Interface standard will simplify digitalisation considerably

Vis­i­tors will be treat­ed to a large-scale demon­stra­tion of how umati works on the umati stand in Hall 9 at EMO Han­nover. It is planned to link up at least 100 machines from nation­al and inter­na­tion­al man­u­fac­tur­ers, and to present the lat­est devel­op­ments and the inter­na­tion­al­ly agreed draft of the Com­pan­ion Spec­i­fi­ca­tion. The VDW’s umati…


EMO Hannover 2019 on the right track

By 01 Decem­ber of this year, 1,780 exhibitors from 41 coun­tries had reg­is­tered for the upcom­ing EMO Han­nover 2019. Any­one can view the online list of exhibitors at www.emo-hannover.de. “We are delight­ed with the fan­tas­tic response that EMO Han­nover, the world’s lead­ing trade fair for met­al­work­ing, has again received from all sides,” says EMO Gen­er­al…


Full throttle towards a common language for machine tools

umati (uni­ver­sal machine tool inter­face) moves one step ahead towards becom­ing a gen­er­al­ly accept­ed stan­dard. VDW, the Ger­man Machine Tool Builders’ Asso­ci­a­tion and the OPC Foun­da­tion estab­lish a so-called Joint Work­ing Group. Inter­est­ed par­ties are cor­dial­ly invit­ed to par­tic­i­pate with imme­di­ate effect. “The group will start its work in Jan­u­ary 2019”, reports Dr. Alexan­der Broos,…