Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0

Exten­sive inter­na­tion­al involve­ment in VDW’s umati pre­sen­ta­tion at EMO Han­nover 2019  70 com­pa­nies from ten coun­tries have con­nect­ed 110 machines and 28 val­ue-added ser­vices at EMO Han­nover 2019 via the umati stan­dard inter­face. “umati is open­ing up a new chap­ter in pro­duc­tion,” says Dr. Heinz-Jür­­gen Prokop, Chair­man of the VDW (Vere­in Deutsch­er Werkzeug­maschi­nen­her­steller – Ger­man…


EMO Hannover 2019 boosting investment levels with array of new technologies

Andreas Scheuer, Fed­er­al Min­is­ter of Trans­port and Dig­i­tal Infra­struc­ture, opens the world’s lead­ing trade fair for met­al­work­ing   Andreas Scheuer, Fed­er­al Min­is­ter of Trans­port and Dig­i­tal Infra­struc­tre, togeth­er with Low­er Saxony’s First Min­is­ter Stephan Weil, Mem­ber of the Board of Man­age­ment of Deutsche Telekom Adel Al-Saleh, Cec­i­mo Pres­i­dent Dr. Roland Feichtl and EMO Gen­er­al Com­mis­sion­er Carl…


EMO Hannover TRENDSPOTS — Discover the product innovations of the world of metalworking: No. 4

Solu­tions with the moves!  ALPHA LASER and Picum have announced a col­lab­o­ra­tion that meets a long-held indus­try desire for an end-to-end mobile laser weld­ing and milling solu­tion, with­out any need to trans­port com­po­nents. Rapid mobile ser­vic­ing of tools, molds and oth­er com­po­nents and mak­ing changes to them rep­re­sents a major cus­tomer ben­e­fit. Mobile laser weld­ing…


EMO Hannover TRENDSPOTS — Discover the product innovations of the world of metalworking: No. 3

Pilot cus­tomer en route to EMO Han­nover 2019  As a Siemens pilot cus­tomer, GEORG is attend­ing EMO Han­nover 2019 to unveil the dig­i­tal twin for two of its machine tools, mak­ing it one of the world’s first man­u­fac­tur­ers to have already tak­en the next con­crete step in the dig­i­tal trans­for­ma­tion – with the new gen­er­a­tion…


EMO Hannover TRENDSPOTS — Discover the product innovations of the world of metalworking: No. 2

Batch size one – and quick about it! In the run-up to EMO Han­nover 2019, BAM GmbH is launch­ing its new dig­i­tal man­u­fac­tur­ing plat­form up2parts. This online por­tal for cus­tom man­u­fac­tur­ing com­po­nents aims to elim­i­nate time-con­­sum­ing e‑mail inquiries and lengthy pur­chas­ing time­frames. BAM GmbH spe­cial­izes in using mechan­i­cal machin­ing and addi­tive man­u­fac­tur­ing process­es to pro­duce…


EMO Hannover TRENDSPOTS — Discover the product innovations of the world of metalworking: No. 1

We’ve got Indus­try 4.0 under con­trol  Automa­tion, robot­ics and dig­i­ti­za­tion with the Hero­nius Smart­Fac­to­ry – under the ban­ner of “Inno­va­tion made in Ger­many”, Hero­nius is mak­ing its very first appear­ance at EMO Han­nover in Sep­tem­ber 2019 to show vis­i­tors how they can con­trol automa­tion sys­tems with­out a PLC. The dynam­ic, new start-up Hero­nius GmbH divides…


EMO Hannover 2019: The world’s premier trade fair for smartphones

Since mid August is it avail­able: the brand new app for EMO Han­nover 2019!  On the one hand, the app pro­vides a quick overview of the trade fair high­lights. From IoT in pro­duc­tion and umati through the indus­try 4.0 and Start-up Area to the Addi­tive Man­u­fac­tur­ing Cir­cle and Job Board, you will find brief expla­na­tions…


Lightweight construction is key technology for global sustainability

Intel­li­gent light­weight solu­tions are increas­ing­ly gain­ing ground in machine tool con­struc­tion. The main focus­es are on new geome­tries and mate­ri­als as well as sim­u­la­tion and 3D print­ing. Exhibitors at EMO Han­nover will be show­ing how prod­ucts can be designed and man­u­fac­tured to meet light­weight and sus­tain­abil­i­ty cri­te­ria based on a range of exam­ples. Light­weight con­struc­tion…