Smart Production Solutions at SPS 2018

SPS IPC Drives covers the entire spectrum of smart and digital automation – from simple sensors to intelligent solutions, from what is feasible today to the vision of a fully digitalized industrial world.

This year more than 65 000 visitors had the opportunity to find answers to their specific challenges, explore the latest automation ideas and innovative offers from more than 1 600 exhibitors within areas such as control & sensor technology, drive systems & components, industrial IT & networks, software & manufacturing IT as well as Industry 4.0 & Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

To mark its 30th anniversary in 2019, the exhibition will be officially known as SPS in order to reflect the true core of current and future automation technology. Furthermore, cloud and big-data technologies, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, digital twins and other IT functions will further enrich Smart Production Solutions of the future.

“- The name SPS reflects how the exhibition is increasingly showcasing holistic approaches to Industry 4.0, including new exhibitors from the IT sector.” explains Sylke Schulz-Metzner, Vice President for SPS at Mesago Messe Frankfurt.

Visitors to the Unjo stand could discover examples of superior motion control designs meeting challenging demands from market leading customers in areas such as motor control, HMI, sensors, battery control, signal processing and communication. 

“- Unjo celebrated our 10th anniversary at the SPS in 2018, which clearly demonstrated that the need of customized motor controls with optimized performance are greater than ever.” explains Undine Jänes, CEO, Unjo AB.

“- Our collective engineering knowledge and experience of more than 20 years, which we call Unjo Core™, which enables us to create an optimal solution for each customer application by focusing on
Form – Fit – Function and at the same time maintain our technical independence.” she continues.

The application to the right shows a customized and cost-efficient controls solution with optimized system performance within an existing footprint.