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28/07/16

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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21/07/16

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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20/07/16

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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19/07/16

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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28/07/16
Incoming orders in mechanical engineering June 2016 – Prop...
21/07/16
European Commission sticks to controversial revision of Po...
20/07/16
VDMA supports EU proposal for engineering annex in TTIP
19/07/16
Rough sea ahead for offshore wind industry
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Strong expansion before the switch to tendering

28/07/16 With a net capacity of 1,892 megawatts in the first six months of the year, 2016 looks like being a good year for land-based wind energy expansion. This strong expansion is being driven by the allocation of suitable sites and priority areas in many federal states.

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Networking creates added value

22/07/16 For the latest film in the series on Industry 4.0 at K 2016, Plas.TV visited EREMA in Ansfelden, Austria.

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In mechanical engineering is still much potential for Carbon

19/07/16 Werkstoff ist ideal, wenn Bauteile beschleunigt werden müssen. Interview mit Jochen Schmidt, Geschäftsführer der KARL MAYER Technische Textilien GmbH

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Highly reputed suppliers of marine equipment

14/07/16 The industry is currently in the throes of epochal change. The market is consolidating with international acquisitions and joint ventures at all levels, and new business models are emerging, driving innovations and developments into hitherto uncharted waters.

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“Customers no longer just talk about Print 4.0 – they implement it“

11/07/16 Baumann Maschinenbau Solms GmbH & Co. KG networks and automates processes related to cutting. The medium-sized company with 80 members of staff focuses on research & development as well as module-based technology in order to be able to respond to changes in the market rapidly.

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VDMA: Easily connected attachments

11/07/16 Guideline for the interface between industrial trucks and attachments

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