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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 launch of the platform INGRESS to ensure industry’s involvement in the European standardisation strategy

March 24 2015 11:01 in Cecimo

The INGRESS (INdustry GRoup on European Standardisation Strategy) platform has been launched today by its 16 founding European industry associations. The multi-stakeholder platform aims at facilitating the representation and advocacy of industry interests groups on European standardisation policy...[more]

Advances in the INTEFIX case studies 1.1 and 3.1 now available to download

March 12 2015 16:18 in Cecimo

INTEFIX project (FP7 Grant Agreement 609306) aims to increase the performance of the machining processes by the use of intelligent fixture systems, allowing the monitoring, control and adaptation of the process to obtain suitable results according to precision, quality and cost...[more]

Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, Ltd. Wins First-Ever International Additive Manufacturing Award - Winning innovation combines CNC and additive technologies

March 09 2015 11:37 in Cecimo, Additive Manufacturing

After considering a slate of leading-edge innovations in additive manufacturing from top global users and system suppliers, the jury for the inaugural International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA) has selected Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies Ltd., of the United Kingdom and Plano, Texas, as...[more]