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01/04/15

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector February 2015 – Lack of domestic investments

In February 2015, incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry in Germany were down three percent on the previous year. The VDMA German Engineering Association announced in Frankfurt on Wednesday that domestic business fell by seven percent and international business stagnated.

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27/03/15

VDMA unterstützt Kampf gegen TTIP-Populismus

In einem 20-seitigen Faktencheck zerpflückt Bundeswirtschaftsminister Gabriel eine Reihe von Argumenten der TTIP-Gegner. Der VDMA begrüßt jede Bemühung, die hitzige Debatte um das Abkommen zu versachlichen.

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24/03/15

VDMA-interview on TTIP: "It is above all simplicity that Americans are hoping for from the TTIP"

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade agreement between the European Union and the USA has polarised society. The mechanical and plant engineering industry welcomes the planned creation of a large economic area without tariff barriers, but with common regulations and standards for more than 800 million people. In a series of interviews, the VDMA gives representatives from the various sub-sectors of mechanical engineering the chance to have their say about TTIP. The CEO of a US agricultural equipment manufacturer is the first to share his thoughts.

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VDMA and ZVEI: Don’t forget enforceability of Energy Union

VDMA and ZVEI call for the European Council to take enforceability of the Energy Union and its political targets on energy and climate policies serious. The associations maintain that the member states should commit to a binding implementation of the energy and climate targets.

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01/04/15
Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector Febru...
27/03/15
VDMA unterstützt Kampf gegen TTIP-Populismus
24/03/15
VDMA-interview on TTIP: "It is above all simplicity that A...
VDMA and ZVEI: Don’t forget enforceability of Energy Union
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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

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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:

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VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment: Positive business climate, investment cycle ahead

The 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.

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