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20 years of tool- and mold-making work group

IPH | "The Future of Tool Making" – this is the motto of the tool- and mold-making work group (AKWZB) celebrating the 20th anniversary. The event is scheduled for the 27 September 2017 at the Institut für Integrierte Produktion Hannover (IPH) gGmbH.

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Technical Advisory Board celebrates 25th anniversary colloquium

IW | The Technical Advisory Board of the Institute of Materials Science (IW) celebrates its 25th anniversary with talks, live experiments and the presentation of the new X-ray microscope. The event takes place on 24 November 2017 at the Hannover Centre for Production Technology (PZH).

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New high-precision assembly cell at match

match | Whether sensors, pacemakers or clockworks: Wherever high-precision part assembly is indispensable, conventional robots will reach their limits. For research purposes, the Institute of Assembly Technology (match) has therefore installed a flexible high-precision assembly cell.

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Research meets culture: Students visit St Petersburg

ITA | This year, it was the fourth summer workshop in St Petersburg organized by the Institute of Transport and Automation Technology (ITA). Students from Hanover visited their partner institute at Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University and explored the City of the Tsars.

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Basics of factory planning in two days

IFA/IPH | In October, professionals and managerial staff will have the opportunity to learn the basics of how to build a new factory or how to expand or reorganise their existing one. In the practical seminar “Factory Planning“, experts will impart comprehensive knowledge which can be applied by the workshop participants immediately.

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Laser-processed composites on the way to series production

LZH | A funding initiative has brought the laser processing of carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) a step closer to series production. Even after the end of the funding, the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) continues optimizing these processes.

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Digitalization roadshow bus on tour in Lower Saxony

IPH/PZH | A bus rebuilt as factory is presently touring across Lower Saxony and Bremen. The goal: getting small enterprises informed on Industry 4.0. The free roadshows are organized by "Mit uns digital!". Until the end of 2017, there will be another eleven tours.

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Metal under the microscope: IW shows prizewinning pictures

IW | “Different appearances of metal“: This is the title of a photo exhibition in East Friesland, Germany, organized by the Institute of Materials Science (IW) of Leibniz Universität Hannover. The pictures have been created by five employees working in the metallography sector of the Hannover Centre for Production Technology (PZH).

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Hannover Messe 2017: Efficient forging and additive manufacturing

IPH/LZH | Forging undercuts, additive manufacturing, underwater laser cutting and integrating sensors: This can be done with the tools presented by the IPH and LZH at the Hannover Messe 2017. From 24 to 28 April 2017, they will be presenting their research findings in hall 2.

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Forming Colloquium Hannover in mid-March

IFUM | On the occasion of the 22nd Forming Colloquium Hannover (Umformtechnisches Kolloquium Hannover, UKH), specialists from fields related to research, production and management will meet on 15 and 16 March 2017 under the motto “Innovation Potential in Forming Technology“ to discuss recent developments and future challenges related to forming technology.

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Lecture series ’’Production and Society’’ is continued

PZH | Climate-neutral production? Life-cycle management of resources modelled on nature’s processes? Michael Hetzer, Managing Director of elobau sensor technology, and Professor Michael Braungart, initiator of the cradle-to-cradle principle, will present their trendsetting ideas to researchers at PZH.

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’’Mit uns digital!’’ provides workshops from Big Data to IT security

PZH/LZH/IPH | Online monitoring of production processes, digital factory planning, additive manufacturing – "Mit uns digital!" offers these workshops for free to specialists and executives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). The digitalization campaign is sponsored by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany.

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International conference for aerospace industry

IFW | Aerospace specialists from all over the world will meet at the "16th Machining Innovations Conference for Aerospace Industry" held on 23 and 24 November 2016 in Hannover, Germany. They will discuss the latest materials for airoplane construction, more efficient processes and innovative machine tools.

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Forming specialists to meet in Hannover

IFUM | On the occasion of the 22nd Forming Colloquium Hannover (Umformtechnisches Kolloquium Hannover, UKH), specialists from fields related to research, production and management will meet on 15 and 16 March 2017 under the motto "Innovation Potential in Forming Technology" to discuss recent developments and future challenges related to forming technology.

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Production technology at the ’’Night Out With Science’’

PZH/LZH/IPH | On Saturday, 12 November 2016, the Leibniz Universität Hannover will be organizing a "Night Out With Science" – and entertainment. Starting at 6 p.m., the institutes and laboratories will open their doors. The production technology will be presenting itself in the Welfenschloss and in the Hannover Centre for Production Technology (PZH).

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