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2015 ISTMA General Assembly will be held in Tampere (Finland)


The 2015 ISTMA General Assembly will take place in the city of Tampere, Finland, on June 7th, 2015. Organized by ISTMA, in close cooperation with the Finnish Federation of Technologies, the reunion will host the fifth edition of European Tooling Forum on the 8th of June.

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Introductory Trades Training Program in Canada


In an effort to close the skilled trades gap in the machine, tool, die & mould sector, the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association is pleased to be continuing the innovative Introductory Trades Training Program to help employers, in the Windsor-Essex region, creating 75 new positions for youth (ages 18-29).

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NTMA International Technology Tour 2015 - Switzerland


NTMA will organize from Monday, April 6th to Sunday, April 12th its 2015 International Technology Tour. GF Machining Solutions, Blaser Swisslube and BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling will host the six day tour for NTMA members to its manufacturing facilities, in Switzerland.

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V European Tooling Forum taking place in Finland


Organized by ISTMA Europe, in close cooperation with the European Platform and ManuFuture Initiative, the Finnish city of Tampere will host the fifth edition of European Tooling Forum on the 8th June 2015.

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ICIT&MPT 2016 in Ljubljana


The 10th International Conference on Industrial Tools and Material Processing Technologies (ICIT&MPT 2016) will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, between 19th and 22th April 2016.

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IKV stages first International Injection Moulding Conference in Aachen


The Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University staged its first International Injection Moulding Conference in December – in brief, IIMC.

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New edition of ISTMA Global Partners Program is taking shape


Since its foundation ISTMA has been working on promotion, recognition and visibility of the Industry to demonstrate to stakeholders the relevance and infrastructural strategic positioning of Tooling, Mould and Die Making towards the development and sustainability of the Industry.

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Canadian Tooling Association elects new president


The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) announced that its members recently elected Ted Callighen of Schmolz+Bickenbach Canada Inc. as its President for the next two years.

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GTMA New Appointment Supports Initiatives for Sustaining UK Manufacturing in 2015


GTMA believes the current trend of reshoring manufacturing back to the UK from low-cost emerging economies looks set to continue and grow in 2015. The association has invested in a number of schemes to support this, including the Toolmakers’ Census and Supply Chain Clusters initiative.

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ISTMA Meeting in Estonia


Hosted by ESTA – Estonian National Association, meeting was chaired by ISTMA World President, Dave Tilstone, which reviewed the ongoing discussions related with ISTMA Strategic plan for the coming years.

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EiP-Award winners 2014


On November 4, 2014, the winners of the German die and mold making competition "Excellence in Production" (EiP) have been announced in Aachen.

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GTMA – Meet The Moulder


Meet The Moulder is a revolutionary new event organised by the GTMA in collaboration with the British Plastics Federation and the British Industrial Design Association (BIDA) which offers a unique opportunity for their Members to meet with GTMA toolmakers from all over the UK to discuss upcoming projects and to learn about their capabilities and the advantages of re-shoring.

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