German laser industry shows more encouraging dynamics than the global market trend 2014, branch on the road to further success
31/03/15 According to data compiled by the German Engineering Federation VDMA, Laser and Laser Systems division, companies represented at German locations crossed a magic boundary for the first time by producing laser-based manufacturing systems which exceed the billion Euro mark. Development of sales in high quality laser beam sources proved to be outstanding, too
bauma Innovation Award 2016: The application period starts on April 7, 2015
30/03/15 From April 7 until August 31, 2015, exhibitors of bauma, research institutes, universities, research-based companies as well as members of the German associations of the construction and building material industry can apply for the bauma innovation award 2016 which is offered in five categories:
VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment: Positive business climate, investment cycle aheadThe order situation of the manufacturers of components, machines and equipment of photovoltaics in Germany is very encouraging by the end of the first quarter in the year 2015.
The mechanical engineering industry is supporting the European energy and climate goals with its innovative products. The European Commission is currently examining a key instrument in environmental policy: the Ecodesign Directive. This ensures that products are not only functional and safe, but also environmentally friendly. The continuing economic effi ciency of products is the key aspect of environmental protection.
European environment politicians are gearing up for the UN Climate Conference in December where a follow-up agreement to the Kyoto Protocol is due to be adopted – there will also be implications for industry.