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The VDMA

Shaping tomorrow's mechanical and plant engineering together

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With 3,600 members, the VDMA is the largest network organization and an important voice for the machinery and equipment manufacturing industry in Germany and Europe. The association represents the common economic, technical and scientific interests of this unique and diverse industry.

Learn more about the diverse topics, industries and services of the VDMA here. With our broad-based organizational structure and the know-how of more than 500 employees worldwide, we support you in making the right decisions in your company.

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Our Topic Areas
The VDMA bundles the know-how and competence of its entire organization in eleven topic areas and offers you support for your entrepreneurial decisions - from daily business to the political representation of interests to the recruitment of young talent.

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  • Statement Thilo Brodtmann, VDMA Managing Director
The VDMA is becoming increasingly attractive for companies in other European countries. We are consistently pursuing this path, because our future as an industrial SME is Europe!

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Benefits for you as a member

Largest industry network in Europe

3,600 primarily medium-sized member companies in the capital goods industry make the VDMA the largest industrial association in Europe and the most important network organization in the industry.

Strong representation of interests

The VDMA is the most important voice of the machinery and equipment manufacturing industry. It represents the common economic, technical and scientific interests of the industry in Germany and around the world.

A wide range of services

More than 500 VDMA employees worldwide support you with practical services to make the right decisions in your company - along the entire value chain.

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International network of the VDMA
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"A future-oriented world of work requires strategic measures and investments in training, further education and the promotion of talent."
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Henrik Schunk, Vice President of VDMA
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Manufacturing-X: On the road to digital sovereignty
In order to remain at the technological forefront and enable climate protection, the world of production must change. It needs more knowledge about all processes and materials in the value network, and it needs more cooperation toward a sovereign production location in Europe. The "Manufacturing-X" initiative is intended to make this possible.
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The INDUSTRY PODCAST of the VDMA
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Around three million people in EU-27 are employed in mechanical and plant engineering, more than 1.2 million of them in Germany alone. These figures and many other exciting facts can be found in the online brochure "Mechanical and Plant Engineering in Figures and Charts 2023", which provides a comprehensive overview of all the important figures and statistics relating to mechanical and plant engineering in Europe. The comprehensive set of figures is accompanied by a special topic that changes at regular intervals and opens up new perspectives. Currently in focus: "China - partner, competitor, system rival"
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Connect2Discover@VDMA: Get to know the VDMA better!
The digital event series "Connect2Discover@VDMA" invites you to get to know your association better. It offers you a regular insight into our wide range of services and shows you how you can best use your association for your tasks.

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