The Exhibitors

Fifty companies, research institutions and organisations present future solutions and research approaches for intelligent products and production processes. Get an overview of exhibitors to optimally prepare your visit to the fair in hall 16, A04.



ADAMOS offers a unique combination of community and IIoT technology to mechanical & plant engineering. Within the ADAMOS partner network, digital products and solutions are developed collaborative.


AMendate GmbH 

AMendate is a software for an automated part design with a focus on 3D printing. The generated part is optimally adapted to its loads, reduces the use of material and can be manufactured right away.



AXOVISION develops a model of interrelated artificial intelligences, which analyses the stock market. The portfolio generates a performance of 33% p.a. and will be marketed as an investment fund.


Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG 

Beckhoff integrates communication, IoT, measurement technology, monitoring, vision, analytics and integrated engineering in one control solution: PC-based Control. Machines and plants all over the world are ideally equipped for Industrial 4.0.


Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University‘s CITEC and CoR-Lab stand for cutting-edge research in Human-Machine-Interaction and cognitive robotics, bridging the gap between science and industry.



Providing our customers with the air to work – this is the maxim of BOGE. As one of the market leaders we have been developing and producing compressed air systems for over 100 years. BOGE – Best of German Engineering.


Böllhoff Group

Welcome. We are your expert for fastening and assembly. More than 3,000 employees at 40 locations worldwide ensure customer orientation and know-how transfer. We are right where you need us — by your side. Do not hesitate to contact your partner to succeed in joining.


Congineer Group

The Congineer Group focuses on specialised competences to offer the market a unique range of performances: More than 200 members of staff qualified in the sectors electronic engineering and control systems cooperate interdisciplinarily. This approach enables us to provide our customers with fascinating synergies for agricultural machine construction and machine building. We make you successful.



Founded as family business in 1913, CLAAS is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of agricultural engineering equipment. The company furthermore offers state-of-the-art farming information technology.


CONTACT Software

CONTACT is the leading vendor of open standard software and open source pioneer for the product engineering process and digital transformation. Our products allow you to organise projects, implement reliable processes and collaborate with others around the world on the basis of virtual product models and their digital twins.


Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company,

provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.


DENIOS – Because nature trusts in us. 

DENIOS is the world‘s leading manufacturer and supplier of products and services for occupational environmental protection and occupational safety.


Digital in NRW – competence for SMEs

In the competence center initiated by the Federal Ministry of Economics, the Leading-Edge Cluster it‘s OWL works together with the Rhineland regions and Ruhr metropolis. The objective is to prepare SMEs in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) for the digitisation and networking as well as to work out concrete offers for a collective implementation.


Energie Impuls OWL e. V.

120 network members from industry, universities and institutions promote the development of energy competence in OWL. Energie Impuls OWL initiates and realises inter- and transdisciplinary projects with various partners.


Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences | Faculty IuM

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematics (IuM) of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences researches in the guiding themes “Technology for people” and “Technology for energy and materials”.

Institute for Technological Energy-Systems (ITES)

The ITES of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences is engaged in designing innovative energy and communication concepts to face great social challenges such as energy transition.


FMB – The supplier show for mechanical engineering

In the heart of one of Germany’s strongest mechanical engineering clusters, FMB an d FMB-Süd provide an innovation platform for more than 700 suppliers. Next show dates: 6-8 November 2018, Bad Salzuflen, Germany and 12-13 February 2020, Augsburg, Germany. |


Founders Foundation gGmbH

Founders Foundation is a B2B startup hub and talent pool: it educates and develops the next generation entrepreneurs in the heart of the German Mittelstand, Ostwestfalen-Lippe. At the core of its founder training are the 8-week Founders Academy and the 6-month Founder Accelerator. Furthermore, Founders Foundation is the initiator of the annual Hinterland of Things conference. |


 Fraunhofer IOSB-INA 

Fraunhofer IOSB-INA in Lemgo conducts research and develops solutions in the areas of industrial internet (IIOT), intelligent automation, assistance systems and cybersecurity in manufacturing. The core competencies of IOSB-INA are networking, analysis, monitoring and user-friendly design of Intelligent Technical Systems.


