Packaging 4.0 means more productivity and flexibility in the manufacture of flexible packaging
23.08.2016 K 2016 and Industry 4.0: The Kountdown has begun! Windmöller & Hölscher: Packaging 4.0 means more productivity and flexibility in the manufacture of flexible packaging
Electrified 4.0 enhances production efficiency of electric injection moulding machines
16.08.2016 For the latest film in the series on Industry 4.0 at K 2016, Plas.TV visited Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in Schwaig near Nuremberg.
Gebäudearmaturen: Umsatzsteigerungen im ersten Halbjahr 2016 beflügeln
11.08.2016 Rege Bautätigkeit stimmt die Branche positiv. VDMA Fachverband Armaturen rechnet mit weiterem Umsatzwachstum.
Looking into the future of production technology
08.08.2016 2017 is EMO year. Following a four-year break, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector will be held once more in Hanover, from 18 to 23 September 2017. Under the motto of “Connecting systems for intelligent production”, manufacturers of production technology from all over the world will be showcasing what needs to be done in order to generate maximised customer benefits from digitisation and networking of production operations. At the same time, of course, they will be striving to improve their own competitiveness with these corporate capabilities.
German manufacturers of glass machinery expect impulses from Asia and the Gulf States
04.08.2016 German manufacturers of glass machinery are looking optimistically to the future. Global markets are mainly stable. According to the German Engineering Federation, impulses are expected from Asia, the Gulf States and from glasstec among other places.
Less is more
04.08.2016 Fiber-reinforced materials increase resource efficiency. In that regard, members of the Board of the Hybrid Lightweight Technologies working group comment different aspects
The German machine builders see the greatest risk of Brexit in an increase of trade barriers. Foreign exchange risk, political and legal uncertainty and the slowdown in economic growth in the UK for several years are also assessed as high risks.
Brexit – yes or no? In a few days, the people of the United Kingdom will make a decision that will affect much more than their own future.
The diesel engine has been in the news a lot lately. What exactly are the prospects for diesel engines? And besides diesel and fuel oil - which kind of fuel will power freight ships in the future?
Working Group II will examine the market prospects of energy technologies in Europe, China and Indonesia at this year's Members' Meeting on November 11, 2016 in Berlin.
Industrie 4.0 points the way to a successful future. Production is becoming dovetailed with state-of-the-art information and communications technology, and more and more companies in the engineering and plant construction industry in North Rhine-Westphalia would like to benefit from this new level of added value. Implementing it, however, is a complex challenge for everyone. SMEs in particular are considering how to launch into Industrie 4.0 with their limited resources, or how best to follow up on their initial steps in this area.
Nach der Wirtschaft hat auch die Politik den afrikanischen Kontinent als wichtiges Zukunftsthema entdeckt. Richard Clemens, Geschäftsführer, VDMA Nahrungsmittelmaschinen und Verpackungsmaschinen, äußert sich in einem Kurzinterview zu den Motiven.