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CECIMO is the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, it brings together 15 national Associations of Machine Tool Builders, which represent approximately 1500 industrial enterprises in Europe, over 80% of which are SMEs.  CECIMO defends the common interests of its members, particularly in relation to authorities and associations.  CECIMO also promotes the European Machine Tool Industries and their development in the fields of economy, technology and science. CECIMO covers more than 97% of total Machine Tool production in Europe and more than one third worldwide. It accounts for almost 150,000 employees and a turnover of nearly €22 Billion in 2012. Three quarters of CECIMO production is shipped abroad, whereas more than half of it is exported outside Europe.

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Successful dissemination activity at the EMTE-EASTPO Machine Tool Exhibition 2014

July 30 2014 10:01 in Cecimo

During the EMTE-EASTPO trade show, CECIMO disseminated breakthrough European manufacturing technologies towards the visitors at its networking lounge. In particular, the INTEFIX project and the Commission’s I4MS initiative were actively presented and explained to the international visitors. For a...[more]

Inaugural EMTE-EASTPO machine tool exhibition ends on positive note

July 29 2014 10:47 in Cecimo, News

The first EMTE-EASTPO 2014 concluded successfully on 17 July at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Some 650 international manufacturers from 24 countries showcased their innovative machinery to buyers from 54 economies.The four-day exhibition attracted a visitorship of 47,654....[more]

The Commission drops unfair trading practices in the non-food supply chain from its agenda

July 17 2014 14:17 in News, Cecimo

The European Commission published on 14 July 2014 a Communication  on unfair trading practices (UTPs) in the business-to-business food supply chain (COM (2014) 472). The Communication has been drafted following a public consultation carried out in the first half of 2013. Although the public...[more]

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