IFFA 2016 - Machinery manufacturers are optimistic
04/02/16 The German manufacturers of machinery and plant for the meat industry increased their production for the sixth consecutive year in 2015. Demand from abroad hit a record level. For the current year and also for the years after that, the companies now expect a significant impetus from the internationally leading trade fair IFFA 2016 which will take place in Frankfurt from 7 to 12 May.
International Rotating Equipment Conference 2016: Programme has already been fixed
04/02/16 Worldwide best suggestions for lectures selected
Europe drives demand for machine tools in 2015
01/02/16 In the fourth quarter of 2015, the German machine tool industry recorded 3-per-cent growth in order bookings compared to the final quarter of 2014. Orders from both Germany and abroad increased equally, up by 3 per cent compared with the preceding year.
VDMA demonstration days: sophisticated technology for effective biomass processing
29/01/16 The VDMA demonstration days present biomass crushing and processing technology live at the IFAT trade fair in Munich. Around 400 tonnes of biomass will be processed in eight live shows.
Careers – Training – Education: THINK BIG! Live at bauma 2016
28/01/16 Following its successful launch at bauma in 2013, the second “THINK BIG!” initiative is being held at bauma 2016, which takes place between April 11 and 17, 2016 in Munich.
International Rotating Equipment Conference 2016: Booth demand at record level
27/01/16 Almost 50 per cent of booths for the accompanying technical exhibition already booked
The mechanical engineering industry is developing new solutions for Industrie 4.0, which will help Europe to grow as an industrial location. For this to happen, however, politicians will have to focus more on the industrial policy aspects of digitalisation. Also the EU Commission‘s strategy for the digital single market needs to consider the industrial dimension in a better way. After all, the success of Industrie 4.0 and its contribution to wealth and employment in the EU depends on the right framework conditions for companies in the European market.
On 28 May 2015, VDMA took part in the meeting of the German-Chinese Standardisation Committee jointly chaired by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the Chinese state standardisation organisation (SAC) in Chengdu, China.