News & Events

There is always something happening here! Find out at which important trade fairs and industry events you can meet us. You can also read all about Industrie Informatik, the advance of digitalization, and our MES solution cronetwork in our latest News.

Solution Store for fast project success

Shop online for customised, digital manufacturing modules

With customised, release-secure solutions from the Solution Store, a new way of finding solutions, individualisation and independent, fast project implementation is finding its way into everyday work on the shop floor.

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MES meets manufacturing execution platform


Integrative manufacturing execution platforms continue to gain importance on the path to the smart factory. Nevertheless, MES solutions still form the stable basis for handling digital processes. Find out how the individual design of your system landscape can succeed on the basis of the latest communication technologies and how the interaction of MES and manufacturing platform generates added value for your company.

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How your digitisation project flops before it even starts!

Here we show you the classic stumbling blocks that are sure to turn your MES project into a flop even before the actual start – or not! We highlight topics such as clean maintenance of master data, delimitation of functions, establishment of project teams, exchange with experts outside the company, etc. have compiled valuable tips that could decide the success of your new project.

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Energy efficiency and sustainability thanks to digital manufacturing solutions

MES & energy management

We show you how you can massively optimise energy efficiency in your production thanks to innovative, digital manufacturing solutions.

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IT challenges in the area of traceability & tracking


More than ever, the call for lot size 1 and requirements in respect of the component and batch traceability are challenging companies when designing their production processes. The answer lies in software-based traceability solutions which not only focus on traceability but also ongoing optimization of the manufacturing processes.

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30 years of Industrie Informatik


30 years of Industrie Informatik – that’s an anniversary we can all be proud of: Founders, employees, partners and customers alike who have been on this journey together, making Industrie Informatik the strong digitalization partner it is today.

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So what are the benefits? :: What does an MES have to offer


Before launching a new software project, the obvious question is: What is it worth? The positive effects of an MES introduction are as diverse and individual as each company itself.

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Machine Connectivity – Requirements & Added Value

A robust database is the basis for any optimization measure in manufacturing. When collecting this data, you must always start where your value is added: on the shop floor! In this article, we demonstrate the many potential benefits of a clean machine connectivity and the first steps on the way to a networked machine park.

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AI & detailed planning: Searching for the highest peaks

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the key technologies on the road to the smart factory.
At the outset we question how AI can be used in detailed planning and what benefits a company can derive from AI. So let’s search for the highest peaks, or the best planning results.

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Five facts about our release philosophy & update strategy

One of our biggest distinguishing features in the MES market: Thanks to 100% release readiness, Industrie Informatik guarantees that all customers with a maintenance agreement will enjoy continuous and easy-to-use technological and functional progress.

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Low code development: Strategic partnership between Industrie Informatik & SIB Visions

With SIB Visions we have found a strong partner in the field of low-code development.
VisionX is a highly flexible, open low code platform that enables our users to realise new requirements for our software systems without the need for hard programming.

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What trends are currently shaping the MES world?

Bernhard Falkner, Chief Technology Officer at Industrie Informatik GmbH, explains what topics will accompany us through the next year in the fields of MES and Manufacturing Execution Platforms.

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Out of the box: a look in the crystal ball

In an ambitious research project, MES manufacturer Industrie Informatik worked intensively with customers, researchers and educational institutions on the topic of predictive analytics. The result is an out-of-the-box solution that enables a quick and efficient look into the future.

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Solution design ensures project success

The increasing complexity in modern industry requires extensive expert knowledge and sophisticated concepts for the successful realization of software projects. Read more about the right approach.

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Greatly optimized time to solution

Digitalization measures now form the basis for solid future orientation and maintaining competitiveness. In an interview, Bernhard Falkner explains the importance of MES as a plant-related IT hub and the path to the cronetworld production platform.

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Seven Tips toward Successful Digitalization Projects

Let our guide show you the classic stumbling blocks in a digitalization project, the critical success factors, and the first steps towards digital production.

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Five good reasons why cronetwork PIDO is the right BI tool for your enterprise

Key success factors on the road to the smart factory are targeted data analyses and reliable key figures in real time as valid decision bases for continuous improvement processes.

Here we give you five good reasons why cronetwork PIDO is the right BI tool for your enterprise.

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Success factors for an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Rapid developments in the industry bring with them a wealth of new opportunities and paths. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is on the advance and, thanks to technological possibilities, is ready for optimal implementation.

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In-process quality assurance :: react proactively

Where in the past you had to rely on loose coupling to a CAQ system, today you can go new, interactive ways with software-supported quality control. With quality assurance that accompanies production, quality is no longer checked and evaluated afterwards, but ensured during the production process.

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Parts Tracing :: Product monitoring

The call for a much cited lot size of 1 and the innovation trigger Industry 4.0 (the smart factory) more than ever challenge enterprises in redesigning and developing their production processes. cronetwork parts tracing immediately gives you full transparency for your products down to the individual component.

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Five good reasons why we are the right software partner

Industrial enterprises need strong partners to make their production as efficient as possible. As a producer of standard software, Industrie Informatik has been involved for over 28 years with the optimization of production processes in discrete manufacture.

Allow us to explain why we are the right software partner and what makes the difference.

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Commentary: MES can function only as a core competency

More and more ERP providers and machine builders are pushing into the market for MES solutions. This may make sense for these vendors, but for the user companies a vendor with MES as a core competence makes more sense. It’s not for nothing that they say: Cobbler, stick to your trade!

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Proactive production with scheduling board APS

More than ever, manufacturing companies feel confronted with challenges such as rush orders, small lot sizes, short-range fluctuations in demand, and ever changing availability of resources. In addition, there are economic challenges and conflicts ensuing from different requirements and goals of individual departments on the shop floor. Here cronetwork scheduling board demonstrates its strengths.

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Five good reasons for using cronetwork Transport

Intralogistics and traceability work hand in hand. For manufacturing enterprises, they are often significant time & cost factors. Here we give you five good reasons why the use of cronetwork Transports makes sense.

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Single Sign-on :: once-only authentication – many benefits

In our continuing development of cronetwork®, we concentrate particularly on usability, state-of-the-art technology and practical applicability of cronetwork. The Single Sign-On (SSO) functionality that we have now implemented in cronetwork can contribute significantly to facilitating your workday.

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OPC-UA server in cronetwork promotes open communication

Thomas Krainz, management team member responsible for strategic product management, explains in an interview what potential resides in cronetwork’s OPC-UA server.

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Five good reasons for digitalizing your production

More and more companies are using digitalization measures such as the implementation of an MES for production control and optimization. Stay competitive by taking the path into the future!

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