Young Tech Enterprises | 09 Feb. 2018
Established companies are ignoring startups
Collaborations with innovative startups offer established companies a wealth of opportunities to successfully manage their digital...
Digital Twin | 09 Feb. 2018
Rotterdam and IBM prepare for digital ship clearance
The Port of Rotterdam is the largest freight terminal in Europe for commercial shipping. The port is teaming up with IBM to digitalize and...
Industrie 4.0 | 09 Feb. 2018
The German system specialist Rittal has developed a new IoT interface that lays the foundation for seamlessly integrating its cooling units...
Industrial Supply | 08 Feb. 2018
Pipelines without turbulence possible
It could be a major breakthrough in energy efficiency: Evidently, flow turbulence in pipes can be effectively prevented.
Integrated Energy | 08 Feb. 2018
Intelligent window: roll-down curtain, air conditioner & heater in one
With so-called switchable liquids, material researchers have managed to develop intelligent windows that block out light at the press of a...
Predictive Maintenance | 07 Feb. 2018
Railway industry digitizing turnouts and workshops
Düsseldorfer Rheinbahn and Knorr-Bremse have arranged a pilot project on predictive maintenance. In the meantime, Voestalpine is working to...
Logistics 4.0 | 07 Feb. 2018
Rail traffic switches to autonomous trains
The inauguration of the high-speed route between Berlin and Munich was characterized by delays. One reason: problems with the European ETCS...
Industrie 4.0 | 07 Feb. 2018
Machine manufacturers hesitate when it comes to data-based services
Industry 4.0 has arrived in German machine and plant manufacture. This is the bottom line of the brief analysis of an online self-check...
Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives | 07 Feb. 2018
Back pain just got outsourced
The German Bionic Cray X from the robotics experts at German Bionic Systems is the first exoskeleton developed in Germany to enter series...
Research & Technology | 06 Feb. 2018
Hamburg Discovers Research
Hamburg returns to Research & Technology with driving forces such as DESY and a new stake as a major R&D player.
Industrie 4.0 | 06 Feb. 2018
Intellectual capital makes machines more productive
Intellect increases productivity – and not only that of employees. According to a study by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW),...
Global Business & Markets | 06 Feb. 2018
German companies confident
The cliché of "German angst" does not apply to digital transformation: German managers face digital disruption with more confidence and...
Industrie 4.0 | 06 Feb. 2018
Modules for Smart Chemical Plants
For the second time, the special display Process INDUSTRIE 4.0: The Age of Modular Production points the way to the future of the process...
Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives | 06 Feb. 2018
Special Display Smart Power Transmission and Fluid Power Solutions
One highlight in Hall 23 is the new special display for intelligent drive engineering and fluid technology.
Digital Twin | 06 Feb. 2018
In Bremen, mobile port robots perform unloading tasks
The working conditions at sea ports are extreme: Every day, employees haul hundreds of crates each weighing up to 35 kilograms, no matter...
HANNOVER MESSE News | 06 Feb. 2018
Taking Industry 4.0 to the next level
The digital integration of industry, energy and logistics is gathering pace, with traditional boundaries between industries breaking down,...
WoMenPower | 05 Feb. 2018
Women hit harder by digital transformation
The authors of a new study of the World Economic Forum demand nothing less than an "occupational retraining" revolution. By 2026, 1.4...
Energy | 05 Feb. 2018
A major boost in energy efficiency as the first climate goal
August 2, 2017 was Earth Overshoot Day and this year isn't looking much better. The best strategy against climate change is to save energy.
Integrated Energy | 05 Feb. 2018
Joint venture opens up electricity market for supermarkets
Solar specialist SMA Solar Technology and energy supplier Danfoss are planning a joint venture intended to pave the way for supermarkets to...
Industrie 4.0 | 04 Feb. 2018
Leader in digitization increases its edge
Japan, the U.S. and even Germany are among the winners when it comes to the digital transformation of production systems. At the same time,...