Plant construction, the manufacture of plant components and service in the energy sector, for the chemical and petrochemical industry and for environmental technology – more than 180 member companies with 60,000 employees and around 15 billion euros in turnover form a strong alliance in the FDBR for this purpose.
As an industry association for Automatic Identification, Data Capture and Mobile Data Communication, AIM represents the common interests of the industry. The focus is on automated and digital processes within the framework of Industry 4.0. Therefore, AIM promotes the market expansion of Auto-ID technology and processes such as barcode, DataMatrixCode (2D), OCR, RFID, NFC, RTLS and sensor technology. With a global network of experts and regular events, the association actively supports industry networking, knowledge transfer and the development of new technology solutions.
The Centre for Logistics and Transport (ZLV) brings together a variety of chairs for the interdisciplinary conception, management and transfer of scientific work related to logistics, mobility and transport from different departments at the University of Duisburg-Essen. The ZLV is oriented towards long-term sustainable, economically beneficial, socially acceptable and ecologically safe innovations.