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09 December 2019

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE – CECIMO elects Hans-Martin Schneeberger as the new President

Brussels, 9 December 2019 – During its meeting held on 5 December 2019 in Brussels, the CECIMO General Assembly elected Dr Hans-Martin Schneeberger as President of CECIMO for a period of two years....
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05 December 2019

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE – The MT sector copes well with industrial and trade uncertainty

Brussels, 5 December 2019 – In a time of industrial and trade uncertainty, the MT sector continues to perform well, as production stands at more than 28 billion in 2018. In the meantime, CECIMO has...
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26 November 2019

European industries unite to call for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

European Union, 26 November 2019 – Industry4Europe, a coalition of 149 sector Associations representing the diversity of the EU’s industrial base, today published its new Joint Paper ‘A long-ter...
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05 November 2019

CECIMO contributes to the EC final report on strengthening strategic value chains

Brussels, 5 November 2019 – The European Commission published today the “Strengthening Strategic Value Chains for a future-ready EU Industry - report of the Strategic Forum for Important Projects...
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10 October 2019

Kraken, the world’s largest and most accurate multi-material 3D printing manufacturing system, now available

Yesterday, Wednesday 25 September the KRAKEN system has been presented at the AITTIP Technology Center, located in Zaragoza (Spain) in the frame of project final conference to 120 attendees from Spain...
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04 October 2019

CECIMO PRESS STATEMENT – CECIMO joins umati, the universal machine tool interface

Brussels, 23 August 2019 - CECIMO joined umati as partner association at the end of August. The project, based on an initiative of VDW, groups different actors to develop a standard for the connectivi...
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22 September 2019

UCIMU PRESS RELEASE: The Made by Italians in the spotlight of EMO Hannover 2019

About 230 Italian companies will exhibit at EMO HANNOVER 2019, the exhibition promoted by CECIMO, the European Association of Machine Tool Industries, and alternately hosted in Hanover and Milan. E...
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21 September 2019

VDW PRESS RELEASE: EMO Hannover 2019 provides clarity in uncertain times – Trade fair builds on successful previous event

Hannover, 21 September 2019. EMO Hannover 2019 closed its doors today following a six-day run. From 16 to 21 September, round about 117,000 production specialists from 150 countries convened at the wo...
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17 September 2019

CECIMO Press Release – Additive Manufacturing to be soon at the center stage of the European regulations

Hannover, 17 September 2019 – In the next months, few important issues should be finalized by the European Commission: product liability, intellectual property rights, and US-EU trade deal. CECIMO i...
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16 September 2019

CECIMO Press Release – An uncertain global market: geopolitical challenges for the European MT industry

Hannover, 16 September 2019 - With uncertainty being the only clear rule nowadays, the outlook for global markets might deter almost the most adventurous of manufacturers and exporters. However, a mor...
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16 September 2019

Joint Statement for an Ambitious Horizon Europe Programme

We, the undersigned 93 European associations representing key European research & innovation stakeholders, hereby urge the EU Institutions to make research, development and innovation (RD&I) a...
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16 September 2019

The world of metalworking opens its door in Hannover

Today the President of CECIMO, Dr. Roland Feichtl, officially opened the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking industry – EMO Hannover. Over the next five days, more than 100,000 will vi...
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13 August 2019

VDW Press Release: Sharp decline in machine tool orders – Many sectors reluctant to invest

Frankfurt am Main, 13 August 2019. – Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the second quarter of 2019 were 22 per cent down on the same period last year. Orders from Germany fell by...
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12 August 2019

MTA Press Release: MTA Appoint a new Vice President

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) is pleased to announce that Andrew Hodgson, Strategic Lead – Digitalisation, at Siemens has been appointed as Vice President of the Association. A...
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29 July 2019

VDW Press Release: Start-ups attracting interest among established engineering companies

Frankfurt am Main, 25 July 2019. - New ideas, new technologies, new processes: start-ups in the technology sector have a lot to offer. Contrary to public perception, half of all companies in the secto...
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29 July 2019

UCIMU Press Release: Second quarter of 2019: machine tool orders decrease (-31.4%), domestic orders(-43%), foreign orders (-28.5%)

In the second quarter of 2019, the UCIMU index of machine tool orders highlighted a 31.4% downturn compared with the same period of the previous year. The absolute value of the index reached 74.6 (bas...
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05 July 2019

UCIMU Press release: UCIMU Meeting: a record-breaking 2018 for the Italian machine tool, robot and automation manufacturing industry. Stationary trend expected for 2019.

