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Partner Country Mexico | 22 May. 2018
Dormer Pramet supplies precision tools for KUKA
Robot manufacturer KUKA has been performing well in Mexico, and has now appointed Dormer Pramet as its primary cutting tools supplier.
Industrie 4.0 | 20 May. 2018
5G-ACIA gears production to wireless networks
The newly founded 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation is championing the introduction of 5G in industrial production. The...
Industrie 4.0 | 18 May. 2018
Targeted control by the automotive industry
German automotive manufacturers and suppliers are too slow in making structural preparations for the age of electromobility and...
Research & Technology | 14 May. 2018
EU Circular Economy Package ensures recycling innovations
The newly adopted EU Circular Economy Package contains higher binding recycling quotas for municipal waste. To ensure that plastic packaging...
Global Business & Markets | 14 May. 2018
German engineers on a tear, despite piracy
Good prospects: The VDMA has increased its production forecast for the current year from real plus 3% to 5%. In contrast, rampant product...
Artificial Intelligence | 10 May. 2018
Companies insist on better AI support
VDE member companies and colleges see Europe in last place when it comes to digitization, behind highly industrialized continents. But...
Integrated Energy | 08 May. 2018
IT giants using renewable energies
Google and Apple have declared to be 100% powered by renewable energies. Yet, the math doesn’t quite add up for either company.
Energy | 29 Apr. 2018
Raw materials for lithium-ion batteries are running out
Lithium and cobalt are essential components of the positive electrode in today’s batteries. A Helmholtz study warns of a possible shortage...
Global Business & Markets | 26 Apr. 2018
The microelectronics boom continues
The microelectronics market grossed 412 billion US dollars in 2017. Manufacturers are thus experiencing the biggest sales growth since the...
Young Tech Enterprises | 21 Apr. 2018
At last! Is this finally robot programming "for dummies"?
drag&bot has set its sights on simplifying the task enough for anyone to get quick and reliable results. The startup from Stuttgart is...
Global Business & Markets | 21 Apr. 2018
Asia has the most digital champions
In the digital transformation of the industrial sector, the APAC region is leading internationally, according to a PwC study: 19% of the...
Global Business & Markets | 19 Apr. 2018
Global industrial integration and interconnectedness
Industry 4.0, global value chains, integrated production: HANNOVER MESSE 2018 will leverage Mexico's Partner Country showcase and the Global...
Industrie 4.0 | 18 Apr. 2018
The industry is preparing for rapid change
The industry is embarking on unprecedented changes through digitization and technologies such as artificial intelligence. To master them, it...
Research & Technology | 16 Apr. 2018
The wise plan ahead for the future
Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates have launched a "Technology Innovation Pioneers" initiative (TIP) to promote the development of...
Global Business & Markets | 13 Apr. 2018
Siemens strengthens Brazil’s back
The growing economy in Brazil attracts German industrial companies. Siemens now wants to triple its engagement and contribute to the...
Industrie 4.0 | 12 Apr. 2018
Siemens is building a new 3D printing factory in Worcester
By investing €30 million in a new 3D printing facility in the United Kingdom, Siemens is pursuing a strategy that will permanently establish...
Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives | 08 Apr. 2018
Digital communication platforms make innovation champions
Export-intensive medium-sized companies that add considerable value in their own company, so-called “added value champions”, were surveyed....
Smart Supply | 03 Apr. 2018
Freight tendering could be more elegant
Up to 60% of the logistics costs of industrial companies are attributable to transport. The Fraunhofer Society has investigated how freight...
Industrie 4.0 | 27 Mar. 2018
Porsche to invest €6 billion in electromobility
The company means business when it comes to digitalization: The IT budget is to be increased by 60% to €450 million a year. Porsche also...
Integrated Industry | 19 Mar. 2018
The chemical industry is not placing enough value on 3D printing
Developments in additive manufacturing are bypassing chemical companies – at least if you are to believe a study conducted by CAMELOT...