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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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Last chance to register: Conference & Workshop: Project "Sustainability & skills in machine tools & robotics sectors" Munich (Germany), 02 - 03 Feb 2016

January 28 2016 16:10 in Cecimo

CECIMO, along with other actors of the machine tool and robotics industries, invites you to a conference and workshop, held on 2 and 3 February 2016 in Munich (Germany). Participants will be presented with the results of the anticipation study and policy recommendations formed by the EU-funded...[more]

Upcoming event: Additive manufacturing and 3D-Printing challenges in the EU

January 19 2016 16:26 in News, Additive Manufacturing

CECIMO will take part on 2 February 2016 in the event “3D-Printed in Europe - Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Printing challenges in the EU¨ held in the Covent Garden Building, in Brussels. Organized by the European Commission Directorate General Research and Innovation (DG RTD), with whom CECIMO has...[more]

METALS: the MachinE Tool ALliance for Skills - A new initiative by CECIMO

January 06 2016 11:53 in Cecimo, Additive Manufacturing

The new initiative METALS - MachinE Tool ALliance for Skills is being set in motion by CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries. METALS aims at providing machine tool builders with the sought-after applied skills they need in line with disruptive technologies in the advanced...[more]

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