Hannover Messe 2015 Industry show drew more than 220,000 visitors

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Germany - After five action-packed days of industrial innovation, dynamic networking and lead generation, Hannover Messe 2015 – the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology – drew to a close on Friday, 17 April. More than 70,000 attendees came from abroad, Hannover Messe reports.

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Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel at the world's biggest industry trade show, Hannover Messe 2015.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel at the world's biggest industry trade show, Hannover Messe 2015.
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With “Integrated Industry – Join the Network” as its keynote theme, Hannover Messe 2015 soared to new heights, striking an inspirational note among exhibitors and attendees from industry, business and government. The show placed major emphasis on the digitisation of manufacturing as well as on human-machine collaboration, innovative subcontracting solutions and intelligent energy systems – topics which pulled in the crowds. More than 220,000 trade visitors – 70,000 of whom came from outside Germany – used Hannover Messe to catch up on the latest technologies and make key investment decisions.

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“Hannover Messe 2015 has made it unmistakably clear: Industry 4.0 has arrived, and is sweeping every sector of industry. Digital integration is becoming a key aspect of modern manufacturing, and this trend is set to continue at a rapid pace,” commented Dr. Jochen Köckler, member of the Managing Board at Deutsche Messe. “Over the past several days, some 6,500 companies from 70 countries have showcased technologies for tomorrow’s production plants and energy systems. And India has made a real splash as this year’s Partner Country, creating a truly impressive showcase to promote its ‘Make in India’ campaign,” added Köckler.

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