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ISMR October Issue

Read the October issue of ISMR

In the October 2021 issue of ISMR, which was distributed at the Blechexpo exhibition in Germany, we quiz various sheet metal machine tool manufacturers around the world on their responses to the COVID-19 challenge, as well as their views on markets, industry trends and product development. Their responses are interesting and varied.  Read the October issue today on our website at

Read about the rise of automation and robotics in manufacturing (on page 20) and growth patterns, trends and forecasts for global consumer electronics markets on page 32. We chart Asia’s path through the pandemic, with forecasts and growth projections for its economies and manufacturers (page 40). You can also uncover a selection of the latest global metal folding innovations on page 76. Surface finishing (page 64), energy efficiency (page 68) and MRPs (page 72) also come under the spotlight in this issue.

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