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Industry 4.0: era-contact organizes fourth working group meeting

International market leader era-contact, a subsidiary of the aichele GROUP, hosts the government-sponsored research group Intro 4.0

On 18th and 19th September at its headquarters in Bretten-Gölshausen, era-contact GmbH welcomed around 35 participants to the fourth official working group meeting for the Intro 4.0 project group. Sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and in collaboration with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), selected companies have been invited to help develop intelligent Industry 4.0 solutions and strategies.

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Managing partner of era-contact ranks among TOP 100

At the Ladies Brunch of the fifth Railway Forum, the leading conference in the rail industry, which took place on August 30th in Berlin, Germany, Manuela Aichele, managing partner of era-contact, was chosen from more than 470 nominees for the TOP 100 most influential female managers in the mobility sector

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Global market leader era-contact expands its product range

era-contact is a system supplier for UIC connectors 552, 558 VE, 558 IT-Solution and 541-5 VE

The steadily growing demands of the modern rail industry necessitate changes to existing standards. For that reason, and thanks to a wealth of expertise in UIC connectors developed over the course of the company's history, era-contact is shifting its focus. In close cooperation with leading European vehicle manufacturers, it has developed future-oriented designs and optimization measures for UIC connectors.

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era-contact congratulates long-term partner Voith

era-contact exclusive supplier for 45 years and part of the success story of Voith

 era-contact GmbH, a company of the aichele GROUP GmbH + Co. KG based in Bretten, Germany, took part in the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of Voith GmbH held on 4 July 2017 at Voith's company headquarters in Heidenheim.

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era-contact has many reasons to celebrate

era-contact opens new location in the USA and honors its employees celebrating their jubilees during the summer party

On 28 June 2017, era-contact USA, LLC, a company of the era-contact brand, opened its new location in the Pickens County Commerce Park in Liberty, South Carolina. In the USA, in future the entire product range from small series to series production will be manufactured and offered on a surface area of approx. 38,000ft², according to customer wishes.

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Industry 4.0: era-contact receives award

World market leader era-contact, a subsidiary of the aichele GROUP, develops successful practical solutions for Industry 4.0

On 22 May,era-contact GmbH, a subsidiary of the aichele GROUP, successfully asserted itself with its solution for "paperless production" in the Allianz Industrie 4.0 competition. The world market leader received an award as one of 16 prize-winners in the competition "100 locations for Industry 4.0 in Baden-Württemberg"

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Plug & Play solution - Rettrofitting in the technology of the future for rail-bound vehicles

Our system with the era-transceiver® can be retrofitted quickly and easily to existing vehicles. This retrofittable solution ensures you all the benefits of flexibility in rail traffic. The era-transceiver® can be used for refurbishment purposes and, of course, for new vehicles.

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era-contact invests in a new production facility in the USA

International proximity to our customers is our utmost priority. In order to supply the demand on the American market, era-contact invests in a new production facility with 80.000 sqm industrial space. The whole product range will be offered in the usual premium quality. Overall, three buildings for production and office space with 3.000 sqm will be build.

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era-contact nominated for the innovation prize 2016

In the category "components/equipment/railway technology products" era-contact was nominated for the innovative product "Ethernet Upgrade Solution". This makes era-contact one of the 20 most innovative companies worldwide. The solution makes it possible to easily upgrade existing fleets of rail vehicles with Ethernet or Fast Ethernet.

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