Application Network Industrial Automation

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The field of robotics and automation is one of the fastest growing sectors of the German machinery and plant engineering. Germany is Europe's largest and the world's third largest market in the robotics and automation segment. The German economy, according to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) with a degree of automation of almost 250 industrial robots per 10,000 employees has taken on a leadership position (as of 2010) in a worldwide comparison. Thus, automation is a market in which the German industry can use their expertise and expand its market position.

read moreRobotics and automation products are in demand in every industry across the field. Important customers include the automotive industry, the plastics industry, including electronics, mechanical engineering and metal processing as well as the food industry. With the development of German high-technology fields such as renewable energies, other industries will increase the demand for automated production.