There will be a number of "special shows" within the huge electronics manufacturing event, productronica, this year.  VDMA productions will host a special "Blue Competence" stand showing examples of sustainable manufacturing. The idea behind "Blue Competence" is:

Only sustainable, innovative production technologies can ensure recyclable,
environmentally compatible and energy-efficient products that conserve
resources – that is the message behind machine manufacturing with "Blue

Reliability is another key theme, particularly within the Automotive Special Show, whilst other highlights will include a cleanroom "event stage", a cleaning and contamination test centre and a coilware manufacturing special show.