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Digital technologies are no job killer – quite the contrary! That is the result of a study from Karlsruhe’s academia, announced by Ralph Appel, head of The Association of German engineers, at the Hannover Messe 2017. That being said, German engineers can finally release tension, since digitalization had been suspected of destroying jobs for quite a while. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH, are always interested in giving you the latest information about industry 4.0. This time, we take a look at how engineers and industry 4.0 are…
Martes, 30 Mayo 2017 11:46

Smart Factory – Industry of Things

When it comes to Industry 4.0, the main aspect would be a self-optimizing, networking and intelligent production. Despite conjectured benefits, a lot of companies ask themselves whether there’s a need for their production to be “4.0” and how the transformation to a Smart Factory looks like. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH, intent to keep you up-to-date when it comes to the developments of the engineering industry. Today, we want to give you some information about the so called “Smart Factory”. There is no cure-all. A profitable production…
The fear of humans being replaced because of an increasing automation and absorbed work areas by machines is an acute issue in times of Industry 4.0. Now, a mechanical engineering association launched a study to find out about the prospective demand for skilled personnel. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH, are always interest in the developments of the mechanical engineering industry and excited for Industry 4.0 to come. Skilled personnel will still be needed – machines undertake simple tasks Helmut Rauen, deputy managing director of the mechanical engineering…
An increasingly deteriorating atmosphere has now met the industrial middle class and reflects the current poor conditions arising from an innovation deterring climate, rising energy costs and a lack of qualified employees. These are the results of a German panel study from 2016. Whereas last year 46 percent were optimistic about the development, in 2017 this optimism dropped to a share of 33 percent. As a distributor for used TRUMPF punching machines, cutting systems and press brakes, we, the I-H&S GmbH, like to network in the metalworking industry and we also like to keep up-to-date about the overall trends and…
2016 was an excellent year for the German job market, but what do employees need to prepare for this year? Experts expect a premature end of the job boom in 2017. Of course, we, the I_H&S GmbH, distributor for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and cutting systems, like to observe the job market and are curious about which predictions turn out to be true, particularly for the mechanical engineering sector. Record figures in November 2016 Especially in November 2016 there was an unemployment record low: according to this, only around 2,53 million people in Germany were unemployed. These numbers…