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

14.09.2018
The encouraging increase recorded in the first six months of 2018 continued in July. Incoming orders for January to July were16 percent above the previous year’s value, while sales revenues were 12 percent higher.
24.08.2018
Overall increase in turnover expected to reach 8 per cent in 2018
17.08.2018
In the first half of the year, good exports to the USA and China meant that business was thriving. External economic conditions are indeed becoming more difficult; the sector is nevertheless expecting a 4 percent increase in turnover in 2018.
17.08.2018
Declining exports and weak business nationally have made life difficult for building valve manufacturers in the first half of 2018. The association anticipates an increase in turnover of 2 percent in 2018.
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.