VDMA R+A and Startup Platform 'GO2automation' Agree on Strategic Partnership

  • June 18, 2021
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VDMA R+A and Startup Platform 'GO2automation' Agree on Strategic Partnership
VDMA R+A and Startup Platform 'GO2automation' Agree on Strategic Partnership

June 2021 - The VDMA Robotics + Automation Association and the platform “GO2automation” operated by the startup andugo agree on strategic cooperation. The mission is to provide companies with data-driven access to automation and services throughout projects. Small, medium-sized and large firms benefit from AI-based matching of demand and supply and cross-industrial digital collaboration.

"As a knowledge and expert database, we are specialized in making the automation of manufacturing processes much more effective," said Dirk Engelbrecht, CEO of andugo. "At www.go2automation.de , companies succeed in precisely tailored automation projects much more cost-effectively and faster than with any traditional approach."

"We take companies by the hand on their way to the smart production of the future," said Patrick Schwarzkopf, managing director VDMA Robotics + Automation. "Moreover, we offer small and medium-sized firms a direct way to benefit from the opportunities of automation–and accompany them step by step. The automation specialists and technology suppliers registered at GO2automation are at the top of their field of robotics and automation in both Germany and internationally."

The partnership of VDMA R+A with GO2automation is an important milestone in actively shaping the platform economy in the B2B sector. Together, VDMA R+A and GO2automation drive the competitiveness of market participants of all company sizes in a wide range of industries - addressing users, suppliers and system integrators.

Do you have any questions? Patrick Schwarzkopf, VDMA Robotics Automation, will be happy to answer them (Phone +49 69 6603 1590, patrick.schwarzkopf@vdma.org).

The VDMA represents around 3,300 German and European mechanical and plant engineering companies. The industry stands for innovation, export orientation, medium-sized businesses and employs around four million people in Europe, more than one million of them in Germany alone.

The VDMA Robotics + Automation Association (VDMA R+A) forms a separate trade association within VDMA with more than 340 member companies: Suppliers of components and systems from the fields of robotics, integrated assembly solutions and machine vision. The aim of this industry-driven platform is to support robotics and automation through a wide range of activities and services. Key activities include statistical analyses and market surveys, marketing activities, standardization, public relations, future studies, trade fair policy as well as networking events and conferences.

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