Massimo Carboniero, President of UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, stated: “The 2018 results of the Italian industry of the sector are, by far, the best ever achieved, with double-digit increases for almo...
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27 June 2019

Experts’ report recognizes AM as strategic technology for Europe’s future

CECIMO welcomes the Industry 2030 expert group report, which was published today. We believe that it is an important step towards a long-term EU industry strategy for Europe. We are pleased to see tha...
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18 June 2019

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE: Europe produces 35% of all machine tools in the world

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE EUROPE PRODUCES 35% OF ALL MACHINE TOOLS IN THE WORLD Rüschlikon, 18 June 2019 – During its General Assembly in Rüschlikon, CECIMO announced a turnover for 2018 of €27...
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27 May 2019

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE: New technologies help the shift towards circular economy in the manufacturing sector

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE New technologies help the shift towards circular economy in the manufacturing sector Brussels, 27 May 2019 – The manufacturing sector can become more sustainable thanks to...
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23 May 2019

UCIMU Press Release: The 2019 edition of Lamiera closed with record-breaking figures

IN MILAN, LAMIERA HAS GROWN AGAIN: 26,197 OPERATORS’ VISITS (+11%) OVER 50,000 SQUARE METER (+25%). THE 2019 EDITION CLOSED WITH RECORD-BREAKING FIGURES LAMIERA 2021 WILL BE HELD AT FIERA MILANO RH...
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22 May 2019

VDW Press Release: Sharp fall in orders for the machine tool industry

Frankfurt am Main, 22 May 2019. – Orders received by the German machine tool industry in the first quarter of 2019 were 21 per cent down on the same period last year. Orders from Germany fell by 10...
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22 May 2019

VDW Press Release: Vietnamese economy picking up speed – German machine tools supporting industrial development

Frankfurt am Main, 22 May 2019. – Germany and German products enjoy an excellent reputation in Vietnam. This was confirmed by Marko Walde, Executive Director of the German-Vietnamese Chamber of Fore...
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25 April 2019

Press Release: CECIMO appreciates the approval of a new product nomenclature standard for additive manufacturing machines

Brussels, 25 April 2019 – CECIMO, the European Association for the additive manufacturing (AM) sector, welcomes the introduction of a new classification provision for AM machines in the product nome...
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11 April 2019

Coming up: Manufacturing Performance Days 2019

Manufacturing Performance Days 2019 (MPD 2019) is an international top level B2B summit. It will take place on June 4-6, 2019 in Tampere, Finland, and it is organized in partnership with CECIMO and it...
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10 April 2019

CECIMO welcomes the new Communication and Ethics Guidelines on Artificial Intelligence

CECIMO welcomes the publication of the Ethics Guidelines for trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI), presented by the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence during the #DigitalDay2019. T...
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02 April 2019

Book your place for the next AM conference

CECIMO is partner of two conferences in the Netherlands in the forthcoming months. The 3D Printing Event will take place on 16 and 17 April 2019 in Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Sittard-Geleen, The...
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07 March 2019

Industry4Europe Coalition issues Joint Call to Heads of State and Government

The Industry4Europe coalition, of which CECIMO is a part, has issued a new Joint Call today (7 March) that is addressed to all Heads of State and Government. This was done in preparation for the next...
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05 March 2019

Press Release: Machine tools should be a major focus of the EU-US trade talks within the possible FTA on industrial goods

CECIMO welcomes attention being drawn to regulatory cooperation and non-tariff barriers for industrial goods in trade talks with the US, as these are the main obstacles to machine tool trade. Nevert...
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05 March 2019

Press Release: CECIMO welcomes EU’s focus on AM in planned EU-US trade deal

Press Release: CECIMO welcomes EU’s focus on Additive Manufacturing in planned trade deal between EU and US
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01 March 2019

