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Perfect teamwork with a non-human colleague is no longer a pipe dream. Collaboration between human workers and robots is one of the most innovative new developments associated with digitalization and Industry 4.0. A huge amount of progress has been made with

How two key performance features of cutting-edge industrial work benches complement each other perfectly thanks to compatible interfaces. Even in this age of work process automation, manual assembly remains one of the main keys to efficient production flows in many industries.

From engineering a miniature car and designing a pit display to putting teamwork into practice, schoolchildren competing in “4×4 in Schools” learn a lesson for life. School and university student competitions perform an extremely valuable function, offering young people practical insights

There are many great stories of underdogs rising in the tech industry. But sometimes, women and minorities are left underrepresented in these stories despite having to overcome many obstacles. Below we celebrate several stories of challenges faced and overcome by

This great adventure started in 1888, two years after Carl Benz invented the automobile (although it was really more of a motorized carriage). His wife Bertha decided to take on the challenge of driving it on its first long-distance trip

Budding engineers from Germany are gearing up for the world’s toughest solar vehicle race. The Stuart Highway is one of a kind, spanning almost 2700 kilometers from Darwin in the north of Australia all the way to Port Augusta on the

A former astronaut, Ellen Ochoa made history in 1993 when she became the first Hispanic American woman in space. Her accomplishment is one that she hopes young women and minorities will cling to and realize they have the ability to

It’s no secret that lean manufacturing techniques can make a dramatic impact in helping companies streamline processes, minimize costs and increase productivity. However, many decision makers in office environments have yet to see that these concepts can also be beneficial

Free and accessible round the clock, podcasts offer in-depth and carefully prepared content – including about mechanical engineering. Since you can listen to them any time, any place, podcasts are essentially an extension of the conventional radio format – and an

How a custom-built solution is helping a physically impaired employee at BMW to work with ease. Only too aware that practical experience is what matters most, the BMW Group offers a specially developed training concept dubbed “TaLEnt” (short for