14. German Mechanical Engineering Summit
Welcome to the #MBG23 in Berlin
On 7 & 8 November 2023, the German mechanical and plant engineering industry will meet again for the 14th German Mechanical Engineering Summit. You can expect 2 days with 700 participants, 77 exhibitors and 4 stages.
Mechanical engineering in figures and charts
A deep insight into the numerical world of mechanical engineering
Mechanical and plant engineering is one of the world's most important industrial sectors. We show the wide range of its economic indicators - presented in interactive charts and tables.
For a united and strong Europe
For the mechanical engineering industry, as one of the largest industrial sectors in the EU economy, Europe is a home market. Therefore, VDMA is committed to a strong and capable EU.
Viewpoints and Press Releases
Press release by SPECTARIS and VDMA
VDMA initiative "Skilled Workers for Africa"
EU emissions standard
Study on chip shortage
The German government's hydrogen plans
On the speech of the EU Commission President
Machinery and plant engineering order intake
Conference of Minister Presidents in Brussels
The INDUSTRY PODCAST of the VDMA
The voice of machinery and equipment manufacturing - the engine of the industry
The mechanical and plant engineering companies employ around 3 million people in the EU-27, more than 1.2 million of them in Germany alone. This makes mechanical and plant engineering the largest employer among the capital goods industries, both in the EU-27 and in Germany.
Years of experience
Trade associations of the industry
Regional associations near you