The laboratory of the future opens up previously unforeseeable new opportunities: higher throughput rates, precisely controlled automation processes, and more intelligent collection and analysis of information. Festo is the host of this year’s ELRIG Meeting, Robotics & Automation, on 28 February 2018.
Visitors can get a grasp of Industry 4.0 at the current automation shows. In the Arena of Integration at the Motek in Stuttgart, for example, visitors experienced the Multi-Carrier-System for flexibility in intralogistics with batch sizes down to 1. Eberhard Klotz, Head of the Industry 4.0 campaign at Festo explains what contribution Industry 4.0 is already making to the booming automation technology sector today.
The Electronics industry has changed, and is still changing…rapidly. We will be traveling throughout the U.S. this fall to bring this unfolding mechatronics story to you. During the “Lunch & Learn” presentation, visitors will learn how the electronics industry has changed, where it is going, and the tools that are available to enable users to become part of this new age of mechatronics, regardless of their current trade or skill.