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The VDMA Robotics Automation Association invites interested members to an exchange on the subject of "successfully carrying out machine vision projects".
  • Part 1 of the OPC UA Robotics Companion Specification – Released.
  • Standardization of the interface for Industrial Robots enables seamless communication.   
The first meeting in the new term of office took place as a workshop at the VDMA in Frankfurt.
In 2018, the German robotics and automation sector reached the 15 billion euro mark for industry sales for the first time - an increase of 4%.
Volker Spanier new Chairman
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:

Press

  • Part 1 of the OPC UA Robotics Companion Specification – Released.
  • Standardization of the interface for Industrial Robots enables seamless communication.   
In 2018, the German robotics and automation sector reached the 15 billion euro mark for industry sales for the first time - an increase of 4%.
Wilfried Eberhardt, Chief Marketing Officer and Member of the Advisory Board of KUKA AG in Augsburg, Germany, has been elected Chairman of the VDMA Robotics + Automation Association for a three-year term.
Volker Spanier new Chairman

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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