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- Visiting IPH, Stephan Weil, mayor of the city of Hanover, expresses his enthusiasm for the company's new focus of research on XXL goods.
- Industry 4.0, Forming technology Fulfilling all quality standards, yet saving material is a main objective in the forging industry. IPH research engineers are testing the application of variably controlled flash areas.
- In corporation with the International Performance Research Institute of Stuttgart, Germany, IPH research engineers are debunking common myths about stock-flow adjustments of manufacturing companies.
- Factory planning Practical training seminar on 26th and 27th September 2011: IPH and Leibniz University of Hanover impart new developments in plant design focusing on adaptability.
- Tool- and Mold-Making The construction of tools for injection molding is time-consuming and expensive. Through a method by which the positioning of tempering channels can be automated, IPH research engineers give support.
- Production planning A new software tool is generated by IPH research engineers helping manufacturing companies to rapidly identify and reduce capital tied-up in material cumulated in the temporary storage before mounting
- Industry 4.0, Automation IPH research engineers are merging advantages of existing automatic identification technologies into one. The new super-label is supposed to be re-writable and readable by both staff and machines.
- On request IPH offers two-day seminars on set-up time reduction to manufacturing companies, either as in-house seminars or an open workshops. For those interested: Get in contact!
- Industry 4.0, Tool- and Mold-Making Intelligent forging tools: IPH research engineers investigate a sensor-less monitoring system that detects rejections directly after forming, thus at an early stage in the process chain.
- XXL products, Production planning The fifth subproject on XXL goods has started: Through ratings of the logistical standards of their network partners, manufacturers and suppliers of XXL goods improve their production network.
- XXL products Meeting of IPH's working group of XXL goods on 17th May 2011: Suppliers and manufacturers discuss intra- and inter plant logistics of large-scale and heavy-weight components of XXL goods.
- Industry 4.0, Automated guided vehicles At CeMAT 2011, the world's leading intralogistics trade fair, the IPH displays a low budget solution for an indoor positioning system based on optical communication.
- Linking theory to practical application: The IPH and other research institutes from Hanover are again organizing their student project on production engineering.
- The IPH participates in this year’s “national day of logistics”. On 14th April 2011 lectures and join-in activities focusing on wireless communication are taking place at the science park Marienwerder
- Practical training seminar on 26th May 2011: The IPH gives an insight into potentials and limits of wireless RFID technology presenting a number of speakers from renowned German companies.
- Industry 4.0 At the 2011 Hannover Messe, the world’s biggest trade fair, IPH demonstrates how future supply chains can be designed to be both efficient and adaptive at the same time.
- Airbus manager to join IPH advisory board: Production manager of the Airbus site Bremen, Dr. Kai Brüggemann, joined the IPH advisory board on 1st February 2011.
- After receiving the doctorate cum laude and being a member of IPH staff since 2007, mechanical engineer Dr. Georg Ullmann takes the lead of the logistics department on 1st February 2011.
Hybrid forging: When lightweight construction meets bulk forming
- Industry 4.0 As the former coordinator of the EZ pharm research projekt, IPH presents research results on RFID functionality for brand and counterfeit protection in a book series published by VDMA Verlag.