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01/02/16

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector, December 2015 - Strong boost in December secures result for the year

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry shone with a double-digit growth rate at the end of the year. Overall, orders in December rose by 11 percent in real terms versus the prior year.

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21/01/16

Automation is not a threat to the labour market

A recent study by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the future of jobs examines changes in the labour market up until 2020. “We certainly do not share the bleak vision described in the study,” says VDMA Executive Director Thilo Brodtmann.

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20/01/16

VDMA calls for legal certainty over data traffic with the US

The German mechanical engineering industry is calling for clarity over the legal situation on the exchange of personal data with the US.

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19/01/16

VDMA: Schengen restrictions damaging to industry

The German mechanical engineering industry warns of the potential economic damage of restrictions to the Schengen Agreement in Europe.

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01/02/16
Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector, Dece...
21/01/16
Automation is not a threat to the labour market
20/01/16
VDMA calls for legal certainty over data traffic with the US
19/01/16
VDMA: Schengen restrictions damaging to industry
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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.

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International Rotating Equipment Conference 2016: Programme has already been fixed

04/02/16 Worldwide best suggestions for lectures selected

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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