WIN EURASIA 2019 "wins the future" with Industry 4.0 innovations
This year’s edition of the biggest industrial trade fair in the Eurasia region took place on March 14–17 in the TUYAP Fair and Exhibition Center in Istanbul. The organizers from Hannover Fairs Turkey, a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, had set the ambitious goal to give visitors and participants a 360-degree perspective on the entire manufacturing industry. The main motto of WIN EURASIA 2019 was “WIN the Future” and the platform was strongly focused on technological innovations for Industry 4.0.
Wide range of industries and applications
Around 2000 exhibitor companies from Turkey and abroad showcased their latest products, technologies and solutions during the four days of the major international event for the manufacturing industry. The show highlighted many interesting system solutions for the factories of the future. Visitors had the opportunity to get introduces to high-end products and technologies in the fields of metalworking, bonding and welding technologies, industrial automation systems, power transmission and fluid power technologies, electric and electronic equipment, intralogistics solutions, etc.
WIN EURASIA 2019 also featured the premiere of WINovation – a competition for innovative and uniquely designed technology projects in the following categories: product, service, design, technology, technical infrastructure, solution, business model, organization, social and environment.
Industry 4.0 in focus
WIN EUARASIA 2019 demonstrated cutting-edge innovations in the fields of automation, digitization, the Internet of Things and augmented reality. To strengthen the Industry 4.0 theme, for the first time in its history the exhibition platform featured an interactive festival area dedicated to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
In this area the visitors could see Turkey’s very first “Digital Factory” demonstration in action, including a live, fully functional manufacturing line. The integrated solution included industry-changing technologies of tomorrow: production control and follow-up systems, data analytics, cloud technology, industrial security systems, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology, big data, digital automation and additive manufacturing technology.
The topics of tomorrow
The Industry 4.0 concept strongly prevailed in all aspects of the trade fair, including the conference program. Among the interesting discussion topics were “Digital Transformation in Industry”, “Economy, Science, Future and You”, “Self-Service Industry 4.0”, “Integration of Information Technologies with Industry: Industry 4.0”, “Digital Transformation in Production”, “Autonomous Mobile Robots and Logistics 4.0”, “Smart Manufacturing Technologies – Digital Factories”, “IIoT Infrastructures and Artificial Intelligence in Factories”, “WIN Eurasia Digital Transformation Talks”, etc.
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