Engineering inspired by nature

There is an estab­lished tra­di­tion of young entre­pre­neurs pre­sent­ing their new busi­ness mod­els at EMO Han­nover. Cell­Core, a com­pa­ny found­ed by Andreas Krüger and two of his col­leagues at the end of 2016, is one of the exhibitors on the joint start-up stand sup­port­ed by the Fed­er­al Min­istry of Eco­nom­ics and Tech­nol­o­gy. Their busi­ness mod­el…


High-quality sensor data is a crucial requirement for Industry 4.0

The use of appro­pri­ate sen­sor tech­nol­o­gy in pro­duc­tion is a basic pre­req­ui­site for the imple­men­ta­tion of Indus­try 4.0. It col­lects data on process and machine sta­tus as it aris­es and makes it avail­able for var­i­ous process-rel­e­­vant infor­ma­tion ser­vices and work­flows. How­ev­er, the costs of sen­sor tech­nol­o­gy and the vari­ety of pos­si­ble appli­ca­tions often make it…


Digital fitness regime for machinists

Machin­ists are get­ting used to the new ter­mi­nol­o­gy. Tool man­u­fac­tur­ers and their users are now famil­iar with dig­i­tal twins, the cloud and the smart eval­u­a­tion of Big Data. All this is hap­pen­ing in response to the “Indus­tri­al Inter­net of Things IIoT” – one of the key themes of EMO Han­nover 2019. Accord­ing to Prof. Frank…


industry 4.0 area at EMO Hannover

The EMO is the world’s lead­ing trade fair for met­al­work­ing. Almost all machine tool and tool man­u­fac­tur­ers, togeth­er with sup­pli­ers of com­po­nents and the cor­re­spond­ing periph­er­als, present their inno­va­tions to vis­i­tors from all over the world. The indus­try 4.0 area at the EMO 2019 – a joint project of the trade jour­nal mav and the…


T4M: Messe Stuttgart pooling medical technology know-how

The med­ical tech­nol­o­gy indus­try will cel­e­brate the pre­mière of T4M – Tech­nol­o­gy for Med­ical Devices — in Stuttgart from 7 to 9 May 2019. Sup­pli­ers with med­ical tech­nol­o­gy exper­tise such as Lasertech Srl (Italy), Micro Éro­sion (France), Pre­ci­sion Micro Ltd (Great Britain), Zapp Pre­ci­sion Met­als GmbH MEDICAL ALLOYS (Ger­many), HAKAMA AG (Switzer­land) and Heimer­le +…