• Beckhoff receives ministerial visit

    As part of a four-day trip to the U.S. in September 2018, Prof. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister for Economic Affairs, Digitization, Innovation and Energy for the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, visited the Beckhoff booth with a business delegation as part of the Hannover Messe USA meets IMTS show in Chicago.
  • Dr. Ursula Frank joins “Plattform Industrie 4.0” Research Advisory Board

    Dr. Ursula Frank, Project Manager R&D Cooperations at Beckhoff, has been appointed to the Research Advisory Board of Plattform Industrie 4.0. The board consists of 16 industry representatives and 20 from science and academia.
  • OPC Foundation appoints Stefan Hoppe as President and Executive Director

    The OPC Foundation’s Board of Directors has elected Stefan Hoppe, Senior Manager Strategic Technologies at Beckhoff, as its new President and Executive Director. Beckhoff was quick to recognize the value of establishing standards in industrial automation and to implement them proactively in its products.
  • Dr. Guido Beckmann elected to Board of VDMA’s Electrical Automation association

    Dr. Guido Beckmann was elected to the Board of the VDMA’s Electrical Automation association at its most recent general meeting. Guido Beckmann is Senior Management Control System Architecture & International Key Account at Beckhoff.
  • Frank Schubert appointed spokesperson for BIG-EU Advisory Board

    At the annual meeting of the BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU), members elected a new leadership team for the next two years. Frank Schubert, who heads Marketing and Training Building Automation at Beckhoff, remains an advisory board member and has been chosen to succeed Professor Peter Fischer from Dortmund’s University of Applied Sciences and Arts as the board’s spokesperson.