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01/07/15

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry May 2015 – Mechanical engineers still awaiting breakthrough

In May, incoming orders in Germany’s mechanical engineering industry again fell short of the previous year by 2 percent in real terms.

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24/06/15

VDMA: Framework conditions more important than EU investment fund

The EU hopes to mobilise €315 billion of investments in the EU by 2017 through guarantees. In VDMA’s view, such an approach can have a positive impact potentially if the money is actually invested in the right projects.

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22/06/15

VDMA President and EU Commissioner discuss Industrie 4.0

The European Commission has now also recognised the potential of digital production in Europe and has found a contact partner in VDMA. On 18 June, VDMA President Dr. Reinhold Festge, along with other business representatives, met Elżbieta Bieńkowska, the EU’s Industry Commissioner in Brussels.

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17/06/15

The circular economy – European Parliament goes way beyond objective

The resource-saving use of raw materials plays a key role in the mechanical engineering sector – the European Parliament has nevertheless gone too far with its position on the circular economy.

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01/07/15
Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry May...
24/06/15
VDMA: Framework conditions more important than EU investme...
22/06/15
VDMA President and EU Commissioner discuss Industrie 4.0
17/06/15
The circular economy – European Parliament goes way beyond...
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Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association elects new Board

03/07/15 Ulrich Reifenhäuser, Managing Director of the Reifenhäuser Group, appointed Chairman.

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Sales growth forecast of four per cent for 2015 confirmed

03/07/15 German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers expect sales to rise by four per cent in real terms in the current year. A two per cent increase is anticipated for 2016, taking sales above the 7 billion euro mark for the first time.

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Paving the Way from Lab to Market – OE-A Roadmap shows Development of Printed Electronics

02/07/15 The White Paper “OE-A Roadmap for Organic and Printed Electronics”, 6th Edition, looks ahead at the future and presents key trends and challenges in the field of organic and printed electronics.

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VDMA: Stop to Photovoltaic trade barriers

The manufacturers of components, machinery and equipment of photovoltaics in Germany demand to phase out the minimum import prices for Chinese photovoltaic products and to return to free trade.

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German Engineering Federation (VDMA): German marine and offshore technologies holding their own on the world market

30/06/15 Good sales / sector investing heavily despite currently declining incoming orders

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Working Committee Laser and Laser Systems within the VDMA uses the trade fair platform "LASER - World of PHOTONICS " for its annual press conference

23/06/15 The Working Committee Laser and Laser Systems within the VDMA used the international framework offered by the leading trade fair LASER 2015 successful for press and public relations in the interests of the German laser industry.

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