CECIMO partner in new EU project on AM Skills

CECIMO is a partner in a new EU project on Additive Manufacturing (AM) Skills known as SAM. Read the Press Release here. This initiative at EU level, which brings together 16 partner organisations, w...
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27 February 2019

Curriculum Guidelines for KETs and AMT initiative: Interim Report

Skills requirements in manufacturing industries have considerably changed over the last decade, owing to globalisation, industrial restructuring, technological change, the increasing role of ICT in ev...
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08 February 2019

Press Release: EU Industry Days

Brussels, 8 February 2019 – We must better anticipate the skills needs of the future and attract ICT talent to the manufacturing sector. This is what was underlined during a stakeholder session orga...
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25 January 2019

CECIMO’s agenda for EU Industry Days 2019

CECIMO’s session at EU Industry Days, “Manufacturing and 4.0 Skills” (6 February), will focus on the top priority for EU Industrial policy – skills for industry and the digital economy. By pr...
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09 January 2019

Broad group of AM actors supports METALS project results

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...
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08 January 2019

CECIMO releases revamped Economic Toolbox for Q3

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 unin...
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18 December 2018

EU Industry Days – Open Doors

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...
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11 December 2018

Press Release: CECIMO Description Change

CECIMO: European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies
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06 December 2018

CECIMO Press Release: Posting of Workers Directive

CECIMO Press Release: Posting of Workers Directive
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04 December 2018

Press Release: CECIMO strengthens dialogue with policymakers with creation of new Additive Manufacturing committee

Press Release: CECIMO strengthens dialogue with policymakers with creation of new Additive Manufacturing committee
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29 November 2018

CECIMO announces session at EU Industry days

You can now register for EU Industry Day, which will take place on 5 and 6 February 2019. We are proud to announce that CECIMO will have a session at the event on 6 February. Our topic is Manufacturi...
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26 November 2018

Press Release: CECIMO announces an optimistic forecast for 2018, focuses on Circular Economy and Discusses its Contribution to Cleaner Cars

Press Release: CECIMO announces an optimistic forecast for 2018, focuses on Circular Economy and Discusses its Contribution to Cleaner Cars
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07 November 2018

Manufacturing Perfomance Days 2019

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 r...
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05 November 2018

METALS project publishes online course on Additive Manufacturing

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 abo...
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18 October 2018

Industry4Europe coalition issues Joint Call for 2019 European Elections

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...
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26 September 2018

Press Release: CECIMO to support Additive Manufacturing standardisation with ISO agreement

CECIMO to support Additive Manufacturing standardisation with ISO agreement
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17 September 2018

CECIMO joins European AI Alliance

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 wi...
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11 September 2018

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

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 Campu...
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10 September 2018

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

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 w...
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05 September 2018

CECIMO releases Economic Toolbox for Q2

We are pleased to unveil the latest edition of the Economic and Statistical Toolbox, for the Second Quarter of 2018.
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24 August 2018

CECIMO fears parts of EU draft Regulation on market surveillance could over-burden businesses

CECIMO fears parts of EU draft Regulation on market surveillance could over-burden businesses Brussels, 24 August 2018 – CECIMO supports a stronger market surveillance system in the EU. Nevertheles...
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27 July 2018

CECIMO in new book on Additive Manufacturing training

CECIMO contributes to a new book, entitled ‘Additive Manufacturing – Developments in Training and Education’, which outlines all the latest strategies and teaching methods in the field. Additiv...
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19 July 2018

CECIMO Press Release: European Parliament resolution risks stifling innovation in 3D printing

European Parliament resolution risks stifling innovation in 3D printing
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04 July 2018

A Governance Structure for the next European Industrial Policy

CECIMO is a member of the Industry4Europe coalition, together with 119 associations at EU level. The coalition has been producing different joint papers, helping the European Institutions to set the b...
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28 June 2018

CECIMO Press Release: Further Major Advances in Combustion Engine Efficiency Will and Must Take Place

The European Commission should seek a technology-neutral CO2-reduction policy.
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26 June 2018

