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2019-03-25 All major control suppliers support umati

All major control suppliers support umati
umati on the way to an internationally recognized standard interface for the communication of machine tools with higher-level IT systems Go to press info

2018-12-21 EMO Hannover 2019 on the right track

EMO Hannover 2019 on the right track
By 01 December of this year, 1,780 exhibitors from 41 countries had registered for the upcoming EMO Hannover 2019. Anyone can view the online list of exhibitors at www.emo-hannover.de. Go to press info

2018-08-01 EMO Hannover 2019 in the starting blocks!

EMO Hannover 2019 in the starting blocks!
The starting shot has been fired for EMO Hannover 2019. The invitation and registration documents for the world's leading metalworking trade fair are currently being sent out to around 60 countries. Go to press info

2018-04-09 Smart technologies are driving tomorrow’s production

Smart technologies are driving tomorrow’s production
The EMO Hannover 2019, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking industry, will be held from 16 to 21 September under the motto of “Smart technologies driving tomorrow’s production”. Go to press info

2017-09-28 EMO Hannover sparks capex investment in the billions

EMO Hannover sparks capex investment in the billions
A veritable hotbed for business success; a fantastic window onto the global market; a pacesetter for the future of manufacturing − those are just a few of the ways in which participating exhibitors have described the outcome of EMO Hannover 2017. After six action-packed days, more than 2,200 international manufacturers of production technology are leaving Hannover on Saturday. Go to press info

2017-09-28 Safety of standard PLC control validated yet again

Safety of standard PLC control validated yet again
As part of the Safety Day at the EMO Hannover 2017, the VDW-Research Institute, the research community of the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), awarded the prize for the “Project of the Year” yesterday for the third time, thus paying due tribute to outstanding research projects conducted by production-engineering academics in order to close knowledge gaps. Go to press info

2017-09-19 German Machine Tool Manufacturers Tackle Industry 4.0 Together

German Machine Tool Manufacturers Tackle Industry 4.0 Together
The VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) presents the industry initiative of the German machine tool industry for networked production for the first time at the EMO Hannover 2017. A core team is involved in the first phase of the project with the companies DMG Mori, Emag, Grob, Heller, Liebherr-Verzahntechnik, United Grinding, Trumpf and the VDW. Go to press info

2017-09-18 Record participation marks start of EMO Hannover 2017

Record participation marks start of EMO Hannover 2017
Under the motto of Connecting systems for intelligent production, over 2,200 exhibitors from 44 different nations (compared with 2,131 in 2013) are showcas-ing their machines, solutions and services for industrial production at the event. Go to press info

2017-09-04 Measurements trigger an appetite for more

Measurements trigger an appetite for more
Between fascination and a slight uneasiness –that's roughly the sort of subliminal reaction even experts occasionally feel when it comes to the subject of “artificial intelligence”. Autonomous robots, self-driving vehicles or cognitive systems that image the functioning of the human brain and are even able to checkmate a chess grandmaster, may trigger concerns regarding a loss of human control. Go to press info

2017-08-17 Process automation: on the way to the clouds

Process automation: on the way to the clouds
Cloud solutions are on everyone’s lips: digitalised data in app-based strongholds in the clouds are being tasked with automating processes and rendering them more efficient. The EMO Hannover 2017 will be showcasing viable approaches and providing fit-for-purpose navigational aids on the data highway to the smart factory of the future. Go to press info

2017-08-07 Digitalisation is the EMO’s leitmotif

Digitalisation is the EMO’s leitmotif
The fair’s keynote theme of “Connecting systems for intelligent production” is complex, but has nonetheless been well received. This has been confirmed by a survey among EMO exhibitors on digital transformation. Go to press info

2017-07-31 For your diary: the finalised dates for the EMO Hannover 2019

For your diary: the finalised dates for the EMO Hannover 2019
The world leading trade fair for metal processing will take place from 16 to 21 September in 2019, the VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken), organizer of EMO Hannover, announced . Go to press info

2017-07-31 Advances in classical technologies assure the machine tool’s future

Advances in classical technologies assure the machine tool’s future
At this year’s EMO Hannover, for the first time a research symposium will be held; The VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) is in conjunction with the WGP (German Academic Society for Production Engineering) organising the “Production for Tomorrow” symposium. It will be focusing on the numerous innovations in the fields of classical technologies. Go to press info

