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ISTMA Strategic Plan working group met in Portugal


In accordance with decisions taken during the last ISTMA World General Assembly held last March in Cape Town (South Africa), a working group was created to discuss the ISTMA Strategic Plan for the coming years.

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"Moulds Event 2014" gathered Toolmaking Industry in Portugal


Jointly organized by CEFAMOL – Portuguese Association for the Mould Industry, CENTIMFE – Technological Center for the Mouldmaking, Special Tooling and Plastics Industries and POOL-NET – Portuguese Tooling Network, the “Moulds Event 2014” took place from June 23th to 27th, in the cities of Marinha Grande and Oliveira de Azeméis.

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ISTMA releases the sixth edition of “ISTMA Statistical Year Book”


The “ISTMA Statistical Year Book” – edition 2014” was officially released during the last ISTMA Annual Assembly and World Conference held on March 12-15 in Cape Town, South Africa. This new edition of ISTMA Statistics consolidates a philosophy and methodology in the collection of international trade and governmental statistics.

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ISTMA WORLD has new President


The city of Cape Town in South Africa hosted the latest ISTMA General Assembly where Dave Tilstone, NTMA’s representative at International Special Tooling and Machining Association, was elected President for the next three years.

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2014 ISTMA Annual Assembly


The 2014 ISTMA General Assembly was held in Cape Town (South Africa), on March 12, hosted by the TASA – South African Toolmaking Association and in close cooperation with ISTMA World. The Assembly addressed important issues for the future of ISTMA, including the election of the new President and Board of Directors for 2014-2016 period and formal approval of the 2013 Management Report and Accounting.

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ISTMA EUROPE Meeting in South Africa


Hosted by TASA – South African National Association, meeting was chaired by ISTMA Europe President, Jari Saaranen, which reviewed the ongoing activities of the branch and discussed with members new collective activities and initiatives.

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ISTMA Europe Business Conditions Report – 2nd half 2013


ISTMA Europe released its Business Conditions Report for the second half 2013. Documentation is already available for ISTMA Member Associations in the private area of the website.

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ISTMA Americas releases Business Conditions Report for 2013


ISTMA-Americas has released the business conditions survey for the first half of 2013.

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DMG / MORI SEIKI Organizes Open House Exhibition in Pfronten


ISTMA Global Partner DMG/Mori Seiki organizes on February 18-22 its traditional Open House exhibition in the city of Pfronten (Germany). The program includes one day specially dedicated to the “Mould & Die Industry” including a technical seminar having ISTMA President, Fausto Romagnani, as a keynote speaker.

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CTMA Appoints New Executive Director


The Board of Directors of the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) is pleased to announce that Robert Cattle is the new Executive Director of the association. Robert succeeds Leslie Payne who has served the association over the last 30 years as a volunteer Director, President (2002-04) and Executive Director.

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Jari Saaranen sets Agenda for ISTMA EUROPE


The new ISTMA Europe President for the period 2014-16, Jari Saaranen, announced the main objectives for his mandate during ISTMA Europe’s meeting held in Helsinki, Finland, on December 2 and 3. Promotion and visibility of Tool and Die Industry in Europe as well as the positioning of the Sector on the European Strategic Manufacturing priorities are in the top of the Agenda.

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ISTMA AMERICAS Meeting in Miami, USA


Tooling Associations from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, USA, plus guests from Finland & Portugal recently met in Miami to discuss future plans for the region and to confirm Dave Tilstone's appointment as a candidate for ISTMA World President.

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