New Work – Excuse me, where do I find the workplace of the future?

After Work 4.0, Digital Transformation and Work-Life-Balance, the next buzzword is now waiting in the wings: New Work. Or is it just a model for sustainable companies? A current survey conducted by the Dusseldorf-based telecommunications company Sipgate is now investigating what constitutes change and how well it succeeds. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH are highly interested in all topics concerning the industry and therefore in the workplace of the future. Today, we take a closer look at evolved corporate structures and workplaces that emerge due to the industry changing into a knowledge society.
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Blechexpo 2017 – Sheet metal working in an international format

The month of November is one of our favorite times of the year. Key reason for our favoritism would be the so-called Blechexpo, which is taking place every two years in Stuttgart’s Exhibition Centre. It’s a leading event in the world that deals with the technologies of sheet metal working on an international level. Together with the simultaneously happening Schweisstec exposition, the aim is to present the entire process chain of cold-forming sheet metal processing and the associated thermal or mechanical cutting and joining technology. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH, like to inform about the industry’s innovations. Today, we’ll give away a quick recap on an exposition of global standard.
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Machine learning will transform mechanical engineering

The central topics of the industry have rarely been so clearly defined: artificial intelligence, machine learning and digitalization. How the resulting developments and upheavals will change the most important export markets of the industry and what potentials they offer will be highlighted together with Thilo Brodtmann, managing director of the German engineering union named VDMA, and Achim Baier, CEO of Arconsis IT Solutions. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH want to provide you with the most relevant information of today’s industry – today, we’ll take a closer look at the potential of ML.
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Manufacturing systems engineering demands decade of innovation

Since German mechanical engineering is the most important industrial employer and technical innovator, it plays a significant role in securing the future of Europe and the EU. But in order to support this security and to master challenges, the German engineering union named VDMA now developed new requirements for the European union and the federal government. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH, strive to inform about current developments in the industry and refer to the prognosis of the VDMA when it comes to the production of machinery.
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German mechanical engineering industry wants to invest in Africa

For some time, the German Federal Government has been advocating closer cooperation with Africa. Currently, the focus is on an inclusive economic growth, meaning a growth in which all people in Africa can participate. Now the German mechanical engineering industry committed to support the Federal Government when it comes to the cooperation with African countries. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH, like to stay up-to-date concerning future developments in the industry and inform about the cooperation with Africa.
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Engineering 4.0 instead of Industry 4.0

Everyone is talking about Industry 4.0, hardly anyone about Engineering 4.0 – yet we are already well on our way to an evolution of the CAD-world. A decentralized, networked production is set to change the future: Design engineers need to reveal data to various company departments, partners and end customers. However, at a lower level, there’s an integration of product management and simulation which would be the so-called Engineering 3.0. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH, inform about current topics of the Industry 4.0 and take a closer look at companies’ considerable backlog when it comes to Engineering 4.0.
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The unvarnished truth of German engineers’ salary

Employees of the engineering industry enjoy a reputation of ultimate top earners: The average salary of a German engineer amounts to 67,681 euro per year – those are the results of a recent study conducted by the Hamburg comparison portal “Gehalt.de”. Consequently, the income of an engineer amounts to over 10,000 euro more than ten years ago. Stuttgart and Frankfurt lead the ranking of best paying regions. As a distributer for used TRUMPF punching machines, press brakes and laser cutting systems, we, the I-H&S GmbH, have the ambition to keep you updated when it comes to the developments in the industry. This time, we inform about the salary of German engineers in 2017.
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