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ISTMA Strategy Development – Creating a Broad Base of Global Cooperation


ISTMA Strategic Plan working group met on September 11 and 12 in the city of Chicago (USA) for its second reunion. After a first meeting held in Portugal on June, ISTMA took advantage of the IMTS 2014 show to gather its Board.

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CAMYM joins members for V Labour Journey


The Argentinean Association for Dies & Moldmaking – CAMYM – will organize on September 26th its fifth Labour Journey on the beautiful Villa General Belgrano, located in the hills of Cordoba Province.

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UKUB announces “Mould Eurasia 2014”


ISTMA member UKUB (Tool Manufacturers’ Association of Turkey) announces the seventh edition of “MOULD EURASIA - Mould Technologies and Related Industries Show”, in the city of Bursa, on December 4 – 7, 2014.

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ISTMA Cooperation with NIMS


Under the development of new cooperation relationships with institutions related with Toolmaking Industry around the world, ISTMA intends to collaborate with the United States National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) collecting international feedback from its member Associations on “Skills Standards for Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics Technicians” subject.

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MouldingExpo Stuttgart 2015 sponsored by VDMA


The new international trade fair for tool, pattern and mould making will take place in Stuttgart from 5th-8th May 2015 for the first time, and will then return every two years. ISTMA’s member VDMA Die & Mold is idealistic and professional sponsor of Moulding Expo Stuttgart.

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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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