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30/07/15

VDMA: Russian business remains under pressure

The German mechanical engineering industry’s export figures to Russia continue to decline sharply. After a drop of 17 percent in 2014, the decline is currently (as of May 2015) nearly 30 percent.

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30/07/15

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry, June 2015 – Euro zone sets the pace

In June 2015, incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry in Germany were down 4 percent on the previous year.

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14/07/15

VDMA revidiert Produktionsprognose für 2015

Aufgrund umfangreicher Korrekturen der Produktionsindizes für den Maschinenbau durch das Statistische Bundesamt revidiert der VDMA seine Prognose für 2015. Sie lautet nun auf real Null Prozent, also Stagnation

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13/07/15

VDMA: Agreement on reforms in Greece might be a step out of the crises

“The agreement on reforms and further financial assistance for Greece might be a step out of the crises. Basically, further financial support again means a leap of faith – now it is up to Greece to deliver results. For small and medium-sized companies, the most important goal is to ensure that the euro itself does not become endangered,” said Thilo Brodtmann.

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30/07/15
VDMA: Russian business remains under pressure
30/07/15
Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry, Ju...
14/07/15
VDMA revidiert Produktionsprognose für 2015
13/07/15
VDMA: Agreement on reforms in Greece might be a step out o...
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German machine tool industry posts balanced half-year thanks to foreign orders

30/07/15 Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the second quarter of 2015 were 10 percent up on the previous year's figure.

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The German wind industry takes a breather

30/07/15 The figures for onshore wind in Germany show a downturn in the first six months of this year. Despite this, the trade associations predict a net additional installation for the whole of 2015 of at least 4,000 megawatts, which would make climate goals achievable.

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Results of latest composites market survey are available

23/07/15 Since 2013 the trade association Composites Germany (www.composites-germany.de) has been gathering indicators on current and future developments in composites, based on six-monthly member surveys conducted by AVK, CFK Valley, CCeV and VDMA. The results of the fifth survey (first half of 2015) are now available

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Offshore Wind Energy: 1765,3 megawatts more on line. Expansion on schedule.

20/07/15 In the first half of 2015, another 422 offshore wind turbines, with a combined capacity of 1,765.3 megawatts went on line. Up to 30 June 2015 a total of 668 offshore turbines with an overall capacity of 2,777.8 megawatts fed power into the German grid.

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VDMA: Machine vision showing strong growth

16/07/15 European machine vision industry grew by 16% in 2014 Expected turnover growth for 2015: + 11%

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Construction Equipment and Building Material Machines: light and shade

16/07/15 German construction equipment manufacturers are more optimistic at the middle of the year than they were at the beginning – "even though uncertainty is the largest obstacle for us at present," says Johann Sailer, Chairman of the VDMA Association for Construction Equipment and Building Material Machines. Building material facility manufacturers, however, are more sceptical. Many companies are on schedule, but large-scale orders are rare and fiercely competitive.

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