Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association elects new Board
03/07/15 Ulrich Reifenhäuser, Managing Director of the Reifenhäuser Group, appointed Chairman.
Sales growth forecast of four per cent for 2015 confirmed
03/07/15 German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers expect sales to rise by four per cent in real terms in the current year. A two per cent increase is anticipated for 2016, taking sales above the 7 billion euro mark for the first time.
Paving the Way from Lab to Market – OE-A Roadmap shows Development of Printed Electronics
02/07/15 The White Paper “OE-A Roadmap for Organic and Printed Electronics”, 6th Edition, looks ahead at the future and presents key trends and challenges in the field of organic and printed electronics.
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.
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.