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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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Seats are full for CECIMO’s next “Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing European Conference” at the European Parliament in Brussels. Watch the live stream online on 25 May!

May 12 2016 11:26 in Cecimo

For the second year, CECIMO is organizing the “Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing European Conference” at the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium) on 25 May 2016 from 9.00 to 13.00. Building on the outcome of the first edition, the event now aims at going forward with creating a European...[more]

CECIMO President Luigi Galdabini to address the World Manufacturing Forum in May

March 07 2016 10:25 in Cecimo

The World Manufacturing Forum will be held 3-4 May 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, under the theme "From Global Challenges to Grand Manufacturing Opportunities: Leading towards Growth and Sustainability." CECIMO is partner of this event. Mr Luigi Galdabini, CECIMO president, speaks in the...[more]

Last chance to register: Conference & Workshop: Project "Sustainability & skills in machine tools & robotics sectors" Munich (Germany), 02 - 03 Feb 2016

January 28 2016 16:10 in Cecimo

CECIMO, along with other actors of the machine tool and robotics industries, invites you to a conference and workshop, held on 2 and 3 February 2016 in Munich (Germany). Participants will be presented with the results of the anticipation study and policy recommendations formed by the EU-funded...[more]

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