Bearing specialist NKE Austria has published its new General Catalogue. With more than 1000 pages the fifth edition of the bearings catalogue contains comprehensive information in both English and German for industrial distributors as well as engineers and designers. The catalogue is available free of charge in print form or as a download from www.nke.at/catalogue.
KUKA AG has won an order for more than 100 robots of its KR QUANTEC generation from an automotive customer. The order value is in the single-digit million euro range.
Today KUKA looks back on its 2011 business year. About 600 shareholders and guests attend the Annual General Meeting. The agenda includes the Executive Board's report. Dr. Till Reuter, CEO of KUKA, will also provide an outlook for the current fiscal year.
Deutsche Messe is further expanding its foreign trade fair business with a new show in Milan. It will be the first time the German-based trade fair operator has ever taken one of its flagship HANNOVER MESSE showcases to another EU country. The new show, TPA ITALIA, is a trade fair for power transmission & control (fluid power), hydraulics and pneumatics - a specialty area in which Deutsche Messe has many years of international experience. TPA ITALIA will be staged in the town of Rho, near Milan, in May 2014 as part of a joint venture between Deutsche Messe and Fiera Milano.
KUKA developed strong momentum in the first quarter of 2012. The demand for capital goods for robot-based automation continued unabated. Orders received reported by the two divisions, Robotics and Systems, were up nearly 52 percent to EUR 602.6 million totally. The closing numbers of both divisions were the highest ever reported in a single quarter.
Munich.Due the currently highest petrol costs of all times, consumers, industry and politicians are increasing demanding affordable alternatives. AUTOMATICA is now taking up a core topic of electric mobility: battery production. In collaboration with the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), special Productronic Division, and the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of the Rhineland-Westphalia Technical University (RWTH) Aachen, the International Trade Fair for Automation and Mechatronics, which will take place on the grounds of the New Munich Trade Fair Centre from 22 to 25 May 2012, is organizing the special exhibition "Battery Manufacturing and Automation Technology".
InfomatiX is pleased to announce the formation of a strategic marketing alliance with Belgravium Technologies, leading specialists within the mobile computing and wireless communication markets. Both companies have committed to providing a best-in-class IT solution for the field service industry and the formation of the alliance will see InfomatiX promoting Belgravium’s hardware solutions to the field service market alongside their best of breed WorX Mobile Service Management System.