A journey through the world of industrializationNEWSROOM
Considering the pace of technology over the past three centuries, you will notice the high level of human driven innovations over time. As the world grew up into a VUCA world - in which everything became more and more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambivalent - inventions and technological achievements came thick and fast. A glance at the most exciting inventions clarifies our achievement. Let’s discover together the journey through the industrialization of mankind:
Industry 1.0 (from 1784): Mechanization and steam power
Steam engine (1690), electricity, the light bulb (1854), telephone (1859);
With the invention of the steam engine, the needs of the people came to the fore. Water and steam power made it possible that machines relieved people of heavy work. Local markets evolved and the production of goods enabled a high degree of customization (e.g. through the loom).
Industry 2.0 (from 1870): mass production and electrical energy