For foreign companies, secure cross-border data exchange with China involves enormous effort and there are numerous aspects to consider.
The wholeturnover policy (APG) is a cost-effective and easy-to-use cover for receivables due at short notice for German exporters who repeatedly supply buyers in different countries.
Efficient spare parts management is an important building block in the after-sales business. After sales applications ensure the availability of spare parts at agricultural machinery manufacturer Claas.
Making information accessible: Artificial intelligence can improve information management in the company.
An application-based labtour focusing on augmented and virtual reality in vocational training was the focus of the event with the Mittelstand-Digital Zentrum Rheinland.
The development of innovations is often opposed by the goal of efficiency. The concept of ambidextry, which originated in medicine, can be used to resolve this conflict.
The effort involved in training and sensitizing suppliers to the Due Diligence Act poses numerous challenges for the mechanical and plant engineering sector in North Rhine-Westphalia. On June 24, 2022, the VDMA in cooperation with ProduktionNRW invited to an information event around the Due Diligence Act. Anette Binder, consultant of the legal department at the… Read More »Due Diligence Act: Challenges in implementation
The Central Asian growth markets have ambitious plans. Companies wishing to expand into Central Asia should inform themselves in detail about the local market conditions.
The program, endowed with 1.6 million euros by the state of NRW, connects innovative founders with universities, industry, companies and investors and, as a venture platform, builds bridges for a climate-friendly and competitive economy.
Innovation methods can help generate new products, processes, or even business models. Adobe Kickbox helps drive disruptive innovation.
Remote commissioning was often born out of necessity in the pandemic, but can be another pillar of the business model in the long term.
The forms of collaboration and leadership have changed as a result of the Corona pandemic. The event showed how the change to New Work can succeed.
Especially in times of corona and staff shortages, remote service is increasingly used.
The virtual exchange of experience “Platform economy in practice in mechanical engineering” took place on November 30, 2021 and was organized by Produktion NRW in cooperation with the VDMA Department of Information Technology and the Software and Digitalization Association.
The nature of collaboration and work routines have changed in the mechanical and plant engineering industry due to the pandemic – many are wondering how office space will be used and designed in the future.
Trade fairs can also be a door-opener for opening up new markets abroad. The foreign trade associations of the federal government and NRW can provide valuable support here.
The Infection Protection Act with the 3G verification requirement at the workplace presents the mechanical and plant engineering industry with an additional administrative burden that will not decrease in the near future.
The Infection Protection Act with the 3G verification requirement at the workplace presents the mechanical and plant engineering industry with an additional administrative burden that will not decrease in the near future. In order to reduce the risk of infection for employees, the home office requirement and, more recently, the 3G detection requirement at the… Read More »Administrative burden for companies
As part of the NRW industrial initiative on decarbonization, interested companies met to work on the topic of plastics recycling in a workshop. What are the opportunities and risks for our industry in North Rhine-Westphalia in the topic of circular economy? This was the central question of the exchange of experiences of ProduktionNRW on January… Read More »Digital product passport for single-variety plastics recycling
When problems in the supply chain affect your own production in mechanical and plant engineering: What legal solutions are possible?
The start of a successful digital transformation is favored by a high level of lean maturity.
For a good year now, many companies have been required to fill out the SCIP database. The obligation stemming from the Chemicals Act refers to the obligations of the REACH Regulation.
The road to cybersecurity is a marathon that you don’t have to walk alone. There are many opportunities to share experiences, tap into knowledge and get ideas. These days, a cyberattack can hit any company, regardless of industry or size. The resulting economic damage can threaten the very existence of companies. That’s why companies need… Read More »Protect against cyber attacks
The digital transformation demands new skills from employees in mechanical and plant engineering – and the focus of this event was on what these skills are.
The virtual exchange of experiences “The new geopolitics: impact on mechanical engineering” took place on 06 July 2022.