IACDS Annual Convention 2023 to be held in Venice, Italy
Published 24/4 at 12:11
It is time for the IACDS annual meeting 2023, with the last time the industry met was at bauma in November 2022.
Interview with Karin Falk, president Husqvarna Construction: ”Everything for the [...]
Published 3/1 at 14:05
”Everything for the good of the customer” Karin Falk, president of Husqvarna's Construction Division since September 2020 was interviewed by PDi's editor in chief Jan Hermansson in connection with the bauma show in October.
Dr. Fritsch: technology leader for laser welding machines
Published 19/12, 2022 at 16:17
Dr. Fritsch is the world market leader in the diamond tool industry. The innovative company has a unique selling point in the industry: the combination of manufacturing know-how and expert knowledge of material production. PDi spoke to Uwe Funk, head of development at Dr. Fritsch Sondermaschinen GmbH about the development of laser welding machines.
The LSM 400 sets new standards in diamond tool production
Published 19/12, 2022 at 16:16
With the new saw blade laser welding machine LSM 400, Dr. Fritsch aims to reinforce its position as a leader in the diamond tool industry.
Swedish diving concrete cutter company works above and below the water surface
Published 30/12, 2020 at 10:03
Specialist concrete cutter company RPP Dive AB possesses a unique level of competence for concrete cutting projects below the water surface, which is combined with concrete cutting equipment from Pentruder and support from Pentruder’s dealer SDC (Swedish Diamond Tool Consulting).
PDi Concrete Cutting Survey 2020
Published 30/12, 2020 at 09:53
What’s the size of our industry? How many professional players does it comprise of? What’s forecast for 2021 and 2022? This article and the chart are aimed at providing some guidance in answering these questions along with the new IACDS Industry Report 2020.
“Our millennials are driving the digitization process”
Published 22/11, 2019 at 10:14
Husqvarna’s Henric Andersson recently explained that the company launched a series of new products at bauma this year, several of them PDi has already written about.
What is the revenue of the global concrete cutting market actually worth?
Published 27/12, 2018 at 09:34
It is tough to put final number on the total revenue of the global concrete cutting industry, mostly because it is very difficult to collect the numbers, but for 2018, PDi has given it a go.
“Sigi” forms Siegenthaler Consulting
Published 22/2, 2018 at 16:48
Ernst Siegenthaler, more commonly known simply as “Sigi”, is a well-known figure in the global professional concrete sawing and drilling community. In September 2017 he founded his own consulting firm operating in the field he has worked in for the last 30 years.
Tell me, please, how you do it?
Published 22/2, 2018 at 14:54
As you know, I try not be too absorbed by issues in the UK in this column because this magazine goes worldwide and, therefore, what’s happening in Britain doesn’t necessarily always resonate with fellow professionals all around the world.
Xmas gifts for concrete cutters
Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:23
If you are reading this annual report on diamond tools, it means that Xmas is round the corner. 2017 turned out to be a challenging yet rewarding year for the concrete sawing industry. At the year’s turn, the manufacturers look west getting ready to impress attendees of the next World of Concrete with their novelties. Andrei Bushmarin is running through a list of the Xmas gifts that diamond tool suppliers have prepared for their customers.
Continual development drives Diaquip global expansion
Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:19
Since its founding in 1996, Diaquip has successfully serviced the requirements of the professional global diamond drilling and sawing industry. This has been achieved through the development of an exciting product range of quality and functionality combined with a business ethos that puts the needs of the customer at the very heart of the business.
PDi 2017 Concrete Cutting Survey
Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:16
Many countries in the world are booming which is having positive affect on the global concrete cutting industry. But as the official figures have not been updated for several years the overall market. Jan Hermansson reports.
Klingspor’s comprehensive and price competitive product line
Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:35
The previous issue of PDi featured Klingspor and its production facility in Velyki Mosty, Ukraine. This is a continuation of their diamond tool production.
Klingspor investing in the diamond cutting blade market
Published 15/11, 2017 at 18:42
The German manufacturer of coated and bonded abrasives, Klingspor, is entering the diamond cutting blade market by investing in a new production facility at its factory at Velyki Mosty, Ukraine, about 50km north of Lviv, near the Polish border.
Safe breaking in Thailand
Published 15/11, 2017 at 18:15
In Thailand the concrete sawing and drilling contractor C.S. Applicator has broken through a bank vault’s concrete wall with equipment from Tyrolit. The vault is in a bank in the Roi-Ed province and has changed ownership. The new owners needed to renovate the building and extend the size of the vault by dismantling the old front wall while keeping and reusing the vault’s safe door.
Hydro-Tec: Quality above all
Published 16/5, 2017 at 16:16
Hydro-Tec, one of Germany’s most established and respected suppliers of concrete sawing and drilling solutions, hails from Schwabach near Nuremberg. It was there, in an abandoned army barracks that Roland Kirsch and Jürgen Kimmel set up the company in 1997. Andrei Bushmarin reports.
Tyrolit cutting pro competition final
Published 16/5, 2017 at 15:42
On 22 February the best European professional concrete cutters lined up against one another in the Tyrolit concrete sawing and drilling competition called Tyrolit Cutting Pro Competition.
“An Emotional Business”
Published 6/10, 2015 at 15:28
It’s not only manufacturers that play an important role in an industry’s development. Strong distributors also have a major impact in a region or a whole country. There are many examples and one is the company Nestag in Eptingen, Switzerland, which now is part of the Tyrolit Group. Jan Hermansson reports.
Diamantbohr on course for Germany
Published 6/10, 2015 at 15:20
Diamantbohr is Europe’s biggest concrete sawing and drilling contractor and will celebrate its 45th anniversary next year. It has a very strong foothold in Switzerland and is now setting its sights on increasing its presence in Germany. Jan Hermansson reports.