ADAMOS IIoT platform receives German Innovation Award


Berlin/Bietigheim-Bissingen, June 26, 2018 – The ADAMOS IIoT platform, developed for the mechanical engineering sector, has received the German Innovation Award. In the "Business to Business" category, the platform received the "Winner" award out of a total of 390 entries. Dürr is one of the ADAMOS founding partners.

ADAMOS is a manufacturer-neutral software platform for the Industrial Internet of Things. It offers simple and flexible digitization of manufacture to users of machines and production plants. The ADAMOS platform can be used to interconnect machines, enabling them to exchange information via the Internet. This makes for more efficient production. Established in 2017, the ADAMOS GmbH joint venture consists of Software AG and the mechanical engineering firms DMG MORI, Dürr, Zeiss, ASM PT, Engel and Karl Mayer.
The cross-sectoral German Innovation Award recognizes products and solutions that are user-friendly and offer added value. This award, which has been presented for the first time, is an initiative of the German Design Council. Created by the German Bundestag (German parliament) and sponsored by German industry, it promotes the competitiveness of companies.

The panel of judges gave the following reason for giving the award for ADAMOS: "The digitization of our society is advancing with great strides. For the mechanical and plant engineering sector – especially SMEs – this transformation is both a challenge and an opportunity. This is where ADAMOS provides innovative and sustainable solutions."
Dr. Marco Link, Managing Director of ADAMOS: "ADAMOS is the first manufacturer-neutral IIoT platform that is focused entirely on the mechanical and plant engineering industry. Through ADAMOS, strong partners cooperate on an equal footing to advance digital networking and set a standard in mechanical and plant engineering."

The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive expertise in automation and digitization/Industry 4.0. Products, systems and services offered by the Group enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. Dürr supplies sectors like the automotive industry, the mechanical engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, and the woodworking industry. The company has 92 business locations in 31 countries. The Group generated sales of € 3.71 billion in 2017. Dürr has around 15,000 employees and operates in the market with five divisions:

  • Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops and final assembly systems for the automotive industry
  • Application Technology: robot technologies for the automated application of paint, sealants and adhesives
  • Clean Technology Systems: exhaust-air purification systems and energy efficiency technology
  • Measuring and Process Systems: balancing equipment as well as assembly, testing and filling technology
  • Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery and equipment for the woodworking industry


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