The integrated industrial

“In industry 4.0 is about nothing less than the world language production. And this should come from Germany, “says Dietmar Goericke, Director of the Research Board of the VDMA engineering, the Association of German machine and plant manufacturers. At the Hanover Fair, the world’s most important industrial trade fair, is to see how far the industry has already come on the way in the digital networking of production. A study of corporate and strategic consultancy PWC and Strategy & shows the potential of industry 4.0 for German companies. The main findings:
40 billion EURO a year for industry 4.0 applications
The industrial companies surveyed in the study said that they want to invest on average 3.3 percent of their annual turnover in industry 4.0 solutions in the next five years. This corresponds to almost half of the planned new equipment investment. That is extrapolated that German industry is stuck by 2020 about 40 billion EUR per year in digital solutions.
80 percent of companies have digitized their value chain in 2020

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Competition over the clouds

Who has the edge? For years, Airbus and Boeing deliver an exciting contest on orders and deliveries. In January 2016, the European and the American aircraft manufacturers have released their latest figures.
With new orders Airbus is with 1036 machines well ahead of Boeing 768. However, more airplanes delivered in 2015. Boeing: 762 against 635 for Airbus. In total backlog turn leads Airbus 6787 aircraft against Boeing with 5795th Both companies one that they barely keep up with production.

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