Industrie 4.0 is a widespread topic in German mechanical engineering and plant construction in 2019 - but more than half of all companies are still on the way today, either outsiders or beginners. This is shown by the latest evaluation of the Industrie 4.0 Readiness Online Self-Check.
A selected group of German and Dutch entrepreneurs and members of the above-mentioned organisations will meet to network and exchange experiences and best practices on the core topics of Smart Industry / Industrie 4.0, recycling management and the factory of the future.
Norms and standards form the basis for tools and methods that companies use on a daily basis. The VDMA Info Day "Product Engineering in an Industrial 4.0 Environment" aims to draw a red thread from product design to production with its series of lectures.
OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) is the data exchange standard for secure industrial communication, independent of the manufacturer or platform, and thus a key technology for Industrie 4.0. The guideline helps German mechanical and plant engineering companies with the introduction and provides practical recommendations.
Digital-based business models that secure and extend industry 4.0 lead - Hartmut Rauen, Deputy Executive Director of VDMA, explains why a European cloud solution would be important for Germany and Europe and also explains the importance of 5G for industrial SMEs.
Die AZO GmbH + Co. KG führt Maschinelles Lernen in ihre Produktionsprozesse ein. Im Rahmen des Forschungsprojektes InPulS hat das Unternehmen gemeinsam mit dem Institut für Unternehmenskybernetik der RWTH Aachen eine selbstlernende Prozessregelung entwickelt. Im Interview spricht Dieter Herzig, Chief Digitalization Officer von AZO, über den Nutzen einer Einführung von Künstlicher Intelligenz und Maschinellem Lernen und gibt Tipps für Unternehmen, die sich neu mit dieser Materie beschäftigen.
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