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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.

The European machine tool production expected to grow 3% in 2015

July 07 2015 09:57 in Cecimo Press releases, News, Cecimo

During the General Assembly that took place in Bordeaux on 6 July 2015, CECIMO’s Economic Committee confirmed: The value of European machine tool production increased to 22.8 billion euro in 2014;European machine tool consumption is expected to continue to grow this year. Economic situation and...[more]

You are a trainee in a machine tool company? Enter this competition for a chance to win 1000 euros!

July 02 2015 12:09 in Blue competence, Cecimo

The BlueCompetence sustainability initiative organizes a trainee competition under the motto “Sustainability is a business model“. The sustainable project that best represents this motto will win the competition. The form of the contribution can be either a video or an animated PowerPoint...[more]

Additive Manufacturing European Conference: Industry pleads for an ambitious European industrial strategy

June 26 2015 12:37 in News

At the “Additive Manufacturing European Conference” organized by CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool industries, at the European Parliament in Brussels on 23 June,  high level representatives from industry, academia, EU institutions, think tanks and standardisation...[more]