VDMA Executive Director T. Brodtmann visit Startup Factory
VDMA delegation headed by VDMA’s CEO Thilo Brodtmann visited Startup Factory on September 26th. After a brief introduction of Startup Factory’s incubation concept as well as of its Industry 4.0 platform — Smart Factory Kunshan, Mr. Brodtmann, who came together with Ulrich Ackermann and Oliver Wack from VDMA headquarters in Frankfurt, visited the production units of VDMA member companies Centrotherm, Schwanog, Hahn and ARKU, all located under our roof.
Subsequent to the company tour, Mr. Brodtmann and his delegation joined a round table discussion involving representatives of the Chinese subsidiaries of additional VDMA member companies located at Suzhou and Kunshan, exchanging opinions on topics such as challenges for foreign companies in China or business projections for 2020 for various industry verticals. Both VDMA and Startup Factory will stay in a regular exchange in the future, in order to jointly support the development of foreign SMEs from machinery and automation sector in China.