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

Your Ticket to the World of Metalworking

Ini­tial­ly planned for Sep­tem­ber, the pro­duc­tion of mem­ber­ship cards had to be post­poned by a few weeks. Design adjust­ments, tech­ni­cal test runs and inter­nal adjust­ments were to ensure the best pos­si­ble com­bi­na­tion of qual­i­ty and func­tion­al­i­ty, yet put us — and our mem­bers — to a test of patience. How­ev­er, the long wait has been…