Author Dr. Heiner Lang

became the CEO of the Business Unit “Automation and Electrification Solutions”. This Business Unit offers a broad range of drive and control technologies for Factory Automation and delivers Industry 4.0 solutions along the factory of the future. Dr. Lang joined Bosch Rexroth AG in January 2017 responsible for the technological leadership of the Business Unit “Industrial Applications”. He had previously served as President of MAG IAS GmbH (Europe & Asia).
Dr. Heiner Lang studied mechanical engineering. He launched his professional career at Karl Klink GmbH, where he became Head of Research and Development for broaching technology. In 2009, he joined MAG Europe GmbH, a major supplier for metal cutting machines to the automotive industry as Chief Technical Officer. With the foundation of the MAG IAS Group, Dr. Lang became Managing Director (COO) of the MAG IAS GmbH.

“We are the automation engineers for the factory of the future.”

As head of the new Rexroth business unit Automation & Electrification Solutions (AE) I am frequently asked where the journey is headed strategically and technologically. Here are our ideas and what our customers can expect.   Automation and electrific ...