Fraunhofer IEM – Expert in intelligent mechatronics

The Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design IEM in Paderborn provides expertise in intelligent mechatronics in the context of Industrie 4.0. Its core competences in this field are Intelligence in Mechatronic Systems, Systems Engineering and Virtual Prototyping.


GSR Ventiltechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Over 45 years of experience in development, production and worldwide distribution of solenoid and pressure-operated valves makes GSR Ventiltechnik the right partner for reliable valve technology.


garage33 | TecUP

The incubator - garage33 - offers startups an ideal infrastructure to develop their business idea up to the level of marketability. Moreover, it serves companies as a think tank, where they can develop disruptive business models with unconventional thinkers. |


Hadoco – towards Customer Relationship Automation

Our AI increases the efficiency in the CRM at B2B consumer goods companies through automation. We raise the Customer Lifetime and the market basket size. Furthermore, the customers get personalised offers.


IHK Lippe | IHK Ostwestfalen

The two chambers of industry and commerce support the innovative capacity of the local companies. Corporate consultants for innovation provide information and advice: from project management or product safety and rights up to public funding. Matching between companies and universities are continuously initiated and supported. |


Innovation Campus Lemgo

Global initiative to bundle all forces from research, education and science in the field of digital transformation – focus on automation, food, energy and health.



The collaborative project InnovationslaborOWL of Paderborn University, Bielefeld University, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences supports technology- and knowledge-based startups. 


Institute Industrial IT (inIT) of OWL University of Applied Sciences

inIT is one of the leading research institutes in the field of Industrial Information Technology. At inIT, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) are brought in line with the high demands of Automation Technology. Therefore inIT’s five areas of competences are Industrial Communication, Industrial Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Distributed Real-Time Software, Computer Intelligence and Human-Machine Interaction.



The INTORQ brand stands for reliable brake solutions of the highest standard. Whether in brake motors and servo motors, cranes, wind turbines or lift systems – INTORQ products are used in the most diverse of applications. Rely on us to create the right solution for your drive – individually and reliably.


it's OWL Clustermanagement GmbH

In the technology network it‘s OWL, more than 200 companies, research institutes and organisations are developing approaches and solutions for intelligent products and production processes. New technologies are being made available to small and medium-sized enterprises.


KEB Automation

KEB generates Automation with Drive based on embedded and IPC control systems, integrated safety technology and a complete range of modern electric and electromechanical drive technology. Control technology, automation – starting, stopping, positioning – from the HMI to the machine shaft.



The knOWLedgeCUBE offers an open and creative atmosphere on the campus of the University of Applied Sciences OWL in Lemgo, with workshops, coachings and events for students, startups and companies.


Krause DiMaTec GmbH

Additive Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineering – from the conceptual design to the finished component. Krause DiMaTec offers the complete solution for the entire product development and manufacturing process.


Lenze SE

We simply bring ideas into motion. The Lenze Group supports machine manufacturers at every phase of machine automation – From the initial idea to aftersales, from the control system to the drive shaft.


Lytt GmbH

Lytt is a digital assistant that helps employees to communicate critical incidents and feedback in a safe and anonymous way. This helps identify problems early and promote a respectful work culture.


Miele & Cie. KG

Miele, headquartered in Gütersloh, is the world's leading manufacturer of premium domestic appliances. For 120 years, the company's entrepreneurial activities have been based on the continuous improvement of its products and services. During the product creation process “Advanced System Engineering” is used in order to ensure functionality and quality at an early stage.


MSI Diagnostics GmbH

"Like a baking mixture used for a cake, our kit is the fast, simple and cost-effective solution for the preparation of tissue analysis."  MSI Diagnostics is developing an apparatus for applying matrix to a tissue (e.g. tumor) in preparation for metabolite analysis using mass spectrometry imaging.


OstWestfalenLippe GmbH

OWL GmbH is a joint venture of the Gütersloh, Herford, Höxter, Lippe, Minden-Lübbecke and Paderborn districts together with the municipality of Bielefeld and the regional business and science community. The aim is to develop and promote EastWestphaliaLippe as a high-tech region. With the concept 'OWL 4.0', the regional development aims to use the opportunities of the digital transformation for OWL. Under the Motto 'The new UrbanLand' we have developed a completely new model of urban-rural relations.



