HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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SmartFactory KL e.V.

Trippstadter Str. 122
67663 Kaiserslautern
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Fax: +49 631 20575 3402


Ms. Stefanie Fischer
Head of Marketing
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Type of company
Association (non-profit, club)

Year founded

No. of employees
11-50 (Status: 2016)

Board of Directors
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Detlef Zühlke (chairman)
Dipl.-Phys. Andreas Huhmann
Dr. Thomas Bürger
Dr. John Herold

Executive Director
Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Rüdiger Dabelow

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The technology initiative SmartFactoryKL e.V. was founded in 2005 as a non-profit association to establish a network of industrial and research partners which initiate and implement together research and development projects, ranging from base technologies to the development of marketable products.
Today SmartFactoryKL is a manufacturer-independent demonstration and research platform and unique in Europe. Here, innovative information and communications technologies and their application are tested and developed in a realistic, industrial production environment.
From the beginning, SmartFactoryKL has been cooperating intensively with the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). This successful cooperation guarantees the access to leading German research in the field of innovative software technologies.

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Industrie 4.0-Production line

The Technologie-Initiative SmartFactory KL e.V. and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), together with the 18 involved partner companies, will present the further development of the Industrie 4.0 system at booth D 20 in hall 8 at Hannover Messe (Hanover Trade Fair). The expanded more

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