June 18, 2019
Dual-curve Metalforming Automation Technology Research Reaches a Milestone
June 18, 2019 – Kikukawa released the following press release in Japanese.
-Summary of the Release-
KIKUKAWA, a bespoke architectural metalworker, has announced that the government subsidy period has concluded for the research on automating dieless dual-curved metal forming technology. With this milestone, Kikukawa reported the summary of the progress to the government on the 31st of May, 2019.
The subsidy began in 2016, as collaborative research with Fukui University to establish a process that would allow the accommodation of a wide variety of small lot custom-made outsized or complex architectural metal products.
Click here for the press release in PDF (Japanese):
2019.06.18 Kikukawa News Release (dual curve metalworking research final report)