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EF|A Eplan Forum for Automated Engineering Attracts Great Interest

EF|A Eplan Forum for Automated Engineering Attracts Great Interest

On September 21 and 22, EF|A will take place in Düsseldorf and online. Modularization, standardization and automation - these are the topics again this year. The enormous pressure to act in mechanical and plant engineering explains a high number of registrations for the international event with participants from over 12 countries. In...

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CONTACT Software launches CIM Database Cloud

CONTACT Software launches CIM Database Cloud

CIM Database Cloud is CONTACT's new out-of-the-box PLM. Presented as no-code software, the solution combines enterprise PLM functionality with innovative cloud technology and offers the highest IT security standards and powerful DevOps services, according to a July 28 press release.CIM Database Cloud (Photo Contact Software ) is the new...

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Jim Heppelmann Marks The End Of An Era

Jim Heppelmann Marks The End Of An Era

On July 27, PTC announced that Neil Barua, president of PTC's Service Lifecycle Management business, will succeed James Heppelmann as PTC's chief executive officer at the company's annual meeting in February 2024. At the same time, Heppelmann will step down as CEO and retire. This will not only mark the end of his 26-year tenure at PTC, 13 of...

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Data Spaces Like Those Of Catena-X Picking Up Speed Internationally

Data Spaces Like Those Of Catena-X Picking Up Speed Internationally

A conversation with Ulrich Ahle, founding and board member of the International Data Spaces Association (IDSA) and CEO of the Fiware Foundation.Ulrich Ahle, board member of the International Data Spaces Association (Photo Ulrich Ahle)Ulrich Sendler: Mr. Ahle, you were one of the founders of the International Data Spaces Association in 2016. What...

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Sights set on change – Siemens Realize Live Europe 2023

Sights set on change – Siemens Realize Live Europe 2023

Siemens Digital Industries Software's major customer event for Europe took place this year from July 10 to 12 near Munich in Unterschleissheim. Around 1,000 participants came to get up to date on the development of industrial software in their respective application areas and to exchange ideas with Siemens specialists and other users. The motto:...

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Dassault Systèmes now also part of the EPLAN Partner Network

Dassault Systèmes now also part of the EPLAN Partner Network

At the end of 2020, EPLAN founded the EPLAN Partner Network, to which 65 manufacturers already belong. A new member since April 2023 is Dassault Systèmes. The interface between the EPLAN platform and the 3DEXPERIENCE platform from Dassault Systèmes is thus being systematically further developed in a mutual exchange.Sebastian Seitz, CEO Eplan and...

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Automatica 2023: Not A Good Reflection Of The Current Development

Automatica 2023: Not A Good Reflection Of The Current Development

Automatica 2023 took place in Munich from 27.6. to 30.6. The strong visitor turnout should not hide the fact that essentially the type of automation and robotics that has been known for decades was exhibited here and also sought after. But even if there is still an enormous amount of revenue to be made with it - the industry urgently needs...

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A New Star In The PLM Market: Bluestar PLM

A New Star In The PLM Market: Bluestar PLM

Embedded In Microsoft Dynamics Finance & Supply Chain Management
During the past years the number of PLM vendors was continuously shrinking. Especially in Germany and the German speaking region there is not much local software left.

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Main Topic Composable Software At The 58th sendlercircle

Main Topic Composable Software At The 58th sendlercircle

On May 8 at the Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport, no less than three speakers took the stage at the 58th meeting of the sendlercircle: Sharam Dadashnia, Chief Data Scientist at Scheer PAS; Christian Stein, CEO of Threedy; and Plamen Kiradjiew, Head of Solution Architects at German Edge Cloud. The umbrella topic this time was: Composable Software as...

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30 Years Of prostep ivip And The Double Challenge: Digitalization And Sustainability

30 Years Of prostep ivip And The Double Challenge: Digitalization And Sustainability

The anniversary symposium of the prostep ivip association followed a program that had it all. The most important thing for many was probably, as always, the personal exchange among the participants. In addition to the accompanying exhibition and an almost too large number of lectures, there were also some innovations in the format whose potential...

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Major Trade Fairs And Congresses – The Dassault Systèmes Perspective

Major Trade Fairs And Congresses – The Dassault Systèmes Perspective

Do cross-sector and cross-disciplinary trade fairs make sense? Can they hold their own - after the experience of three years of pandemic - against trade congresses and topic-specific events? Since ABB and AUCOTEC, among others, did not exhibit at the Hannover Messe this year, I thought it would be interesting to get a sense of the mood from some...

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Major Trade Fairs And Congresses – The Siemens Perspective

Major Trade Fairs And Congresses – The Siemens Perspective

Do cross-sector and cross-disciplinary trade fairs make sense? Can they hold their own - after the experience of three years of pandemic - against trade congresses and topic-specific events? Since ABB and AUCOTEC, among others, did not exhibit at the Hanover Fair this year, I thought it would be interesting to get a sense of the mood from some...

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Major trade fairs and congresses – What is worthwhile for AUCOTEC?

Major trade fairs and congresses – What is worthwhile for AUCOTEC?

Do cross-sector and cross-disciplinary trade fairs make sense? Can they hold their own - after the experience of three years of pandemic - against trade congresses and topic-specific events? Since ABB and AUCOTEC, among others, did not exhibit at the Hanover Fair this year, I thought it would be interesting to get a sense of the mood from some...

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May 3 and 4, 2023: prostep ivip Symposium in Stuttgart, Germany

May 3 and 4, 2023: prostep ivip Symposium in Stuttgart, Germany

Next week it's time: The prostep ivip Symposium opens its doors at the ICS at the Stuttgart Trade Fair. This time in an anniversary year. The prostep ivip association turns 30. "Pioneering Digital Transformation for Sustainable Systems" is the motto under which 50 lectures, keynotes and workshops will be presented. Accompanied by an exhibition...

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Hanover Fair 2023: Not yet like before the pandemic, but again an important driver

Hanover Fair 2023: Not yet like before the pandemic, but again an important driver

Deutsche Messe CEO Jochen Köckler at the close of this year's industrial trade fair: "Over the five days, the 4,000 exhibitors here met around 130,000 visitors from all over the world." Compared to last year's 75,000 people, that's at least almost double. But compared to the 200,000 visitors from before Corona, still meager. Quite a few halls...

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