WGP launches nationwide young talent campaign

Kassel, November 13, 2023 – It all started with the student rally “TECHventure – Technology is more than math”. The first campaign of the WGP’s (Scientific Society for Production Engineering) young talent initiative was launched on September 20 and 21 at EMO Hannover 2023. “It was already a great success, we came into contact with […]

WGP presents research results at EMO Hanover
Hamburg, September 11, 2023 - Production will be more resilient, sustainable and efficient in the future. WGP (Scientific Society for Production Technology) will be demonstrating how this can be done at EMO Hannover, the world's leading trade fair for production technology, from September 18 to 23, 2023. "Having already contributed to the Let's Talk Science [...]
Engineering scientists ring the alarm bells

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 […]

Transfer of knowledge via social media

Hamburg, April 20, 2023 – The researchers of the WGP (Scientific Society for Production Engineering) now also present their current work results from production engineering on LinkedIn. “With this, we want to further simplify and accelerate the transfer of knowledge from universities to industry,” says Prof. Jens P. Wulfsberg, President of WGP. The association of […]

WGP helps implement AI

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 […]

Product creation rethought

Kassel, November 14, 2022 – The leading scientists in production engineering and development as well as assembly and robotics have joined forces for the first time to discuss the impact of societal change on the products or production of tomorrow.

New solutions for a robust production

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.

Implementing paradigm shifts in production faster

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.

Producing with up to 45 percent less energy

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.

Initiative for a functioning industry in the energy crisis

Flensburg, May 9, 2022 – At its spring meeting in Flensburg, the WGP (Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Produkti-onstechnik – Scientific Society for Production Technology) took an in-depth look at the effects of the energy crisis on the manufacturing sector and launched an efficiency initiative. The WGP is an association of 70 leading professors of production technology. […]