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.

 

 

Hitachi and Microsoft to modernise manufacturing and logistics

Hitachi and Microsoft to modernise manufacturing and logistics
Microsoft and Hitachi
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 June 2020

Firms will collaborate on predictive maintenance and process automation solutions

Leveraging Bentley Systems’ digital twins in the road industry

Leveraging Bentley Systems’ digital twins in the road industry
By Meg Davis | 15 June 2020

Digital counterparts of physical assets can be used to optimise design and performance throughout their lifetime

Digital counterparts of physical assets can optimise design and performance throughout their lifetime

Harnessing data to boost manufacturing margins

Harnessing data to boost manufacturing margins
By Jacqui Griffiths | 11 June 2020

John Merrells of Sight Machine and Neal Meldrum of Microsoft tell us how a holistic, data-led approach unlocks new value opportunities for manufacturers

Sight Machine and Microsoft executives how a data unlocks new value for manufacturers

How to build data flywheels with AVEVA

How to build data flywheels with AVEVA
By Patrick Pando | 08 June 2020

Manufacturers must harness the power of the cloud if they want to generate the data they need to improve operations, increase uptime and improve product quality

Manufacturers must use the cloud to generate data to improve operations, uptime and quality

TalentCloud empowers Chinese farmers with AI and IoT

TalentCloud empowers Chinese farmers with AI and IoT
TalentCloud/Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 May 2020

The Microsoft Azure-based Agro-Brain solution improves food safety and reduces pollution

Bosch is making manufacturing more efficient

Bosch is making manufacturing more efficient
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 May 2020

Reiner Schmohl from Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions explains how one of the firm’s connected sensor devices can transform manufacturing with the power of IoT and Microsoft Azure

Reiner Schmohl explains how the firm’s XDK leverages the power of IoT and Microsoft Azure

Why do manufacturers modernise operations?

Why do manufacturers modernise operations?
By Melissa Topp | 13 May 2020

Companies are implementing new automation solutions to improve speed, performance, interactivity, sustainability, mobility and more

Firms are using automation solutions to improve speed, performance, sustainability and more

When 5G meets the Microsoft Azure cloud

When 5G meets the Microsoft Azure cloud
By Kelly Malone | 12 May 2020

5G is the latest generation of wireless telecommunications connectivity. When teamed with Manifest and the Microsoft Azure cloud, it has the power to transform front-line workers’ jobs

When teamed with Manifest, these solutions can transform front-line workers’ jobs

People-powering the digital workplace

People-powering the digital workplace
By Jacqui Griffiths | 27 April 2020

Microsoft and its partners are helping to transform the manufacturing industry by putting people firmly at the centre

Microsoft and its partners are transforming manufacturing by putting people at the centre

MECOMS BOOST20: webinars for cloud and digital technology

MECOMS BOOST20: webinars for cloud and digital technology
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 April 2020

28 April, 5 May, 12 May 2020

Energy and utilities firms can learn how to improve customer experience and process efficiency

ICONICS provides free access to remote assistance solution for 2020

ICONICS provides free access to remote assistance solution for 2020
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 April 2020

Move aims to help companies address social distancing issues during Covid-19 outbreak

Ricoh uses Microsoft AI to reduce waste and costs

Ricoh uses Microsoft AI to reduce waste and costs
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 April 2020

Azure and machine learning have helped the manufacturer capture and analyse factory data

JGC transforms operations with SAP and Microsoft Azure

JGC transforms operations with SAP and Microsoft Azure
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 March 2020

Firm has digitised management and financial systems by modernising IT

How are AI and analytics disrupting the manufacturing sector?

How are AI and analytics disrupting the manufacturing sector?
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 March 2020

Companies that harness the power of artificial intelligence, analytics and machine learning will continue to lead the manufacturing industry in 2020, predicts Daniel Newman, founding partner and principal analyst at Futurum Research

Futurum Research’s Daniel Newman believes firms using this tech will lead the industry in 2020

Manufacturing with Microsoft solutions to innovate and transform

Manufacturing with Microsoft solutions to innovate and transform
By Jacqui Griffiths | 18 March 2020

Companies around the world are working with Microsoft and its partners to empower themselves to thrive in a digitally transformed landscape

Microsoft and its partners are helping firms to empower themselves in a digital landscape

Kubota uses Microsoft Azure cloud for digital transformation

Kubota uses Microsoft Azure cloud for digital transformation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 March 2020

Partnership will address the increasing food demands worldwide

PRIO Energy uses Dynamics 365 for better data management

PRIO Energy uses Dynamics 365 for better data management
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 February 2020

Bizdirect helped the firm successfully implement the cloud-based Microsoft solution

How can manufacturers put digital transformation into practice?

How can manufacturers put digital transformation into practice?
By Rob McGreevy | 21 February 2020

To ensure future success in the industrial sector, companies must find ways to transform business models by combining new technologies with human insights

Firms must combine new technology with human insights to ensure industrial success

Microsoft and BMW expand Open Manufacturing Platform

Microsoft and BMW expand Open Manufacturing Platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 February 2020

New members and working groups will help accelerate manufacturing innovation at scale

Hannover Messe 2020 to promote data use, 5G and climate protection

Hannover Messe 2020 to promote data use, 5G and climate protection
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 February 2020

At the preview event, Microsoft’s Christoph Berlin spoke about the firm’s manufacturing vision

RWE chooses Avanade tech to prepare for the future

RWE chooses Avanade tech to prepare for the future
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 February 2020

Energy firm will use Microsoft Azure-based infrastructure to compete in the changing industry

Automation for modern manufacturers

Automation for modern manufacturers
By Melissa Topp | 03 February 2020

Integrated software solutions, such as those from ICONICS, provide the easiest and fastest way for manufacturers to meet multiple automation needs

ICONICS’ integrated software solutions provide an easy way to meet multiple automation needs 

Norway Royal Salmon improves sustainability with AI

Norway Royal Salmon improves sustainability with AI
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 January 2020

Solution from ABB and Microsoft reduces human intervention and carbon footprint

Connected Manufacturing Leaders Summit

Connected Manufacturing Leaders Summit
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 January 2020

29-30 January 2020; Berlin

Bringing together decision-makers from Europe’s top manufacturing businesses 

How Industry 4.0 is accelerating business

How Industry 4.0 is accelerating business
By Lindsay James | 30 December 2019

The fourth industrial revolution promises the biggest structural change of the past 250 years. We asked Henrik von Scheel, best known as the originator of Industry 4.0, to share his thoughts on what this means for business

Revolution originator Henrik von Scheel share his thoughts on how it will change enterprise

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