VDMA Battery Production appoints fifteen industry representatives to new steering committee
24.10.2012 – The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) appointed a new steering committee consisting of fifteen well-known industry representatives, who will lead the VDMA Industry Group Battery Produktion from now on. The appointment has been made during the successful General Assembly last Friday.
Demand for high-strength carbon-fiber composite components rising by 17 per cent a year
25.09.2012 The volume of high-strength CFK components produced worldwide is set to grow by 17 per cent a year until 2020. This is one of the findings of a new study – entitled "Series production of high-strength fiber composite components – Prospects for German engineering" – by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and the VDMA Forum Composite Technology.
Machinery manufacturers and user industries extend knowledge transfer for composites
07.05.2012 “We must work together if we want to develop affordable manufacturing automation solutions along the entire process chain to help bring about the required reduction in the cost of the finished product,” VDMA Composite Technology Forum spokesman and KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH board member Frank Peters told Monday’s “Series manufacture of composites – across-the-board automation” meeting in Frankfurt.
Affordable Electromobility thanks to Automated Battery Production
02.05.2012 - Due to the currently highest petrol costs of all times, consumers, industry and politicians are increasing demanding affordable alternatives. AUTOMATICA is now taking up a core topic of electric mobility: battery production.
VDMA to be institutional patron of Composites Europe
19.07.2011 20.07.2011 - VDMA Composite Technology is to be the institutional patron of the COMPOSITES EUROPE specialist trade fair. A partnership agreement to that effect was signed by VDMA and COMPOSITES EUROPE organiser Reed Exhibitions Deutschland.
productronica and VDMA sign close cooperation agreement
30.09.2010 - The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) and Messe München GmbH have signed a strategic partnership for productronica in which the Productronics Association will act as promotional supporter of the international trade fair for innovative electronics production.
In stormy times, Europe has to move on - together! To share knowledge, to act in unison, to secure peace: there are many good reasons to support the European Union. That's why VDMA has started the online-initiative #europeworks; to send a strong pro-European signal and to face off the threats of nationalism and populism. The topics "Euro" and "know-how" have now been added under: www.europeworks.com
How will the world of mechanical engineering look in 2030 with respect to what today are considered to be “future materials”? Which different scenarios can be foreseen and what would their consequences be for the industry? Answers are given in the new VDMA report “Future Materials 2030” – a VDMAimpulse coverage.
Zu diesem Thema bietet die Abteilung Recht im VDMA am 30. Juni 2017 eine Veranstaltung exklusiv für VDMA-Mitglieder an.
Energy-efficient refrigeration technology pays off, both for the environment and for the operation of the refrigeration system. Here you will find information on how to plan, design and operate your refrigeration system energy efficiently.
The European Commission drew up a positive midterm review on the digital single market. VDMA calls for industry to be taken into account to a greater extent.
What are the biggest challenges facing mankind? And what contribution are machines and mechanical engineers already making today to solve them? VDMA has been providing the general public with knowledge on mechanical engineering for 125 years.