Successful show for WAFIOS 01 June 2016

Under the motto ‘innovations and highlights’ WAFIOS Umformtechnik GmbH, together with WAFIOS AG, presented its latest developments and machines at the recent wire® 2016 show in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Alongside its many new developments, WAFIOS Umformtechnik was specifically looking to speak to customers and visitors about concepts, ideas and requirements for the production processes of the future. The company also presented ideas and solutions on selected machines from the fields of cold forming, thread rolling and more.
WAFIOS used wire® 2016 as an opportunity to showcase 30 new developments on two stands, with an exhibition area of 2,500m². Sven Nieper, CEO of WAFIOS Umformtechnik GmbH, was highly satisfied with the fair regarding both visitors and the record number of new projects.
In addition to the wire show, WAFIOS Umformtechnik will also take part in the Fastener Expo Shanghai from 23rd – 25th June 2016. On stand A608 it will present the NAILMASTER – a high-speed wire nail machine with a nail production rate of up to 1,400 nails per minute. WAFIOS’ German partners on the stand will be CPM GmbH, SCHATZ AG and Zwick GmbH & Co KG.
WAFIOS Umformtechnik is also inviting all customers and people interested in cold forming technology to visit the WAFIOS Open House in the USA, which will take place from 20th – 22nd September 2016 at its Midwest Technical Centre near Chicago. At the Open House WAFIOS will present the 2 die 3 blow cold former HC8F Type HILGELAND with rotating die block and the high performance thread and profile rolling machine AF61 Type EWMenn.
Visitors are invited to the WAFIOS Open House to view the machines, and be part of the technical presentations and discussions of current topics.

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