TECHNOLOGY BLOG

In GRONBACH's technology blog we report on current topics from the metalworking industry and take a look behind the technical scenes and explain how manufacturing technologies and business approaches work in various industries.

KPIs in production

Main page » Blog » Business Key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential factors in the successful management of manufacturing companies. They primarily serve to monitor, evaluate and optimize production processes, capacity utilization, downtime and capital turnover and thus represent important indicators for decision-makers. The most important key figures are among others: Downtimes – Production failures ...

Free training for technicians and engineers

Main page » Blog » Businessnews Lifelong learning as a must-have for employees Personnel managers, departmental managers and business owners have long since recognised the need for continuous further training in the company and initiated appropriate measures. However, this trend towards establishing a professional employee base has not yet arrived everywhere. It is often left ...

Industry 4.0 – the industrial revolution

The “4th Industrial Revolution”, better known as “Industry 4.0”, which was initiated by the German government and first announced at the Hanover Fair, started as early as 2011. The aim is to make manufacturing companies operate more intelligently and efficiently and to move them into the age of digitization. Above all, companies should be able ...

Metal Technology: TIG welding

Main page » Blog » Metal technologies TIG welding (tungsten inert gas welding) belongs to the category of inert gas shielded arc welding, in which a corresponding shielding gas (usually argon) is used inert, i.e. without any chemical reactions. Between the workpiece to be machined and the tungsten electrode, the electric arc welds the used ...

Technology: back-injection of metal foils

Main page » Blog » Synthetics technologies Design oriented compound structures of metal foil and plastic With this technology, metal foil is bonded to plastic, resulting in a component coated with a metal foil. The special feature of this hybrid technology is the high degree of design freedom that comes into play in a wide ...

Metal technology: wire cutting

Main page » Blog » Metal technologies Wire cutting, also known as “wire eroding”, is a technology used to precisely cut and shape metals using a special wire made of copper, steel, brass or alternative materials. The main advantage of this method is that even the hardest materials can be eroded at a very small ...