Germany’s Hannover Fair to showcase subcontracting
In an age of global competition, subcontractors assume an important role as competent supply chain partners. Hannover Fair 2008 (April 21–25 in Hannover, Germany) will showcase subcontractors in a number of industrial sectors, focusing on their versatile share in the value creation process.
In an age of global competition, subcontractors assume an important role as competent supply chain partners. Hannover Fair 2008 (April 21%%MDASSML%%25 in Hannover, Germany) will showcase subcontractors in a number of industrial sectors, focusing on their versatile share in the value creation process. The Subcontracting trade fair at Hannover Fair will feature a new special display entitled “System Partners %%MDASSML%% Mechanical Engineering/Automotive”, at which two major exhibits will serve to illustrate today’s subcontracting industry.
The exhibit for the automotive sector will consist of a cutaway model of a VW Golf -- used to illustrate the way subcontractors are tied in to the manufacturing process.
NEVAT executive board member Gery Morssinkhof of the Aegide Group said, “The Dutch system suppliers are bringing their machines for demonstration purposes to familiarize the international, high-tech OEM market with what is possible when members in an association like NEVAT work together closely.”
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