VDMA: Stop to Photovoltaic trade barriersThe manufacturers of components, machinery and equipment of photovoltaics in Germany demand to phase out the minimum import prices for Chinese photovoltaic products and to return to free trade.
German Engineering Federation (VDMA): German marine and offshore technologies holding their own on the world market
30/06/15 Good sales / sector investing heavily despite currently declining incoming orders
Working Committee Laser and Laser Systems within the VDMA uses the trade fair platform "LASER - World of PHOTONICS " for its annual press conference
23/06/15 The Working Committee Laser and Laser Systems within the VDMA used the international framework offered by the leading trade fair LASER 2015 successful for press and public relations in the interests of the German laser industry.
Political Steering Processes in Asia aiming the Photonics Industry
23/06/15 New Market Study conducted by SPECTARIS, VDMA and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research / Focus on the core photonics segments production technology, medical technology and machine vision
OE-A Elects New Board of Directors
17/06/15 New OE-A board represents the entire international value chain of organic and printed electronics.
VDMA: Catch-up time for the Greek waste industry
17/06/15 Around 82 percent of Greek municipal waste end up in landfill; only around 18 percent is recycled or composted. "There is a clear and growing need for modern waste and recycling technology, and this could be an opportunity for German manufacturers in particular," said Karl Rottnick from the VDMA Waste Treatment and Recycling Technology Association.
Nach Angaben der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung plant Finanzminister Schäuble für die Frage der Verschonung von Firmenvermögen nicht nur, das im Unternehmen gebundene, sondern auch das private Vermögen in den Blick zu nehmen. Was zunächst logisch klingen mag, rührt an einer der essentiellen Fragen des aktuellen und wohl auch künftigen Erbschaftsteuerrechts.
The European Commission is to present a new proposal on the circular economy by the end of the year, but the European Parliament will adopt a position on the package over the coming days.
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.
Companies in the mechanical engineering industry face the threat of a disclosure obligation concerning the use of tungsten, tantalum, tin and gold.