IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing

IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing aims to discuss the shift taking place in the manufacturing industry as well as the possibility of Germany taking the leadership position in tech and R&D. Join us to connect face-to-face with top-level decision makers and key players from the largest organizations responsible for growth strategies and business development. Enjoy a tailored B2B matchmaking session and showcase your solutions to close strategic partnership deals.

September 04 - 05, 2019


Speakers & Chairman

Martina Ritzer

Head of Process IT & Technical Support
Roche Deutschland Holding GmbH

Christoph Eberl

Deputy Director
Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM

Hans Peter Förster

Vice President Engineering, Technology and Intellectual Property
LEONI Kabel GmbH

Fritz Eckert

Head of FabLab at CLAAS Greenhouse, Additive Manufacturing, Technology Scouting and Coordination

Johann Hofmann

Head ValueFacturing, Machine Factory Reinhausen
MR Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH

Markus Reifferscheid

Senior Vice President Research and Development
SMS group GmbH

Jesper Toubøl

Vice President Elements & Moulds

Michael Schenk

Fraunhofer-Institut für Fabrikbetrieb und -automatisierung IFF

Heiko Kulinna

Head of Production Support 3 BASF / Gremiumsmitglied VDI: Big Data
BASF Lampertheim GmbH

Hans Peter Wimmer

Leadership & Change Expert
Hans Peter Wimmer Coaching

Confirmed Attendees

vosla GmbH
Managing Director COO
Linde AG Gases Division
Head of Technology Center Cylinder Operations/Customer Engineering Systems GGC Operations
LEONI Kabel GmbH
Vice President Engineering, Technology and Intellectual Property
Ford-Werke GmbH
Final Assembly Engineering Process & Systems Manager
Daimler AG
Senior Manager Manufactoring Engineering Powertrain 1
Leopold Kostal GmbH & Co. KG
Head of Technology Development
Director OO Order Processing, Customs and Export Control
MTU Aero Engines AG
Head of Manufacturing Engineering, Process Chains (TAFT)
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
Head of Operations / Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung Manufacturing
Magna Powertrain Bad Homburg GmbH
Head of Corporate Logistics Development & Capacity Management
Jungheinrich AG
Vice President Internal Audit & Compliance
ThyssenKrupp System Engineering GmbH
Vice President, Product Management & Technology
Georgsmarienhütte GmbH
Head of IT & Digital Services
The Themes

In Discussion

(Big) Data management: From reactionary to predictive practices

Digital evolution through integration of IT-systems and operational technologies

Factory of the future: How to we realize and scale the potential of the technological revolution?

Digitalization through robotics, 3D printing, AR, drones and digital twins - Mastering the last steps

Preperations for the HMI Design of the future

The Sponsors

Solution Providers

Epicor Software Deutschland GmbH
PTC France