Industry 4.0 and integration continues to be the big theme of Hannover Messe 2014, the world’s biggest industrial technology show. Will Stirling reviews some next-gen technology being developed for Industry 4.0 on display by some German companies at Hannover this year.
The world of additive manufacturing - or 3D printing – seems to be coming whether manufacturers embrace it or not. How they choose to embrace it, however, will determine exactly how influential this technology can be. Mike Adams, CEO at additive manufacturing firm HiETA Technologies explains.