Signs of growth visible in the European construction equipment industry
17/10/14 In the first half of 2014, construction equipment sales on the European market grew by 10.2% compared to the same period in 2013. According to recent figures released by CECE, demand was strong in the first quarter, the business climate, however, decreased markedly after summer.
Concerted efforts needed to boost industrial production in Europe
17/10/14 In a fast and ever changing environment, construction equipment companies need to be flexible and agile to cope with unpredictable markets, a demanding regulatory environment, and the need to deliver the latest technology, said Eric Lepine, President of CECE at a press conference today at the CECE Congress in Antwerp.
AG NEWS BULLETIN
15/10/14 This is the current edition (08-2014 - October) of "AG NEWS BULLETIN", a collection of articles from the European trade press for agricultural machinery, supplemented by interviews with the decision-makers.
A week after his appointment as EU Commissioner for Digital Economy, Günther Oettinger is already on the right track in the view of VDMA. In an interview with “Welt am Sonntag”, Oettinger promised to drive forward the digitalization of industry over the coming five years. “Industry 4.0 must not just be a buzzword” .
With the election of Mrs. Regina Brückner, Managing Associate of Brückner Trockentechnik, for the first time in its long history the VDMA Textile Machinery Association will be chaired by a woman.