CECIMO Press Release: EU commits to fast-tracking additive manufacturing industrialisation

AMEC - the Additive Manufacturing European Conference - was a big success on 21 June, with a number of important commitments.
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14 June 2018

CECIMO position on the review dual-use export controls

The European institutions are reviewing the Regulation setting up a Union regime for the control exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items. CECIMO agrees with th...
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12 June 2018

CECIMO joins European Internet Forum (EIF)

The European Internet Forum (EIF) accepted CECIMO as a new member on 21 June.
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11 June 2018

CECIMO and other EU associations issued a letter on the EU Cybersecurity Act

CECIMO and other associations at the European level issued a letter addressed to the European Institutions about the forthcoming Cybersecurity Act. The industry is calling the European Parliament a...
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08 June 2018

CEOs statement on the next EU research and innovation funding programmes

Yesterday, 7 June 2018, BusinessEurope published an updated version of the CEOs statement “EU research and innovation funding programmes matter for companies!”. The document states that R&I fu...
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05 June 2018

CECIMO Press Release: CECIMO announces an optimistic forecast for 2018 and gives recommendations to the EU on data access rights

Mainz, 5 June 2018 – During its General Assembly in Mainz, CECIMO reported that its machine tool production saw an 8% gain in 2017, outpacing earlier forecasts. The turnover of CECIMO manufacturers...
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02 May 2018

Driving up EU policy-makers’ interest in additive manufacturing technologies

MEPs from the Legal Affairs and Industry, Research and Energy committees, alongside European Commission officials, visited the headquarters of Materialise on 12 April. The Leuven-based firm is one of...
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26 April 2018

CECIMO welcomes much-anticipated Communication on AI

The Commission's latest Communication on Artificial Intelligence is a step in the right direction, but we should avoid one-size-fits-all legislation that hinders innovation.
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09 April 2018

CECIMO and AM-Motion partner together to advance discussions on additive manufacturing financing aspects

As part of the EU AM-Motion project to accelerate the industrial deployment of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, CECIMO and its partners in the initiative are organizing a Joint Workshop in co...
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28 February 2018

Filip Geerts is going to be at the forthcoming Additive Manufacturing Forum in Berlin

On 5 and 6 March Berlin will host the second edition of the Additive Manufacturing Forum. The two-day conference will gather speakers and panellists, who will debate how AM is impacting Application, D...
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23 February 2018

Marcus Burton is the new Chairman Market Intelligence Committee of CECIMO

Brussels, 22 February 2018 – During the last CECIMO meeting, the CECIMO General Assembly elected Marcus Burton as Chairman of the Market Intelligence Committee for a period of two years. As the s...
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22 February 2018

We opened the registration to a One-Day Workshop on Additive Manufacturing.

 CECIMO is organizing a one-day workshop on 20 March from 9:00 to 16:00 in Aachen, addressing Additive Manufacturing challenges in the frame of a partnership between our EU AM-Motion project and the...
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22 February 2018

KRAKEN showcases at EU Industry Days 2018

The Second EU Industry Days will take place on 22 and 23 February 2018 in Brussels. As part of the Industry Days, an exhibition displaying EU-funded research and innovation projects will be organized...
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20 February 2018

CECIMO signs 2nd Joint Declaration on FP9

Twenty-four associations signed the 2nd Declaration on "Boosting Europe’s Future competitiveness as Key Priority for FP9". The signatories, representing key European industrial research and innov...
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05 February 2018

CECIMO and EPMA to drive additive manufacturing forward

CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industry, and EPMA, the European Powder Metallurgy Association, signed an agreement, which aims at promoting additive manufacturing through diversified actions.
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30 January 2018

Launch of the new Blue Competence Initiative

The Blue Competence initiative was originally launched in Germany in 2009 for the entire mechanical engineering industry and brought at the European level by CECIMO in 2012. The focus of this initiati...
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26 January 2018

SMART opened its Call for Projects

SMART is an SMART promotes the creation of challenging projects, where large industries, SMEs, academia and research organizations could collaborate as an ecosystem with well defined market orientatio...
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19 December 2017

