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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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Best practices of digital transformation in the European machine tool industry

January 18 2017 16:12 in News

Before the end of 2017, CECIMO launched a campaign among its members to accelerate the uptake of the digital solutions provided by the European machine tool industry. To do that, we require the industry to share with its user sectors the benefits and added value of using digital solutions developed...[more]

European Machine Tools Industry asks to resume negotiations on TTIP

December 05 2016 16:46 in News

CECIMO and its partners, in a recent letter addressed to Commissioner Malmström, asked the European Commission to continue negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the United States of America.CECIMO, as representative of the Machine Tools Industry at the European...[more]

An inquiry shows that data-driven business models are high on the agenda of European machine tool builders

November 28 2016 10:27 in Cecimo

The CECIMO General Assembly that took place in Rome on 26 November 2016 confirmed: According to a CECIMO inquiry, data-driven business models are high on the agenda of European machine tool builders. Building a hybrid skills pipeline that merges ICT and production technologies is seen as an...[more]

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