• Hans Beckhoff: „Social automation“ for Industry 4.0

    The concept of Industry 4.0 requires close interaction between IT systems and automation technology – something that Beckhoff has focused on for 30 years. In this interview, Managing Director Hans Beckhoff gives a business update and tells about how Industry 4.0 is already being implemented and how the underlying principles can lead to concepts of the future such as “social automation”.