Filip Geerts will speak at the International VDI Conference – Additive Manufacturing

CECIMO DG, Filip Geerts, will be part of the panel of speakers of the International VDI Conference – Additive Manufacturing, taking place April 25 & 26 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Additive...
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14 December 2017

Filip Geerts, CEO, CECIMO confirmed to speak at the 3rd Annual Internet of Manufacturing Germany Conference and Exhibition on 6th – 8th February 2018 in Munich

We are excited to be supporting the 3rd annual, Internet of Manufacturing Germany Conference and Exhibition demonstrating how IoT technologies are boosting productivity and profitability across the se...
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07 December 2017

Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit

Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit will take place in Munich on 27-28 February 2018. Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit is an event bringing together Ops Tech, Info Tech and Digital decision-makers fr...
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04 December 2017

Filip Geerts appointed member of the Steering Committee for ManuSec Europe

Filip Geerts, CECIMO CEO, has been appointed as a member of the Steering Committee for the Manusec Europe event which will take place in Munich - Germany the 7th & 8th February 2018. Cyber Securi...
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30 November 2017

CECIMO intervention at Manufuture 2017 is now online!

CECIMO Director General, Filip Geert, was one of the speakers of the 2017 edition of Manufuture, which took place in October 2017. The conference gathered almost 600 leading representatives from in...
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28 November 2017

Dr Roland Feichtl becomes President of the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries

Brussel, 22 November 2017 – During its meeting held on 22 November 2017 in Brussels, the CECIMO General Assembly elected Dr Roland Feichtl as President of CECIMO for a period of two years.  Succ...
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23 November 2017

Elzbieta Bienkowska opened the debate on artificial intelligence in the CECIMO meetings

Brussels, 21 November 2017 – CECIMO had the pleasure to host Ms Elzbieta Bienkowska, Commissioner for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, during its meetings in Brussels. I...
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22 November 2017

CECIMO announces a positive economic outlook for 2017 and commits to the EU debate on artificial intelligence and machine learning

Brussels, 22 November 2017 – The CECIMO General Assembly, which took place in Brussels on 22 November, announced that CECIMO machine tool production is expected to register a 2% annual growth in 201...
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17 November 2017

A new report on additive manufacturing skills gaps is on its way, with your help!

CECIMO is conducting a Europe-wide survey among companies/industry platforms/clusters to understand what is the state of play on the supply of additive manufacturing (AM) skills in Europe. The survey...
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14 November 2017

LEADERS Newsletter interviews Filip Geerts

Interview with Filip Geerts Director General at Cecimo, The European Committee for the Cooperation of Machine Tool Industries Mr Geerts, could you briefly describe your role and responsibili...
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07 November 2017

EWF and CECIMO join efforts to accelerate the adoption and utilisation of leading-edge Additive Manufacturing technologies

This partnership will focus on the development of areas of mutual interest and close collaboration on all relevant EU projects. Additive manufacturing lies at the leading edge of the transf...
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24 October 2017

For an ambitious EU industrial strategy: going further

CECIMO and the Industry4Europe partners drafted the Joint Reaction Paper “For an ambitious EU industrial strategy: going further”, which analyses the EC Communication (Renewed EU Industrial policy...
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09 October 2017

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

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...
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25 September 2017

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

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 metalw...
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20 September 2017

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

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 201...
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15 September 2017

EMO Hannover 2017 just started !

From 18 till 23 September 2017, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector will spotlight the entire bandwidth of modern-day metalworking technology in Germany Hannover. During this...
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13 September 2017

METALS project on additive manufacturing skills to be present at EMO Hannover 2017

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 13 September 2017 METALS project on additive manufacturing skills to be present at EMO Hannover 2017 The MachinE Tool Alliance for Skills (METALS) project wil...
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01 September 2017

CECIMO publishes new Guidelines on metalworking milling machines

Brussels, 01 September 2017 - CECIMO PRESS RELEASE CECIMO has just published new ‘Guidelines for CE marking on metal working milling machines’. This is the third publication in a ser...
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01 September 2017

Are machine tools safe? Come to EMO Safety Day!

