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Elaborate pocket milling on an Emco machining centre. At METAV digital, interested visitors will be able to pick up extensive expert knowledge on machining processes and machine tools.

Open community driving machine tool industry forwards: umati at METAV digital
Open community driving machine tool industry forwards: umati at...
Open community driving machine tool industry forwards: umati at METAV digital

'umati' allows machines from different manufacturers to be linked – securely, simply and smoothly – to customers' own digital solutions. Based on OPC UA as the "global language of production", it considerably simplifies the connection of machine tools to production-related IT systems. The alliance (...
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Dr. Alexander Broos

umati live in Thailand Demonstration on the occasion of Metalex with SAP as new cooperation partner
umati live in Thailand Demonstration on the occasion of...
umati live in Thailand Demonstration on the occasion of Metalex with SAP as new...

From 20 to 23 November this year, 48 top German companies from the machine tool and metalworking industries were guests at Metalex in Bangkok. It is the largest metalworking trade fair in the Asean region and this year, for the first time, Germany has been named a partner country. The German present...
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EMO Hannover 2019 - Weltleitmesse der Metallbearbeitung: Eröffnungsrundgang der EMO Hannover mit dem Bundesminister für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur Andreas Scheuer. UMATI Halle 9, E24

Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0
Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry...
Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0

70 companies from ten countries have connected 110 machines and 28 value-added services at EMO Hannover 2019 via the umati standard interface. "umati is opening up a new chapter in production," says Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop, Chairman of the VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenhersteller – German M...
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“The next important milestone for umati is the presentation of a more extensive showcase at EMO Hannover 2019', Broos from VDW announces.

Full throttle towards a common language for machine tools
Full throttle towards a common language for machine tools
Full throttle towards a common language for machine tools

umati (universal machine tool interface) moves one step ahead towards becoming a generally accepted standard. VDW, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association and the OPC Foundation establish a so-called Joint Working Group. Interested parties are cordially invited to participate with immediate ef...
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