Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives (IAMD)

Industry 4.0 in practice

HANNOVER MESSE 2016 marked the final breakthrough for Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Industrial Automation at HANNOVER MESSE is a key piece of the puzzle and the leading trade fair for production and process automation, systems solutions, and industrial IT.

Industry 4.0 is no longer just a vision of the future – HANNOVER MESSE 2016 showcased many ready-to-use integrated business models and this year’s event is expected to show many, many more.  The use of IT in manufacturing has created an environment ripe for innovation and swift change, and exhibitors use Industrial Automation as their platform for unveiling their newest products and solutions. Take advantage of seeing the most cutting-edge technology first.

Industrial Automation will highlight the whole spectrum with four core themes and a dedicated hall layout for a targeted exhibition experience:

Product Categories:

Automation Technology

  • Robotics & systems integration
  • Components for automation systems and equipment
  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Image processing
  • Assembly & handling systems
  • Linear drives
  • Cables and energy carriers
  • Identification
  • Mobile robots
  • Lasers
  • Application park robotics, automation & vision
Production Automation

  • Electric power transmission / Motion control
  • Pneumatic automation technology
  • Production logistics and materials handling systems
  • Pumps & pump systems
  • Vibration measurement systems
  • Industrial Automation forum
Process & Energy Automation

  • Solutions for automation and energy engineering
  • Process automation systems
  • Process control systems
  • Instrumentation (measurement and control)
  • Process analysis technology
  • Connection / interface technology
  • Industrial building automation
  • Engineering, Maintenance, Service
Automation Technology & IT

  • Industry 4.0
  • Forum Industry 4.0
  • Wireless, M2M & Internet of Things
  • Virtual reality
  • SmartFactoryKL
  • Product and trademark protection
  • Smart Connected
  • IT security
  • Cyber physical systems
  • Control systems
  • IPCs / SPS
  • Sensor technology, instrumentation
  • Image-processing sensors
  • Security technology
  • Connection / interface technology

Why Participate?

As one of 5 leading international trade fairs in the line-up for HANNOVER MESSE 2016, Industrial Automation boasts an outstanding track record. The statistics speak for themselves:

  • Over 1,200 exhibitors from all over the world
  • 148,300 visitors
  • 2,500 journalists cover the event every year

Become an Exhibitor

April 23 - 27, 2018
Hannover, Germany
Hannover Exhibition Grounds


Bill Fox
Director of Sales, Industrial Automation Events Worldwide
Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.
Phone: +1 (773) 796-4250
Fax: +1 (773) 796-4247


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