2017-07-18 The days of the traditional machine tool are not numbered

The days of the traditional machine tool are not numbered
The whole world is talking about 3D printing, additive manufacturing and generative multi-layer construction technologies. Nevertheless, this is a long way from meaning that the classical machine tool is going to be pensioned off. The EMO Hannover 2017 will be showcasing an international banquet of production technology – with alternative processes as the highly auspicious icing on the cake. Go to press info

2017-07-12 Upbeat mindset in the Indian economy

Upbeat mindset in the Indian economy
Are Modinomics fuelling an industrial renaissance in India? This question will be addressed during the India Day hosted by the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) at the EMO Hannover 2017 on 20 September. The event will be showcasing potentials for production technology and capital investment. Go to press info

2017-07-10 Tool and metrological technology indispensable for Industry 4.0

Tool and metrological technology indispensable for  Industry 4.0
VDMA invites to the event “Innovative Solutions for Industry 4.0” at the EMO Hannover 2017. At the VDMA’s stand (Hall 4 / D44), member companies and partners from the research community will from 19 to 21 September be contributing 30 brief presentations, focusing primarily on high-precision tools, metrological and testing technology, research, and tool data interchange. Go to press info

2017-07-05 Are machine tools safe? Depend on it!

Are machine tools safe? Depend on it!
At the Safety Day for Machine Tools at EMO Hannover 2017, top experts will present their insights on the requirements and challenges entailed by the current state of the art, mapping out how practical solutions ensure high levels of safety and elucidating what remains to be done in the future. Go to press info

2017-06-21 Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be opening the EMO Hannover 2017

Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be opening the EMO Hannover 2017
Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will in September be ceremonially opening the EMO Hannover 2017. “We are absolutely delighted that our head of state will be honouring the EMO Hannover with his presence, and thus unequivocally affirming the high level of perceived importance accorded to the nation’s industrial sector,” says Carl Martin Welcker, General Commissioner of the EMO Hannover, Go to press info

2017-06-16 What does the future hold for the industrial sectors in the USA and Mexico?

What does the future hold for the industrial sectors in the USA and Mexico?
Since the beginning of this year at the latest, industry representatives all round the globe have been wondering where it is heading, the US-American economy, and what is to become of its southern neighbour Mexico. The VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) will be investigating these questions as part of its Metalworking Growth seminar on 21 September 2017 at the EMO Hannover. Go to press info

2017-06-12 Industry 4.0 requires more openness

Industry 4.0 requires more openness
Without more openness in the machine tool industry and in the user sectors involved, the digital Industry 4.0 concept is not going to pay off for small and mid-tier enterprises (SMEs) in particular. Reason enough to use the EMO Hannover 2017 not only for acquiring information, but also for recruiting co-campaigners for digital networking. Go to press info

2017-05-31 “Engineers have a place in the big data world too”

“Engineers have a place in the big data world too”
It’s with mixed feelings that some production experts will be looking at the EMO Hannover and its “Industry 4.0 area”: they fear that Industry 4.0 will lead to algorithms and solutions themed around big data, which in the long term will render the experts’ knowledge superfluous. Go to press info

2017-05-29 A window on the production operations of tomorrow

A window on the production operations of tomorrow
The EMO Hannover 2017 is exploring new approaches for strengthening mutual feedback between the academic and business communities. In line with the EMO’s motto of “Connecting systems for intelligent production”, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association (VDW) is therefore organising the Industry 4.0. Special Show area. Go to press info

2017-05-03 Making light work of it: enhanced dynamics with CFRP

Making light work of it: enhanced dynamics with CFRP
Ultra-high-strength materials are highly popular not only in aircraft and automobile manufacturing, but also in the mechanical engineering sector, because they are often comparatively light and at the same time very sturdy. Machine tools, however, not infrequently come up against their physical limits when processing these materials. Go to press info

2017-04-25 Smart clamping and intelligent networking

Smart clamping and intelligent networking
The potentials of clamping technology in a process-optimised manufacturing operation will be spotlighted from all viewpoints at the EMO Hannover 2017. Here, too, additive processes open up entirely new options. For digitally networked manufacturing processes, intelligent clamping devices will play a crucial role. Go to press info

