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It is with great regret that VDMA Robotics + Automation learned the sad news of Joachim Melis' sudden and unexpected death at the age of 52.
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 2018 (June 19 to 22) sets new records: more than 46,000 visitors (+ seven percent) and 890 exhibitors (+ seven percent).
In the smart factory of the future, machines must speak the same language. The decisive factor here is the standardization of communication interfaces.
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:
The VDMA Shanghai Representative Office invites to our high-level B2B event.
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.
Interoperable, vendor-independent, capability-based
For the 50th edition of the ISR, which will be held during automatica 2018 in Munich, interested authors are invited to submit papers by 29 January 2018 (extended deadline) at the latest.
The 50. conference of the International Symposium on Robotics (ISR) will take place in Munich from June 20 to 21, 2018. The joint conference is organized in conjunction with the robotics exhibition automatica, which will be held June 19-22, 2018.

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In the smart factory of the future, machines must speak the same language. The decisive factor here is the standardization of communication interfaces.
• Interoperable, vendor-independent and skill-based • Developed together with 26 partners • Industry 4.0 becomes reality
VDMA raises its 2017 growth forecast for the German robotics and automation industry from 7 to 11 percent.
German robotics and automation is on course for growth: The sales volume reached a new high of EUR 12.8 billion (2016). For the current business year, VDMA forecasts an increase in growth of 7 percent.

Technological trends

Technological trends
The robotics market is a sector that enjoys particularly rapid growth, and which has undergone a process of rapid development.

Research

Cooperation with research institutes
Here you find a list of several research institutes with whom VDMA Robotics works together.
Stefan Sagert
Stefan Sagert
VDMA Robotics + Automation Association, Director of the Robotics Group, Standardisation Robotics, German mirror committee ISO/TC 299
(+49 69) 66 03-15 33
(+49 69) 66 03-25 33
Uli Köhler
Uli Köhler
VDMA Robotics + Automation, Assistant Robotics
(+49 69) 66 03-17 89
(+49 69) 66 03-27 89
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