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about cecimo

CECIMO is the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries. We bring 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. It also promotes the European Machine Tool Industries and their development in the fields of economy, technology and science. CECIMO covers 98% of the total machine tool production in Europe and about one third worldwide. About 40% of CECIMO’s production is shipped outside the EU. It accounts for almost 150,000 employees and a turnover of nearly €23 billion in 2014.


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European machine tool exports are expected to hit a record high in 2016

June 22 2016 10:09 in News, Cecimo

The CECIMO General Assembly that took place in Fuschlsee, Austria on 21 June 2016 confirmed: The European machine tool production increased 5% to 24.3 billion euro in 2015; The machine tool exports are estimated to reach a record level of 19.0 billion euro in 2016;To tap into opportunities offered...[more]

CECIMO signs the Joint Initiative on Standardisation

June 15 2016 10:33 in Cecimo

CECIMO as an industry organization received an invitation to join the the Joint Initiative on Standardisation (JIS) and participate to an official signing ceremony that took place in Amsterdam on 13 June in the presence of Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska at the EU 2016 Single Market Forum.  ...[more]

A new Additive Manufacturing Curriculum is on its way, with your help!

June 07 2016 12:15 in Cecimo

CECIMO and its European partners are developing a new Additive Manufacturing Curriculum under the Erasmus+ Project 3DPRISM. Education and skills are among the most important needs for the market uptake of additive technologies in Europe, and the curriculum developed by the 3DPRISM project will be...[more]

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