The annual DMG/Mori Seiki Open House held at the Deckel Maho plant in Pfronten, Germany attracted a record 6,000 visitors from around the globe.
The five-day event featured over 70 machines including six that made their global debut at the Open House. The new products included the CTX beta 2000 and the European-made NLX 2500/SY 700 universal turning machines, the DMU 125 FD monoBLOCK and DMU 65 FT monoBLOCK 5-axis universal milling machines as well as the DMC 80 H linear 5-axis horizontal milling centre and the high-precision DIXI 210 P 5-sided, 5-axis universal milling machine.
Half of the customers attending the DMG/Mori Seiki Open House travelled from overseas and included a strong contingent of customers from Australia and New Zealand. Stefan Weiwadel, President DMG MORI SEIKI Australia said he was pleased to see customers exchanging information, making new contacts and taking advantage of the expert advice on offer.
The open house featured an exhibition space showcasing 12 automation system solutions designed to help customers achieve maximum productivity, as well as presentations from Boeing and Rolls Royce that shed light on the latest developments and innovations in the aerospace industry. For Weiwadel, the highlight of these presentations was learning how DMG/Mori Seiki can continue to support and contribute to the aerospace industry's targets and success.
Customers were also given the chance to experience some of the local German attractions including a half-day tour of Munich and visits to Neuschwanstein castle and the Zötler Brewery.