2017-03-27 More accurate than the Oracle of Delphi

More accurate than the Oracle of Delphi
In classical antiquity, the visions of the future revealed by the Oracle of Delphi were often enigmatic and even incomprehensible. By contrast, the production scientists of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK) are able to foresee the future of machine tools a lot more clearly and accurately with the aid of predictive maintenance. Go to press info

2017-03-13 Provisional exhibitors’ directory published

Provisional exhibitors’ directory published
The VDW will shortly be publishing the provisional EMO exhibitors’ directory under www.emo-hannover.de. So far, around 2,000 exhibitors from 42 different countries have registered. That means that this year the event is well on the way to topping the record figures achieved by the EMO Hannover in 2013. Go to press info

2017-02-27 Heat leaks and power guzzlers are now being targeted

Heat leaks and power guzzlers are now being targeted
It would be the ideal Who-Wants-to-be-a Millionaire” quiz question: where do machinery manufacturers, architects, construction engineers and electrical engineers all work together under the same roof? The answer is: in the ETA factory of Darmstadt University of Applied Science. Go to press info

2017-02-20 Safety harmonised with productivity

Safety harmonised with productivity
Standards on the safety of machine tools are currently being revised by the VDW (German Machine Tool Builder Association). The VDW’s working group for “Safety engineering in metal-cutting machining” is especially tasked with the Type C Product Safety Standards coming first in terms of importance, e.g. ISO 16089 for grinding machines, ISO 16090 for milling machines and ISO 23125 for lathes. Go to press info

2017-02-13 汉诺威国际机床工具展 – VDW expands EMO communication with Chinese customers

汉诺威国际机床工具展 – VDW expands EMO communication with Chinese customers
The green light is scheduled for mid-February 2017. To coincide with the six press conferences planned by the EMO’s organiser, the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) in Beijing, Shenyang, Nanjing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou, the EMO’s WeChat account 汉诺威国际机床工具展 is going online. Go to press info

2017-01-30 Start-ups in the limelight at the EMO Hannover 2017

Start-ups in the limelight at the EMO Hannover 2017
For the first time, there will be a special stand themed around “Start-ups for intelligent production” at the EMO Hannover 2017, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector, to be held from 18 to 23 September. Go to press info

2017-01-24 Quality assurance: “random-sample measurements often no longer suffice”

Quality assurance: “random-sample measurements often no longer suffice”
The German-language scientific periodical “Bild der Wissenschaft” has described Prof. Gisela Lanza as the “120-per-cent woman”, because for four years she worked simultaneously as the first incumbent of the Shared Professorship of “Global Production Engineering and Quality” at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and at the automaker Daimler. Go to press info

2016-12-16 EMO Hannover 2017 heading for a record

EMO Hannover 2017 heading for a record
Just under a year before the fair begins, the figures for official registration at the EMO Hannover 2017 are looking rather impressive: more than 1,700 firms from 40 different countries have registered for the world’s most important trade fair for the metalworking sector, booking a stand area totalling 152,000 square metres for the period from 18 to 23 September 2017 in Hanover. Go to press info

2016-08-08 Looking into the future of production technology

Looking into the future of production technology
Under the motto of “Connecting systems for intelligent production”, manufacturers of production technology from all over the world will be showcasing what needs to be done in order to generate maximised customer benefits from digitisation and networking of production operations. Go to press info

2016-04-12 EMO Hannover 2017: an intensified focus on networked systems for intelligent production

EMO Hannover 2017: an intensified focus on networked systems for intelligent production
“Connecting systems for intelligent production” is the motto of the EMO Hannover 2017. The world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector will thus, from 18 to 23 September 2017, be intensifying its focus on the mega-trend of digitisation within the context of Industry 4.0. Go to press info

2015-05-05 Demand for machine tools takes a breather

Demand for machine tools takes a breather
“Compared to a strong first quarter in 2014, demand for machine tools is currently taking a breather,” commented Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the sectoral organisation VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) in Frankfurt am Main. Go to press info

2015-02-12 German machine tool industry expects increased production output in 2015

