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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.

Make your mark in the sheet metal world!

Incorporating interviews with leading international industry, government figures, academic and association figures, International Sheet Metal Review offers a strategic insight into the latest news, company and product developments, technological and technical advances, market trends, innovations and new business opportunities. It has a targeted global readership of over 35,000 per month.

Robotics in review

Today, industrial robots are an essential part of many manufacturing processes across a broad range of market sectors. Robots, as part of a modern manufacturing strategy, bring a host of benefits including process consistency; improvements in productivity quality and yield; high levels of flexibility and the ability to free humans from dirty, tiring or hazardous working environments.

EuroBLECH goes digital

A new digital meeting place for the international sheet metal working community, the EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Series 2021, kicked off with an event focused on forming technology (including sheet metal parts and materials, as well as tool technology) from 27-28 April 2021.

Launch of EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Series 2021

“Launching in April 2021, EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Series 2021 will provide an essential marketplace and business platform for the international sheet metal working industry. It will deliver a set of targeted curated digital events and offer exhibitors the opportunity to introduce new products and machines as well as feature their latest developments and innovations,” EuroBLECH organiser, Mack Brooks Exhibitions, told ISMR.

Global sheet metal market to reach US$ 86 billion by 2027

According to updated research (from, amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for sheet metal estimated at US$ 71.9 billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$ 86 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 2.6% over the analysis period 2020-2027.

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