Global engineering and additive manufacturing (AM) technology company, Renishaw, returns to Formnext in 2017, to take the next step in bringing additive manufacturing to mainstream production. From November 14th – 17th in Frankfurt, Germany, the company is exhibiting its latest developments alongside current hardware and software offerings, to unlock the benefits of increased productivity and process monitoring in additive manufacturing. Renishaw can be found in Hall 3.1 on Stand E68.
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 left Hannover on Saturday with full order books, in a highly optimistic frame of mind.
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.
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, on which Fraunhofer and university-affiliated research institutes of the German Academic Society for Production Engineering (WGP) will be showcasing the latest advances in networked production technology. Besides the WGP (a grouping of leading German mechanical engineering professors), representatives of the industrial sector will be showing what solutions they have already implemented in practical form. In an accompanying presentation forum, eminent academics will be elucidating their latest research results, and firms will be spotlighting their competences in regard to the smart factory concept.
This year, visitors to EMO will have access to a whole separate area devoted to additive manufacturing techniques. Here, TRUMPF will be showcasing its expertise in Laser Metal Fusion (LMF) and Laser Metal Deposition (LMD). The company will be placing its focus not only on machine solutions, but also on informing visitors about the possibilities afforded by additive technologies.
DMG MORI will present itself as the leading competence partner for metal cutting production and digitisation on around 10,000 m² in Hall 2 at the EMO 2017 in Hannover. Taking the “Path of Digitization” as its guiding principal, the company points the way to the future of the “Digital Factory” with numerous software and data-based products and services.