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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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CECIMO magazine - Corporate Social Resposibility in the EU

December 08 2014 16:51 in Cecimo

In October 2014, the Council of the EU adopted the amended Directive on disclosure of nonfinancial and diversity information by certain large companies and groups. Large companies with more than 500 employees will hereafter be required to disclose certain non-financial information  in their...[more]

CECIMO magazine - DESIGN-MTS : A multi-stakeholder CSR platform in the machine tool sector

December 08 2014 16:04 in Cecimo, Magazine

At the level of public policy, the European Commission (EC) is a leader in the promotion of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and this role is increasing in importance. The socially responsible behaviour of companies is considered as an important value of the European Union.CSR is seen by the...[more]

CECIMO to EU policy makers: environmental and trade strategies should match to strengthen European leadership in the machine tool industry

December 05 2014 10:12 in Cecimo

BRUSSELS, 5 December 2014 – As part of the CECIMO Fall Meetings 2014, roundtable discussion was held with members of the European Parliament and the European Commission: Matching the EU environmental agenda with the trade strategy. CECIMO expressed its full support for a Transatlantic Trade and...[more]

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