At the industrial trade fair in Hannover, Germany, industry leaders including National Association of Manufacturers President Jay Timmons were on hand to promote the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. They said T-TIP would further ease manufacturing trade, namely between the U.S. and Germany.
A lot of the manufacturing conversation has centered lately on Industry 4.0, aka Industrial Internet, aka digital manufacturing, aka advanced manufacturing. Semantics aside, these terms all mean one thing: fully automated, intelligent, and self-regulating factories powered by autonomous robots and orchestrations of production control data and digital information.
Hannover Messe, a major annual industrial fair in Germany, predicts that this year will see pivotal developments in plant integration technologies representing the stepping stones to tomorrow’s intelligent, fully automated factories.
Today marks the end of Hannover Messe 2013, the world’s largest industrial trade fair, where nearly 225,000 attendees had the opportunity to visit with 6,550 exhibitors from 62 nations. The show’s exhibitors included the Corporation for Economic Development (CED), which focuses on activities leading to economic diversity, stronger employer base and job growth in Madison County, Ind. Read more
Today marked the conclusion of the massive five-day industrial trade event Hannover Messe in Hannover, Germany. Comprising 11 trade fairs staged under one roof, the show featured the keynote theme of “Integrated Industry.” A total of 6,550 exhibitors highlighted a multitude of innovative products and technology solutions, providing a vivid showcase for this theme.
Among the fair, green energy and clean technologies emerged as a central component to Industry 4.0. Below are highlights provided courtesy of the show organizers. Read more
Supporting workforce and economic development in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region is a core priority for the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership (Greater MSP), which is currently exhibiting in Germany at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade show, ending Friday. Greater MSP, a public-private nonprofit partnership, has been promoting the region’s manufacturing sector at Hannover Messe, the grand-scale industrial event that consists of a lineup of leading trade fairs covering a number of different industries and markets. Read more
Political groups in opposing camps often struggle with the notion that attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and cut pollution will hamper business, kill innovation, and slow economic progress. But there’s one area where both sides can get along: energy efficiency.
Kateri Callahan, president of the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE), stood before a crowd of international manufacturing professionals on Monday, April 8 to discuss the organization’s goal of doubling U.S. energy efficiency by 2030 and the potential economic impact of such an achievement. Her talk was the keynote presentation at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial technology trade show, taking place now in Hannover, Germany. Read more