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.

 

 

Airbus is reaching new heights with mixed reality

Airbus is reaching new heights with mixed reality
By Jacqui Griffiths | 16 October 2019

HoloLens 2 will be instrumental in helping the firm meet its targets and train staff effectively

Microsoft partners with USDA to help farmers leverage AI

Microsoft partners with USDA to help farmers leverage AI
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 10 October 2019

Data-driven agriculture programme ‘FarmBeats’ will facilitate more sustainable food production

How can manufacturers manage rapidly changing costs?

How can manufacturers manage rapidly changing costs?
By Mike James | 08 October 2019

It only takes a few words from the world’s most powerful for exchange rates to shift. With this in mind, firms need to put measures in place to manage ever fluctuating costs

Firms need to put measures in place to manage instant changes in pricing

Becoming paperless and profitable with Bottomline Technologies

Becoming paperless and profitable with Bottomline Technologies
By David Leonard | 27 September 2019

Partial document visibility can impede progress and efficiency across the manufacturing supply chain. A document management system can help overcome those challenges and drive business value

A document management system can overcome visibility challenges and drive business value

Schlumberger, Chevron and Microsoft to transform energy sector

Schlumberger, Chevron and Microsoft to transform energy sector
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 September 2019

Firms will build Azure-based applications to better analyse data and obtain meaningful insights

How is digital transformation shaping manufacturing 4.0?

How is digital transformation shaping manufacturing 4.0?
By Alyssa Putzer | 16 September 2019

Robotic process automation is one of the key drivers behind improving operations in the industry

ARC Industry Forum: driving digital transformation in industry and cities

ARC Industry Forum: driving digital transformation in industry and cities
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 September 2019

3-6 February 2020; Orlando, Florida

Attendees can discover how digitalisation will benefit technology end users and suppliers

Empowering a safe and collaborative culture

Empowering a safe and collaborative culture
By Lindsay James | 09 September 2019

Northumbrian Water uses a Nintex-based solution to promote water safety and regulatory compliance

Northumbrian Water uses a Nintex-based solution to promote water safety and regulatory compliance

OrangeNXT and Ampelmann help offshore workers walk across the sea

OrangeNXT and Ampelmann help offshore workers walk across the sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 September 2019

Motion compensated gangway system uses IoT and Azure to provide a safe transition from ship to platform

Securing a smooth device-to-cloud journey

Securing a smooth device-to-cloud journey
By Francis D’Souza | 04 September 2019

Every company wants a smooth IoT device-to-cloud journey, as one of the pillars to support their digital transformation, but that is easier said than done. And when you add the security needs, it becomes even harder

All firms want a smooth IoT device-to-cloud journey, but security adds another level of difficulty

Reaping the benefits of process simulation

Reaping the benefits of process simulation
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 August 2019

AVEVA’s SimCentral Simulation Platform is helping Covestro to design and manufacture its polymer products more efficiently

AVEVA’s SimCentral Simulation Platform is helping Covestro create polymer products more efficiently

iFD Engineering launches tobacco tracking extension for EU directive

iFD Engineering launches tobacco tracking extension for EU directive
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 August 2019

The solution will enable tradespeople to more easily register their products and improve the internal market

Using digitised sensors to get more out of manufacturing data

Using digitised sensors to get more out of manufacturing data
By Lindsay James | 20 August 2019

With current findings indicating that less than 5% of a manufacturing plant’s generated data is put to good use, there’s a huge opportunity for firms to reap new rewards through digitised sensors. Experts from Yokogawa and Frost & Sullivan explain how

Experts from Yokogawa and Frost & Sullivan explain how manufacturers can reap new rewards 

The end game of manufacturing’s automation pyramid

The end game of manufacturing’s automation pyramid
By Stefan Reuther | 14 August 2019

COPA-DATA’s CSO explains why IT/OT convergence will bring an end to the traditional engineering concept

Optimising the supply chain in the cloud

Optimising the supply chain in the cloud
By Bruce Kipperman | 14 August 2019

Today, the technology and processes used to manufacture products and get them to market are as critical to a business as the product itself. Cutting-edge technologies, teamed with the Microsoft Azure cloud, can bring new levels of efficiency

CenturyLink’s Bruce Kipperman discusses how Microsoft Azure can make manufacturing more efficient

Hannover Messe 2020: round two for the Industrial Pioneers Summit

Hannover Messe 2020: round two for the Industrial Pioneers Summit
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 August 2019

The one-day summit invites experts to discuss the challenges posed by industrial digitisation

Voice Machine Interface and Microsoft Cortana: a match made in heaven

Voice Machine Interface and Microsoft Cortana: a match made in heaven
By Melissa Topp | 06 August 2019

Melissa Topp explains how the solutions are helping plant managers and field service personnel perform various functions

Melissa Topp explains how the solutions are helping personnel perform various functions

Electric cars and Industry 4.0: how ATS Global can help

Electric cars and Industry 4.0: how ATS Global can help
By Mike James | 31 July 2019

Power infrastructures are changing at breakneck speed – and this is having a significant impact on the manufacturing industry, especially around Industry 4.0. Mike James tells us more

Mike James explains more about how changes in power infrastructures are changing manufacturing 


Efficient inspections using Microsoft Office 365

Efficient inspections using Microsoft Office 365
By Lindsay James | 30 July 2019

Refrigeration manufacturer Hillphoenix has transformed its inspection process with Nintex Forms and Workflow

Refrigeration manufacturer Hillphoenix has transformed its inspection process with Nintex

Microsoft and Schneider Electric launch AI for Green Energy

Microsoft and Schneider Electric launch AI for Green Energy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 July 2019

Programme aims to help start-ups use the technology to transform the energy sector in Europe

The modern-day secret weapon for refineries

The modern-day secret weapon for refineries
By Livia Wiley | 25 July 2019

Predictive analytics alerts oil, gas and chemicals companies to operational issues long before equipment fails, reducing downtime, costs and the risk of injury. AVEVA’s Livia Wiley tells us more

AVEVA’s Livia Wiley pinpoints the benefits of predictive analytics for oil, gas and chemical companies

Building the factory of the future today with the right technology

Building the factory of the future today with the right technology
By Jacqui Griffiths | 19 July 2019

Transformation is rippling through the manufacturing industry as companies look to advanced cloud and digital communication technologies to empower their business

Manufacturing is transforming as companies empower themselves with cloud and digital technologies

A fresh approach to enterprise resource planning

A fresh approach to enterprise resource planning
By Bryan Barsness | 18 July 2019

LINKFRESH’s Bryan Barsness discusses how only seamless, real-time ERP can handle the speed and complexity of the fast-moving fresh produce industry

LINKFRESH’s Bryan Barsness discusses how only real-time ERP can meet the produce industry's demands 

Putting the ‘super’ back in Super Bock Group

Putting the ‘super’ back in Super Bock Group
By Lindsay James | 15 July 2019

When the Portuguese brewing firm sought a new, modern intranet to match its external positioning as a vibrant and innovative company, Microsoft partners BindTuning and DevScope delivered a solution. Experts from across the businesses outline the secrets to the project’s success

Experts from the brewing firm, BindTuning and DevScope outline the secrets to the project’s success 

How digital transformation is changing the face of manufacturing

How digital transformation is changing the face of manufacturing
By Guest | 01 July 2019

DriveWorks’ Lucy Price takes a look at the evolution of technology in the industry