Wafers are the basis of modern microchips. The production of these silicon components is technically highly demanding. Wafers are also produced in state-of-the-art semiconductor plants in the heart of Germany.
For a long time, empty production halls were a symbol of the change in industrial production due to technological progress. But digital technologies, with their increasingly shorter innovation cycles, have no longer just taken over manual work that is easily automated. Trends such as robotics and artificial intelligence are competing more and more with people in more complex fields of activity. The working world of engineers is also not unaffected by the digital transformation.
Durable and fast trains, aircrafts and cars are just as much a matter of course for our everyday life today as well as well-working IT with fast Internet connections. High-performance fluids often create the basis for this.
Whether noise reduction, passenger comfort, aerodynamics or assistance system technology - the future of aviation promises numerous technical innovations and exciting developments. The largest civilian fleet of research aircraft and helicopters operated by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) is deployed worldwide throughout the year to record data on technical focal points such as wake vortices, aircraft bypass, noise emissions or cabin ventilation and to test new systems.
It gets exciting when people and machines work together. People benefit from the machine's help in the world of work and in their private lives - and sometimes the digital helpers almost take on human traits.