Industry Business Network 4.0 – Germany


Planning pushed ahead, functionalities defined

The members of Industry Business Network 4.0 e.V. met for another workshop meeting at the association headquarters in Bad Wörishofen. The attending participants, accompanied by TÜV Süd, the University of Augsburg and Fraunhofer IGCV, pushed ahead with their plans for digital production.


Work and resource management, maintenance and energy efficiency: These are the value-added fields on which the working groups of Industry Business Network 4.0 e.V. are currently focusing. At a further workshop meeting at the association’s headquarters in Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, plans have now been pushed ahead. Based on the results of the kickoff workshop in July, the participating member companies defined and concretized functionalities that are to be implemented in a cross-producer context within the framework of networked production.


For the first time, two new members were part of the working groups and took part in the meeting: Konzept Informationssysteme GmbH with its registered office in Meersburg offers technically sophisticated software solutions and IT services the oxygen plant Friedrich Guttroff GmbH with its headquarters in Wertheim, Baden-Württemberg, is a sought-after partner in the field of gases for technology, medicine and foodstuffs.


Workshop-Meeting des Industry Business Network 4.0


Workshop meeting of the Industry Business Network 4.0

Association Chairman Igor Mikulina and the members of the working group developed additional functions with added value for the customers.

Workshop leader Konstantin Kernschmidt

Under the direction of Konstantin Kernschmidt, Project Manager Industry 4.0 at MicroStep Europe, the participating members of the association pushed forward the planning.

Lively discussions in plenary

The members of the association worked out on equal terms about the functionalities that should provide users with added value.

Lively discussions in plenary

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Schilp (front), professor at the University of Augsburg and project leader at the Fraunhofer IGCV, also led through the workshop.

Igor Mikulina, Association Chairman of the Industry Business Network 4.0 e.V.

The chairman of the association and CEO of MicroStep Europe, Igor Mikulina, drew a positive conclusion from the working group meeting.