IT2I: More than welcome at automatica

IT2I goes automatica

As the leading international exhibition for intelligent automation and robotics, automatica offers guidance and business contacts to companies in all sectors of industry. With its own IT2Industry subject, automatica offers IT solutions for Industry 4.0.

In order to satisfy the immense demand by companies for ICT products, solutions and services for the smart factory, ICT companies at automatica 2018 are clearly in the spotlight.

IT2I topics at automatica:

  • Solutons for the smart factory
  • M2M communication
  • Digtial twin
  • Industrial IT security
  • Cloud computing and big data
  • Connectivity
  • Virtual reality
  • Specific software and systems (MES, ERP, PPS etc.)
  • Predicitve maintenance

Exhibitors benefit from:

  • All key technologies in a single location

  • A receptive and highly interested audience

  • A clear need for investment accompanied by an investment budget

  • National and international decision-makers

Plenty of space for the future

With a prominent exhibition space automatica 2018 offers you exactly the right opportunity to showcase your products—and to stand out from the crowd with your skills. You can pave the way for your future in the dedicated Future and Innovation Hall B4.

As an exhibitor in the IT2Industry Area, take advantage of this direct access to manufacturing industry and use your ICT expertise to shape the future of one of thefastest growing and most dynamic sectors.

Talking to the next level

The IT2I Forum located in Hall B4 is an important meeting point for the sector where compelling specialist lectures with tightly focused subjects can be heard. Experience in fascinating discussions which you are free to join. On top of all this you will have the perfect opportunity to learn which trends and topics are motivating manufacturing industr

Excellent marks for IT2Industry as a part of automatica 2016

Visitor ratings*:

  • 97% of visitors surveyed said they would recommend IT2Industry to others.
  • 91% are planning to attend the exhibition again.
  • 95% especially praised the practical relevance of the exhibitors' solutions.
  • 92% were thrilled by the effective combination of the exhibition sector and the conference.

Exhibitor ratings:

  • 91% of exhibitors surveyed said they would recommend IT2Industry to others.
  • 91% especially appreciated the high quality of the visitors.
  • 80% expect IT2Industry to increase in significance during the next two years.

* The representative survey of visitors was conducted by the forschungplus market research institute.

Statements about IT2Industry as a Part of automatica 2016

Rüdiger Fritz, Director of Product Management Plant Connectivity, SAP SE
“The public at IT2Industry corresponds to the ideal Industry 4.0 target group. Technicians, plant managers and production managers as well as those responsible for IT production experienced what potential is created when IT and business work hand in hand thanks to our demonstrator.”

Stefan Hoppe, Vice President OPC Foundation Europe
“IT2Industry and the OPC Foundation are linked by the aim of bringing the various parties of IT and industry together. Consequently, this trade fair is an ideal opportunity for us to present the OPC standard as interface for automation systems.”

Dr. Wolfgang Klasen, Head Of Research Group, Siemens AG
“IT2Industry is a very successful forum for the discussion of industrial security in the context of Industry 4.0. The seamless integration of security-by-design is crucial for the fusion of physical real production with the virtual world.”

Hans Michael Krause, Head of Business Development Industry Sector Processing & Packaging, Bosch Rexroth AG
“IT2Industry is the ideal platform for us, because important IT topics are addressed within the context of a conventional engineering trade fair. We had many interested inquiries from visitors at our booth with our exhibition of model-based engineering in Industry 4.0.”