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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 2019.

 

Issue

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February 2019 • Hydraulic and mechanical presses
• Press brakes and folders
• Precision engineering
• CAD/CAM
• Deep drawing
• Welding
• Industry report: Automotive market
• Regional report: France
• Exhibition previews: WIN Eurasia (Turkey) and Global Industrie (France)

Distribution at Southern Manufacturing (UK) and TIMTOS Taiwan

25 January 2019

March 2019 • Fasteners in focus
• Laser cutting
• Hydroforming
• Tube forming
• Inspection, measurement and monitoring
• Regional report: Turkey
• Industry report: Medical market
• Exhibition preview: BLECH India

Distribution at Global Industrie (France) and WIN Eurasia (Turkey)

15 February 2019

April 2019

• 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 previews: Metalloobrabotka (Russia), LAMIERA (Italy) and Made in Steel (Italy)

Distribution at BLECH India

15 March 2019

May 2019

• Automation and robotics
• Waterjet
• Tooling
• CAD/CAM
• Surface finishing
• Plasma cutting
• Regional report: Italy
• Industry report: Construction sector
• Exhibition preview: MACH Tool Poznan (Poland)

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

12 April 2019

June 2019

• 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: Poland

Distribution at MACH Tool Poznan (Poland) 17 May 2019
July/August 2019 • 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: Asian markets
• Exhibition previews: AsiaBLECH (China) and EMO Hannover
  21 June 2019
September 2019 • Focus on Germany
• Punch presses
• Inspection, measurement and monitoring
• Stamping and pressing
• Tooling
• Industry report: Power generation
• Regional report: USA
• Exhibition previews: Blechexpo (Germany) and FABTECH (USA)
Distribution at EMO Hanover 23 August 2019
October 2019 • 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: Germany
Distribution at Blechexpo (Germany), FABTECH (USA) and AsiaBLECH (China) 20 September 2019
November 2019 • Blechexpo review/interviews
• Waterjet
• CAD/CAM
• Welding, joining and fastening
• Punch presses
• Industry report: HVAC/ air conditioning
• Regional report: Latin America
• Exhibition preview: SteelFab (UAE)
  1 November 2019
December/January 2020 • 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
Distribution at SteelFab (UAE) 6 December 2019

 

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