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28.03.2017

Brexit: no unilateral concessions in favour of the UK

The Brexit negotiations must proceed swiftly and transparently to avoid unnecessarily burdening the economy. However, top priority remains the survival of the European Single Market.

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27.03.2017

Acting with flexibility – in a changing world

New orders booked in Germany by members of the VDMA Large Industrial Plant Manufacturers´ Group in 2016 totaled EUR 18.9 billion, which was 3 % down on the previous year and the lowest level since 2004.

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24.03.2017

Defending Europe against new wave of nationalism

Thus, in time for the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, VDMA is launching the online #europeworks campaign send a strong pro-Europe signal and to counter the threat posed by nationalists and populists with a positive message.

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13.03.2017

VDMA: Trump’s allegations are missing their mark

The allegations voiced by US President Donald Trump against German industry are missing their mark. Our member companies’ success in the export sector has nothing to do with wage dumping or currency manipulation

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28.03.2017

Brexit: no unilateral concessions in favour of the UK

27.03.2017

Acting with flexibility – in a changing world
Defending Europe against new wave of nationalism
VDMA: Trump’s allegations are missing their mark
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More accurate than the Oracle of Delphi

27.03.2017 In classical antiquity, the visions of the future revealed by the Oracle of Delphi were often enigmatic and even incomprehensible. By contrast, the production scientists of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK) are able to foresee the future of machine tools a lot more clearly and accurately with the aid of predictive maintenance: it helps its users to identify the optimum juncture for maintenance work, to avoid lost production, and to optimise the processes involved. In our interview, Eckhard Hohwieler, Head of Production Machines and Line Management, and Claudio Geisert, both from the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK) in Berlin, report on the salient considerations and the role the EMO Hannover 2017 plays in their work.

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VDMA: 2016 ends better than expected for German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers

23.03.2017 German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers can look back over the past year with great satisfaction. 2016 as a whole saw substantial growth in sales, continuing the positive trend of the past few years.

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Brennstoffzellen im Heizungsmarkt angekommen Technologieeinführung in Deutschland nimmt Fahrt auf

23.03.2017 Berlin, den 22. März 2017 - „Die Ausdauer, die viele Unternehmen bei der Entwicklung und Erprobung von Brennstoffzellen-Heizgeräten bewiesen haben, hat sich gelohnt.“ Dieses Fazit zieht Dr. Manfred Stefener, Vorsitzender der VDMA Arbeitsgemeinschaft Brennstoffzellen und Geschäftsführer der Elcore GmbH.

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Branch grows thanks to Industrie 4.0

23.03.2017 Production volume increases to 20.8 billion Euro in 2016

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METAV 2018: the registration phase has begun

22.03.2017 From 20 to 24 February 2018, the METAV 2018 will be held in the Düsseldorf Exhibition Halls. The registration documents have just been dispatched. The 20th International Exhibition for Metalworking Technologies will be continuing the successful concept adopted for the preceding event. The thematic expansion to incorporate specific areas for quality, additive manufacturing, moulding and medical was acclaimed by exhibitors and visitors alike.

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From vision to product – OE-A presents the most innovative ideas and outlooks at LOPEC 2017

15.03.2017 Exhibits of the OE-A Competition 2017, the new OE-A Roadmap and the latest business climate survey reflect the current state of affairs in the organic and printed electronics industry.

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