Schwerin, 08.05.2023 – For a good five years now, the number of first-year students in engineering sciences has been falling significantly in Germany. “This is a major problem,” warns Prof. Jens Wulfsberg, president of WGP, the association of leading professors of production science, on the occasion of the spring meeting last week in Schwerin. “Because […]
Hamburg, January 25, 2023 – There is a lot of talk about artificial intelligence in production, but it still arrives too rarely in practice. The WGP (Scientific Society for Production Engineering) wants to change that together with other manufacturing experts. “We are building a nationwide demonstration and transfer network that provides practical support for the […]
Stuttgart, October 27, 2022 – The WGP (Scientific Society for Production Engineering) dedicated its 2022 annual congress in mid-October in Stuttgart to the topic of “Production at the Frontier – Strategies for Using Data in Planning and Production”. With a view to the new global economic situation and the goal of creating resilient production systems and value chains, young researchers presented numerous innovative solutions in the fields of artificial intelligence and novel approaches in production planning.
Stuttgart, October 13, 2022 – Several paradigm shifts have taken place in production in Germany in recent years. But putting them into practice is taking longer than would be desirable. “Technology transfer in Germany is still being tackled very timidly and, in my view, not comprehensively enough,” also warns Dr. Michael Riesener.
Hamburg, July 19, 2022 – The WGP efficiency initiative was launched in June of this year. Since then, the LinkedIn channel has been filling up twice a week with more and more concrete examples that have successfully saved energy. The numbers are impressive: 45 percent savings in production are possible. This is demonstrated by the ETA demo factory at Darmstadt Technical University. The measures that are taking effect there have already been implemented by several companies, including Trumpf.