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02/03/15

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry, January 2015

In January 2015, incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry in Germany were up three percent on the previous year. The VDMA (German Engineering Association) announced in Frankfurt on Monday that domestic business declined by one percent and international business was up four percent year-on-year.

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27/02/15

VDMA President meets Europe’s Industry 4.0 Commissioner Oettinger

On 25 February, VDMA President Reinhold Festge met Oettinger in Brussels to discuss the requirements of the mechanical engineering industry. In addition to dependable and secure infrastructure, VDMA is calling for a European internal market for the goods and services of Industry 4.0.

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25/02/15

EU Energy Union underestimates industry’s energy-saving potential

VDMA believes the EU Commission has underestimated industry’s energy-saving potential in its EU Energy Union strategy. The association welcomes the goal of greater Europeanisation of energy policy, but is calling for higher priority to be given to energy efficiency in manufacturing industries.

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20/02/15

Erbschaftsteuerreform: Jetzt wird´s kompliziert

Nach Angaben der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung plant Finanzminister Schäuble für die Frage der Verschonung von Firmenvermögen nicht nur, das im Unternehmen gebundene, sondern auch das private Vermögen in den Blick zu nehmen. Was zunächst logisch klingen mag, rührt an einer der essentiellen Fragen des aktuellen und wohl auch künftigen Erbschaftsteuerrechts.

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02/03/15
Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering industry, Ja...
27/02/15
VDMA President meets Europe’s Industry 4.0 Commissioner Oe...
25/02/15
EU Energy Union underestimates industry’s energy-saving po...
20/02/15
Erbschaftsteuerreform: Jetzt wird´s kompliziert
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“The Shanghai World of Packaging concept promises success...“

03/03/15 “The Shanghai World of Packaging concept promises success...“ ...states Kai Büntemeyer, Managing Partner of KOLBUS GmbH & Co. KG and Chairman of the Board of the Printing and Paper Technology Association within VDMA.

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Additive Manufacturing To Change Industrial Value Chain Completely

24/02/15 The general assembly of the Additive Manufacturing Association within VDMA in Hamburg affirms their goal to industrialize additive technology • Membership numbers almost doubled in the first year – now there are 64 companies and research institutes belonging to the Association within the VDMA

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NPE 2015: VDMA Press Event on 23 March 2015

23/02/15 Resource efficiency the key driver of economic success”. A panel of experts will introduce you to a number of technological approaches to conserving resources. The discussion will highlight the competitive advantages for plastics converters.

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