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“Low-code: Far Too Important To The Industry To Burn The Term”

“Low-code: Far Too Important To The Industry To Burn The Term”

A conversation with Raffaello Lepratti, Mendix. The low-code platform Mendix was acquired by Siemens in the fall of 2018. Until then, the main Mendix applications were not in the manufacturing industry, but in the financial, insurance, retail and other sectors. A lot has happened since then. Responsible for this is now the Global Vice President...

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Siemens buys ZONA Technology, Inc. for climate-neutral aviation

Siemens buys ZONA Technology, Inc. for climate-neutral aviation

Siemens Digital Industries Software announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement with ZONA Technology, Inc., a provider of aeroelastic simulation solutions. The addition to the Xcelerator portfolio is expected to enable customers to more quickly design their digital thread for more sustainable innovation.ZONA Technology, Inc....

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Revalize To Close keytech

Revalize To Close keytech

Founded in Florida a year ago, first becoming known as a buyer of German industrial software companies at the end of 2021 - there is news from Revalize again, and unfortunately again nothing good. As reported by the Recklinghäuser Zeitung (RZ), keytech Software, a company of the acquired PROCAD Group, is to close its doors at the end of March...

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Loh Group: Digitalization Of Automation

Loh Group: Digitalization Of Automation

At Hanover Fair 2022, they were not only all on a single booth in Hall 11, but also on a common strategic mission: Rittal, Eplan, Cideon and German Edge Cloud (GEC). Unless everything is deceptive, the Friedhelm Loh Group is hinting at a redefinition of automation: data-driven instead of programmed. (Photos Sendler)At the last Hannover Fair...

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Hannover Fair 2022: Return To The Upheaval

Hannover Fair 2022: Return To The Upheaval

In 2022, the Hannover Fair was back. True, 2,500 exhibitors were only about half of what they had been in pre-pandemic times, and even 75,000 visitors did not add up to a jubilant figure for 75 years of Hannover Fair. Nevertheless, most of those involved were satisfied that the fair was back. For the special industry of industrial software...

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Cybus Aims At A Factory API

Cybus Aims At A Factory API

Peter Sorowka is the founder and CEO of Cybus. Their software Cybus Connectware is so interesting, at least for Porsche, that the manufacturer has connected around 5,000 machines via it. A surprising meeting in Hall 4 at the Hannover Messe.While quite a few old hands in industrial software have disappeared from Hall 4, either because they are not...

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Aucotec AG grows considerably

Aucotec AG grows considerably

Aucotec AG, an independent medium-sized engineering software developer with headquarters near Hanover since 1985, announced the founding of the subsidiary Aucotec Netherlands B.V. based near Rotterdam for the Benelux region at the start of the new fiscal year on April 1, 2022. Aucotec India Private LTd. in Pune followed on May 1. The Indian...

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Industry 4.0 business unit becomes Schaeffler Lifetime Solutions

Industry 4.0 business unit becomes Schaeffler Lifetime Solutions

Schaeffler wants to make it clear in its name what the new value proposition of the former Industry 4.0 division is. According to a press release dated 12.5.22, the associated motto "Keep your machines rolling" formulates "the claim to serve the wishes and needs of maintenance and plant managers throughout the entire life of a machine." Dr....

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PROCAD is history – Revalize appoints Marc Maurer as Managing Director EMEA

PROCAD is history – Revalize appoints Marc Maurer as Managing Director EMEA

Just a few months after the investment firm Revalize, which was founded in Jacksonville, Florida, in the summer of 2021, acquired the PROCAD Group and other industry software companies, the company name PROCAD is disappearing. The new Managing Director EMEA will replace PROCAD's current CEO, Gerhard Knoch. The global company no longer needs a CEO...

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PTC continues on the road to SaaS with Windchill+ and DxP Services

PTC continues on the road to SaaS with Windchill+ and DxP Services

PTC introduces Windchill+, a new generation of PLM software via a modern Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) architecture. At the same time, the vendor announces that a larger group of PTC experts in Windchill implementations is moving to a newly formed business unit of long-time partner ITC Infotech: DxP Services. The focus is on the implementation of...

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