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30/06/16

Incoming orders in mechanical engineering May 2016 – German customers provide ray of hope

Incoming orders in mechanical and plant engineering in May were four percent lower than in the same period last year. Orders from abroad dropped by ten percent.

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29/06/16

VDMA: „Europe first!“

The EU and its member states have to safeguard the achievements of European unity that have brought Europe peace and prosperity over the last few decades. Mechanical and plant engineering companies in Germany are demanding this too.

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24/06/16

VDMA: UK’s decision to leave EU alarms Germany’s mechanical engineering industry

Mechanical engineers in Germany are viewing the UK’s decision to leave the European Union with great concern. The VDMA fears a loss of confidence in Europe as an industrial location, and a drastic reduction in exports to the United Kingdom.

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22/06/16

VDMA: Overeagerness by EU Parliament threatens progress of Industrie 4.0

The digitisation of industry offers huge opportunities for Europe’s economy – but only if the lawmakers do not hinder the development of Industrie 4.0 with hasty regulations.

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30/06/16
Incoming orders in mechanical engineering May 2016 – Germa...
29/06/16
VDMA: „Europe first!“
24/06/16
VDMA: UK’s decision to leave EU alarms Germany’s mechanica...
22/06/16
VDMA: Overeagerness by EU Parliament threatens progress of...
Incoming Orders May 2016
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The future lies in intelligent material mixes

30/06/16 Cost efficiency and batch sizes are mutually dependent. An interview with Nicolas Beyl, Managing Director of KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH

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"We also want to grow in the paper market": Interview with Dr. Joachim Schönbeck, Andritz Group

24/06/16 The Austrian technology group Andritz has a staff of about 24,500 around the world and posted sales amounting to nearly 6.4 billion euros last year – an all-time high in the more than 160-year history of the company.

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Plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers see a faster-than-expected 2 per cent rise in sales in 2016

24/06/16 • German manufacturers continue to be world leaders in exports • Positive outlook for 2017

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Ready for the future: particle foam machinery manufacturer Kurtz gears up for Industry 4.0

16/06/16 For the latest film in the series on Industry 4.0 at K 2016, Plas.TV visited Kurtz GmbH in Kreuzwertheim.

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VDMA Photovoltaic-Equipment: Investments in solar equipment remain very high

VDMA Photovoltaic-Equipment: Investments in solar equipment remain very high Incoming orders increase by 142 percent – Turnover 60 percent higher compared to last year

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Economic representatives and Commission sign the Joint Initiative on European Standardisation

13/06/16 Having begun as the “Pact on European Standardisation” at the end of last year, the project reached its first milestone today in Amsterdam. In addition to the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), representatives from other trade associations, the Commission and the national and European standardization organizations all signed the “Joint Initiative on European Standardisation” (JIS).

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