Mechanical Engineering Industry

Research and Innovation in the Mechanical Engineering Industry
German machinery manufacturing takes place in highly innovative companies.Its above average commitment to research and innovation is represented in the respective statistical figures.

Economic Situation

IIn October 2018, order intake was significantly higher than in the previous year. A base effect accounts for this: in the same month last year, order intake was well below the average.
Key figures is a quarterly summary of the relevant data of the machine tool branch such as production, exports, imports, incoming orders, employment etc.
Large orders in September are boosting incoming process engineering orders. This upward trend is not yet reflected in sales.
In the pharmaceutical and cosmetics machinery sector, the economic engine has been running at full speed for some time now. The current VDMA Autumn Survey on the economic situation confirms that the sector is doing well.
Statistical yearbook for mechanical engineering, Edition 2017
This year's edition 2017 of the Statistical yearbook for mechanical engineering provides a comprehensive survey of all VDMA statistical data sets.
"Key to the VDMA"
Der VDMA veröffentlicht neuen „Schlüssel zum VDMA“. Die Broschüre gibt eine Übersicht über die Ansprechpartner des VDMA alphabetisch sortiert nach Themengebieten.