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about cecimo

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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Manufacturing Perfomance Days 2019

November 07 2018 14:08 in News

CECIMO, along with our members Finnish Technology Industries, is partnered with the Manufacturing Performance Days 2019. The summit is a landmark event for the manufacturing industry, so be sure to register and follow on Twitter with the hashtag #mpdays in the coming months. You can also read...[more]

METALS project publishes online course on Additive Manufacturing

November 05 2018 15:34 in

METALS project publishes online course on Additive Manufacturing The EU MachinE Tool Alliance for Skills (METALS) project comes to an end with the release of an online and freely-available course about the fundamentals of  Additive Manufacturing (AM). The course includes a total of 27...[more]

Industry4Europe coalition issues Joint Call for 2019 European Elections

October 18 2018 15:43 in

The Industry4Europe coalition, of which CECIMO is a part, has issued a Joint Call to the candidates of the European Elections taking place in 2019. It sets out the Coalition's put industry at the top of the agenda for EU policy makers, including future Members of the European Parliament...[more]

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