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Ina Grothof

Foreign trade fairs

Trade fairs are of great importance in international marketing. Due to the high cost, the selection of suitable trade fairs for a presentation of the company and its products is of particular importance.

International Activities

Companies from the mechanical and plant engineering sector in North Rhine-Westphalia will find a quick overview of international activities in North Rhine-Westphalia and of support and information services.

Mechanical engineering – the driver of industry

Mechanical engineering and production technology are dynamic industries with a high degree of innovation. As a cross-sector industry and technology leader in many fields, they integrate the latest findings into plants and products. They supply almost all sectors of the economy with the necessary production technologies and act as drivers for innovation.

Industry 4.0 competence

North Rhine-Westphalia has the best prerequisites for the digital age. Mechanical engineering and production technology companies are particularly in demand as enablers and problem solvers. They act as suppliers of Industrie 4.0 modules, as integrators of ICT technologies and sensor systems in their products, and not least as users of Industrie 4.0 solutions to optimize their own production processes.

Topics Industry 4.0

Digitalization and Industry 4.0 bring with them a new value creation logic that is a complex challenge for all those involved. ProduktionNRW has defined five topic areas that need to be analyzed, discussed and driven forward.

Industry of innovations

As the largest industrial employer and enabler for numerous other sectors, mechanical and plant engineering is already a cross-sector driver of innovation in North Rhine-Westphalia. Industry and science are closely networked and work together in a practical manner – a key to the success of NRW as a location for innovation.