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about cecimo

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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Webinar: Best practices for EU SMEs participating in a machine tools exhibition in China – IPR and Marketing

April 23 2014 11:17 in Cecimo

In preparation for the EMTE-EASTPO Machine Tool Exhibition Shanghai 2014, the EU SME Centre, the China IPR SME Helpdesk and the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries (CECIMO) are jointly organising a webinar to help EU SMEs in the sector get ready for China. The webinar will take...[more]

Interview with Filip Geerts, CECIMO Director General, on the Danish METALNEWS

April 10 2014 16:15 in Cecimo

CECIMO Director General Filip Geerts comments the conclusions of the European Council summit held 20 and 21 March 2014 on the Danish METALNEWS. "It is very positive to see that the European Council sends a clear signal on its intention to make industrial competitiveness a priority across...[more]

Blue Competence Machine Tools Success Stories show off at METAV 2014

April 08 2014 15:15 in Blue competence

Sustainability was one of the key themes of the METAV Düsseldorf trade show, held 11 – 15 March 2014. CECIMO National Associations participating in the Blue Competence Machine Tools initiative organized a joint booth to promote the latest sustainability solutions offered by Alliance Members. The...[more]

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