January 23, 2020
As a provider of high-tech automation solutions, the STIWA Group opens its doors for Austria’s companies: Under the title “The Future of Automation”, STIWA shows how rapidly technologies will change over the next ten years and the spirit of innovation will ensure successful innovations. For the first time STIWA presents its new joint venture Xeeltech and its product innovation “HAPTICORE” to a home audience.
The Mechatronics Cluster traditionally starts the new year with “Forum Maschinenbau”. The Forum is the annual networking meeting of Upper Austria’s mechanical engineering companies, which discuss current developments and innovation projects in mechanical engineering with colleagues from the industry. It was therefore a logical step to win the STIWA Group as the venue for this year’s forum: “Comprehensive digitalisation in mechanical engineering is not a development that is just around the corner. The integration of information and communication technologies in all production processes is part of our daily production routine and is also crucial, especially with regard to future technological innovations”, said “host” and STIWA managing director Peter Sticht at the opening of the forum. In addition to STIWA, other companies such as FILL, KEBA, Beckhoff and Wintersteiger are also presenting digital automation solutions and trends in mechanical engineering.
STIWA presents for the first time product innovation HAPTICORE
A special highlight will follow in the afternoon: The managing director of STIWA Advanced Products, Josef Brandmayr, presents an innovative control element under the title “Future of Automatisation”, which STIWA together with the Vorarlberg based development company INVENTUS under the joint venture “Xeeltech” launched two weeks ago at the world’s most important and largest electronics trade fair, the CES in Las Vegas. For the first time, HAPTICORE enables force feedback in real-time and adaptively controlled by software. “The next five to ten years will see radical changes in technologies, whether in mobility, AI applications in production or household applications. It is crucial for our companies to actively shape the future and invest in new technologies, markets and products. This requires the courage to change in order to make innovations possible” says Brandmayr. “With HAPTICORE we have succeeded in exploiting technological progress, developing a genuine product innovation ready for series production and thus opening up new markets”.
More information: www.xeeltech.com