18 November 2016

GATE General Assembly 2016

This year the Assembly took place at the headquarter of the GATE member BEUMER in Beckum on November, the 10th and 11th for two days.

On the first day, the GATE members came together to visit the production halls, research and development of BEUMER and attended a presentation about the perspective of the aviation market. Two experts of the Frauenhofer Institute gave the key note. They spoke about “Industry 4.0 in the aviation technology”. In the evening the participants inspected the “POTT’S” Brewery and enjoyed a delicious meal with different sorts of German beer.

On the next day, Dr. Christoph Beumer, Chairman of the Board of BEUMER, and GATE President Dieter A. Heinz opened the Assembly. The new Gate Members – Klatt Fördertechnik GmbH and Lantech Information Technology GmbH – have been welcomed. In a short presentation they introduced their companies and received their certificates. Afterwards, Marlene Böse, Manager of the GATE office recalled last year’s events and exhibitions and gave a lookout at the plan for next year. There will be a lot of occasions to meet GATE and its members. Several other topics were discussed, for example the installations of work groups and the new website, before the meeting came to an end.

2017, the General Assembly of GATE take place at the headquarter of our Member SICK.