Commentary on the Drone-MEET-Up, Emqopter Würzburg
The Technology and Start-up Centre in Würzburg was the perfect setting for the 1st Drone-MEET-Up of Emqopter GmbH. In addition to workshops, the lecture programme dealt with technical basics and economic usecases of drones. For us, three presentations were particularly interesting - two with a clear logistics connection and one on the new EU drone regulations (that's really exciting!).
What does 5G do for intralogistics?
5G was one of the highlights at HANNOVER MESSE. The industry's expectations of the new communication standard are high. We asked Ansgar Bergmann, Project Manager for Data and Networking in Technology and Innovation at KION GROUP AG, what concrete opportunities 5G offers for intralogistics.
Thu. 23.05.2019  09:00 - 16:30 hrs.
Raum 1, VDMA, Lyonerstr. 18, 60528 Frankfurt am Main
23. Mai 2019 im VDMA e.V.
Thu. 23.05.2019  09:30 - 13:00 hrs.
Kultur- und Bürgerhaus Denzlingen
When the authorities assess the "reliability of exporters", not only the training but also the further training of employees is taken into account. To enable you to meet these requirements in a qualified manner and at a reasonable cost, the VDMA offers the annual "Export Control Current" experience exchange event, free of charge and exclusively for VDMA members. The main focus of the event is a round of questions with the participants on the situation of their own export control as well as on clarifying individual questions. In addition, there will be an overview of the current status of the legal situation in the event of any short-term developments and of current developments in politics. If necessary, a second round of questions on the implementation of embargoes in the company is planned. We are also happy to receive your personal requests or questions.
Thu. 23.05.2019  10:00 - 17:00 hrs.
PAKT Potsdamer Anlagenbau und Kältetechnik GmbH
Daten sind der Rohstoff der Zukunft. Doch nur die Unternehmen, die sie intelligent auswerten und nutzen, können ihren Kunden Produkte mit Mehrwert anbieten.
Thu. 23.05.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Dortmund
The event provides information on current tax law changes and the latest developments in tax policy, for example in the area of research promotion or property tax.
Thu. 23.05.2019  11:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Etscheid Anlagen GmbH, Neustadt/ Wied
Dankenswerterweise kann diese Veranstaltung bei der Etscheid Anlagen GmbH in Neustadt (Wied) stattfinden.
Thu. 23.05.2019  13:30 - 17:00 hrs.
Kultur- und Bürgerhaus Denzlingen
You are welcome to register for the event now. As soon as the agenda is available, it will be completed and sent by e-mail.
Thu. 23.05.2019  13:30 - 17:30 hrs.
Essen
Digital services are increasingly influencing value creation in mechanical engineering. The event will show the possibilities of digital platforms using predictive maintenance.
Thu. 23.05.2019  16:00 - 19:00 hrs.
Kultur & Bürgerhaus Denzlingen
The "export manager" of a company is responsible for the organisation and supervision of the export control within the company. According to the principles of the Federal Government regarding the reliability of exporters, this function is assigned to the first management level (management, executive board).
Fri. 24.05.2019  09:30 - 13:00 hrs.
Dortmund
Mechanical engineers are confronted with more and more laws and requirements regarding sustainability and environmental protection. The event addresses current issues.
Mon. 27.05.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Fraunhofer IML, Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Str. 2-4, 44227 Dortmund
On 27 May 2019, the Working Group "Drones in Intralogistics" will enter its second round. At the invitation of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) we will meet in Dortmund this time.

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03.05.2019
The Technology and Start-up Centre in Würzburg was the perfect setting for the 1st Drone-MEET-Up of Emqopter GmbH. In addition to workshops, the lecture programme dealt with technical basics and economic usecases of drones. For us, three presentations were particularly interesting - two with a clear logistics connection and one on the new EU drone regulations (that's really exciting!).
30.04.2019
5G was one of the highlights at HANNOVER MESSE. The industry's expectations of the new communication standard are high. We asked Ansgar Bergmann, Project Manager for Data and Networking in Technology and Innovation at KION GROUP AG, what concrete opportunities 5G offers for intralogistics.
29.04.2019
Cargometer, Jungheinrich, ProGlove, The Raymond Corporation, Still and UniCarriers Europe win IFOY AWARDS in six categories +++ Glamorous IFOY AWARD Night with more than 600 guests in the Vienna Hofburg
17.04.2019
Companion Specification for Asset Management, Condition Monitoring and Preventive Maintenance in progress +++ Cooperation with the European Materials Handling Federation (FEM)
25.03.2019
The facts: by 2050, 66 percent of the world's population will live in cities. That's more than 6 billion people. At the same time, 80 percent of the world's arable land is already in agricultural use. This means that the possibilities are almost exhausted. How can the inhabitants of the future megacities be supplied? One idea is urban farming, i.e. the production of food in the city.
