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04.07.2017

Europe must set a good example in terms of free trade

Europe has found itself with a great opportunity to promote free trade with partner countries authoritatively. The mechanical engineering industry is appealing to the EU and its member states to take advantage of this opportunity and ensure European prosperity for decades to come.

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29.06.2017

Orders are picking up

Mechanical engineering improves the production forecast for 2017

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23.06.2017

European investment control would be an own goal

Several EU states are pressing for control of investments at European level. VDMA warns against making Europe an unattractive location for foreign investors.

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20.06.2017

VDMA: German robotics and automation has been booming for the past 7 years – growth forecast 2017: Up 7 percent

German robotics and automation is on course for growth: The sales volume reached a new high of EUR 12.8 billion (2016). For the current business year, VDMA forecasts an increase in growth of 7 percent.

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Europe must set a good example in terms of free trade

29.06.2017

Orders are picking up
European investment control would be an own goal
VDMA: German robotics and automation has been booming for ...
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The days of the traditional machine tool are not numbered

17.07.2017 The whole world is talking about 3D printing, additive manufacturing and generative multi-layer construction technologies. Nevertheless, this is a long way from meaning that the classical machine tool is going to be pensioned off. The EMO Hannover 2017 will be showcasing an international banquet of production technology – with alternative processes as the highly auspicious icing on the cake.

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Economic update at mid-year - Construction equipment and building material machinery well on track

14.07.2017 Following a good start to the new year, the upward trend has continued both in the construction equipment and the building material machinery industry. The sector expects to increase its total turnover by 5 percent by the end of the year to around 14.6 billion Euros.

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Marine equipment suppliers in Germany see ray of hope on the horizon

13.07.2017 • German Engineering Federation (VDMA): decline in orders in maritime sector in 2017 • Sales down slightly to €11.1 billion • General situation in mechanical engineering industry and digitalization are encouraging signs

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Upbeat mindset in the Indian economy

12.07.2017 Are Modinomics fuelling an industrial renaissance in India? This question will be addressed during the India Day hosted by the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) at the EMO Hannover 2017 on 20 September. The event will be showcasing potentials for production technology and capital investment. The EMO’s India Day aims in particular to elucidate the perspectives for the mechanical engineering, automaking and aviation user sectors.

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Tool and metrological technology indispensable for Industry 4.0

10.07.2017 VDMA invites to the event “Innovative Solutions for Industry 4.0” at the EMO Hannover 2017. At the VDMA’s stand (Hall 4 / D44), member companies and partners from the research community will from 19 to 21 September be contributing 30 brief presentations, focusing primarily on high-precision tools, metrological and testing technology, research, and tool data interchange.

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"Print is alive and omnipresent! However, our role is changing"

07.07.2017 In this interview, Rainer Hundsdörfer, who took over the chair of the board of management of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG talks about his relationship with printing technology manufacturing, about digitization and growth plans for Heidelberg as well as the role of industrial printing in his strategy.

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