Linde to present digital highlights at ACHEMA in Frankfurt


Virtual reality, smart glasses and digital twins of real-life plants are just three of the digital innovations that The Linde Group’s Engineering Division will be showcasing at ACHEMA 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany.

“Digitalisation is fundamentally redefining the plant engineering business. By leveraging our data assets creatively and intelligently, we can offer engineering customers revolutionary new ways to increase operational efficiency and plan more proactively,” explained Jürgen Nowicki, Spokesperson for the Board of Directors at Linde’s Engineering Division.

Production processes are increasingly integrating new methods and services that build on the insights gained by networking components with the latest information and communication technologies. Linde already has years of experience in integrating digital technologies into all lines of business. What is new, however, is something typical of the start-up sector – the accelerator process to fast-track new ideas. Interdisciplinary teams work on digital projects for three months and then quickly transition them to the business portfolio if they prove successful. The team simply drops anything that does not work within this timeframe.

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