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Acknowledged as the number one international sheet metal forming and fabrication journal, International Sheet Metal Review (ISMR) offers truly global and independent coverage. The success of this publication lies in a unique blend of technology, analysis and business issues presented in a fresh and lively format. You can access our latest issue online.

 

Incorporating interviews with leading international industry, government figures, academic and association figures, ISMR offers a strategic insight into the latest news, company and product developments, technological and technical advances, market trends, innovations and new business opportunities. Key issues are debated and regular, independent analysis into market prospects, opportunities and barriers can be found in each issue.

 

Each issue also has a section focused on major industry events and global news. Throughout the year, the magazine selects specific themes and topics for each issue. The following are planned for 2021.

 

Issue

Event coverage and focus

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December/January 2021

• Flexible manufacturing systems
• Roll forming
• Coil processing
• Handling, storage and stacking
• Control technologies
• Laser and plasma cutting
• Industry report: Aerospace market
• Regional report: Middle East

 
February 2021

• Hydraulic and mechanical presses
• Press brakes and folders
• Precision engineering
• CAD/CAM
• Deep drawing
• Welding
• Industry report: Automotive market
• Regional report: Germany
• Exhibition previews: TIMTOS (Taiwan), Global Industrie (France) and WIN Eurasia (Turkey)

 

March 2021

• Fasteners in focus
• Laser cutting
• Hydroforming
• Tube forming
• Inspection, measurement and monitoring
• Regional report: Turkey
• Industry report: Medical market
• Exhibition previews: Southern Manufacturing (UK) and BLECH India (India)

Distribution at WIN Eurasia (Turkey), TIMTOS (Taiwan) and Global Industrie (France)

April 2021

• Handling, storage and stacking
• Focus on coil processing
• Focus on additive manufacturing/3D printing
• Press brakes and folders
• Joining
• Punch presses
• Regional report: India
• Industry report: Domestic/consumer sector
• Exhibition preview: Metalloobrabotka (Russia) and LAMIERA (Italy) and Made In Steel (Italy)

Distribution at Southern Manufacturing (UK) and BLECH India (India)

May 2021

• Automation and robotics
• Waterjet
• Tooling
• CAD/CAM
• Surface finishing
• Plasma cutting
• Regional report: Russia
• Industry report: Construction sector
• Exhibition preview: SteelFab (Sharjah)

Distribution at Metalloobrabotka (Russia), LAMIERA (Italy) and Made In Steel (Italy)

June 2021

• Hydraulic and mechanical presses
• Precision engineering
• Welding, joining and fastening
• Flexible manufacturing systems
• Hybrid technologies
• Deep drawing
• Industry report: Oil and gas market
• Regional report: Middle East
• Exhibition preview: FABTECH (USA) and ITM Industry Europe (Poland)

Distribution at SteelFab (Sharjah)
July/August 2021

• Tubeforming
• Control technologies
• Press brakes and folders
• Roll forming
• Focus on additive manufacturing/3D printing
• Laser and plasma cutting
• Focus on materials
• Industry report: Defence market
• Regional report: Italy
• Exhibition preview: Schweissen and Schneiden (Germany) and EMO Milan (Italy)

Distribution at ITM Industry Europe (Poland)
September 2021

• Focus on Germany
• Punch presses
• Inspection, measurement and monitoring
• Stamping and pressing
• Tooling
• Industry report: Power generation
• Regional report: USA
• Exhibition preview: Blechexpo (Germany)

Distribution at Schweissen and Schneiden (Germany) and EMO Milan (Italy). Digital presence at FABTECH (USA).
October 2021

• Focus on coil processing
• Automation and robotics
• Handling, storage and stacking
• Press brakes and folders
• Materials
• Surface finishing
• Industry report: Electronic/general engineering
• Regional report: Asian markets

Distribution at Blechexpo (Germany)
November 2021

• Waterjet
• CAD/CAM
• Welding, joining and fastening
• Punch presses
• Industry report: HVAC/air conditioning
• Regional report: Poland

 
December/January 2022

• Flexible manufacturing systems
• Roll forming
• Coil processing
• Handling, storage and stacking
• Control technologies
• Laser and plasma cutting
• Industry report: Aerospace market
• Regional report: Latin America

 

 

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