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Low labor costs are becoming a less important pillar of the Czech economy.
Foreign Markets

Shortage of Skilled Workers Thwarts Economy of Czech Republic

The Czech Republic's competitive advantages are dwindling. In a survey conducted by the German-Czech Chamber of Commerce, companies complain above all about the lack of skilled workers and vocational training, and about the rising wage costs. However, the country is still getting good grades.

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Full ranks at the welcome to the 9th Landshut Lightweight Colloquium: Around 170 participants attended the event.
Landshut Lightweight Construction Colloquium

How Lightweight Design Changes the Rules of the Game

Berlin, too, has understood it: Lightweight design opens up new technical possibilities. Undersecretary Werner Loscheider of the Federal Ministry of Economics called it a "gamechanger" at the 9th Landshut Lightweight Construction Colloquium.

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Technologies

Hornet uses Rollon linear guides for sliding door systems, which are the basis for machine safety and for laser shielding.
Linear Guides

Safe Coating of Metal Components

Cladding is increasingly used to coat metal components. The machines use expensive lasers and are similar to machine tools. The sliding door systems for operator protection are equipped with robust, maintenance-friendly linear guides.

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Casting simulation that saves time: fast, simple, precise and cost-efficient.
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Introduction into Casting Simulation

Typical casting defects such as shrinkage, porosity or air entrapment are a big challenge to designers of cast products. While downstream corrections can be quite expensive, casting simulation with modern software tools enables designers to visualize and avoid these defects, thus ensuring manufacturing feasibility.

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Predictive maintenance is an essential pillar of Industry 4.0.
Basic Knowledge

IoT Basics: What is Predictive Maintenance?

Predictive maintenance is one of the most tangible applications within Industry 4.0. It allows status data to be obtained from machines and proactive maintenance to be carried out on systems. This paper uses a definition and practical examples to explain how predictive maintenance works.

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Industries

In addition to a well-functioning supplier base, OEMs need combustion technology expertise for their modern drive systems.
Rheinmetall Automotive

E-Mobility Needs Internal Combustion Know-How

For electric drive systems, automobile manufacturers need the internal combustion know-how of their suppliers, says Horst Binnig, head of Rheinmetall Automotive. This should have a positive effect on traditional companies.

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Casting simulation that saves time: fast, simple, precise and cost-efficient.
#sponsored
Timesaver Casting Simulation

Introduction into Casting Simulation

Typical casting defects such as shrinkage, porosity or air entrapment are a big challenge to designers of cast products. While downstream corrections can be quite expensive, casting simulation with modern software tools enables designers to visualize and avoid these defects, thus ensuring manufacturing feasibility.

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