EMO Hannover 2017 will include in its supporting programme the EMO Safety Day, where top experts will provide insights on the requirements and challenges of the current safety developments, outlining...
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24 August 2017

CECIMO and EWF join their forces in additive manufacturing

CECIMO and the European Federation for Welding (EWF) decided to join their forces to give an input to the Additive Manufacturing sector. The purpose is to support the collaboration and the exchange of...
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18 August 2017

METALS shows skills’ development from subtractive to additive manufacturing

Based on the findings of the METALS project, CECIMO produced a panorama which focuses on skills for additive manufacturing technologies. The document shows how the AM workforce will need a hybrid skil...
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13 July 2017

International Conference on Additive Manufacturing at EMO Hannover 2017

Organized on 21 September 2017 during EMO Hannover 2017, CECIMO’s “International Conference on Additive Manufacturing” aims to capture some of the most interesting advancements in this fast-evol...
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04 July 2017

CECIMO contributes to the report “Bridging to Brexit” by AFME, BCG and Clifford Change

CECIMO was glad to contribute to the AFME, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Clifford Chance report, “Bridging to Brexit: Insights from European SMEs, Corporates and Investors”. The report exa...
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21 June 2017

CECIMO announces positive forecasts for 2017 and gives recommendations to the EU on data access rights

Brussels, 20 June 2017 – The CECIMO General Assembly that took place in Rotterdam confirmed: Based on solid booking numbers, the European production of machine tool is set to grow by almost 4...
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16 June 2017

Additive manufacturing industry asks the EU to support research and education

Brussels, 8 June 2017 - For the third consecutive year, CECIMO organized the “Additive Manufacturing European Conference” (AMEC) on 7 June 2017 in the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium). Th...
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06 June 2017

CECIMO signed a Joint Declaration on the next Research & Innovation Framework Programme (FP9)

Twenty-three Associations, representing industry and research institutes at the European level, signed a Joint Declaration. It outlines improvements for the next EU Research & Innovation Framework...
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24 March 2017

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

On 25 March 2017, the European Union celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. The Treaties have generated the fundamental conditions for growth and stability for the European citizen...
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16 March 2017

CECIMO to set up an expert group on AM

CECIMO is conducting an EU project on additive manufacturing with the following goals: map out current and potential application areas for additive manufacturing in Europe identify relevant no...
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13 March 2017

CECIMO presents the first results of additive manufacturing skills projects

CECIMO has two projects on skills needs for additive systems: METALS – Machine Tool Skills for Alliance (CECIMO is coordinator) - and 3D PRISM – 3D Printing Skills for Manufacturing. On 13 March 2...
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13 March 2017

Join us in discussing the future of Additive manufacturing

CECIMO closely follows the political and business debate on Additive Manufacturing across Europe and at the International level. We participate and organize events, so to shape the attitude of the Eur...
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02 March 2017

CECIMO commits to contribute to a new European industrial policy

Brussels, 2 March 2017. Mr Luigi Galdabini, President of CECIMO and Managing Director of Galdabini SPA, was one of the renowned panellist at the first European Industry Day that took place on 28 Febru...
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16 February 2017

CECIMO signed the “Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy”

Brussels, 16 February 2017 - CECIMO signed the “Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy”, together with other trade associations representing various manufacturing sectors. Th...
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16 February 2017

EU Industry Day: Luigi Galdabini to discuss “SME access to technologies”

CECIMO will participate in the “EU Industry Day”, organised by the European Commission. The event, first of its kind, will take place on 28 February 2017 in Brussels and will be attended by 800...
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26 January 2017

Filip Geerts to address key B2B conference on Additive Manufacturing in early February

We are pleased to announce that Mr Geerts, CECIMO Director General, will speak at the “Inside 3D Printing” conference in Düsseldorf (Germany) on 3 February 2017. The conference is the largest pro...
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18 January 2017

Best practices of digital transformation in the European machine tool industry

Before the end of 2017, CECIMO launched a campaign among its members to accelerate the uptake of the digital solutions provided by the European machine tool industry. To do that, we require the indust...
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05 December 2016