German machine tool industry expects increased production output in 2015
“The low oil price and the fall in the euro’s exchange rate are invigorating capital investment and thus also increasing the demand for machine tools,” says Martin Kapp, Chairman of the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association), speaking at the VDW's annual press conference in Frankfurt am Main. Go to press info

2015-02-12 German machine tool industry puts in a notable finishing sprint for 2014

German machine tool industry puts in a notable finishing sprint for 2014
In the fourth quarter of 2014, order bookings in the German machine tool industry were up by an impressive 15 per cent compared to the final quarter of 2013, a steeper rise than expected. Go to press info

2014-11-25 Weak order bookings in the German machine tool industry

Weak order bookings in the German machine tool industry
“Order bookings have not come up to expectations so far in 2014,” says Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the trade association VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) in Frankfurt am Main. Go to press info

2014-09-16 German machine tool industry still sees chances for growth

German machine tool industry still sees chances for growth
“Thanks to healthy domestic demand, the sector has put up a valiant performance”, reports Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association). Go to press info

2014-09-10 Date for EMO Hannover 2017 set

Date for EMO Hannover 2017 set
The dates have now been finalised for the EMO Hannover 2017, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector. The VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) in Frankfurt am Main, which is responsible for organising the EMO Hannover, has announced that the next event will be held from 18 to 23 September 2017... Go to press info

2014-08-27 Order bookings for the German machine tool industry still on course

Order bookings for the German machine tool industry still on course
“German machine tools were still in demand during the year’s first half”, comments Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the sectoral organisation VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) in Frankfurt am Main. Go to press info

2014-05-07 Domestic clients boosting demand for machine tools

Domestic clients boosting demand for machine tools
"The domestic market is a major source of demand for the machine tool sector right now," said Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders' Association) in Frankfurt am Main. Go to press info

2014-02-13 EMO Hannover: tomorrow´s production technologies

EMO Hannover: tomorrow´s production technologies
Under the motto of “Intelligence in Production”, solutions were presented at EMO Hannover 2013 that efficiently integrate new information technologies. The focus here was on innovations that automate, simplify or enhance the efficiency of the work sequences involved. The showcasing of these path-breaking production technologies has created the foundations for maintaining corporate competitiveness. Go to press info

2014-02-06 German machine tool industry expects another record production output in 2014

German machine tool industry expects another record production output in 2014
Germany’s machine tool industry expects its production output to rise by 4 per cent in 2014 to what will then be around 15.1 billion euros. Go to press info

2014-02-06 Unspectacular end to the year in the German machine tool industry

Unspectacular end to the year in the German machine tool industry
“It was a rather unspectacular end to the year for the German machine tool industry”, comments Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the sectoral organisation VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) in Frankfurt. Go to press info

2013-11-19 German machine tool orders rising again

German machine tool orders rising again
"Demand for machine tools has achieved the long-awaited turnaround”, comments Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of the sectoral organisation VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) in Frankfurt am Main. Go to press info

2013-09-16 EMO Hannover 2013 - Metalworking on show

EMO Hannover 2013 - Metalworking on show
EMO Hannover returns from 16 to 21 September 2013. International producers of manufacturing technology exhibit their metalworking products, solutions and services under the theme “Intelligence in Production” at the world's leading metalworking trade show... Go to press info

2013-08-15 EMO Hannover: VDMA Congress “Producing more intelligently"

EMO Hannover: VDMA Congress “Producing more intelligently
The exhibitors at the EMO Hannover 2013, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector, aim to inspire their visitors. So logically enough, “Inspired by technology” is the motto... Go to press info

2013-05-29 Demand for machine tools lacks momentum

Demand for machine tools lacks momentum
In the first quarter of 2013, order bookings in Germany’s machine tool industry fell by 19 per cent compared to the equivalent quarter of 2012. Domestic orders were down by 21 per cent, while orders from abroad dropped by 18 per cent. Go to press info

2013-04-19 Sustainability boosts innovation in technology and organisation

Sustainability boosts innovation in technology and organisation
Everyone’s talking about sustainability and energy-efficiency. But in this context, production must not be regarded in isolation. The EMO Hannover 2013 will show how sustainable production, from raw materials to recycling, secures global competitiveness. Go to press info