The industry network OWL MASCHINENBAU has set itself the task of taking a pioneering economic and technological role in strengthening the international competitiveness of the Ostwestfalen-Lippe region (OWL). The OWL technology region is structured like an SME and meets the challenges of globalisation and accelerated technological change via extensive knowledge transfer and new forms of collaboration. OWL MASCHINENBAU brings together over 200 members and partners from industry, research and universities with strong stakeholders from across the entire value chain.


OWL University of Applied Sciences

OWL University of Applied Sciences is a competent partner for the digitalisation. Core research areas in Lemgo are the production of the future, industrial IT, food technology, ergonomics, digital manufacturing, and energy efficiency.  


Paderborn University

Paderborn University is an internationally oriented campus university with around 20,000 students. Interdisciplinary teams shape future-oriented research and innovative teaching as well as active knowledge transfer.
The chair Advanced Systems Engineering of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roman Dumitrescu works on an interdisciplinary, technology-supported development approach that focuses on the entire innovation process from planning to market success.


Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG 

Phoenix Contact is the worldwide market leader of components, systems and solutions for electric engineering, electronics and automation. We use digitization to create added value. The know-how of our approximately 2,000 engineers makes us a pioneer in new products, systems and solutions. 



PRODASO enables efficient recording of production and machine data. Thanks to an innovative hardware and a unique IoT platform, fast analysis and optimisation is now possible.


Robomantic – Ergo Tango, Ergo Sum

I feel, therefore I am. With this tenor, Robomantic provides tactile sensory: as gloves for optimizing ergonomics in product and assembly. And for tact in robotics and prosthetics.


Pulpo WMS - Warehouse Management System in the Cloud

Warehousing made easy. Picking using Pulpo's intuitive Android App for best productivity. The next step in optimising your intra-logistics, using the Pulpo WMS Cloud Platform.


Citiy of Gütersloh (Stadt Gütersloh)

Work, Education, Occupation, Freetime, Administration and Social life. The digitalization concerns us all. With the launch of the "Digital Start", the City of Guetersloh wishes to welcome this change together.



Startup Region_OWL

Startup Region_OWL is the startup network in Ostwestfalen-Lippe. It connects and monitors the local startup scene. As part of the community, entrepreneurs benefit from participation in exclusive networking events, media reach, contacts to stakeholders and local entrepreneurs as well as many other specials.


steute Technologies GmbH & Co. KG 

Safe switchgear and sensors for complex and demanding applications – in industrial automation, logistics, medical equipment, building automation and offshore industry.



Third Element Aviation GmbH

We develop, design and produce industry drones for professional applications – from simple building inspection, to fully automated site surveillance, to innovative landmine detection. 


topocare GmbH

Pay-on-Production: We use the cryptocurrency IOTA to demonstrate how the machine payment of the future might look like. topocare is a leading provider of flood protection solutions and is developing cyber-physical systems such as machinery and simulation-based approaches. 



TORWEGGE supplies technical components and solutions for unit goods handling and intralogistics. From wheels and castors, transportation equipment, standard conveyor elements through to fully customized system solutions.


Unchained Robotics

Unchained Robotics reduces the manufacturing costs of equipped and printed circuit boards for power electronics. Our customers benefit from a system solution consisting of camera, software and cobot.


WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH & Co. KG

The WAGO Group is an international, standard-setting supplier of electrical interconnection and automation products and interface electronics. WAGO has continued to grow since being founded in 1951, with a current global workforce of around 8,000. The company achieved sales of EUR 862 million in 2017.


Wirtschaftsentwicklungsgesellschaft Bielefeld mbH

WEGE Wirtschaftsentwicklungsgesellschaft Bielefeld mbH, the official business development agency of the City of Bielefeld, is the key contact for companies that are seeking a suitable location in Bielefeld, searching for a cooperation partner or wishing to invest. It’s our pleasure to assist you with your investment in Bielefeld. |


Weidmüller Group

Weidmüller supports customers around the world with products, solutions and services in the industrial environment of power, signal and data. Based on this know-how Weidmüller offers concrete solutions for Industrie 4.0 and the digitalisation of the production, which offer specific added value for the customers.


Center for Business Foundation

The Center for Business Foundation supports startup teams via coaching and workshops. It also serves as platform to connect teams with other universities, companies and startup institutions.