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CECIMO is the European Association representing the common interests of the Machine Tool Industries globally and at EU level. We bring together 15 National Associations of machine tool builders, which represent approximately 1300 industrial enterprises in Europe (EU + EFTA + Turkey), over 80% of which are SMEs. CECIMO covers 98% of total Machine Tool production in Europe and about 36% worldwide. It accounts for almost 150,000 employees and a turnover of more than €24 billion in 2016. Approximately 75% of CECIMO production is shipped abroad, whereas around half of it is exported outside Europe. CECIMO assumes a key role in determining the strategic direction of the European machine tool industry and promotes the development of the sector in the fields of economy, technology and science.

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3D PRISM showcased the project's results at EMO Hannover 2017

October 09 2017 16:46 in Additive Manufacturing, Publications, Cecimo, News

Hannover, 18-23 September 2017 – 3D Prism presented the results of the research developed in the past years at EMO Hannover. The project defined the skills needed to work with additive manufacturing machines and created a MOOC that will improve and harmonize AM knowledge among students and...[more]

CECIMO International Conference on Additive Manufacturing captures the attention of EMO visitors

September 25 2017 14:43 in Press releases, Additive Manufacturing

Hannover, 21 September 2017. CECIMO organised the International Additive Manufacturing Conference in Hannover (Germany) on 21 September 2017 during EMO, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector. Characterized by the presence of top industry speakers, the event confirmed the...[more]

CECIMO expects to reach more than 25 billion euro of machine tools production and contribute to the new eu industrial policy strategy

September 20 2017 10:17 in Press releases

Hannover 19 September 2017 – CECIMO latest data shows that the European production of machine tools is expected to reach 25.2 billion euro in 2017, registering an annual growth rate of 4%. While 2016 saw a notable decline of global machine tool production from 68.9 billion euro to 64.2 billion euro...[more]

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