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28.07.2016

Incoming orders in mechanical engineering June 2016 – Proper semi-annual balance sheet

In June, incoming orders in mechanical engineering were distinctly higher than in the previous year with a plus of six percent. Domestic orders rose by three percent, those from abroad by seven percent.

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21.07.2016

European Commission sticks to controversial revision of Posting of Workers Directive

Posting of Workers Directive should apply the principle of equal pay for equal work at the same place of employment

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20.07.2016

VDMA supports EU proposal for engineering annex in TTIP

The EU has finally published a draft text which provides for the abolition of non-tariff barriers to trade in engineering products with the USA. VDMA has advocated for inclusion of an engineering annex in TTIP since the beginning of the negotiations.

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19.07.2016

Rough sea ahead for offshore wind industry

The new Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) means troubled waters for the German offshore wind industry. A lower volume of project tenders means the German business base will be more costly and this will mean a loss of jobs. Grid expansion on land is necessary if the energy transition is to succeed.

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28.07.2016

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European Commission sticks to controversial revision of Po...

20.07.2016

VDMA supports EU proposal for engineering annex in TTIP

19.07.2016

Rough sea ahead for offshore wind industry
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Packaging 4.0 means more productivity and flexibility in the manufacture of flexible packaging

23.08.2016 K 2016 and Industry 4.0: The Kountdown has begun! Windmöller & Hölscher: Packaging 4.0 means more productivity and flexibility in the manufacture of flexible packaging

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Electrified 4.0 enhances production efficiency of electric injection moulding machines

16.08.2016 For the latest film in the series on Industry 4.0 at K 2016, Plas.TV visited Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in Schwaig near Nuremberg.

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Gebäudearmaturen: Umsatzsteigerungen im ersten Halbjahr 2016 beflügeln

11.08.2016 Rege Bautätigkeit stimmt die Branche positiv. VDMA Fachverband Armaturen rechnet mit weiterem Umsatzwachstum.

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Looking into the future of production technology

08.08.2016 2017 is EMO year. Following a four-year break, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector will be held once more in Hanover, from 18 to 23 September 2017. Under the motto of “Connecting systems for intelligent production”, manufacturers of production technology from all over the world will be showcasing what needs to be done in order to generate maximised customer benefits from digitisation and networking of production operations. At the same time, of course, they will be striving to improve their own competitiveness with these corporate capabilities.

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German manufacturers of glass machinery expect impulses from Asia and the Gulf States

04.08.2016 German manufacturers of glass machinery are looking optimistically to the future. Global markets are mainly stable. According to the German Engineering Federation, impulses are expected from Asia, the Gulf States and from glasstec among other places.

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Less is more

04.08.2016 Fiber-reinforced materials increase resource efficiency. In that regard, members of the Board of the Hybrid Lightweight Technologies working group comment different aspects

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