Preview of Hannover Messe coverage

With an event the size of Hannover Messe, it’s difficult to know what to cover and what we are inevitably going to have to leave for another time. 

Of course, if RoboticsAndAutomationNews.com had the necessary resources, we would cover everything, but choices have to be made and only the most relevant stories will be included for now, as well as some random things because what’s life without a little randomness?

We may gradually get round to publishing something about everything, but that will take time. For now, below is a list of the companies we plan to visit and hope to produce some content about.  Continue reading Preview of Hannover Messe coverage

Win a full-event ticket to Hannover Messe – 10 available

Planning to go to Hannover Messe

Maybe we can help. Here’s a chance for you to win a ticket to Hannover Messe, courtesy of the good people organising the world’s leading industrial trade show.

This is a full-event ticket, which will give you access for the whole week.

The event is held is in Hannover, Germany from April 24th to 28th, 2017.

We are giving away 10 tickets in this competition, and the first 10 people to answer the question, below, will be sent an email with instructions on how to claim their winning ticket.

Here’s that question:

  • In which German city is the Messe being held? 

First 10 people to email the correct answer win one ticket each. Competition ends midnight London time, February 15th, 2017. Winners will be notified as soon as possible.

Good luck.

Email address to send it to: sales@roboticsandautomationnews.com

Energy efficiency: The industrial sector can do much more, say experts

A coal power plant in Datteln, Germany
A coal power plant in Datteln, Germany. Picture courtesy of Arnold Paul

In this article by Hannover Messe, experts say the industrial sector has more potential to save on energy costs

Six out of ten companies are satisfied with the results of their most recent energy efficiency measures according to the energy efficiency index EEI’s winter evaluation.

The Institute for Energy Efficiency in Production at the University of Stuttgart surveys the German industry’s ongoing and planned activities regarding energy efficiency every six months.

“The latest information campaign from the German Ministry of Economics, is correct and will remain enormously important,” says the director of EEP Professor Alexander Sauer. “Ignorance continues to be a major obstacle.”   Continue reading Energy efficiency: The industrial sector can do much more, say experts

Hannover Messe: Making use of energy management systems

power lines

Get your complementary ticket to Hannover Messe before they’re all gone – limited number

There is no question that energy is costly. Costs for this resource have quadrupled since 2000, according to the German Energy Agency, with the planned energy transition also contributing to this trend.

This development hits business particularly hard. Industry, trade and services account for some 45 percent of total energy consumption in Germany.

So efficient use of this resource makes economic sense, as well as being an environmental imperative. The German Energy Agency estimates that companies could reduce their energy needs by 30 percent using standard efficiency measures.  Continue reading Hannover Messe: Making use of energy management systems