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Since its foundation, inpro’s goal has been the development of production systems and technologies for the factory of the future. Thus, inpro operates as a joint ‘think tank’ for its partner companies, an approach unique in Germany to this date.”
Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. h.c. mult. Dr.-Ing. E.h. mult. Dr.-Ing. Günter Spur, first CEO of inpro and participant of the 3rd Berlin Economic Conference

„inpro gave the decisive impetus for the development of component-oriented simulation models for materials flow. inpro has laid the foundation for standards which are the basis for present simulation systems, and have undeniable relevance for the digital factory of the future.“

Prof. Bernd Noche, Managing SDZ SimulationsDienstleistungsZentrum GmbH, Professor of Transport Systems and Logistics at the University of Duisburg-Essen

„Thanks to its work and achievements in the field of laser technology, inpro can proudly claim to have significantly advanced the global implementation of high-power laser systems in automobile production. Based on delivered innovations and the need to implement them, several project team members established their own company and successfully went to market, for example, Photon AG with 200 employees.“

Holger Alder, Founder and Board Member of Photon AG

„inpro addressed all thematically challenging tasks and developed well-founded solutions. In cooperation with external scientific experts, inpro efficiently supports the work of shareholder companies, especially in the early stages of development. For example, working with technical and executive promoters of shareholder companies, inpro identified the potential of innovative foil technology for exposed parts as an alternative to energy-intensive coating processes. By pooling the resources of these partners, inpro systematically developed the necessary procedures to achieve the pilot maturity stage. Results are recognised in the shareholder group, as well as in the scientific community.“

Carl-Ernst Forchert, Founder and CEO of i-vector Innovation Management GmbH
„inpro’s approach for activity-based costing in logistics, which allowed all members of a supply chain to be included for the first time, has led to large savings and was an important precursor of modern supply chain management systems.“
Prof. Dr. Siegfried Fiebig, Plant Management and Vehicle Construction at Wolfsburg, Volkswagen AG

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inpro at PLM Europe 2019 in Berlin

“Get Ready for Success” and “where today meets tomorrow” – these were the omnipresent themes of this year’s multiday conference “PLM Europe” this week in Berlin.

An extensive portfolio of current PLM solutions and software technologies was focused during the three-day event, which – in addition to the current Siemens software stack – also covered many contributions of partners and service providers. The Estrel venue in the “hip” district of Berlin-Neukölln for three days became a bustling hub of users and experts exploring the practical implications of “Digital Factory”, “Digital Twin”, the “Digital Thread” and various new tools and technologies both on abstract and practical levels.

The new branding of the “Xcelerator” portfolio was highlighted in keynote speeches and deepened in numerous sessions. The event highlighted diverse activities of the partners and updates on the roadmaps of various products in an accompanying exhibition where partners presented their solutions to Cloud, Data Management and VR, to name just a few examples. It was announced that from next year, the event is to take place under the umbrella of Siemens itself.

As every year the forum provided great opportunities for learning and networking, updating on the current trends of software technology and setting course towards the many possibilities of digitalization in the enterprise.

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