HSS Forum association elected its new President during its last meeting. Michal Grepl from ZPS-Frézovaci Nastroje a.s becomes the new HSS Forum President for 3 years, up to November 2019. HSS Forum thanks Carlos Pujana from Izar Tools, for its strong involvement since 2011 until 2016 as HSS Forum President.

The last HSS Forum conference took place in Berlin, Germany, on the 6-7th of April 2016, has been a great success. A lot of presentations highlighted cutting tools market trends, new materials, new tools designed, heat treatment, additive manufacturing …

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The next HSS Forum meeting will take place in Dusseldorf, Germany, on the 13th of April 2015. HSS Forum Members will give the kick-off for the preparation of the next HSS Forum Conference planed in Berlin, Germany the 6-7th of April 2016.

The program of the HSS Forum conference 2016 in Berlin is now online. Register now on

HSS Forum conference features smart solutions for metal cutting from all areas of application. Expert of the HSS cutting tool industry, coating and heat treatment companies, research centers will showcase current trends in their respective areas of work.

Next HSS Forum meeting will be hosted by ZPS-FRÉZOVACÍ NÁSTROJE a.s on the 8th and 9th of October 2014 in Zlín, Czech Republic.

During the event, HSS Forum members will discover the history of the company Bata and visit ZPS-FRÉZOVACÍ NÁSTROJE a.s..