The companies Zayer, Correa, Addilan and Savvy are the winners of the 2018 Advanced and Digital Innovation awards which have been given out today at the 30th edition of BIEMH.
César Garbalena, the President of the AFM CLUSTER and Imanol Pradales, the Representative of Economic Development of the Bizkaia Provincial Council, together with Xabier Basañez, the General Director of BEC, Alberto Alonso Martín, the General Director of Osalan, Alfonso Urzainki, the President of ADDIMAT, and Xabier Ortueta, the General Director of the AFM CLUSTER have handed out the prizes in the thirteenth edition of the awards.
Another award was also handed out along with the Innovation Awards, this time for the best End of Degree project related to the machine tool sector. The award was given to a student of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Rodrigo Alonso Pérez Úbeda, for his project entitled “Design and manufacturing of a low-cost customised torque-sensor”.
The company Zayer was given the Innovation Award in Machine Tools for its multi-function machining centre with milling-turning, which the jury has praised for its high technological and innovative value, integrating milling and turning processes.
The award for innovation in components for machine tools has been handed to the company CORREA for its UDX (Universal Differential Xtreme) milling head which has incorporated a significant technological leap.
The jury also agreed to give special mention to the company TALLERES MYL in this category for their “spindle” designed for grinding deep holes.
The award for innovation in additive manufacturing and 3D was handed to the company ADDILAN for their additive machine prototype WAAM VO.1.
The company MIZAR was given a special mention in this category for their aircraft engine component manufactured according to ITP AERO standards.
The award for innovation in integrating 4.0 concepts into advanced manufacturing systems has been awarded to SAVVY DATA SYSTEMS for their 360º Platform for machine tool and capital goods manufacturers.
The jury also gave a special mention to the joint project presented by IBARMIA, ZAYER and SHUTON entitled “Smart and connected machines for servitisation throughout the entire value chain”.