The world's leading trade fair for the development and production of electronics, productronica, took place from the 14th to the 17th of November 2017, at Messe München. Throughout these four days, future technologies, branch centers, growth markets, investment decision-makers, and experts from all over the world met here to find the entire value chain of electronics manufacturing under one roof.
From software to process control, technology to applications, and product to system solution, all the key players in the industry presented their latest developments and innovations, that gave a glimpse into the future of electronics manufacturing.
As a special feature of productronica 2017, the following topics were discussed at the Highlight Days event :
- Robots in electronic production
- Industry 4.0 – Smart Factory
- Future-oriented EMS
Informative lectures, discussions, and roundtables with experts from the industry, not to mention the great networking opportunities, were additional benefits for attending this event.
During the “Industry 4.0- Smart Factory” Highlight Days event, our Roundtable discussion focused on the path towards a highly productive, value-oriented, and transparent factory of the future. Is the increasing variation diversity manageable? And how can employees be integrated and involved in the process?
On November 16th, Markus Strehlitz (EPP magazine Moderator) had a discussion with the following participants:
- Dipl.-Ing. Petra Foith-Förster (Fraunhofer Institute IPA)
- Stephan Baur (BMK Group)
- Dr. –Ing. Friedrich W. Nolting (Aegis Software)
- Florian Ritter (Asys Group)
InPrint 2017 took place from the 14th to the 16th of November.
For the first time, Semicon Europa 2017 successfully took place parallel to productronica.
More general information on productronica 2017, including facts and figures, can be found here.