CHINA - SUCCESSFUL EXECUTION OF TECHNICAL PROJECTS
Mechanical and plant engineers from Germany, whose systems are in particularly high demand in Asia, enjoy a huge competitive edge on the Chinese market. Success stories of several members who are realizing technical projects in the People's Republic provide ample testimony to this fact.
BEVERAGE INDUSTRY - WATER TECHNOLOGY ACCORDING TO PURITY LAW
In the beverage industry, there are strict requirements on the quality of fresh and process water and the hygiene of the processing and filling processes. Members show how they meet these demands using innovative processes.
PHOTOVOLTAIC - A ROADMAP FOR SUNNY PROSPECTS
Every year, one industrial sector eagerly awaits the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaic (ITRPV). VDMA members explain how mechanical engineering in Germany reacts to the trends mentioned in the ITRPV using practical examples.
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - ELECTRONIC HEALING POWER
Some people criticize high-tech medicine, while others praise it. The fact remains that when equipment and people interact, it can save many lives. In many cases, this requires electronic components without which many medical devices would not work.
TECHNICAL BUILDING EQUIPMENT - INCREASED EFFICIENCY AND TRANSPARENCY THANKS TO DIGITAL SOLUTIONS
All phases in the life cycle of a building are digitalized - from planning and construction, to usage and operation. Buildings of the future need to be smart - and VDMA members vividly demonstrate that this is no longer merely a vision of the future.
HYBRID LIGHTWEIGHT CONSTRUCTION - THE RIGHT MIX IS KEY
The automotive and aircraft industries are not the only ones active in lightweight construction, as demonstrated by a glance at the exciting diversity of lightweight activities in VDMA's Hybrid Lightweight Technologies working group.
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING - ACHIEVING SUCCESS ONE LAYER AT A TIME
Industrial 3D printing accelerates innovation cycles and allows for the development of technical products that cannot be manufactured using conventional methods - these are the results of a survey conducted among three VDMA member companies.
WIRELESS INDUSTRY AUTOMATION: BETTER THAN THE REST
Things would be more difficult without wireless communication since many automation applications would otherwise be more expensive with a cable network. What promise does wireless communication hold for mechanical and plant engineering? A review.