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.
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Viewpoints and Press Releases
Annual Economic Report of the Federal Government
Vote on the Net Zero Industry Act
Battery production study
Employment in mechanical and plant engineering
On the debate surrounding the Growth Opportunities Act
Export balance 2023
On the debate about reforms in Germany:
EU internal market report
Joint association initiative
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Engineering Future: Young talents shape the future!
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
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