March-April 2017

OEM focus

Ford

Global focus

South America

Technology

Machining
Turning, milling, Cutting tools
Lubricants, New technologies

Manufacturing Focus

Contract manufacturing

Environment:

Waste management
Site clean-up, Waste handling,
Recycling

Trade show preview

Hannover Messe – Germany – 24-28 April
Control – Stuttgart, Germany – 09-12 May

May-June 2017

OEM focus

Mazda

Global focus

India

Technology

Welding
Equipment, Automation, Quality control

Materials

Aluminium
Production processes • Applications
Material development

Manufacturing Focus

Paintshop

Trade show preview

Automotive Testing Expo
– Stuttgart, Germany - 20-22 June
Laser Word of Photonics
– Munich, Germany - 26-29 June

July-August 2017(with Industry 4.0)

OEM focus

AvtoVAZ

Global focus

Europe

Technology

Automation
Robotics, Materials handling,
Control systems

Manufacturing Focus

Electric and hybrid vehicles

Environment

Working environment
Skills and training, Ergonomics
Tooling, Safety

Trade show preview

AMTS – Shanghai, China – 05-08 September
EMO – Hannover, Germany – 18-23 September

September-October 2017 (with Asia-Pacific)

OEM focus

Maruti-Suzuki

Global focus

Middle East

Technology

Pressing and stamping
Tooling and dies, Processes, Automation

Materials

Steel
Light-weighting, Material development
Joining, Coatings

Manufacturing Focus

Luxury, high-performance cars

Trade show preview

Motek – Stuttgart, Germany – 09-12 October
Blechexpo/Schweisstec
– Stuttgart, Germany – 07-10 November

November-December (with AMS ATS)

OEM focus

Jaguar-Land Rover

Global focus

Africa

Technology

Digital manufacturing
CED and CAD systems, 3D printing, Production software

Materials

Composites
Applications, Production process, Joining challenges, Material development

Manufacturing Focus

Paintshop

Environment

Energy management
Renewables, Control systems,
Process development

January-February 2018 (with AMS Direcory 2018)

OEM focus

Porsche

Global focus

Russia

Technology

Quality control
Vision systems, CMM, New technologies

Environment

Composites
Applications, Production processes, Material developments

Manufacturing Focus

LCVs