German Technology Day Recap


October 21, 2020

With German Technology Day now at a close, all webinars are now posted for on-demand viewing. Check them out below.


Discover the Power of Connectivity & Collaboration

9:00 – 9:30 am EST

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All 6 partners will take you through the Manufacturing Value Chain from Design to Production. This is the next revolution in manufacturing as businesses coordinate to move into a new era of faster production and turnaround time.


EPLAN: Connected Manufacturing: Design to Delivery.

10:00 – 10:30am EST

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EPLAN explains how to handle the machining, the assembly and the wire processing in a smart digital environment in an automatic way, to reduce typical production time from 58 hours to less than 34 hours. Witness Connected Manufacturing in action, otherwise known as Production 4.0.


Rittal: Connected World of Rittal: From IT to Industry.

11:00 – 11:30am EST

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Rittal highlights the growing alignment of IT within industrial builds, where ‘smart’ IIoT applications & software result in innovative automated solutions, as well as the collaboration between EPLAN & Rittal Automation Solutions, and how this fits into IT & industrial scenarios.


Bosch Rexroth: The ‘Smart Phone’ of Automation.

12:00 – 12:30pm EST

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In order to assist OEMs in overcoming the many challenges they are facing, Bosch Rexroth has radically simplified the automation approach with a truly collaborative and limitlessly open new platform, ctrlX AUTOMATION, dubbed  “the smartphone of automation”.


Murrelektronik: Connectivity & Collaboration Simplified

1:00 – 1:30pm EST

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In addition to machinery safety, industrial security is becoming increasingly important. It is no longer enough to simply protect people from accidents when operating machines. The machine also must be protected from potential attackers, since external manipulation can impair or eliminate machinery safety.


WAGO: Demystifying IIoT for Manufacturing.

3:00 – 3:30pm EST

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You’re familiar with buzzwords regarding digital transformation including Industry 4.0, Smart Factory, and IIoT, but what is the evolution & what does it mean for you in industrial manufacturing?  We discuss the new industrial revolution, defining these terms and discussing the innovations that have made IIoT feasible, along with steps to integrate this technology into your existing control infrastructure.

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