Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

New trade fair concept for "manufacturing services"

10.07.2013
MAINTAIN and Fraunhofer IAO build on their partnership within the field of industrial services

Munich trade fair MAINTAIN is to team up with Fraunhofer IAO for a second time to showcase manufacturing services. Europe’s leading trade fair for industrial maintenance will be opening its doors from June 3-6, 2014, giving trade visitors the opportunity to learn about service trends and service innovations in mechanical and plant engineering from a pavilion dedicated to the topic.


MAINTAIN and Fraunhofer IAO build on their partnership within the field of industrial services
Fraunhofer IAO

Service activities within German industry are taking a whole new turn. Increasingly, traditional service and maintenance tasks are being supplemented by a complex range of services that aim to optimize customers’ production processes. Not only that, but new technologies such as augmented reality, voice control and tablet-supported information systems are transforming the way industrial services are delivered.

Collaboration between Fraunhofer IAO and MAINTAIN – Europe’s leading trade fair for industrial maintenance – began with last year’s exhibition on manufacturing services and has since developed into a lasting partnership. This is reflected in the plans to expand the trade fair concept next year, with a larger display area featuring more exhibits for visitors to see.

The new trade fair concept will give visitors the chance to test out new technologies “live”. Fraunhofer IAO in Stuttgart is currently in the process of building an application center for technical services that will implement selected technologies such as voice control, video support, and systems for automatically documenting services. “MAINTAIN is about us showing how manufacturers will provide their services in the future and demonstrating the technologies they will use to do it,” says Bernd Bienzeisler, who heads the team coordinating the activities.

MAINTAIN also benefits from the collaboration. “In our opinion, complex services in particular have great market potential and significant scope for development,” says Karin Hilf, MAINTAIN project manager at the Munich Trade Fair Center. As well as the themed pavilion, there will also be opportunities to discuss manufacturing services and to listen to speakers who are experts in the field. This will include Fraunhofer IAO’s head of institute, Prof. Dieter Spath, who was himself managing director of a machine tool manufacturer for many years and who will be addressing the topic in a keynote speech.

Contact:
Alexander Schletz
Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstraße 12
70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Phone: +49 711 970-2184
Email: alexander.schletz@iao.fraunhofer.de

Juliane Segedi | Fraunhofer-Institut
Further information:
http://www.maintain-europe.com
http://www.service-plattform-maschine.de
http://www.iao.fraunhofer.de

More articles from Trade Fair News:

nachricht COMPAMED 2016 connected medical devices and people
23.11.2016 | IVAM Fachverband für Mikrotechnik

nachricht Successfully transferring Industrie 4.0 into reality
21.11.2016 | Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH, DFKI

All articles from Trade Fair News >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Significantly more productivity in USP lasers

In recent years, lasers with ultrashort pulses (USP) down to the femtosecond range have become established on an industrial scale. They could advance some applications with the much-lauded “cold ablation” – if that meant they would then achieve more throughput. A new generation of process engineering that will address this issue in particular will be discussed at the “4th UKP Workshop – Ultrafast Laser Technology” in April 2017.

Even back in the 1990s, scientists were comparing materials processing with nanosecond, picosecond and femtosesecond pulses. The result was surprising:...

Im Focus: Shape matters when light meets atom

Mapping the interaction of a single atom with a single photon may inform design of quantum devices

Have you ever wondered how you see the world? Vision is about photons of light, which are packets of energy, interacting with the atoms or molecules in what...

Im Focus: Novel silicon etching technique crafts 3-D gradient refractive index micro-optics

A multi-institutional research collaboration has created a novel approach for fabricating three-dimensional micro-optics through the shape-defined formation of porous silicon (PSi), with broad impacts in integrated optoelectronics, imaging, and photovoltaics.

Working with colleagues at Stanford and The Dow Chemical Company, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign fabricated 3-D birefringent...

Im Focus: Quantum Particles Form Droplets

In experiments with magnetic atoms conducted at extremely low temperatures, scientists have demonstrated a unique phase of matter: The atoms form a new type of quantum liquid or quantum droplet state. These so called quantum droplets may preserve their form in absence of external confinement because of quantum effects. The joint team of experimental physicists from Innsbruck and theoretical physicists from Hannover report on their findings in the journal Physical Review X.

“Our Quantum droplets are in the gas phase but they still drop like a rock,” explains experimental physicist Francesca Ferlaino when talking about the...

Im Focus: MADMAX: Max Planck Institute for Physics takes up axion research

The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP) is opening up a new research field. A workshop from November 21 - 22, 2016 will mark the start of activities for an innovative axion experiment. Axions are still only purely hypothetical particles. Their detection could solve two fundamental problems in particle physics: What dark matter consists of and why it has not yet been possible to directly observe a CP violation for the strong interaction.

The “MADMAX” project is the MPP’s commitment to axion research. Axions are so far only a theoretical prediction and are difficult to detect: on the one hand,...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

Event News

ICTM Conference 2017: Production technology for turbomachine manufacturing of the future

16.11.2016 | Event News

Innovation Day Laser Technology – Laser Additive Manufacturing

01.11.2016 | Event News

#IC2S2: When Social Science meets Computer Science - GESIS will host the IC2S2 conference 2017

14.10.2016 | Event News

 
Latest News

Simple processing technique could cut cost of organic PV and wearable electronics

06.12.2016 | Materials Sciences

3-D printed kidney phantoms aid nuclear medicine dosing calibration

06.12.2016 | Medical Engineering

Robot on demand: Mobile machining of aircraft components with high precision

06.12.2016 | Power and Electrical Engineering

VideoLinks
B2B-VideoLinks
More VideoLinks >>>