24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017 | Hannover Messe, Germany
A broad range of forums, conferences and special events offers you the chance to learn more about the key issues affecting industry today. You can compare notes, pick up valuable know-how and check out the latest innovations, giving you the edge you need to keep your business on track and ahead of the pack.
From individual components to the complete intelligent factory, as well as topical trends such as energy efficiency, lightweight construction and additive manufacturing – at HANNOVER MESSE you’ll get a complete picture of the industrial value-adding chain under one roof.
The lead theme at the Industrial Automation 2017 seems to be about "Integrated Industry and Creating Value" meaning that the test phase is truly over. The commercialization of Industrie 4.0 has begun and is already adding tangible value.
Management consultants McKinsey claims that in the next ten years, companies will be upgrading or replacing 40 to 50 percent of their machines to make the jump from classic to smart factories. The third industrial revolution — automation — for its part involved 80 to 90 percent.