vol 7, issue 12

Hannover Messe 2013 celebrates new age of industrial integration

16 December 2012
By Editorial staff
Share |
Rossi exhibition stand

Hannover Messe 2013 key must-visited fairs - plus free entry for IET members

E&T magazine is once again a preferred media partner for this year's Hannover Messe showcase of industrial and engineering technology innovation. This first of three previews introduces the 11 technology-specific trade shows that make-up Hannover Messe 2013 - including details of FREE ENTRY for IET members.

It's the world's leading annual showcase for industrial and related technologies: Hannover Messe 2013 (Hanover, Germany, 8-12 April) will feature 11 flagship fairs taking place under this year's banner theme of 'Integrated Industry' – a theme that signals the fair's key foci on the growing integration of all areas of industry. In this first of three previews E&T provides an overview of each component fair, and explains how they are designed to complement each other.

Intelligent production systems and processes and the realisation and coordination of networked, geographically distributed production sites are vital to making 'Integrated Industry' a reality. The Industrial Automation tradeshow will put the spotlight on integrated automation processes with themes like Embedded Systems and Smart Production. The lead theme will also be manifested in the Motion Drive & Automation tradeshow, including the Condition Monitoring Systems displays.

Industrial automation and power transmission and control technologies are converging as the industrial world digitalises. This trend is reflected in the fact that more and more suppliers of power transmission, linear motion, and industrial gear systems, are offering turnkey automation solutions; 'Integrated Industry' spearheads this trend.

Germany's commitment to a more renewables-based energy supply necessitates a fundamental transformation of its energy supply infrastructure. Smart grids, in particular, are coming to the fore as the country makes increasing use of distributed forms of generation. This trend is reflected at the Energy tradeshow, which provides an integrated perspective on current energy-sector issues and challenges. Hannover Messe's energy focus is complemented by the Wind show, with its array of displays and exhibits showing how integrated wind turbine maintenance and control systems can help the challenges of energy system transformation.

Similarly, innovations on display at the MobiliTec tradeshow are all about industrial integration. Translating the electric mobility technologies on show at MobiliTec into mainstream reality requires disparate industry sectors of industry to collaborate in new ways.

The significance of the potential of 'Integrated Industry' will also strike a keynote at the Digital Factory show, where the focus is on process integration and interdisciplinary product development. This show has a focus on systems engineering for more effective coordination of different disciplines within the engineering sector.

The ComVac show outlines ways of making production processes more energy-efficient. Compressed air technology is a technology that is now used by almost every industrial sector. Failure to integrate it properly into industrial production at the process design stage can therefore have far-reaching consequences in terms of efficiencies lost.

Many exhibitors at the Industrial Supply show are subcontractors who are directly integrated into their customers' production and planning processes. Production chains that span multiple providers rely for their success and effectiveness on integrated subcontracting solutions and services. The SurfaceTechnology show is where exhibitors present integrated surface systems and innovations in a range of fields, including nanotechnology. SurfaceTechnology explores ways in which industrial companies can use surface technology to enhance the energy and resource-efficiency of their plants and processes.

IndustrialGreenTec exhibitors will highlight ways of integrating environmental management systems into existing business models, identifying opportunities for developing new, eco-friendly products and streamlining complex systems and processes. At IndustrialGreenTec, 'Integrated Industry' is all about being greener and smarter than the competition.

'Integrated Industry' begins with R&D (research and development) – early-stage interaction between science and business. The Research & Technology show is a force for integration that brings together people and innovative ideas: the place where scientists, engineers, developers, and managers learn about the most recent innovation initiatives, make new contacts, and form interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral networks. 

Further information

Share |

Bypass the €64 ticket price!

IET members can register for free entrance tickets to Hannover Messe 2013 when they apply online at http://www.hannovermesse.de/en/promo?shd3x. The special E&T eTicket promotion code of shd3x should appear automatically when you use this weblink, and is valid for the number of personalised eTickets ordered. Each eTicket is worth €64, and is valid for the duration of the show. After registration you will receive a personalised ticket by email: print out the ticket in advance of your visit, and present it at the entrance. Each individual IET eTicket is valid for Hannover Messe 2013; tickets can also be used to travel free on public transport in the Greater Hannover area during the 8-12 April 2013 period.

Related forum discussions
forum comment To start a discussion topic about this article, please log in or register.    

Latest Issue

E&T cover image 1607

"As the dust settles after the referendum result, we consider what happens next. We also look forward to an international summer of sport."

E&T jobs

  • Chair in Integrated Sensor Technology

    The University of Edinburgh
    • Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 20 institutions of higher education.....

    • Recruiter: The University of Edinburgh

    Apply for this job

  • Principal Electrical Engineer - Power

    BAE Systems
    • Bristol, England / Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness, England
    • Negotiable

    Principal Electrical Engineer - Power Join our Electrical Power team and help design the self-contained generation and distribution system for the Successor submarine - a new generation of submarine designed to carry the UK's independent nuclear deterrent

    • Recruiter: BAE Systems

    Apply for this job

  • Operations Supervisor (Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation)

    National Grid
    • England, Cambridgeshire
    • £33000 - £39000 per annum

    Operations Supervisor - (Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation) Salary: Circa £33k - 39k dependant on experience + vehicle and great additional benefits (share scheme, pension, potential bonus).Location: Wisbech - Cambridgeshire We currently have an excit

    • Recruiter: National Grid

    Apply for this job

  • Lead NDT Trainer

    BAE Systems
    • England, Lancashire
    • Competitive package

    Would you like to be involved with training UK and international teams in Non Destructive Inspection (NDI) to support the in service fleet (Typhoon Tornado, and Hawk)?

    • Recruiter: BAE Systems

    Apply for this job

  • Systems Design - Emerging Portfolio

    MBDA
    • Bristol
    • Competitive Salary & Benefits

    What?s the opportunity?   There are fantastic opportunities in Systems Design for engineers to work within Future Systems. These are highly visible, fast paced roles, in...

    • Recruiter: MBDA

    Apply for this job

  • Metering Engineer

    Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
    • Teddington, United Kingdom
    • £24,109 - £27,961 plus EO Electronics PE of £8,090.00

    We are now looking for a Metering Engineer to deliver RD’s In-Service Testing (IST) scheme for gas and electricity meters.

    • Recruiter: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    Apply for this job

  • Head of Operational Estates

    Premium job

    The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
    • Shrewsbury, Shropshire
    • £46,625 to £57,640 per annum

    As an experienced Estates Manager, you will play a key role in helping to shape the future of the Estates service.

    • Recruiter: The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

    Apply for this job

  • Engineering Project Manager - Electrical & Automation

    Nestle
    • York, North Yorkshire
    • c£45,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

    Nestlé Product Technology Centre in York currently has an excellent opportunity for an Engineering Project Manager

    • Recruiter: Nestle

    Apply for this job

  • Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Smart Building Solutions

    Premium job

    ETH Zurich
    • Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)

    The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong and visible research programme in the area of control and diagnostics of building systems

    • Recruiter: ETH Zurich

    Apply for this job

  • Process Controls Leader

    Premium job

    Phillips 66
    • Humber Refinery, South Killingholme, North Lincolnshire DN40 3DW
    • £60k - 75k plus extensive Compensation and benefits package, dependent upon experience

    Experienced Process Control Leader providing leadership and technical support for Oil Refinery. Extensive Compensation and benefits package.

    • Recruiter: Phillips 66

    Apply for this job

More jobs ▶

Subscribe

Choose the way you would like to access the latest news and developments in your field.

Subscribe to E&T