World Robotics Report 2016: European Union occupies top position in the global automation race
By 2019, more than 1.4 million new industrial robots will be installed in factories around the world - that's the latest forecast from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).
VDMA: From Energy Transition to the World Market
28.09.2016 Germany’s wind industry is innovative and globally competitive. Another reason for its strong position in the world market is the dynamism of the German and European markets and the fair competition in all regions. The energy transition can then be transported worldwide.
The smart factory becomes reality – inject 4.0 provides greater efficiency, productivity, availability, flexibility and quality
22.09.2016 For the latest film in the series on Industry 4.0 at K 2016, Plas.TV visited ENGEL in Schwertberg, Austria.
VDMA: Energy Decentral informs about the opportunities from new legislation on bioenergy and CPH
21.09.2016 The announced ratification of the Combined Heat and Power Generation Act by the EU and its implementation by the German government provides manufacturers and operators with the long-awaited reliable legal framework – at least for some time. Investments in efficient CHP plants provide opportunities: Energy Decentral is the first specialized trade fair to inform about the impact of the changed legislation.
German Pavilion presents innovative packaging solutions in Jakarta
16.09.2016 IndoPPP exhibition was a success
VDMA Photovoltaic-Equipment: Solar industry invested more strongly
13.09.2016 Orders in the equipment market significantly exceed number of delivered equipment. Sales increase in the second quarter to 55 percent, order intake increases by 47 percent.
Working Group II will examine the market prospects of energy technologies in Europe, China and Indonesia at this year's Members' Meeting on November 11, 2016 in Berlin.
Joint study from the VDMA and McKinsey: annual growth for machinery companies was 7 percent from 2010 to 2014 – EBIT margin was 10 percent – less momentum in the future from today's growth markets – digitization making new business models necessary.
Nach der Wirtschaft hat auch die Politik den afrikanischen Kontinent als wichtiges Zukunftsthema entdeckt. Richard Clemens, Geschäftsführer, VDMA Nahrungsmittelmaschinen und Verpackungsmaschinen, äußert sich in einem Kurzinterview zu den Motiven.