ACHEMA 2018 — Preview
Tailwind from positive mood
ACHEMA 2018 will open the doors from June 11–15, 2018. Around 3,800 exhibitors and 167,000 participants from more than 100 countries will turn Frankfurt once again into the global center of the process industries. ACHEMA is known as the world forum for chemical engineering, process engineering and biotechnology. The organizers, DECHEMA Aussstellungs-GmbH, see significant growth in some exhibition fields such as automation, pharmaceutical, packaging and storage technologies, but also in the mechanical processes group. This certainly gives reason to positive expectations. It became apparent that all industries and exhibition groups are preoccupied with the “megatrend” digitalization, whether it’s laboratory equipment, plant engineering or packaging and logistics.
Thanks to digital interfaces, pumps can be integrated via “plug and play” into a plant and monitor themselves. Control and operation centers are designed to redefine the...