Hannover Fair 2011: News and Product Announcements

The Automation World staff travels to Germany April 4-8, 2011 to bring back news of world-class automation and innovation. Hannover Fair is an annual technology showcase encompassing 13 tradeshows covering all aspects of industry.

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This year, hundreds of exhibitors from 65 countries are showing their state-of-the-art technology to visitors from around the world under the theme of "Smart Efficiency. Return to this page to find video interviews, written updates and other reports on automation innovators and the products they are making available. 

For more information on the show itself, click here.


>> Day 1 at Hannover Fair: 

Feed Forward Blog: Embedded Networking, Siemens Reorganization and Profienergy

Show Floor Video: Carl Henning, Deputy Director, PI North America, talks Profienergy.

Show Floor Video: Christian Kastinger, Applications Manager, B&R Automation, details OpenSafety at the show.

Show Floor Video: Chuck Edwards, President, Lenze Americas, discusses material handling simulation.

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>> Day 2 at Hannover Fair: 

Feed Forward Blog: Report includes Siemens booth tour, Phoenix Contact, B&R Automation and more.

Show Floor Video: ISA100 Wireless Update report from the show.

Show Floor Video: Ron Helson, Exec. Director, WirelessHart Foundation, and Chuck Micallef, WirelessHart Foundation, discuss networking applications. 

Show Floor Video:
Kevin Gingerich, Bosch Rexroth, details the "easy handling" system, which combines electro-mechanical axes, pneumatic axes and drives and controls in one pick and place system.


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>> Day 3 at Hannover Fair:

Feed Forward Blog: Gary Mintchell, Editor in Chief, provides news, announcements and analysis for Day 3.

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>> Day 4 at Hannover Fair:

Feed Forward Blog: Gary Mintchell, Editor in Chief, provides news, announcements and analysis for Day 4.
 






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