IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing

Realize the Smarter Future for Manufacturing - Connecting Technology, People and Production

September 30 - October 06, 2021


About the Event

The COVID-19 pandemic led to a difficult time for manufacturing businesses in the past few months. Those difficulties were the wakening call for a lot of companies and will lead to remarkable innovations and adaptations.

Join us at the upcoming IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing happening this October. This year's the focus will be on "From Digital Factory to Smart Factory of the Future." Experts will discuss current projects, emerging technologies and trends in the area of Smart Manufacturing, Operational Excellence and Workforce Development. Exchange inspiring insights with fellow peers and decision-makers at our virtual 1-to-1 sessions, and build strategic partnerships for long-term business growth.

Why Attend

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Re-build your connections and stay engaged with the business community through our virtual events. Maintain your competitive edge with insightful keynotes, panel discussions, and tailored content, and continue growing your network and discover new business opportunities through virtual 1-2-1 matchmade meetings.


Matthias Müller

Senior Vice President Central Technology
Robert Bosch GmbH

Johann Hofmann

Founder ValueFacturing
MR Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH

Rüdiger Hein

Head of Digital Platforms + Operations
Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG

Hartung Wilstermann

Vice President Battery Systems
Webasto SE

Bernhard Niemann

Head of the Broadband and Broadcast Department
Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen IIS

Featured Sessions

Keynote : Data driven manufacturing as enabler for AIoT Transformation
Speaker: Matthias Müller - Robert Bosch GmbH
Keynote : Zukunft Industrie 4.0 – Szenarien 2025 in der diskreten Fertigung
Wann gilt Industrie 4.0 als gescheitert?
Speaker: Johann Hofmann - MR Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH
Keynote : Wie modernes Führungsverständnis die E-Mobilität unterstützt – von der Entwicklung bis zur Fertigung von Batteriesystemen
Speaker: Hartung Wilstermann - Webasto SE
Event Themes

In Discussion

Smart Digital Factory: Is your Factory on the Right Track - Intelligent and Networked?

Smart Manufacturing Powered by 5G: Towards Improved Productivity and Performance

Leadership and Workforce Development: How to Prepare Your Workforce for Future Manufacturing Processes

Emerging Technologies: How can Big Data, AI, AR and Cloud Computing meet the requirements of Connected Manufacturing Processes?

Event Partners

Solution Providers

Spotlight Videos


TREND MICRO Deutschland GmbH


Intelligent Systems: A key driver to boost innovation in the production
Future Technologies: Utilizing new technologies to stay competitive in a global market
Production safety: the planning and controlling of the production and processes in the age of Industry 4.0
Machine Learning: How do I use Machine Learning smart?
Covid-19: The evolving role of Industry 4.0 in a Post Pandemic World


Harald Lukosz
Bosch Rexroth AG
Rainer Rodler
ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Heribert Wille
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
Rüdiger Hein
Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG
Nils Macke
ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Martin Thesling
Dassault Systèmes