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42 percent of AI startups for mechanical engineering come from Europe. Process optimization, visual quality control and predictive maintenance as key innovation fields. Financing is lacking in Europe.
Lean management is a corporate philosophy that has been tried and tested for decades. Machine and plant manufacturers can also use the method to expand their problem-solving competence and benefit from continuous improvement processes - not only in production.
Material costs account for the largest share of total costs in mechanical and plant engineering. At the same time, the trouble-free supply of materials is a prerequisite for on-time deliveries. The optimal organization of purchasing and materials management therefore has a decisive influence on competitiveness.
The quality of products and services is the basis for success in the German mechanical and plant engineering industry. Every company, whether certified to ISO 9001:2015 or not, has a functioning quality management system. However, there are major differences in its effectiveness.
Companies that want to become more agile, faster and more innovative subject their regulations and processes to a regular garbage collection.
The VDMA has compiled advice and experience from various companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector on how to maintain production despite a pandemic.
Meeting efficiency is even more important in today's digital communications. In the download you will find tips, tools and checklists for meetings and for structuring the different communication channels.
We look into the future of additive manufacturing with Jürgen Barz, Head of Product Management at Schmelzmetall Deutschland GmbH.
The leading trade fair for the gas and oil industry in Russia will take place for the 22nd time from 18 to 21 April 2022. Registration deadline for the German Pavilion is 13 January 2022.
The future is uncertain? The future personnel requirements in the company do not have to be. The new IT tool PYTHIA Automotive supports small and medium-sized companies and is also suitable for planning novices.
This interview with Gerrit Brüggemann, Managing Director of One Click Metal GmbH, looks at the future of additive manufacturing. Four questions highlight trends and developments in the AM industry
In the "Circular Competence" interview series, the Printing and Paper Technology Association asks the Leonhard Kurz Foundation about its plans and solutions on the way to a circular economy.
For the period January to August, new orders in Process Engineering are up year on year for the first time in 2021.
Cooperations with startups are also gaining importance in mechanical engineering. With the Startup-Machine, the VDMA offers its members a versatile tool box for matchmaking and networking.
How do Europe's transport and logistics companies feel about new technologies, such as drones? A new study by Panasonic reveals the answer.
The state Hermes cover also helps with "working capital", namely advance payment and contract guarantees for exports.
the development towards flexible and location-independent working has received an enormous boost from Corona. What changes will be permanent?
Für die Nutzung von Daten gibt es bislang keine Rechtsgrundlage. Wie ein Unternehmen die beste technische Lösung findet und welche Aspekte es vertraglich regeln sollte? Einige zentrale Fakten.
Development of German exports of mechanical engineering/process engineering machinery and apparatus, country shares, most important machinery supplier countries incl. goods shares, EU exports
Radical product and software innovations present many opportunities as well as risks and challenges for companies.
Hermes Cover is an instrument of state foreign trade promotion. The range of cover extends along the entire value chain.
The statistical offices of the Federal Government and the Länder are currently conducting a voluntary survey on global value chains on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The survey takes place in several countries of the European Union and will contribute to a better understanding of globalization. The VDMA hopes for your support.
The soon-to-be-launched study "Digital Product Development" aims to identify successful ways for digital collaboration in engineering. The VDMA will accompany this study as an associated partner.
Shortages and rising prices of intermediate products are a well-known phenomenon that is regularly observed in the upswing following a sharp downturn. In 2021, however, this effect is more pronounced than after previous crises.
On 09 September 2021, the 1st Amendment to the SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Health and Safety Regulation was published in the Joint Ministerial Gazette and automatically came into force on the following day.
Shortages of components and raw materials have worsened and are partially limiting production growth in the mechanical engineering sector.
Where do Saudi travellers need to register, how does the app work, what to look out for?
Monthly tracking of the market development of valve-relevant raw materials with a focus on non-ferrous metals.
The VDMA informs its members twice a year about the development of the chemical industry in Brazil, China, France, South Korea, Russia, Turkey, USA and the United Kingdom.
With a monthly update, which is exclusively available for download to VDMA member companies, we inform you promptly about the German exports of process technology.
With a monthly update, which is exclusively available for download to VDMA member companies, we inform you about the German exports of water and wastewater technology in a timely manner.
Salary benchmarks for selected professional positions in the Chinese engineering industry - exclusively for members
An industry expert of the Business Network Africa in Egypt identifies concrete business opportunities for German suppliers in the water industry.
According to a recent study, the proportion of companies using social media has increased once again and now stands at around 96 percent. According to the study, LinkedIn remains the most important channel.
At this point we would like to draw your attention once again to the use of the mediation service, which is attached to this article as a pdf download and regularly updated.
German machinery is in demand in Norway. Not surprisingly, Germany is the most important importer of machinery. But which notifications are required before employees can travel to Norway?
In our theme publications, you will find facts, figures and data related to vocational training, engineering courses, skilled workers, mechanical engineers and women in mechanical engineering.
Delivery delays and cost explosions in material orders do not have to be! Purchasers - with the help of other business units - have it in their own hands to master the challenges.
The corona pandemic has given digitization in Germany a boost and many companies have had to adapt to the new working conditions - including in the mechanical and plant engineering sector.
From bionics to biointelligence – Advances in biology and its fusion with technology and IT are opening up a whole new dimension for machine makers to solve the current challenges of our time. The study shows how this can be achieved.
With a monthly update, which is exclusively available for download to VDMA member companies, we inform you about the development of the price indices for goods in the field of process engineering.
Demand for capital goods remains robust. However, shortages of materials are hampering the progress of orders to varying degrees.
The Printing and Paper Technology Association is consulting its member companies on the topic of circular economy. In the opening interview, Dr Markus Heering, Managing Director of the association, provides some initial answers.
Due to bottlenecks in the supply of primary products, supply chains in the mechanical engineering sector are coming under increasing pressure. Nevertheless, prospects are positive - many companies expect turnover to grow in both 2021 and 2022.
High-ranking representatives of DLG, VDMA and the agricultural machinery industry sounded out the current status of the organisation and content of Agritechnica 2022 at the trade fair advisory board on Tuesday morning.
Results of the study to be presented at CERN in Geneva in autumn
05. November 2021 in Frankfurt
Regarding the considerations of the EU Commission to extend the scope of the EU taxonomy, VDMA Managing Director Thilo Brodtmann says: "The taxonomy should create incentives to invest in sustainable technologies and not stigmatize certain technologies as harmful."
Both new orders and revenue in Process Engineering are up around 20 percent in July 2021 compared to the same month last year.
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