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20.07.2017

Continued demand for labor in the German mechanical engineering industry

In the first half of 2017, the number of vacancies in the mechanical engineering industry grew by 30 percent.

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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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20.07.2017

Continued demand for labor in the German mechanical engine...
Europe must set a good example in terms of free trade
Orders are picking up
European investment control would be an own goal
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VDMA Photovoltaic-Equipment: Substantial investments in Solar equipment

• Solar industry is investing heavily at the beginning of the year • Record export rate of 95 percent

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VDW’s Malaysia symposium opens up market opportunities

20.07.2017 Contact platform for machine tool manufacturers and Malaysia’s industrial sector.

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VDMA: Offshore wind energy: Two new offshore wind farms come online - Capacity expansion is essential

20.07.2017 108 offshore wind turbines with a combined capacity of 626 megawatts (MW) were brought online by 30 June 2017

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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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