Onshore wind energy 2014: Record 4,750 megawatt rise in installations in Germany
29/01/15 Additional volume is due to the allocation of land for wind farms and the special legal situation in Germany in 2014. Number of turbines dismantled and replaced by more efficient machines has also reached an all-time high. German wind industry well positioned in booming global market. Reliable political framework needed for continued expansion in order to meet government targets.
First steps towards a mechanical engineering chapter in TTIP
29/01/15 The free trade agreement with the U.S. could cut export costs by up to 20% for mechanical engineering companies. Now, first steps have been taken to ensure that the mechanical engineering industry is adequately taken into account in TTIP.
Award for PrintPromotion Calendar 2015
26/01/15 “gregor international calendar award 2015” in bronze goes to the PrintPromotion Calendar - Twelve photographic pieces of art move printing and paper technology into the focus of magic light installations
Die Stärkung von Investitionen in Deutschland und Europa steht im Jahreswirtschaftsbericht der Bundesregierung an erster Stelle – ein gutes Signal an die investierende Wirtschaft. Leider lässt es Bundeswirtschaftsminister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) aber bislang an wichtigen, konkreten Maßnahmen fehlen. So lautet die Kritik des VDMA-Chefvolkswirts Ralph Wiechers.
The big task for the new EU Trade Commissioner, Sweden’s Cecilia Malmström, is to make the TTIP a reality – and she believes Germany holds the key.