European Machine Tools Industry asks to resume negotiations on TTIP

CECIMO and its partners, in a recent letter addressed to Commissioner Malmström, asked the European Commission to continue negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with t...
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28 November 2016

CECIMO Press Release: An inquiry shows that data-driven business models are high on the agenda of European machine tool builders  

BRUSSELS, 28 November 2016 – The CECIMO General Assembly that took place in Rome on 26 November 2016 confirmed: According to a CECIMO inquiry, data-driven business models are high on the agenda...
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10 November 2016

Filip Geerts, CECIMO Director General, is proud to be part of the 3rd edition of the World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge (copy 1)

The World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge, presented by Additive Industries, was created to grow the number of examples of dedicated applications for industrial 3D printing and inspire man...
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28 October 2016

CECIMO to begin a new EU project looking into additive manufacturing’s industrialization

On 8 November 2016, CECIMO will participate as project partner at the kick-off meeting of AM-Motion, an EU initiative to foster the uptake of additive manufacturing in the European industry. Funded by...
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28 October 2016

Mr Galdabini is addressing stakeholders at Re-Industrialisation of the EU 2016 Conference

The advanced manufacturing business is changing. Machines, systems and factories are getting connected across borders. By analysing industrial data available along the global value chain, manufacturer...
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21 October 2016

CECIMO engages in KRAKEN – the new project on additive manufacturing

The KRAKEN project, co-funded under the H2020 programme, is going to integrate various key technologies, such as 3D printing, robotics, complex monitoring and advanced control algorithms, supported by...
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19 October 2016

Industry associations across Europe’s advanced manufacturing base speak with one voice about skills policy

CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, prepared a Memorandum of Understanding on priorities for skills’ policy in advanced manufacturing. This memorandum was conceptually e...
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17 October 2016

Innovation through targeted support is the key to a competitive advanced manufacturing industry, said the participants at a CECIMO roundtable at the European Parliament

On 12 October 2016 CECIMO, the European association of the machine tool industries, co-organized a roundtable event at the European Parliament with the European Forum for Manufacturing to explore the...
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11 October 2016

The NAMA Mobile Apps and MOOC course now available

The NAMA project, an EU-funded initiative aiming to boost the level of numeracy skills in the European advanced manufacturing sector, has just released two mobile apps and a MOOC course for to workers...
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03 October 2016

CECIMO President Luigi Galdabini to address the attendance at roundtable policy dinner held at the European Parliament

We are pleased to announce that Mr Luigi Galdabini, President of CECIMO, will address the participants at the “Advanced manufacturing across Europe’s regions” roundtable policy dinner at the Eur...
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28 September 2016

CECIMO launches an advisory board group for its skills action

CECIMO has launched an Advisory Board for Skills composed of industrialists and academics to ensure that its additive manufacturing projects, namely METALS and 3DPRISM, are evolving fully aligned with...
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27 September 2016

CECIMO participates in the expert workshop on skills for the high-tech economy, 22/09/2016, Brussels

CECIMO participated in the expert workshop on skills for the high-tech economy organised by DG GROW to present a best practice case from the European machine tool industry. Representatives from initia...
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22 September 2016

Watch the THERMACO project final video

THERMACO (Smart Thermal conductive AI MMCs by casting) is a European project that focuses on the use of novel, extremely efficient, carbon based thermally conductive materials for heat evacuation appl...
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30 August 2016

The skills needs’ evolution started to emerge in the latest METALS workshop in Cameri, Italy

On 13 July, a METALS’ project workshop was organised by UCIMU – SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, a CECIMO member, with members of AITA (the Association of the Italian Additive Manufacturing Sector). The even...
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28 July 2016

High performance manufacturing technologies such as high precision machine tools used by almost one in five manufacturers

The latest edition of the EU Innobarometer, which gives a snapshot of developments and expectations of the EU business community on innovation, was released in mid-July 2016. Conducted in February 20...
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07 July 2016

Download the INTEFIX project results

The INTEFIX project aims to increase the performance of the machining processes by the use of intelligent fixture systems, allowing the monitoring, control and adaptation of the process to obtain suit...
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06 July 2016

