Man and Machine in Industry 4.0

Man and Machine in Industry 4.0

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Man and Machine in Industry 4.0

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    The authors are grateful to many experts and organizations for their insights and thought partnership, including Julian Demetz, Vestas Wind Systems; Wolfgang Dorst, Bitkom e.V.; Dr. Stefan Gerlach, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO; Dr. Hans-Peter Klös, Cologne Institute for Economic Research; Dr. Constanze Kurz, IG Metall; Klaus Mainzer, Technical University of Munich; Ingo Ruhmann, Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research; Dr. Alexander Spermann, Institute for the Study of Labor; Dr. Andreas Vörg, edacentrum; Hans-Joachim Ziemer, formerly of Siemens; and the Institute of Production Science of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

    The authors also thank their colleagues for their insights and support, including Julien Bigot, Michael Bloos, Torben Deuker, Pascal Engel, Petra Gerhardt, Michael Harnisch, Dominik Keupp, Sabine Krömer, Daniel Kuepper, Mary Leonard, Frank Lesmeister, Marion Noeske, Nicole Scherschun, Thorben Schmidt, Sebastian Ullrich, Manuela Waldner, and Johannes Willberg. Finally, the authors are grateful to David Klein for his writing assistance and Katherine Andrews, Gary Callahan, Kim Friedman, Abby Garland, Jessica Melanson, Trudy Neuhaus, and Sara Strassenreiter for their contributions to the editing, design, and production of this report.