14.03.2019
Jeannette Bernard coordinates standardisation activities for industrial trucks
28.02.2019
Review of the Strategy Workshop
25.02.2019
Review of the meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board of the IFL
18.02.2019
Review of the workshop on 14 February 2019
08.02.2019
Successful launch of the trade association's initiative
01.02.2019
"Back to the future" of warehouse logistics
18.12.2018
Interview with Dr. Klaus-Dieter Rosenbach, Chairman of the Board of VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association +++ Review of 2018
29.11.2018
Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are currently experiencing a hype. More sophisticated technologies and components are making this possible. The usability of such systems depends largely on their navigation. We have talked with Kai Pfeiffer, group leader at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA).
24.10.2018
Congratulations on winning the business award in the "Digital Transformation" category!
24.10.2018
3 days of concentrated logistics competence – 200 exhibitors – 3539 participants – that was the 35th International Supply Chain Conference of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) e.V. in figures.
22.10.2018
The application phase for the IFOY AWARD is now entering the home straight: Intralogistics specialists have until 30 October to apply with their new publications. We talked to the chairman of the jury, Anita Würmser, about what is important in an application.
13.09.2018
(a not entirely unemotional follow-up)
28.12.2017
Students, watch out!
12.12.2017
Once a year, the Association asks its member companies about their Industrie 4.0 level. The aim is to find out to what extent connectivity and digitisation are already anchored in the companies' products and production processes. We discussed the current results with Professor Dr.-Ing. Johannes Fottner from the Chair for Materials Handling, Material Flow, Logistics (fml) at the Technical University of Munich.
27.11.2017
Internet of Things, Digital Twin, Predictive Maintenance – just three buzzwords currently to be found in the Industrie 4.0 context that stand for a high level of connectivity. The gap that is left when M2M communication is not possible or profitable with classic cellular networks, DSL, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth could now be closed with a new wireless solution called Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT). We discussed the possibilities of NB-IoT in an interview with Dominik Schnieders, Program Manager NB-IoT at Deutsche Telekom, one of the providers for NB-IoT.
24.11.2017
For the first time in the history of CeMAT in China, the trade fair occupied all five halls of the W-wing of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai. Around 60,000 square metres of exhibition space, 619 exhibitors from 21 countries and more than 98,700 visitors on the four days of the fair, are the results presented by CeMAT ASIA after closing its doors.
23.10.2017
Report from the 14th general meeting of the Cranes and Lifting Equipment department +++ Members elected new members of the board and decided to found a new strategy team for standardisation.
23.10.2017
The new Recommendation is the only guideline who provides a detailed calculation approach for cycle time calculation for automated vehicle storage and retrieval systems.
28.09.2017
Modern high performance fibres ropes (HPFR) offer very attractive technical properties for mobile cranes, however, there are some points crane operators need to consider when switching from wire to fibre ropes. The newly published FEM guideline is the first guidance document to extensively cover the design and safe use of HPFR on mobile cranes, including also the running rope on multilayer drums for hoisting purposes.
27.09.2017
The Fraunhofer-Institut für Materialfluss und Logistik IML announced this year's "Zukunftskongress Logistik – 35. Dortmunder Gespräche" under the motto of "Social Networked Industry – Humans and Machines are partners in Logistics 4.0". The idea behind this is that man and machine will in the future work together, share information, and communicate with each other in networks. Therefore, the focus of the future plenum on the first day of the congress was on blockchain, service provision and technology.
25.09.2017
Publication of the FEM guideline “Energy Consumption – Calculation and Measurement Methods of Material Handling Equipment and Intralogistics Systems” and presentation of results at the General Assembly of the FEM product group Intralogistic Systems on 5 October 2017 in Brussels.
25.08.2017
Blockchains are currently one of the topics said to have great potential for changing the whole supply chain. We spoke about possibilities and limits with Dr. Johannes Hinckeldeyn, senior engineer at the Institute for Technical Logistics at the Technical University of Hamburg. He is mainly involved with IT aspects of logistics, such as simulation, software engineering and IT security. Blockchains are a trend and key technology at the focus of research activities. Among others, his work looks at devising smart contracts with Ethereum and at the development of decentralised apps.
09.08.2017
"International Forklift Truck of the Year" becomes "International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year" Award +++ Applications start September 1 with new categories +++ New IFOY seal "Best in Intralogistics".
25.07.2017
Ralph Krogmann, Jungheinrich AG will be awarded for his work in ISO standardization with the ISO Excellence Award.
25.07.2017
Since it was founded in 2005, the IFL has successfully launched or implemented already 35 research projects. The total amount of funds made available for the projects in this period has meanwhile grown to an impressive 7.4 million Euro.
27.06.2017
Updated Commission Noise Guide
24.05.2017
Publication of Supplementing Legislation for Exhaust Limits Stage V
21.02.2017
On February 7, 2017, the Board of the Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association elected Dr. Klaus-Dieter Rosenbach as Chairman of the Board for the next four years. He is a member of the Managing Board of Jungheinrich AG, in charge of the Logistics System Division. In this interview, he talks about his plans for his term in office.
07.02.2017
Wilfried Neuhaus-Galladé hands over the office of chairman of the board of directors of the VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association to Klaus-Dieter Rosenbach.
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