INDUSTRY 4.0 – Added value through digitalization

About 200 directors, production managers, IT-Managers and scientists came together in Darmstadt on 16. February 2016, under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs with the purpose of exchanging insights about challenges in connection with Industry 4.0 and benefiting from each other’s insights, while getting to grips with digitalization as an added value for a competitive advantage.

IT FOR WORK initiated the conference “Medium-sized Enterprises 4.0” (KonM 4.0). The conference presented entrepreneurs the added value potential of leveraging the right amount of digitalization for their business using innovative Best-Practice-Examples and workshops.

Along with the event, Manuael Pistner, CEO at and Dirk Breitkreuz, CEO at WETROPA demonstrated plastic processing and gave a lecture about the creation of the platform. This independent marketplace provides the possibility to design individual foam inserts online and order them at low cost.

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LogiMAT 2016 – WETROPA-GROUP draws a positive trade fair conclusion


Exceeded expectations and overall a great success – WETROPA-GROUP went down well at the trade fair LogiMAT 2016.


IT-FORUM Upper Franconia 2016


WETROPA will be part of the IT-Forum Upper Franconia and present a speech about “Industry 4.0: A region on their way” and will also lecture about our redeveloped application FOAM CREATOR.




On 12. February 2016 the Wetropa Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH & Co. KG has been awarded the TOP JOB- Seal for outstanding Employer Qualities by the minister of economics a. D. Wolfgang Clement in Berlin.