„No thought blockages“
Interview with Dr. Klaus-Dieter Rosenbach, Chairman of the Board of VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association +++ Review of 2018
New Visibility - Test methods and verification for industrial trucks
Clear requirements for each type of industrial truck +++ Publication of the first parts - a total of ten in progress +++ Further parts planned
When AGV navigation comes from the cloud
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).
Tue. 22.01.2019  13:00 - 19:00 hrs.
Garching
Treffen Sie die besten StartUps Deutschlands für Digitalisierung und Industrie 4.0 aus Ihrer Branche. Lernen Sie wie eine Kollaboration zwischen etablierten Unternehmen und Start-ups funktioniert. Nehmen Sie Kontakt mit Start-ups auf, die in Ihren Fokusfeldern aktiv sind und legen Sie so den Grundstein für neue Partnerschaften.
Thu. 24.01.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
VDMA, Berlin
AK BIM am 24. Januar 2019
Thu. 24.01.2019  10:00 - 17:00 hrs.
Hannover
At our event, the entire life cycle of the machine or plant, from the drafting of the contract to the course of the project to the claim negotiation (subsequent claim), is to be examined in a practical manner and illustrated using practical examples.
Thu. 24.01.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
VDMA, Berlin
Komitee Wirtschaft am 24. Januar 2019 in Berlin
Tue. 29.01.2019  10:00 - 17:00 hrs.
Hamburg
The North American market, with its heterogeneous requirements and various regulations, often appears as a book with seven seals of approval to the European machine and plant construction companies. Not only do different standards apply, but there are also major differences between the requirements for operating instructions and test methods.
Tue. 29.01.2019  10:30 - 17:00 hrs.
Innside Hotel Frankfurt-Niederrad, Raum München
Nach dem Regierungswechsel in Brasilien herrscht vorsichtiger Optimismus. Es wird erwartet, dass es mit der Konjunktur wieder aufwärts geht. Auch deutsche Maschinenbauer suchen nach der passenden Strategie für das fünftgrößtes Land der Erde, das eine schwere Rezession hinter sich hat.
Thu. 31.01.2019  09:30 - 16:00 hrs.
VDMA, Konferenzzimmer
This event on up- and downstream sector in the gulf region adresses sales managers. The event will be held in German, further information available in German only.
Thu. 31.01.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Raum 8, VDMA
Drohnen im Lager und in der Produktionslogistik
Thu. 31.01.2019  13:00 - 18:00 hrs.
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
Der große Erfolg der in den vergangenen Jahren bringt uns dazu, auch in 2019 diesen Workshop durchzuführen und den Erfahrungsaustausch auszubauen.
Fri. 01.02.2019  09:00 - 13:00 hrs.
E& K AUTOMATION GMBH, Rosengarten
Auf dem Weg zu Industrie 4.0 - Mission Possible

News

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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