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Congratulations on 35 years of Ekomat!
The specialist for hydraulic components and FCI gas measurement technology was founded in 1984 by Erich Weiss and since 2010 has been managed by his son-in-law, Ralf Zwiener, who was previously Managing Director of Barksdale.
Slight decline in sales in mechanical engineering in Saarland
Only in March has sales growth been achieved in mechanical engineering in Saarland so far, otherwise only declines. This results in a decline in sales of 2.6 % for the first four months.
Not a good start for mechanical engineering in Rhineland-Palatinate
After the mechanical engineering sector in Rhineland-Palatinate had been generating sales growth for six years, the mechanical engineering sector in Rhineland-Palatinate did not make a good start to the year in the first quarter of 2019. The decline in sales of 7.2 percent overall is mainly due to the sharp 11.2 % decline in the particularly important foreign sales to other countries.
40th anniversary of bar pneumatische Steuerungssysteme GmbH in Dattenberg, Germany
bar GmbH was founded by Dipl.-Ing. Manfred Heise on 25.05.1979 in St. Katharinen. For 40 years, bar GmbH has been a reliable partner to many well-known industrial companies and is now part of Watts Water Technologies.
Wed. 17.07.2019  10:00 - 13:30 hrs.
Technologie Centrum Westbayern, Nördlingen
The next exchange of experiences "Export Control Current" will take place on 17.07.2019 from 10.00 to 13.30 in Nördlingen
Wed. 17.07.2019  10:00 - 16:30 hrs.
VDMA Raum 7
OPC UA Industrial Joining Technologies Group
Wed. 17.07.2019  12:30 - 17:15 hrs.
WITTENSTEIN SE
Uniform standards are an important prerequisite for the acceptance of industry 4.0 in mechanical engineering. In order to standardize machine-to-machine communication, the VDMA sees the uniform communication standard OPC UA as the preferred standard through its members.
Daniela Struck
Daniela Struck
Management Assistentin
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Dr. Nora Lauterbach
Dr. Nora Lauterbach
Referentin im Landesverband Mitte
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Engineers in research and development - still wanted?
The next Ingenieurerhebung among VDMA member companies is due to take place in May. Does almost every second engineer still work in research, development and construction? Has the number of engineers developed similarly to that of employees in mechanical engineering companies? And which qualifications count? Your numbers are in demand.
VDMA Cyber Study and Online Tool Help with Risk Assessment
The study "Cyber Risks in Mechanical and Plant Engineering" by VDMA and VSMA confirms that many companies underestimate the risks. With the "Cyber Risk Analysis", VDMA member companies can check their hazard potential.