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About Blue Competence Machine Tools


The Blue Competence initiative was originally launched in Germany in 2009 for the entire mechanical engineering industry. The machine tool sector became the first sector bringing forward this initiative at European level with the launch in 2012 of the Blue Competence Machine Tools operated by CECIMO. The focus of this initiative was energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. It helped to increase awareness and knowledge and to raise the bar for sustainability and energy efficiency in the machine tool industry. More...



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You are a trainee in a machine tool company? Enter this competition for a chance to win 1000 euros!

July 02 2015 12:09 in Blue competence, Cecimo

The BlueCompetence sustainability initiative organizes a trainee competition under the motto “Sustainability is a business model“. The sustainable project that best represents this motto will win the competition. The form of the contribution can be either a video or an animated PowerPoint...[more]

Blue Competence at the Hannover Messe 2015: Experience energy and resource efficiency

April 08 2015 12:52 in Blue competence

Without the mechanical engineering industry, effective solutions for new energy concepts, efficient handling of narrow resources or an improvement of life quality could not be achieved. Therefore, the focus of CECIMO within the frame of Blue Competence Machine Tools – the sustainability initiative...[more]

Blue Competence Machine Tools at PRODEX 2014, Hall 1.1. Booth F22, 18-21 November 2014, Basel

November 17 2014 12:56 in Blue competence, Cecimo

Starting tomorrow, SWISSMEM promotes the Blue Competence Machine Tools initiative during PRODEX 2014, the only exhibition in Switzerland to give its visitors, including specialists in the field and potential investors, a clear differentiated overview of the entire production chain. A Blue...[more]

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