By the end of the year, FLEXIM Flexible Industriemesstechnik GmbH is to become part of Emerson Electric Co. The provider of technology and software solutions for industrial automation has announced a corresponding takeover.
The German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (DVGW) recently published a new draft of Code of Practice W 332. It deals with the selection, installation and operation of shut-off valves in water distribution systems.
Artificial intelligence and data analysis are currently the two top technologies for German start-ups. According to a survey by the digital association Bitkom, 53 percent of start-ups use big data and data analytics, 49 percent use artificial intelligence.
A German seal manufacturer is investing five million euros in an automated storage system at its production site in Eurasburg. The company has already been recording increasing sales figures for several years and is setting an example for the region with the expansion of the plant.