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The Leading Exhibition for Smart Automation and Robotics
June 19–22, 2018 | Munich

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The leading marketplace for automated production.

automatica features the world’s largest range of industrial and service robotics, assembly solutions, machine vision systems and components. It gives companies from all relevant branches of industry access to innovations, knowledge and trends with a great deal of business relevance.

As the digital shift continues, automatica ensures market transparency and provides orientation with a clear objective: Being able to manufacture higher-quality products with even greater efficiency.

Optimize your Production!

automatica is a wonderful collection of experts in the field of robotics and the emerging technologies.

Andra Keay, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics

The next industrial revolution is here.

Industry 4.0 has been more than a pipe dream for quite some time. Instead, it is an uncompromising competitive edge for everyone who wants to survive in a globalized market environment.

How can I make my manufacturing operation more efficient? How can I optimally combine the strengths and capabilities of “man and machine”? And how can I take advantage of digitalization to meet specific customer requests? The fact is, industrial manufacturing is undergoing dramatic change, and it affects established industries—from automobile production to the wood-working industry—as well as start-ups with entirely new business models. A lack of progress is a step backwards. Thinking ahead gives you an edge.

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Industry Trends

Digital transformation in manufactoring

Industry 4.0 is fascinating the manufacturing industry. Everything in the smart factory will be digitally networked—including the entire value chain.

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Human-robot collaboration

A brand new generation of robots is ready for market and on its way into factories. "Cobots" are working alongside their human co-workers: in a safe and collaborative way.

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Workplace 4.0

The working world of human employees is about to change dramatically. In the factory of the future, people will have to shoulder more responsibility than ever.

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Exhibition sectors

Assembly and handling technology
Inudtrial robots
Machine vision
Positioning systems
Drive technology
Sensor technology
Control systems technology
Safety technology
Supply technology
Software and cloud computing
Service and service providers
Research and technology

automatica highlights

Made fpr humans

Made for humans

All about the fascinating world of professional service robotics.

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IT2 Induytry


A specialist subject area with IT solutions for Industry 4.0.

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More than just a tradefair

More than just a trade fair

Optimize your knowledge: The fair’s first-rate supporting program also provides extensive orientation.

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automatica has great importance for the establishment of Germany as a leading Industry 4.0 nation.

Ilse Aigner, Bavarian State Minister for Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology

Big ideas make big business.

A success story.

You don't want to miss this!

Find out for yourself what automatica 2018 has to offer your company. Inspiration? Dialog? New business? In any case, it will take you an entire step closer to the next level in industrial production. The future can develop in any number of ways. But it begins right here!

The Leading Exhibition for Smart Automation and Robotics | June 19–22, 2018 | Munich

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Visitor Guide automatica 2018

The most important information around automatica 2018 - from the fair app to the supporting program up to hall plans and an exhibitor list.

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automatica once again demonstrated its position as one of the world’s leading trade fairs for robotics and automation.

Henrik A. Schunk, Managing Partner, SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG