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Industrie 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy

PRESS RELEASE:  Advanced automation can improve virtually any process, anywhere, and has the potential to grow the South African economy and create jobs. Industry leaders participating at the upcoming Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference note that Industrie 4.0, the catchphrase describing the new wave of digitised and connected automation technologies now revolutionising …

Could Industrie 4.0 attract foreign direct investment into Africa?

May 2017, IT in Manufacturing By Steven Meyer, editor, SA Instrumentation and Control. Original article: SA Instrumentation and Control “The Connected Industries Conference has evolved into something much bigger than just an expression of the digital technologies behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” says European Chamber of Commerce board member, Marc Van Pelt. Van Pelt is the managing director of Pepperl+Fuchs …

Welcome from the Organiser – #AAF2017 Preview Guide

It is with great excitement that we invite you to register and attend this year’s biennial premier automation, control and information technology networking event in Africa. Following the successful staging and record-breaking exhibitor numbers as well as visitor numbers at Africa Automation Fair 2015, the 2017 event will proudly open its doors again from Tuesday to Thursday 6-8 June 2017 …

Innovation, education key to SA transition to Industrie 4.0

PRESS RELEASE Innovation, education key to SA transition to Industrie 4.0 The Fourth Industrial Revolution or ‘Industrie 4.0’ is forever changing the world of manufacturing and automation. To keep pace with global trends, South Africa must invest in education and innovation, experts say. Speaking ahead of the Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference to …

Africa Automation Fair 2017 unveils Connected Industries conference

Africa Automation Fair 2017 unveils Connected Industries conference South Africa’s key automation and industrial control event, Africa Automation Fair, will this year host a high-level conference on Connected Industries in line with growing international focus on the ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the advanced, connected industries of the future. The event, to be staged at …

Spotlight on IIoT / Industry 4.0 at Africa Automation Fair 2017

Spotlight on IIoT / Industry 4.0 at Africa Automation Fair 2017 You’ve probably heard of the Internet of Things (IOT), or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also called Industry 4.0 – primarily in Europe. But what is it? The IoT is poised to offer society the greatest opportunity for advancement since the Industrial Revolution: …