Faro Factory Robo-Imager Mobile combines optical 3D measurement with robot technology. It pairs a metrology-grade 3D sensor with a human-collaborative robot integrated on a mobile cart that can be moved to wherever measurement tasks are required.

The Contour GT-X by Bruker has a self-calibrating, metrology optimising laser reference, automated measurement capabilities (focus, intensity, tip/tilt head, staging, FOV) and nanometer-scale resolution on high-contour surfaces.

The rise of scanning technology is changing the landscape of quality assurance in the metalworking industry. Just what is it that makes scanning such a revolutionary measurement technology? By Mark D’Urso, product manager, marketing, Hexagon

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.

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