It is not just making nice cars that the Germans are good at, trade shows are also up there. Being an even numbered year, there is no Productronica, which means the smaller SMT Hybrid Packaging show, taking place in Nuremberg from the 5th to the 7th of June, takes the strain as the focus of attention for technology and innovation in the electronics assembly manufacturing market. So, with only six months since the last Productronica show in Munich, how much new stuff to look out for can there be?
We recently held an Aegis Software user group meeting, the first one to take place in the UK. It may seem a little “old-fashioned” to have a face-to-face meeting these days, but even in this world of increasing digitalization, the values of the face to face communication persist.