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CECIMO is the European Association representing the common interests of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies, both 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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Broad group of AM actors supports METALS project results

January 09 2019 16:17 in

The METALS project, which was coordinated by CECIMO, has reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a variety of additive manufacturing stakeholders from all over Europe. The purpose of the MoU is to raise awareness of the education and skills needs in Additive Manufacturing (AM) throughout...[more]

CECIMO releases revamped Economic Toolbox for Q3

January 08 2019 12:23 in

The CECIMO Economic and Statistical Toolbox for the Third Quarter of 2018 is available now. Click here to read the document. Introduction for Q3 The EU economy is entering its sixth year of uninterrupted growth. But the rebound of global growth, driven by stronger-than-ever trade in 2017, is...[more]

EU Industry Days - Open Doors

December 18 2018 10:44 in

EU Industry Days takes place in Brussels on 5 and 6 February 2019.  CECIMO's session at the event, “Manufacturing and 4.0 Skills”, is on 6 February 2019 (12:00-13:30) at The Egg, Brussels (Click here to register). The European manufacturing industry is the engine of innovation, productivity,...[more]

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