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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.

EXPLORE Project organises a matchmaking event in Bilbao

May 29 2015 15:41 in Cecimo

On Wednesday 3 June 2015, EXPLORE partners and Basque companies will participate in the first Spanish Matchmaking Event. It will be organised in the framework of the Global Innovation Day and it seeks to promote one-to-one connections between exploitable R&D results and Basque companies...[more]

CECIMO visits the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Center

April 29 2015 09:52 in Cecimo

This week CECIMO visited the AMRC Training Center in Sheffield for a meeting within the scope of the NAMA Erasmus+ project. The project, co-funded by the European Commission, aims at tackling the numerical skills gaps of the advanced manufacturing workforce in Europe. To collect data on these...[more]

Speakers confirmed for the Additive Manufacturing European Conference by CECIMO

April 28 2015 09:42 in Cecimo, Additive Manufacturing

The first “Additive Manufacturing European Conference” will be held at the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium) on 23 June 2015, under the theme Industrializing “additive manufacturing” for a competitive and sustainable economy. At the event, representatives from additive manufacturing (AM)...[more]