German-Chinese successes at Chinaplas - Energy efficiency comes to the fore
20/05/15 On the occasion of the VDMA press event at this year’s Chinaplas in Guangzhou, the VDMA and fair organiser Adsale will highlight their close cooperation over the last 30 years, based on common objectives in technological development and sustainability.
LIGNA 2017 with a new trade fair area concept
15/05/15 The new trade fair area concept that the LIGNA 2017 is going to be presenting will be even more tailor-made to meet the requirements of visitors and customers of the woodworking machinery producers more precisely and comprehensively. The next LIGNA will be taking place from May 22nd to May 26th, 2017 in Hanover, Germany.
Highlights at LIGNA - Wood and Plastics: two materials on the one maschine
07/05/15 Many exhibitors will present innovative solutions to the industry trends that are currently under discussion at the upcoming LIGNA which will take place from the 11th to 15th of May 2015 in Hannover. Issues such as the reshaping and machining of plastics and other non-wood materials with woodworking machines as well as innovative plants concepts for modern woodwork are seen as highly important by many companies in addition to the issue of Industry 4.0.
CHINAPLAS 2015: World class in energy efficiency – Plastics and rubber machinery stays on the ball
05/05/15 • Latest Blue Competence brochure with technology case studies • VDMA press event and panel discussion: 20 May 2015 • Timo Boll plays for Blue Competence: 21 May 2015
Demand for machine tools takes a breather
04/05/15 During the first quarter of 2015, order bookings for the German machine tool industry were down by 8 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2014.
Die am 10. April 2015 von ProduktionNRW erstellte Sonderpublikation „Nordrhein-Westfalen – Spitzenstandort für Industrie 4.0“ zeigt verschiedene Ansätze und Einflussgrößen für Industrie 4.0 im Bereich Maschinen- und Anlagenbau.
The mechanical engineering industry is supporting the European energy and climate goals with its innovative products. The European Commission is currently examining a key instrument in environmental policy: the Ecodesign Directive. This ensures that products are not only functional and safe, but also environmentally friendly. The continuing economic effi ciency of products is the key aspect of environmental protection.
In its third Annual Report on the Free Trade Agreement with South Korea, the European Commission praises the treaty as a prime example of successful trade policy. In fact, VDMA has observed a rise in exports to South Korea and essentially regards the treaty as a success.