Hannover Messe is the most important trade fair worldwide for new industry trends. Attracting over 180,000 guests from around the globe and this year with over 5,000 international exhibitors, it is also a magnet companies from the UK, with over 50 showing their newest innovations in automation, sensors and industry software.
Integrated Industry was the hot topic in Hannover on the 2014 exhibition. The digital realignment of manufacturing processes where humans and machines are fully integrated in production cycle is deemed to have much potential to improve the way our products are manufactured in the future.
“This is the starting point for driving industrial advancement in countries around the world. For us exhibitors, ‘Integrated Industry’ is going to remain a key priority for some time to come,” said Dr Dietmar Harting, chairman of the Hannover Messe Exhibitor Committee.
In this interview recorded at the 2014 show, Franz Gruber, CEO of Forcam, the shop-floor productivity software specialist, explains what exactly ‘Integrated Industry’ means and why it is crucial for future success in manufacturing.
Press release issued: April 25, 2014
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