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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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19.06.2017

Brexit negotiations are all about limiting damages

VDMA publishes list of demands for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

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12.06.2017

VDMA: A digital vision becomes industrial reality

Mechanical engineering companies in Germany are highly dynamic when it comes to introducing digitally connected processes, products and services.

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09.06.2017

VDMA: Election result in Great Britain complicates Brexit negotiations

After the surprising result of the British election, VDMA expresses concerns about the effects of the election on the upcoming Brexit negotiations.

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Brexit negotiations are all about limiting damages
VDMA: A digital vision becomes industrial reality

09.06.2017

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VDMA: Gerd Krieger heads Working Group Fuel Cells

11.05.2017 Gerd Krieger is new managing director of Working Group Fuel Cells

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Industry 4.0 – An interview with Michael Przytulla

Michael Przytulla (VDMA) talks about industry 4.0 and its actual implementation with the VDMA smart4i demonstrator at the interpack special show.

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Women in mechanical engineering: A talk with Fatima Abdelfatah

Fatima Abdelfatah studied mechanical engineering and telecommunications at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canary and belongs to the team that worked on the VDMA smart4i demonstrator. She talks to us about her task and challenges concerning this industry 4.0 project and about her future.

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smart4i - The individualization of product and packaging

The smart4i Demonstrator in the VDMA Technology Lounge shows how it is possible already with today’s state of the art machinery and components to realize the vision of Industry 4.0 and the individualization of products up to lot size 1.

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Future Materials - Source of innovations in products and production

05.05.2017 For entrepreneurs it is important to find out the potentials of future materials for their own and for their customers’ business. The ability to take a broader view is crucial and close collaboration with research institutes is decisive.

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Manufacturers of building material machinery are optimistic

05.05.2017 Despite all heterogeneity, German manufacturers of building material machinery are expecting a broadly based boost this year. Even at the end of 2016 the orders received in most subsectors had risen considerably compared with the previous year.

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