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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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CECIMO to begin a new EU project looking into additive manufacturing’s industrialization

October 28 2016 14:36 in Cecimo

On 8 November 2016, CECIMO will participate as project partner at the kick-off meeting of AM-Motion, an EU initiative to foster the uptake of additive manufacturing in the European industry. Funded by the EU Horizon2020 budget stream, AM-Motion will bring together leaders in application industries...[more]

Mr Galdabini is addressing stakeholders at Re-Industrialisation of the EU 2016 Conference

October 28 2016 11:04 in Cecimo

The advanced manufacturing business is changing. Machines, systems and factories are getting connected across borders. By analysing industrial data available along the global value chain, manufacturers improve the performance, energy- and resource-efficiency as well as safety of their products. New...[more]

CECIMO engages in KRAKEN - the new project on additive manufacturing

October 21 2016 11:37 in Cecimo

The KRAKEN project, co-funded under the H2020 programme, is going to integrate various key technologies, such as 3D printing, robotics, complex monitoring and advanced control algorithms, supported by an innovative CAM software, in one machine. The project has a budget of 5.9M€, 30% of which is...[more]

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