VOL. 20 January ISSUE YEAR 2019


International Conference on Advanced Surface Enhancement (INCASE2019) is jointly organised by ARTC, MFN and Coventry University to catalyse innovation in surface enhancement technologies by bringing together industry practitioners and academics. The conference will be held in Singapore from 10 to 12 September 2019. Register at www.incase2019.com. MFN was able to get an interview with Thomas Haubold, Manufacturing Engineering and Technology of Rolls-Royce.

MFN had the opportunity to talk to Mr. Joan Samuel, the Head of Global Product Management of Winoa.

Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 2nd, 2018 – Increasing customer variance, e-mobility, cyber security: smart factories is the automotive industry answer to current market challenges. Digitization of the production workflow with dedicated software solutions is key. At the heart of smart manufacturing are manufacturing execution systems (MES), which serve as the central data hub that makes the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) possible in the first place. Felix Losch, a key account manager responsible for the iTAC.MES.Suite from Dürr, explains the benefits of the tailored MES solution for car manufacturers along the entire value chain.

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Science Update

Author : L.Wagner1, M.Wollmann1, C. Becker1, V. Jannaschk2, A.Montabaur2

Standards Forum

Author : Paul Huyton

Good Vibrations

Author : Eugen Holzknecht

Off the Beaten Track

Author : Giovanni Gregorat

From Editor's Desk

Author : Hong Minghui


Author : Rishabh Shah