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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.

The conference 'The Reindustrialisation of Europe: Industry 4.0 - Innovation, jobs and growth', gets the support of CECIMO

April 15 2015 15:48 in Cecimo

The conference 'The Reindustrialisation of Europe: Industry 4.0 - Innovation, jobs and growth', hosted by Forum Europe and RAND Europe and supported by CECIMO will be held on 23rd June at the Thon Hotel EU, Brussels.   The conference will analyse Europe’s industrial policies and how Europe...[more]

CECIMO to speak about the shortage of KETs graduates at the European conference on digital and key enabling technologies skills

April 14 2015 10:15 in Cecimo

On 1 June 2015 at the occasion of the European Conference on digital and key enabling technologies (KETs) organized by the European Commission in Brussels. CECIMO director general Filip Geerts will participate in the panel discussion: “Is there really a shortage of KETs graduates and workers in...[more]

Save the date: 23 June 2015 Additive Manufacturing European Conference

April 13 2015 14:14 in Cecimo, Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is one of the disruptive technologies of our era. As application fields rapidly expand from prototyping towards direct parts production, its transformative impact is being revealed in all areas of manufacturing: product design, production, supply chain...[more]