March-April 2019

OEM focus

SEAT

Global focus

Japan

Technology

Machining
- M2M communications
- Working with the digital twin
- Machining centre development

Manufacturing Focus

Working environment
- Augmented systems
- Ergonomics
- Safety

Trade show preview

Hannover Messe – Germany – 01-05 April
Control – Stuttgart, Germany – 07-10 May
Automotive Testing Expo – Stuttgart, Germany – 21-23 May

May-June 2019
(inc. Central Europe supplement)

OEM focus

Ford

Global focus

Mexico (USMCA pt1)

Technology

Digital manufacturing
- Managing big data
- Plant cyber security

Materials

Steel
- Lightweighting
- Joining solutions
- Forming
- Material development

Manufacturing Focus

Paintshop
- Automation
- Application
- Coatings environment

Trade show preview

Laser World of Photonics – Munich, Germany – 24-27 June

July-August 2019
(inc. Emobility supplement)

 

OEM focus

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi

Global focus

Canada (USMCA pt2)

Technology

Automations and Control
- Robotics HMI
- Materials handlings
- Control systems
- Industry 4.0

Manufacturing Focus

Skills and training
- Workforce for the future
- Virtual reality

Environment

Energy efficiency
- Control systems
- Process development

Trade show preview

EMO – Hannover, Germany – 16-21 September

September-October 2019
(inc. Africa supplement)

OEM focus

FCA

Global focus

USA (USMCA pt3)

Technology

Digital manufacturing
- Predictive maintenance
- CAD in production

Materials

Composites
- Lightweighting
- Joining solutions
- Forming
- Material development

Manufacturing Focus

Heavy vehicles
- Truck
- Bus
- Off-highway

Trade show preview

Motek – Stuttgart, Germany – 07-10 October

Blechexpo and Schweisstec – Stuttgart, Germany – 05-08 November

November-December 2019
(inc. ATS – Automotive Tier Supplier supplement)

OEM focus

Hyundai-Kia

Global focus

Korea

Technology

Additive manufacturing
- Materials
- Equipment
- Applications

Materials

Aluminium
- Lightweighting
- Joining solutions
- Forming
- Material development

Manufacturing Focus

Paintshop
- Automation
- Application
- Coatings environment

Trade show preview

SPS IPC Drives – Nuremberg, Germany – 26-28 November

January-February 2020
(inc. AMS Directory 2020)

OEM focus

Skoda

Global focus

UK - the impact of Brexit

Technology

Measurement, quality and testing
- Vision systems
- CMM
- Test procedures
- New technologies

Environment

Renewable energy
- Solar
- Wind
- Bio-fuels
- Applications

Manufacturing Focus

Contract manufacturing
- Who's building what and for whom?
- Multi-model/platform manufacturing

Trade show preview

Modex – Atlanta, USA – 09-12 March 2019