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VDMA Foreign Trade offers sourcing events with different regional focuses
In the one-hour online exchange, the essence of multitalentedness was illuminated and made tangible through examples provided by the speaker.
Digitized and automated processes take the pressure off purchasing. For example, collaboration with suppliers can be made much more efficient. Here are some practical solutions.
Current topics: Environmental Requirements & Sustainability in Automation Technology | Market Study Servo Drives in Mechanical Engineering | VDMA Semiconductor Study | New Directives & Regulations MV, UKCA, RED, EU Data Act, AI Act, NIS2, CRA
To meet the demand for highly qualified specialists at an early stage, some companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector are cooperating with universities - the possibilities are diverse.
Data is the blood of the complex organism of product development. The results report "Digital Product Development" by the WZL of RWTH Aachen University and the VDMA (German Engineering Federation) compactly shows how the many pieces of information can be effectively linked.
On November 23, 2023, the free VDMA event will take place at Kap Europa, Osloer Straße 5, 60327 Frankfurt am Main from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The VDMA salary survey provides a detailed overview of the status quo regarding the salaries of a good 160 typical positions in our industry.
Due to the lack of new orders, production in the machinery and plant engineering sector will shrink in the second half of 2023. The VDMA expects production to decline by 2 per cent in real terms for the year as a whole.
The "Europe - Experience and Learn" initiative of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the European Youth Parliament in Germany e.V. is designed to help trainees gain EU experience abroad.
VDMA offers agent lists for selected process technology markets. In June 2023, the trade representative list Romania was published by VDMA for the first time.
The VDMA offers representative lists for selected process technology markets. In August 2023, the trade representative list ASEAN was reissued by the VDMA.
A new study by the IMPULS Foundation highlights the opportunities of a new way of thinking and developing products – frugal innovations. The study will be published in Stuttgart on September 28th, 2023.
This year, the Quality Management, Accounting, Manufacturing and Assembly, and Development and Design benchmarks will be updated.
Sharing production resources with other partners offers opportunities for manufacturers and users at the same time. The IMPULS Foundation published the study "Production as a Service" on this topic.
Since 2012, spending on R&D by the manufacturing sector in Germany has increased by more than a third. The machinery and equipment manufacturing industry has seen above-average develeopment.
Sick leave is also on the rise in the mechanical and plant engineering sector. The event took a closer look at the current development and discussed the possibilities of preventive measures.
In the automotive industry, measurements are increasingly being performed using feedback inline measurement systems. The applications in the measuring room are decreasing. For this reason, the VDA has revised Volume 5.1.
Change is needed in various areas of education and working life to attract more women to technical professions. Learn what companies can do in concrete terms in our new event formats.
Based on the result of a member survey, ISO TC 176/SC2 will start the planned revision already this year instead of 2025.
In our theme publication you will find facts and figures on research and development, innovations and patents in machinery and equipment manufacturing.
In our theme publications, you will find facts, figures and data related to vocational training, engineering courses, skilled workers, mechanical engineers and women in machinery and equipment manufacturing.
The VDMA Supplier Self-Assessment is a standardised questionnaire that companies can use with suppliers regardless of specific procurement purposes. Highly topical with the mapping of regulatory requirements from MVO and CRA.
The shortage of skilled workers is back and leads to production bottlenecks in the mechanical and plant engineering industry. Many companies are asking themselves how to attract qualified employees and retain them in the long term.
QM-Corner NRW, that means one topic, one hour, online - the compact exchange among experts from the industry, this time on the topic "Sustainability meets Quality Management".
Digitalization and Industry 4.0 make many things seem easier and better, including improving processes in production. But this only becomes successful when viewed through the classic lens of lean management.
The shortage of skilled workers is one of the greatest challenges facing our industry.
Children are tinkerers, researchers, explorers - in their everyday lives they are constantly encountering everyday phenomena and physical laws.
EMO Hannover in September 2023 is an innovation hub for companies and startups: discover valuable synergies and groundbreaking partnerships that will drive your business development.
The VDMA salary survey is relaunched! Take part in the survey and get the results for free!
Certain requirements must be met before companies and businesses can receive short-time allowance. There are current regulations on this.
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 Scenario Study shows how this can be achieved.
Global machinery turnover is expected to grow by just 1 percent in 2023 on a price-adjusted basis. If the economic picture clouds over further in the coming months, stagnation is also possible.
Members and health insurers are reporting increased sick leave. What is the more accurate picture in our industry? What could be the reasons? Please participate in this current mood picture for the mechanical and plant engineering industry.
Startups are a key pioneering group and trendsetters at EMO Hannover, shaping the future of production technology with innovative solutions. An absolute must to have your finger on the pulse of innovation!
The VDMA Baden-Württemberg conducted an interview with MARKT-PILOT and synthavo on intelligent solutions in the spare parts business in mechanical and plant engineering.
Shortly after the automatic, 26 participants from VDMA members of different industries met at the invitation of the STIWA Group for the practice-oriented ERFA Sales in Gampern, Upper Austria
The VDMA has joined forces with another 30 associations and organizations of the German economy in the Association Initiative for Large and Heavy Transport (VI GST) to bring about improvements in large and heavy transports (GST).
The VDMA economists still predict price-adjusted turnover growth of 1 percent for the global mechanical engineering sector in 2023.
Explore new ways, Capture new ideas, Motivate action - these are the guiding themes of the VDMA Startup Machine, which will not be missing at the Mechanical Engineering Summit 2023.
At the Mechanical Engineering Summit 2023 in Berlin, we will be presenting the Startup Award to the startup that opens up new avenues for the future of production through the biologization of industry.
A key indicator in economic analysis is the production trend. It shows the current performance of an industry. Forecasts are also frequently made with regard to production. The VDMA economists therefore always keep a close eye on this indicator.
As part of the project "Development of a Roadmap for the Digitization of Quality Assurance", the study to record the current situation has now been launched.
VDMA member companies from Austria and Bavaria met at the EREMA Group in Ansfelden on 06.06.2023 to jointly develop approaches for employee recruitment and retention
"Collective intelligence" and interdisciplinary collaboration for a heterogeneous industry: Around 50 colleagues support the Competence Center Future Business with their specialist expertise.
The one-hour exchange format of the QM-Corner Bavaria deals with all topics related to quality management with great regularity. Numerous Bavarian companies value the regional exchange among QM colleagues, which is why the circle has now become an important fixture of VDMA Bavaria.
Future Services 2035 is the topic and title of the latest future picture of the VDMA Competence Center Future Business. In workshops with companies and the Fraunhofer ISI, four futures were developed and recommendations for action were derived.
Two days of future power in Friedrichshafen: at the invitation of Rolls-Royce Power Systems more than 50 participants met on June 06-07,2023 to exchange ideas on increasing complexity in future management.
The time and financial expenditure for the transport of goods is increasing for companies in the mechanical and plant engineering industry. There is a need for optimization.
Product labels, mandatory certifications and environmental requirements: Companies must consider local market access conditions and technical trade barriers when exporting to countries outside the EU.
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