16 September 2020 - 16 March 2021

VirtualConnect: Smart Manufacturing

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Experience VirtualConnect on-demand

Did you know that manufacturers who are digitally enabled can reduce ramp-up defects by up to 97%, and cut their maintenance costs by 40%? That’s why there’s never been a better time for enterprises like yours to embrace digital transformation.

Access our on-demand VirtualConnect experience to discover new smart manufacturing topics, industry success stories and expert insight.

Introducing subjects such as mechatronics, digital engineering and process control, the event features demonstrations of new technology and real-life examples of how companies like Cama, PTC, Eplan and Lubrizol overcame key industry challenges.

It’s your chance to view the sessions you were unable to see live, re-watch presentations you found useful and walk the digital show floor at your convenience.

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Date16 September 2020 - 16 March 2021


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Discover the next horizon for smart manufacturing

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Hear from specialists on how to achieve flexible manufacturing

View presentations from our leaders, customers and partners on how to achieve flexible manufacturing in your plants and machines, introduce the ecosystem of digital manufacturing and launch a new approach to process control.

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Expand your knowledge of smart technology

Learn how to transform your operations through independent cart technology, autonomous guided vehicles and DCS. You will also see demos of the latest innovations and listen to fresh insights from panel discussions. Plus, you can access presentations covering smart machines, smart operations and digital transformation.

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Walk the digital showfloor

Visit our Encompass Partners and Authorized Distributors from your country on the digital show floor. Find out how solutions and technology featured in the VirtualConnect presentations could benefit your business.

Discover how leading companies unlocked digital transformation

Hear from industry leaders who will share their own experience of digital transformation and the successes they achieved. They include:

  • Cama, the global manufacturer of complete packaging lines and systems for food and non-food industries.
  • PTC, provider of best-in-class solutions in IoT, augmented reality, computer-aided design, product lifecycle management and more.
  • Eplan, a leading provider of software and service solutions in the fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering.
  • Lubrizol, a world leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals, including additives and advanced materials.
  • Harro Höfliger, a packaging machine technology supplier and problem solver from the laboratory level to the production and packaging line.
  • Olivero, a leading provider of design, construction, assembly and maintenance of industrial plants, including complete turnkey solutions.

Smart Manufacturing just got more productive

Meet our sponsor partners on the digital showfloor

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Plan your experience with the VirtualConnect session guideVirtualConnect has added more features to bring you closer to smart manufacturing specialists than ever before. Make sure you get the most out of your experience by using our session guide to prioritise your on-demand events.

Download on-demand session guide