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Spotlight on automated production

Apart from production-optimizing solutions and products, the world’s leading trade fair for smart automation and robotics also showcases all visionary key technologies in a single location.

Challenges, opportunities, risks: In times of great upheaval, automatica provides valuable impetus for the future of automated production. The world’s leading trade fair for smart automation and robotics is the only event worldwide that brings all visionary key technologies together in one place. Another inspiring part of automatica is the supporting program with its focus on relevant topics and top-level speakers: Learn how to utilize the latest developments to your advantage from industrial, scientific and political leaders. The vision of autonomous production begins here in Munich.



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The road from automated to autonomous production

automatica will once again be a future lab offering an open and interdisciplinary space for productive exchange between industry representatives. It has a clear vision to guide exhibitors and visitors from automated to autonomous production: The factory of the future controls itself. At automatica, we will take you along on this journey and show you how your company can grow with this vision.

But above all, automatica provides answers to the industry’s most pressing questions. How to lead a company from sequential to matrix production? How can driverless transport systems become even more flexible? How can machines solve complex tasks autonomously? Usher in a new age of production at automatica.

Your fast track to the future

automatica provides valuable impetus for progress by advancing the trend topics of digital transformation, human-machine collaboration and artificial intelligence.

Digital transformation
We will show you how to exploit the opportunities that digital transformation in production offers: Apart from data networking, this is also about establishing collaboration models in entirely new constellations.

Man and machine
At the same time, human and machine-based work environments are getting closer: Learn how production processes can be designed in a future-oriented way using autonomous robots that are flexible in terms of location and tasks.

Artificial intelligence
Self-optimizing or smart software is an indispensable tool in the factory of tomorrow: Experience the latest in automated production. And last but not least: Gain a valuable outlook and insights into a future full of business opportunities.

Highly relevant for all sectors

Orientation, business relevance and security of investments: automatica is the world’s largest exhibition on robotics, assembly and handling technology, machine vision and digital solutions for the smart factory. The upcoming event will present opportunities for you to design your production processes more efficiently by exploiting the potential of digitalization—at all levels and for all industry sectors. Benefit from know-how transfer with leading experts and expand your network with people who can show you the way to Industry 4.0.

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Impressions automatica 2018

Further impressions of automatica 2018 can be found here.

We have good arguments for participation

  • 84 percent of visitors are decision-makers
  • 96 percent intend to exhibit again
  • 83 percent of exhibitors are very satisfied with their newly established business contacts
  • 72 percent of visitors are convinced of automatica’s increasing significance
  • 99 percent satisfied visitors
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Know what’s hot in the industry

Many years of cooperation with VDMA Robotics + Automation, the trade fair’s conceptual sponsor, have closely aligned the trade fair to the industry’s requirements. automatica knows first-hand what is going on in the industry and provides valuable orientation at this unique event.

automatica: The right topics at the right time

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Exhibitors and visitors in numbers

The excellent exhibitor and visitor quality and the high satisfaction of the participants attest to the success of automatica.

Exhibitors and visitors in numbers
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Top marks for automatica

98 Prozent unserer Teilnehmer sind zufrieden mit ihrer Messebeteiligung. Hier erfahren Sie die Gründe.

Up to 98 percent satisfaction
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The health of our visitors, exhibitors and employees is a top priority for us as Messe München.

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