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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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CECIMO joins European AI Alliance

September 17 2018 11:36 in News

CECIMO became a part of the European Artificial Intelligence (AI) Alliance on 14 September. Through this initiative, CECIMO will contribute directly to the European debate on AI. We will interact with the members of the High Level Expert Group on AI, established by the European Commission,...[more]

AM Post-processing and Factory Integration get top attention in CECIMO-sponsored conferences

September 11 2018 15:34 in

AM Post-processing and Factory Integration get top attention in CECIMO-sponsored conferences CECIMO is the content partner for two conferences taking place on 4 December at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands. The first event, the 3D Printing Post Processing...[more]

CECIMO on EU’s FDI proposal: ‘Leave investment screening to the Member States’

September 10 2018 14:24 in

CECIMO on EU’s FDI proposal: ‘Leave investment screening to the Member States’ Brussels, 10 September 2018  Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a controversial subject at present, especially with China’s growing tendency towards strategic buyouts of European industry. Nevertheless, the EU’s...[more]

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