At the beginning of the year, mechanical engineering in Germany made a surprisingly good start. In January, new orders rose by 7% in real terms year-on-year. However, according to VDMA chief economist Dr. Ralph Wiechers, this is not a sign of a sustained economic recovery. The increase was mainly due to a number of large orders that were booked in January. Furthermore, the effects of the ‘corona crisis’ are expected to be clearly reflected in the order figures.
Chromasens has introduced a 3D inspection system designed for detecting imperfections on the surface of metal cylinder heads requiring large field of views.