Functional integration has many facets
18/09/14 Interview with Volker Aust, Head of Product Management at Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik. Based in Karlsbad in the northern Black Forest, the firm specialises in the ultrasonic welding of plastic parts for the medical engineering, automotive and electronics industries, for example, but also for packaging and hygiene.
German machine tool industry still sees chances for growth
16/09/14 “Thanks to healthy domestic demand, the sector has put up a valiant performance”, reports Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the VDW , speaking at the press lunch held at the AMB in Stuttgart on 16 September 2014.
VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment: Dynamic first half of 2014The development in turnover of the manufacturers of components, machinery and equipment for photovoltaics in Germany has seen a significant increase in the first half of 2014. Compared to the same time period last year the turnover has increased by fairly 39 percent.
A week after his appointment as EU Commissioner for Digital Economy, Günther Oettinger is already on the right track in the view of VDMA. In an interview with “Welt am Sonntag”, Oettinger promised to drive forward the digitalization of industry over the coming five years. “Industry 4.0 must not just be a buzzword” .
With the election of Mrs. Regina Brückner, Managing Associate of Brückner Trockentechnik, for the first time in its long history the VDMA Textile Machinery Association will be chaired by a woman.