2013-03-27 Aerospace industry targeting more efficient production

Aerospace industry targeting more efficient production
For the second time now, the Institute of Production Engineering and Machine Tools (IFW) at the Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany, is joining forces with the Machining Innovation Network to host an international event called “New Manufacturing Technologies in the Aerospace Industry”, under the aegis of the EMO Hannover. Go to press info

2013-03-15 Rotary table, transfer centre or CNC unit

Rotary table, transfer centre or CNC unit
For machinery producers, it’s always a rather special design challenge when manufacturers are seeking an optimum solution for a series production job. Possible choices include rotary table systems, transfer centres or CNC units. At the EMO Hannover 2013, there will be an abundance of solutions for this purpose on show, not least from MAG, Göppingen, and the Swiss Starrag Group. Go to press info

2013-02-20 German machine tool industry optimistic for 2013

German machine tool industry optimistic for 2013
Following two years of substantial growth, the German machine tool industry expects a modest increase in production output of 1 per cent during 2013. Go to press info

2013-02-18 VDMA congress “Producing more intelligently” against an international backdrop

VDMA congress “Producing more intelligently” against an international backdrop
Top forum for manufacturing engineering on September 16 and 17, 2013 at the EMO Hannover - Solutions in focus for the production challenges of today and tomorrow. Go to press info

2013-02-04 Chip by chip

Chip by chip
One word, two figures and a punctuation mark are sparking plenty of animated debate, as did once upon a time the vision of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM): we’re talking about Industry 4.0, the new manufacturing concept with web-based networking. But what role are the tools playing in this context? A situation report from the 2012 Tool Conference in Schmalkalden. Go to press info

2013-01-14 The success story continues at the EMO Hannover 2013

The success story continues at the EMO Hannover 2013
In 2013, Hanover will once again be hosting the EMO. From 16 to 21 September, all the sector’s important international players will be meeting up at the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector. Under the motto “Intelligence in Production”, the EMO will be showing what modern-day production technology looks like and who is offering it. Go to press info

2013-01-02 Everything can be measured

Everything can be measured
Faster, more reliable, more accurate, more flexible – the requirements for the production metrology of the future sound well-nigh Olympian in their stringency. The EMO Hannover 2013 will be addressing all the trends of relevance for production operations, responsively showcased for the target groups involved under the motto of “Intelligence in Production”. Go to press info

2013-01-02 EMO Hannover 2013 - The 4th Industrial Revolution gathers momentum

EMO Hannover 2013 - The 4th Industrial Revolution  gathers momentum
No one can do without the internet. The world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector, the EMO Hannover 2013 (16 to 21 September) will be themed around it too. Under the motto “Intelligence in Production”, internet-based applications will be presented that go far beyond existing online ordering options, one-click orders, and networked tele-maintenance. Go to press info

2013-01-02 Digital photonic production is more than welding and cutting

Digital photonic production is more than welding and cutting
Frankfurt am Main, 26 September 2012 – “The age of digital photonic production has dawned”, says a gratified Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT) in Aachen, Germany. The new era of high-performance optical technologies fits in well with the general trend towards “Intelligence in Production”, the motto of the EMO Hannover 2013. Go to press info

2013-01-02 EMO Hannover 2013 will showcase “Intelligence in Production”

EMO Hannover 2013 will showcase “Intelligence in  Production”
Frankfurt am Main, 03 August 2012. – The EMO Hannover 2013, the world of metalworking, will be held from 16 to 21 September. The motto of this glob-ally prestigious trade fair is “Intelligence in Production”. Exhibitors from all over the world will be spotlighting their solutions for the challenges of an interna-tionally focused industry in the 21st century. Go to press info

2013-01-02 CECIMO appoints Carl Martin Welcker as General Commissioner for EMO 2013

CECIMO appoints Carl Martin Welcker as General Commissioner for EMO 2013
BRUSSELS, 12 December 2011 – The CECIMO General Assembly, held in November 2011 in Zurich, appointed Mr. Carl Martin Welcker as General Commissioner for EMO 2013, which will take place in Hannover. EMO is the world’s premier show for metal working technology and enjoys a long-established international reputation as the flagship event for the machine tool industry. Go to press info