Technologie-Initiative SmartFactory KL e.V.
Founded in 1984, the Haier Group is today the world’s leading brand of major household appliances and is now transforming from a traditional manufacturer to an open entrepreneurship platform. In the era of the Internet and post e-commerce, Haier will extend its ecosystem to social networks and community economies while enhancing the user value of Haier products and services and instilling integrity as a core competence throughout the Group. Haier aims to become a global leader in the era of the Internet of Things.
Haier has approx. 66000 employees, 24 production sites and 5 research centers world-wide. The company has built 8 interconnected factories to date. Based on the internet, their goal is to replace the company’s traditional mass production with the mass production of personalized products. At Hannover Messe (Hanover Fair) 2017, Haier COSMOPlat was presented first time: COSMOPlat is China’s world-leading Industrial Internet platform with intellectual property rights.