umati – Launch of a global brand

For over a year now, the VDW has been work­ing with eight mem­ber com­pa­nies and five con­trol man­u­fac­tur­ers to cre­ate an open inter­face for con­nect­ing machine tools to high­­er-lev­­el IT sys­tems. The project orig­i­nal­ly oper­at­ed under the some­what unwieldy title “Con­nec­tiv­i­ty for Indus­try 4.0”. VDW even­tu­al­ly launched the umati brand for the project at AMB

umati for everyone – How do I benefit and how can I get involved?

umati will only be accept­ed as a stan­dard if as many com­pa­nies as pos­si­ble use it. The umati pre­sen­ta­tion at the AMB (includ­ing press con­fer­ence and stand) was com­ple­ment­ed by a well attend­ed infor­ma­tion event for VDW mem­bers. The aim was to pro­vide infor­ma­tion first-hand. Dr. Alexan­der Broos from the VDW explained the back­ground to…