EMO Hannover 2019 provides clarity in uncertain times Trade fair builds on successful previous event

EMO Han­nover 2019 closed its doors today fol­low­ing a six-day run. From 16 to 21 Sep­tem­ber, round about 117,000 pro­duc­tion spe­cial­ists from 150 coun­tries con­vened at the world’s lead­ing tradeshow for the met­al­work­ing indus­try. “This EMO Han­nover 2019 built on the suc­cess of our boom year in 2017,” report­ed EMO Gen­er­al Com­mis­sion­er Carl Mar­tin Wel­ck­er.…


AI continuing to gain ground: Awards presented to winners of the “Founder Competition – Digital Innovation” at EMO 2019 in Hanover, Germany

Improv­ing ener­gy man­age­ment through arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence, using a smart­phone for vir­tu­al sewing pat­terns, or sav­ing human lives with a dig­i­talised process chain: these are just some of the unique ideas with which start-ups were able to con­vince the jury of the “Founder Com­pe­ti­tion – Dig­i­tal Inno­va­tions” organ­ised by the Fed­er­al Min­istry for Eco­nom­ic Affairs and…


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…


Doomed to fail without AI?

EMO Han­nover 2019: Apply­ing an “engi­neer­ing approach” to the sys­tem­at­ic use of arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence  The head­line is inten­tion­al­ly provoca­tive. Accord­ing to a 2018 study by Boston Con­sult­ing, Chi­na, Japan and the USA have been upgrad­ing their arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence (AI) sys­tems for some time now, mean­ing that Europe urgent­ly needs to take action. Prof. Jörg Krüger,…


Cobots – Successful collaboration between man and robot

EMO Han­nover 2019 show­cas­ing robot­ic and automa­tion solu­tions for man­u­fac­tur­ers  Robot­ics and automa­tion are among the key tech­nolo­gies for ensur­ing last­ing inter­na­tion­al suc­cess. Cobots inter­act direct­ly with humans and give man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pa­nies a com­pet­i­tive edge in the mar­ket. At EMO Han­nover 2019, trade vis­i­tors will find count­less automa­tion solu­tions and col­lab­o­ra­tive robots aimed at enhanc­ing…