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The user conference for the mobile use of intelligent technology on 5. 6. October 2022 in Hannover, Germany
New VDMA Software and Digitalization publication now available in German and English for machine and plant builders
New whitepaper from VDMA Informatik shows how platforms and services based on them are organized, and how value creation takes place within them in concrete terms.
With the model-based online tool "Investment Calculator 4.0" and the accompanying guide, the VDMA is setting new standards in the economic evaluation of digitization projects.
Are you interested in news, events and trend topics relating to digitization in mechanical and plant engineering? Stay up to date with our app "VDMA Software & Digitalization".
As the conceptual sponsor and cooperation partner of Messe Düsseldorf, the VDMA Glass Technology Forum is responsible for key programme content at the glasstec conference and activities at its own stand in Hall 15B26.
The event provided an overview of innovations and methods in production systems in the context of Industry 4.0 and highlighted areas of application during a virtual tour.
Market Intelligence - is market data the key to keeping an eye on developments in mechanical engineering and making better strategic decisions? A VDMA-wide survey reveals.
After four years of waiting, automatica - the leading trade fair for smart automation and robotics - presented itself as a driving force for the industry 547 exhibitors from 35 countries and more than 28,000 visitors from 75 countries made it a complete success!
Interview with Gerd Weissenfels, Managing Partner IBEDA Sicherheitsgeräte und Gastechnik GmbH & Co. KG
For the first time, bauma is offering a five-part webinar series on the key topics of the trade fair in cooperation with the VDMA.
After intensive discussions on the state of the industry and the further development of VDMA Mining (digitalisation and processing), the visit to the wild horse track brought some variety and fresh air.
Science and industry work hand in hand at the Buschhütten Campus. The Lab Tour provided a look at current research projects as well as solutions for digitalization and automation.
Way2K: Industry interview in the lead-up to the K 2022 trade fair with with Dr. Simon Bard, Product Manager Extrusion at Hans Weber Maschinenfabrik GmbH
A topic of the valve industry that is more than ten years old and most recently dealt with again in the VDMA digitalization network Valves, has now arrived in Brussels: The digital nameplate/product passport.
Hannover Messe 2022 was not only the return of the most important industry show to the big stage, but also a strong signal: medium-sized mechanical and plant engineering companies are developing the production solutions for a changing world.
For the fifth time, the NRW Ministry of Economic Affairs is the patron of the "NRW Economy in Transition" competition. Applications are open until June 30, 2022.
The Data Governance Act shall apply from 24 September 2023. This law is an important part of the EU's data strategy, which aims to strengthen the data economy.
On May 24, 2022, the Digital Farming working group met in Leipzig for the 16th time. The working group deals with new topics related to the digitalization of agricultural technology and agriculture.
A successful event: on May 11, 2022, 60 participants exchanged views on top issues ranging from sustainability management and climate neutrality to "zero impact" in raw materials at the Corporate Foresight spring conference. Exciting presentations, interesting discussions and inspiring networking.
Current brochure bundles the association's internal know-how on current activities related to digitization and Industrie 4.0. The VDMA is represented at the Hannover Messe with numerous activities in this regard.
The number of hacker attacks in the mechanical and plant engineering sector is on the rise. More and more VDMA member companies are reporting attacks on office and production systems within the company. Already almost 40 percent of the attacks lead to production downtimes. How can medium-sized companies in particular arm themselves against attacks in advance or react correctly in the event of an actual attack?
Trade show appearance with live demonstration of digital twins - Significant sales increases in 2021 - Rising energy prices and unstable supply chains cloud prospects
A current survey is intended to provide information on how widespread the VDA 5050 communication interface is among member companies and at what version status. All VDMA members with automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and AGV master control systems in their product portfolio are invited to participate.
Whether navigation, monitoring or data integration: assistance systems effectively support production. With their help, processes can be optimised and costs reduced at the same time.
The digitaLegis working group deals with the interface between digitization and law: In the course of digitization, legal aspects are increasingly becoming more important.
Successful with digital business models
Highly networked production processes have long been part of everyday life in modern agriculture. Digital technologies are their tools, which now extend far beyond the individual machine and the individual farm.
Human-robot collaboration in production is intended to combine the strengths of humans and robots. But before that, it is necessary to examine which processes are suitable for this.
STILL and SYNAOS, two AGV Mesh-Up participants, announce a new partnership to further establish automated guided vehicles.
The current number of members of the VDMA Software und Digitalisierung shows how enormously the networking of the software industry and mechanical engineering has increased.
The event at the Technologie Campus Grafenau offers you an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas with other companies, gain insights into the current state of research and at the same time, learn more from the areas of data preparation and data analytics (Big Data) using market-oriented research examples.
On the occasion of ABM 2022, VDMA Software and Digitization is putting the spotlight on important trend topics in the fields of cybersecurity and digitization.
Technological changes require new skills from employees. A study by VDMA and Kienbaum shows which future skills are crucial for digitalization in mechanical and plant engineering.
ERP systems are an important source of data for corporate carbon footprints and play an important role in the preparation of a CSR report.
Successful digital transformation in mechanical and plant engineering succeeds when everyone pulls in the same direction and keeps the customer's requirements in mind.
Panel discussion on IT security at Hannover Messe 2022, June 1, 2022, Hall 18, H'Up
The German mechanical and plant engineering sector is dominated by small and medium-sized enterprises and is strongly export-oriented. In global competition, it is subject to the same legal requirements as large companies and international corporations. The digital transformation, geopolitical upheavals, crises and increasing compliance and sustainability requirements pose enormous challenges for all companies. However, medium-sized companies have fewer resources at their disposal. This requires flexibility and a sense of proportion when it comes to legislation.
93 percent of companies already see themselves as well prepared for the digital transformation - Covid-19 pandemic acts as accelerator
There are 2022 startup solutions for metalworking to discover at the VDMA Technology Forum at AMB. Startups and machine builders who would like to participate can apply now.
Everyone is talking about the digital twin - we showed it live! In Hall 6, B51, trade fair visitors could try it out for themselves: touch real products, scan QR codes and look at Digital Twins.
VDMA found out how important a good user experience (UX) is in an interview with Nils Clark-Bernhard, macio GmbH, and David Baier, Weidmueller GTI Software GmbH.
Artificial intelligence is also increasingly relevant for drone applications. A new startup overview from the Industrial Drone Solutions consortium profiles young AI companies.
VDMA has completed an initial assessment of the Data Act: the obligation to provide data and the fairness test for contractual B2B agreements are particularly critical.
The EU and the US announced on 23 March 2022 that they had reached a political agreement on a Trans-Atlantic data protection framework. However, it is not yet a done deal.
Revised FAQ of the LfDI Baden-Württemberg provides valuable advice for websites, apps, but also IoT devices.
New EU legislation on SEPs: Commission seeks input for consultation
Artificial intelligence can not only provide support in the production context, but also offers assistance in administrative areas.
Real-time communication for Industrie 4.0-enabled automation solutions
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