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The ISTMA Board of Directors meeting took place in Milan (Italy), on January 30 and 31, 2017, organized in close cooperation with UCISAP - the Italian National Association. Arranged to prepare the next world meeting and General Assembly in Brazil, this meeting was extended to a few guests with an historic knowledge of ISTMA invited to provide inputs to the strategy for the next period.
ISTMA Europe delegates will meet in Marinha Grande (Portugal) on March 7. The event precedes the international press conference to introduce the second edition of “Moulding Expo” show taking place next May in Stuttgart (Germany).
The next ISTMA Board of Directors Meeting will be held in the city of Milan, Italy, on January 30 and 31, 2017, organized in close cooperation with UCISAP - the Italian National Association.
The World Conference of ISTMA – International Special Tooling & Machining Association, is an international event held every three years that brings together businessmen and technicians from the tooling industry chain to debate and define strategies to supply worldwide market, proposing innovation, best practices and business generation opportunities.
The 10th edition of the Conference “ICIT & APT” 2017 organized by TECOS – Slovenian Tool and Die Development Centre, will take place from 24th to 26th April, 2017 in Ljubljana (Slovenia). The event is a renowned international scientific conference which has been organized every two years since 1997.
Japan was formally approved as ISTMA member in December 2016. The Japanese Die & Mould Association – JaDMA based in the city of Tokyo with offices in Nagoya and Osaka has become the newest ISTMA member.
Iran was formally approved as ISTMA member in December 2016. The Iranian Society of Tool Makers – ISTM, based in the city of Teheran, has become the newest ISTMA World member.
For the third time, the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University has issued an invitation to attend the International Injection Moulding Conference, in short: IIMC 2017. The conference will be held in Aachen on March 15 - 16, 2017.
The Czech language was added to ISTMA Terminology. With the support from Svaz Nastrojaren – Czech Association – and its partners the existing terminology was translated and is now available on the web based service.
On November 3rd, the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) hosted a delegation from the JeonBuk Association for Mold & Die Industry, South Korea. Robert Cattle, from the CTMA, and Wendy Stark, from the Windsor-Essex Economic Development Corporation (WEEDC), hosted the delegation during their visit to Windsor, Ontario, Canada which included tours of four CTMA member companies.
The mould and die community gathered at the 16th international Colloquium “Tool and Die Making with a Future” held in Aachen to network, be aware about the latest developments and listen to presentations about current industry topics, as well as innovative concepts and solutions in this business area.
The latest ISTMA Europe Meeting was held in Dusseldorf, Germany, on October 20, 2016. Reunion took place along with K’2016 show – the most important worldwide event dedicated to plastics industry and its value chain.
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 2016” took place from September 26 to 30, in the cities of Marinha Grande and Oliveira de Azeméis.
ISTMA has just released a new edition with updated information about international trade in Tooling Industry. This publication presents statistical information about international trade and manufacturing on Tools, Dies and Moulds using extensive graphical presentation and numerical tables as a prevailing support. More than 900 figures on 250 pages are accessible in order to fully describe product and country industrial tooling dynamics in long time-series presentations.
The next ISTMA Europe Meeting will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany, on October 20, 2016. Reunion will be organized during K’2016 show – the most important worldwide event dedicated to plastics industry and its value chain.