Leading trade fair glasstec: platform for new technologies in the glass-processing and Industry 4.0 fields
29.08.2016 The leading trade fair glasstec, to be held from 20 to 23 September 2016 in Düsseldorf, once again sees itself as a platform for glass technology. Around 1,200 companies will be exhibiting at the trade fair, including the mechanical engineering company Grenzebach.
Record Sales of "Seeing Machines" from Germany
German machine vision industry posts 9 percent in worldwide growth
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.
Building valves 1st half of 2016 - essentially spurred on by sales
11.08.2016 Strong construction activity positively impacts the industry. The German Valve Manufacturers Association anticipates further sales growth
Industrial valves 1st half of 2016 - few reasons for optimism
11.08.2016 Current weaknesses in the World economy affects the manufacturers of industrial valves: Demand in China, USA, and Russia declines.
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 EU tends to insist on making decisions that would be better made by the member states at a national level. Labor market policy is one example.
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.