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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 signed the "Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy"

February 16 2017 16:11 in News

Brussels, 16 February 2017 - CECIMO signed the “Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy”, together with other trade associations representing various manufacturing sectors. The Joint Declaration aims at drawing attention to the considerable challenges that the manufacturing...[more]

EU Industry Day: Luigi Galdabini to discuss “SME access to technologies"

February 16 2017 11:16 in News

  CECIMO will participate in the “EU Industry Day”, organised by the European Commission. The event, first of its kind, will take place on 28 February 2017 in Brussels and will be attended by 800 stakeholders. Commissioners, key industrial players, innovators and many more will present their...[more]

Industry 4.0: possibilities and challenges for the Machine Tool Industry

January 30 2017 18:25 in News

Europe has the world’s most competitive machine tool industry. The sector’s competitiveness is based on know-how, high skills and customized solutions. Nevertheless, the advanced manufacturing industry is changing. The digital era brings new business models that European machine tool builders need...[more]

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