Industry 4.0 also featured prominently at the 2015 Hannover Messe. © Chrisitan Kruppa

Industry 4.0 – an opportunity for Germany

More and more things are getting connected to the internet. In the world of manufacturing this is paving the way for Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution. As a location for industry, Germany is justified in hoping that this will lead to more growth and prosperity.

World of Work 4.0 – opportunity or risk?

What is Industry 4.0?

Future Urban Production – how WITTENSTEIN AG is becoming an Industry 4.0 pioneer


International Relations

Germany and Italy must advance digitisation

- BDI President gives speech at intergovernmental consultations calling for more investment in digital infrastructure. more
Industrie 4.0

EU refugee policy: Industry supports the federal government’s course

- The burden of receiving refugees must be fairly distributed in Europe. This was the message from the presidents of the BDI, BDA, DIHK and ZDH in a statement issued for the summit in Munich. Other topics on the agenda are digitisation and strengthening Business 4.0. more
Industrie 4.0

Legislative framework 4.0 and digital working world: opportunities and challenges for companies and personnel in the “fourth industrial revolution”

- Economy, society and working world are going digital and face great challenges in this regard. BDI and BDA are devoting themselves intensively to the opportunities and risks of “Industry 4.0” and “Work 4.0”, and in January 2016 shed further light on these two themes in the framework of events. more
Industrie 4.0

A study points to additional value creation of 5300 euros per head in Germany through digitalisation

- BDI President Grillo hands a new study on digital transformation to EU Commissioner Oettinger at the CeBIT information technology fair in Hanover. more