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Get to know our Sector Group Integrated Assembly Solutions
With over 140 members, the Integrated Assembly Solutions (IAS) department represents the assembly and handling technology industry. From turbochargers to electric toothbrushes, almost all objects consisting of many individual parts are mounted on complex special machines. Read more.
An IAS member survey showed that more than 70% of respondents rated the topic of "virtual representation and digital twins" as very important. We have therefore decided to organise a first exchange of experience and information on this subject.
The turnover of the manufacturers of components and systems for assembly and handling technology from Germany last year rose by 9 percent to a total of 8.3 billion euros and thus grew for the fifth time consecutively.
The VDMA Robotics + Automation OPC UA Demonstrator premiered at automatica 2018 and immediately caused a sensation. Now there is the opportunity to experience the unique demonstrator again live from 25 to 27 February 2019 at the Festo InspireAutomationCamp in Esslingen.
The OPC UA Initiative End-of-Arm Tools (EoAT) was founded at the beginning of 2019 and has set itself the goal of describing tools that can (but not exclusively), for example, be used as end effectors on a robot in the form of an OPC UA information model.
At its ordinary meeting, the Main Board of the VDMA elected Henrik Schunk (on the left, next to VDMA President Carl Martin Welcker and VDMA Vice President Karl Haeusgen), a family entrepreneur, as Vice President of the association.
automatica – the leading exhibition for smart automation and robotics in Munich - opens its doors on June 19 and promises to break all records. Our team is strongly involved! Here comes our Highlights Guide:
automatica is the leading European innovation platform for the automation of production. It presents the world`s largest range of robotics, assembly solutions and innovation platform for automation solutions. The fair will take place from 19 to 22 June 2018 in Munich, Germany.
The Integrated Assembly Solutions (IAS) has agreed to implement the vision of industry 4.0, i.e. all participants and assets (machines, plants, workpieces, etc.) in the company communicate with each other, into reality. But it's still a rocky road until then.
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