Joint interest of many parties interested in the 4.0 topic requires constant public coverage and clarification of this global initiative, in which many countries have already been involved. Ukraine is still behind in this trend, but there is movement. In this article we provide a historical perspective, fresh facts about the development, and also argue “why we need it” and what the challenges are. This article is dated 2016 and is constantly updated.
TerraWatt Group, https://terawatt-group.com/ is an engineering group of companies that performs complex turnkey projects in the field of technological engineering. The group includes several divisions that perform work on technological design, development and implementation of control systems, civil engineering, and commissioning. The company is a member of APPAU since the beginning of our association. As the company is originally from Mariupol, the APPAU Executive Direction has been in close contact with the group’s management since the beginning of the war in Ukraine. The company successfully takes the challenges of the war, and moreover, is one of the most active in APPAU in supporting the course of joining the American CSIA. From June 27 to July 1, the group’s top managers will attend the annual CSIA conference in Denver, USA, and are the only ones who will represent the entire Ukrainian community of automation system integrators.
In May 2022, APPAU has signe Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a biggest French cluster of Industry 4.0, CIMES. In this artcile we represent CIMES to our audience and members of the association.
CIMES is a French innovation cluster (« pôle de compétitivité ») located in both regions Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Nouvelle-Aquitaine and dedicated to mechanical engineering, manufacturing and production performance. Our mission is to coordinate the highly-innovative ecosystem gathering the stakeholders from industry, academic and research communities in order to think, develop and industrialize processes, products and services in the framework of Industry 4.0. Our large ecosystem is composed of more than 500 organisations. The core of our ecosystems is composed of innovative solution providers that are able to support end-user companies to point out the right digital supplies they need to improve their processes.
Members of Association of Industrial Automation of Ukraine (APPAU), clusters “Engineering – Automation – Machinery” (EAM) together with other business associations of the Industry 4.0 community on the Industry4Ukraine platform appeal to international brands-suppliers of products and systems in industrial automation, IT, robotics and electrical engineering with a call to support their customers in Ukraine and completely stop operating on the Russian market.