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

13.10.2017
China’s market changes are reflected in import trends, machinery exports from China are facing a headwind!
27.09.2017
All quiet on the eurozone front. Good framework conditions in spite of some risk factors. The German Valve Manufacturers Association anticipates a moderate increase in turnover of 3 per cent.
27.09.2017
Exports to China and the United States are picking up again. Better framework conditions than in 2016. Risk factors remain. The German Valve Manufacturers Association anticipates a moderate increase in turnover of 2 to 3 per cent.
VDMA raises its 2017 growth forecast for the German robotics and automation industry from 7 to 11 percent.
Mechanical engineering – figures and charts 2017
The brochure "Mechanical engineering – figures and charts 2017" provides a comprehensive overview of the mechanical engineering industry.
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“
The VDMA publishes a new "Key to the VDMA". The brochure provides an overview of the VDMA contact persons sorted alphabetically according to topics.