Hannover Messe 2019

Welcome to the home page for our Hannover Messe 2019 special coverage.

Claim your free subscription to the digital edition of The Record quarterly magazine. Printed copies of the magazine will also be available, while stocks last, at the HMI 2019 media centre.

Read our feature article from the Spring 2019 issue of The Record magazine: "Power to the people", which explores the technology advances and innovations in intelligent manufacturing that Microsoft is demonstrating at Hannover Messe, and that are delivering game-changing breakthroughs.

Below you will find all of our latest news and reports from the show as it progresses, as well as insights and reports into the latest technology that is digitally transforming the industrial sector.

 

 

Schneider Electric gives Berto Coffee Roaster a taste of success

Schneider Electric gives Berto Coffee Roaster a taste of success
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 April 2019

When the Indonesian machine-builder noticed the opportunities in coffee roasting, it looked to Schneider Electric for a competitive edge

Indonesian machine-builder looked to the automation solution provider for a competitive edge

Australian Wool Exchange uses Azure to transform sheep shearing

Australian Wool Exchange uses Azure to transform sheep shearing
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 April 2019

Organisation uses MicroChannel to develop an app and cloud system to speed up process

How ICONICS can maximise manufacturing asset performance

How ICONICS can maximise manufacturing asset performance
By Guest | 08 April 2019

Melissa Topp explains how the firm’s Digital Twins for Manufacturing solution uses virtual modelling to optimise operations management, engineering time and resources, and productivity

Melissa Topp explains how the firm’s digital twins solution can optimise time, resources and productivity

Hannover Messe: much more to come in 2020

Hannover Messe: much more to come in 2020
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 April 2019

Next year’s show will feature a new programme to increase opportunities for exhibitors and visitors

Microsoft and BMW launch Open Manufacturing Platform

Microsoft and BMW launch Open Manufacturing Platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 April 2019

Solution aims to help manufacturers innovate by leveraging data and joining a cross-industry community

Hannover Messe: empowering the workforce

Hannover Messe: empowering the workforce
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 April 2019

New video showcases how companies like Bilfinger, Howden and PTC are using Microsoft technology

Hannover Messe: 25 years of hydrogen and fuel cells

Hannover Messe: 25 years of hydrogen and fuel cells
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 April 2019

Event highlights the importance of the alternative energy source, with Toyota and Daimler exhibiting 

Siemens Gamesa uses Microsoft Azure to simplify turbine maintenance

Siemens Gamesa uses Microsoft Azure to simplify turbine maintenance
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 April 2019

Firm’s autonomous drones take photographs which are analysed with AI to find any damage

Toyota improves operations with Microsoft HoloLens

Toyota improves operations with Microsoft HoloLens
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 April 2019

Mixed reality technology is simplifying paint inspections and ensuring employee safety

Hannover Messe: showcasing Industry 4.0, AI and 5G

Hannover Messe: showcasing Industry 4.0, AI and 5G
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 April 2019

Event’s expanded programme will be a hub for forward thinkers from industry and government

Hannover Messe: spearheading the industrial use of 5G

Hannover Messe: spearheading the industrial use of 5G
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 March 2019

Event will allow guests to experience the benefits of superfast network speeds

Education is key to successful manufacturing on the edge

Education is key to successful manufacturing on the edge
By Guest | 29 March 2019

ATS Global’s Mike James explains the importance of embracing a fresh approach to smart manufacturing and industry 4.0

ATS Global’s Mike James explains the importance of embracing smart manufacturing and industry 4.0

Hannover Messe: High-calibre speakers at first Lightweighting Summit

Hannover Messe: High-calibre speakers at first Lightweighting Summit
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 March 2019

Event will explore and promote the importance of lightweight design and engineering

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches Alliance Intelligent Cloud on Azure

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches Alliance Intelligent Cloud on Azure
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 March 2019

The platform will deliver connected services in vehicles using Microsoft's AI and IoT technologies

Hannover Messe: Future of Work in Industry Conference and WomenPower

Hannover Messe: Future of Work in Industry Conference and WomenPower
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 March 2019

Events will highlight how digital connectivity affects workers and explore success strategies

Six key trends affecting the future of the manufacturing industry

Six key trends affecting the future of the manufacturing industry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 March 2019

New Microsoft report reveals changes in how firms view, conduct and monetise their business

Inaugural Industrial Pioneers Summit to take place at Hannover Messe

Inaugural Industrial Pioneers Summit to take place at Hannover Messe
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 March 2019

Conference will explore the potential challenges, opportunities and risks of industrial transformation

OPC Foundation: the united nations of automation

OPC Foundation: the united nations of automation
By Lindsay James | 11 March 2019

Enabling all automation manufacturers to meet on neutral ground in order to operate common standards, OPC Foundation is working hard to further enable open platform communications unified architecture adoption, says Stefan Hoppe

Stefan Hoppe talks about adopting open platform communications unified architecture

Why choose AX for Pharma’s Dynamics 365 solution?

Why choose AX for Pharma’s Dynamics 365 solution?
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 March 2019

Pharmaceutical companies all over the world are choosing AX for Pharma Dynamics 365 thanks to its unique capabilities designed specifically for their needs

Pharmaceutical companies all over the world are choosing it for its unique, customised capabilities 

Bentley Systems launches Synchro XR for Microsoft HoloLens 2

Bentley Systems launches Synchro XR for Microsoft HoloLens 2
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 March 2019

App enables users to interact collaboratively with digital construction models

Lonza is using technology for scalable manufacturing

Lonza is using technology for scalable manufacturing
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 February 2019

The Swiss multinational firm is using technology from OSIsoft and Microsoft to implement a unified data management system across all its manufacturing plants

Firm is using tech from OSIsoft and Microsoft for a unified data management system across all its plants

Daimler launches eXtollo with Microsoft Azure Key Vault

Daimler launches eXtollo with Microsoft Azure Key Vault
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 February 2019

Cloud platform enables firm to migrate data while maintaining security

Manufacturing on the edge with Microsoft

Manufacturing on the edge with Microsoft
By Jacqui Griffiths | 21 February 2019

As market conditions evolve and customers demand ever more from their suppliers, Microsoft’s Colin Masson discusses how new technologies can empower manufacturers to create real competitive advantage

Colin Masson discusses how manufacturers can use new tech to create competitive advantages

Microsoft Azure to host JDA’s supply chain management platform

Microsoft Azure to host JDA’s supply chain management platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 February 2019

Solution to offer scalability, maturity, AI and ML technology for any enterprise

Saving time, money and unlocking efficiencies with AP automation

Saving time, money and unlocking efficiencies with AP automation
By Guest | 14 February 2019

Bottomline Technologies’ Andrew Scarborough discusses how, by automating the accounts payable process, can concentrate on mission-critical processes like getting products to their customers on time

Andrew Scarborough discusses how manufacturers can focus on delivering products on time