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After a successful integration phase following the merger of manroland web systems and Goss International, Alexander Wassermann hands over the reins to the new managing director Franz Kriechbaum. In an interview, the two talk about the advantages of the merger for the international business of the newly formed manroland Goss Group, their plans for the packaging market and service, and fully networked PRINT 4.0 processes in web offset printing.
As Head of Business Development for Printing Presses at Siemens Digital Industries in Erlangen, Germany, Thilo Sporbert and his team are involved in automation and digitization projects for printing press manufacturers all over the world. In the interview, he reports that Industry 4.0 is now being implemented, what role platforms like MindSphere play in this - and why it is worthwhile for machine builders to invest in digital twins.
The ANDRITZ GROUP employs 29,000 people at more than 280 locations in more than 40 countries. Last year, the plant manufacturer generated sales of a good 6 billion euros. The Pulp & Paper division contributed more than a third of this figure. Dr. Joachim Schönbeck, the responsible member of the Executive Board, talks in an interview about the reasons for growth, successful digitization and a new research center
Winkler Dünnebier from Neuwied develops and manufactures highly automated machines for the mail and postal industry as well as for the manufacture of hygiene products with around 500 employees. In an interview, Managing Director Frank Eichhorn reports on the company's recent very dynamic development, the interaction of digital and offset printing in the mailing sector and the increasing demand for intelligent automation solutions.
An interview with Andreas Endters, President and CEO Voith Paper in Heidenheim