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.

 

 

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

Top five HoloLens implementations of 2019 to date

Top five HoloLens implementations of 2019 to date
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 June 2019

Companies such as Airbus, Arvizio, Bentley Systems and Toyota are innovating with the technology

Airbus chooses Microsoft mixed reality technologies

Airbus chooses Microsoft mixed reality technologies
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 June 2019

HoloLens 2 is just one of the solutions helping the firm build better aircrafts and train employees

Using the OPC Unified Architecture for manufacturing success

Using the OPC Unified Architecture for manufacturing success
By Guest | 17 June 2019

OPC Foundation’s Stefan Hoppe explores the platform that manufacturers worldwide are using for the secure exchange of information

OPC Foundation’s Stefan Hoppe explores why manufacturers use the firm’s platform

thyssenkrupp creates Azure-based AI bot to optimise supply chain

thyssenkrupp creates Azure-based AI bot to optimise supply chain
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 June 2019

‘alfred’ will support his colleagues by managing logistics and improving the customer experience

GainForest, Microsoft and the UN join on sustainability project

GainForest, Microsoft and the UN join on sustainability project
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 June 2019

Azure, AI and blockchain used to help reduce deforestation in the Amazon 

Schneider Electric is helping organisations start their digital journeys

Schneider Electric is helping organisations start their digital journeys
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 June 2019

Being able to upgrade and enhance operations is crucial if manufacturers want to increase productivity. Senior vice president Ali Haj Fraj explains how automating processes transformation is often the first step towards a digital

Ali Haj Fraj explains how automation is often the first step in digital transformation in manufacturing

Arvizio launches 3D hybrid rendering for Microsoft HoloLens

Arvizio launches 3D hybrid rendering for Microsoft HoloLens
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 May 2019

Used in conjunction with 5G, the extended reality solution could have a huge impact on manufacturing

How is technology transforming manufacturing?

How is technology transforming manufacturing?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 May 2019

Microsoft’s Esat Dedezade explores how Azure, HoloLens and IoT are getting more from the industry

Microsoft and Eneco to drive sustainable business transformations

Microsoft and Eneco to drive sustainable business transformations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 May 2019

Partnership will use clean wind energy to power datacentres as of 2022

Game-changing breakthroughs for manufacturers

Game-changing breakthroughs for manufacturers
By Jacqui Griffiths | 23 May 2019

At Hannover Messe 2019, the firm demonstrated how technology advances and innovations in intelligent manufacturing are delivering game-changing breakthroughs. Here we discover what this means for the industry

How advances in intelligent manufacturing are enabling new levels of innovation for the industry


Hückmann chooses iFD Engineering for warehouse management

Hückmann chooses iFD Engineering for warehouse management
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 May 2019

Microsoft Dynamics NAV-based system is supported by mobile app for greater productivity

Mitsubishi to acquire ICONICS to strengthen software portfolio

Mitsubishi to acquire ICONICS to strengthen software portfolio
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 May 2019

Partnership will help the firm to access the manufacturing and building automation markets