Hermle to Highlight Automation and Industry 4.0 at Annual Open House

Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with more than 20 machine models in various configurations and with complementary equipment.

Hermle AG is planning on welcoming over 1,000 companies and 3,000 visitors from across the globe to its annual Global Open House event in Gosheim, Germany, May 8-11, 2019. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with more than 20 machine models in various configurations and with complementary equipment.

The event will debut Hermle’s new the RS 05-2 robot system. This second generation of the RS 05 can be adapted to Hermle’s machining centers either frontally (C 250, C 400 and C 32) or laterally (C 12 and C 22). The system can be equipped with a variety of different storage modules according to specific needs or requirements.

“Every year we look forward to our Global Open House event in Germany because it’s our chance to put our best technology on display to people from every corner of the world,” says Manuel Merkt, president and COO of Hermle USA. “Our industry is evolving so rapidly, but we truly feel Hermle has stayed ahead of the curve with our advancements and constantly improving capabilities of our machining centers.”

Another highlight of the show will be an exhibit space with more than 50 exhibitors from the fields of workholding, CAD/CAM, measurement, cutting tools and control technology. With a rotating schedule of expert seminars each day, visitors will have the opportunity to discover emerging trends in advanced manufacturing.

Digitalization and Industry 4.0 will also be a focus at the open house. Hermle has planned demonstrations to show how this digital challenge is met with many of its products, such as the digital modules, the new intuitive user interface Navigator or the Home screen, which machine operators can use to create their own user interface.