• Koch Technoloy GmbH, Germany: CNC machining center – with a single system to the individual finished product

    Koch Technoloy GmbH, Germany: CNC machining center – with a single system to the individual finished product

    More flexibility, speed and efficiency in production – with its new production plant Koch Maschinenfabrik did not only fulfill this aim but also set new standards in terms of sophistication and flexibility.

  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany: TwinCAT 3 unites PC Control and science for simplified cable robot operation

    University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany: TwinCAT 3 unites PC Control and science for simplified cable robot operation

    High-bay warehouses with conventional automated storage and retrieval machines are in widespread use. However, the payload in relation to the total mass that has to be moved is very small. With the help of a parallel cable robot this disparity was now eliminated.

  • Gastreatment Services, Netherlands: Turning waste into a “green” energy source

    Gastreatment Services, Netherlands: Turning waste into a “green” energy source

    The green gas plant, developed by Gastreatment Services, can be used to convert biogas from landfills, wastewater treatment plants or farms into fuel with the quality level of natural gas.

  • CRS Máquinas, Brazil: Woodworking center controls 47 axes with PC-based platform

    CRS Máquinas, Brazil: Woodworking center controls 47 axes with PC-based platform

    With its quick tool changes and easy reconfiguration capabilities the fully automated drilling center enables an efficient furniture production.

  • Beckhoff Turkey: PC-based Control for the fast-growing machine-building industry

    Beckhoff Turkey: PC-based Control for the fast-growing machine-building industry

    In March of 2008, Beckhoff established a subsidiary in Turkey that has been established with great success and continues to grow ever since. General Manager Cem Ayday reports about this success story and the prospects for the future.