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06.04.2017

World machine sales decreases slightly in 2016

Last year, political crises and economic uncertainties all around the world left their mark on mechanical engineering worldwide.

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30.03.2017

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector in February 2017 – International business continues to grow

Incoming orders in February in the mechanical engineering sector remained overall at the previous year’s level (plus/minus 0 percent). The domestic market (minus 6 percent) could not build upon the momentum of January.

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28.03.2017

Brexit: no unilateral concessions in favour of the UK

The Brexit negotiations must proceed swiftly and transparently to avoid unnecessarily burdening the economy. However, top priority remains the survival of the European Single Market.

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27.03.2017

Acting with flexibility – in a changing world

New orders booked in Germany by members of the VDMA Large Industrial Plant Manufacturers´ Group in 2016 totaled EUR 18.9 billion, which was 3 % down on the previous year and the lowest level since 2004.

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06.04.2017

World machine sales decreases slightly in 2016

30.03.2017

Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector in Fe...
Brexit: no unilateral concessions in favour of the UK

27.03.2017

Acting with flexibility – in a changing world
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VDMA supports Industry 4.0 Conference at CHINAPLAS

20.04.2017 Frankfurt, 20 April 2017 – The interest shown by Chinese converters in Industry 4.0 technologies remains undiminished. In hosting the 2nd Industry 4.0 Conference at this year’s edition of CHINAPLAS, to be held from 16 to 19 May in Guangzhou, the trade fair’s organiser Adsale is therefore once again creating a platform for technology providers and users.

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Lightweight construction: Lightweight and solar powered around the world

20.04.2017 VDMA celebrates its 125-year anniversary in 2017 under the motto “Humans – Machines – Progress”.

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Smart gespannt und intelligent vernetzt

20.04.2017 Das Potenzial der Spanntechnik in einer prozessoptimierten Fertigung wird auf der EMO Hannover 2017 aus allen Blickwinkeln beleuchtet. Auch hier eröffnen additive Verfahren völlig neue Möglichkeiten. Für die digital vernetzte Fertigung werden intelligente Spannmittel eine zentrale Rolle spielen.

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Industry 4.0 helps producing more effiniently

19.04.2017 The manufacturers of compressed air and vacuum technology can produce more efficiently thanks to integrated industry - as can be seen at this year's ComVac, part of the Hanover Fair.

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Predictive maintenance by industry 4.0

12.04.2017 The manufacturers of compressed air and vacuum technology can avoid possible disturbances and threatening machine failures from machinery components by monitoring and evaluating data continuously - as can be seen at this year's ComVac, part of the Hanover Fair

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OE-A elects new international Board of Directors

07.04.2017 New OE-A Board to represent the entire international value chain of organic and printed electronics.

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