Video and takeaways: Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Conference 2016

The Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing European Conference 2016 was recently held at the European Parliament under the theme “Helping industry and policy makers to build together a European stra...
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29 June 2016

CECIMO contributes to the Amsterdam Declaration – creating a smart Europe

During the Industrial Technologies 2016, organised as an associated event of the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the European Union, CECIMO contributed to the realization of the “Amsterdam...
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25 June 2016

Press release: Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing European Conference 2016

The need for a common European strategy to ensure Europe’s leading role in AM in the future is highlighted
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22 June 2016

CECIMO press release: European machine tool exports are expected to hit a record high in 2016

BRUSSELS, 22 June 2016 – The CECIMO General Assembly that took place in Fuschlsee, Austria on 21 June 2016 confirmed: The European machine tool production increased 5% to 24.3 billion euro in 2...
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15 June 2016

CECIMO signs the Joint Initiative on Standardisation

CECIMO as an industry organization received an invitation to join the the Joint Initiative on Standardisation (JIS) and participate to an official signing ceremony that took place in Amsterdam on 13 J...
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07 June 2016

A new Additive Manufacturing Curriculum is on its way, with your help!

CECIMO and its European partners are developing a new Additive Manufacturing Curriculum under the Erasmus+ Project 3DPRISM. Education and skills are among the most important needs for the market uptak...
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07 March 2016

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

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." C...
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26 February 2016

Still time to sign up for the Design Challenge of Additive Industries

The success of additive manufacturing applications depends on the designer’s ability to ‘design for additive manufacturing’ and maximize the possibilities offered by these new production technol...
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19 January 2016

Upcoming event: Additive manufacturing and 3D-Printing challenges in the EU

CECIMO will take part on 2 February 2016 in the event “3D-Printed in Europe - Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Printing challenges in the EU¨ held in the Covent Garden Building, in Brussels. Organized...
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08 January 2016

METALS: the MachinE Tool ALliance for Skills – A new initiative by CECIMO

The new initiative METALS - MachinE Tool ALliance for Skills is being set in motion by CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries. METALS aims at providing machine tool builders w...
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16 December 2015

CECIMO General Assembly Strategic Discussions: the pace of technological advances widens the skills gap in the machine tool industry

During its General Assembly in Brussels, CECIMO organized a panel on the theme “Raising Europe’s competitiveness through new skills” attended by speakers from the European Institutions and indus...
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07 December 2015

Luigi Galdabini becomes President of CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries

During its meeting held on 3 December 2015 in Brussels, the CECIMO General Assembly elected Mr. Luigi Galdabini as President of CECIMO for a period of two years. Succeeding in this role Mr. Jean-Camil...
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04 December 2015

CECIMO press release: The European machine tool sector books strong results in 2015

The CECIMO General Assembly that took place in Brussels on 3 December 2015 confirmed: The European machine tool production will record 23.3 billion euros in 2015, increasing by 2% from the year b...
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23 November 2015

CECIMO publishes the report “Winning in a world of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity”

Manufacturing is a complex and challenging business. Many manufacturers are confronted with volatilities, uncertainties, complexities and ambiguities (VUCA) in today’s global business environment. I...
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18 November 2015

CECIMO’s input largely included in the “Study on KETs-related skills” published by the European Commission

Last winter, CECIMO provided its sectoral input for the “Study on skills related to Key Enabling Technologies (KETs)” conducted by DG Research and Innovation in partnership with PwC (attached). Th...
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29 October 2015

The American and European machine tool associations publish a joint statement on the TTIP

The American and European machine tool associations publish a joint statement on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
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27 October 2015

CECIMO launches with partners a new action on additive manufacturing skills: 3DPrism

Additive Manufacturing (AM), by being a disruptive technology that supports the re-industrialization of the EU and creates good jobs, is a driver of the industrial shift towards advanced manufacturing...
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20 October 2015

Press Release: Record-breaking figures for EMO Milano 2015: 155,362 visits from 120 countries.

RECORD-BREAKING FIGURES FOR EMO MILANO 2015: 155,362 VISITS FROM 120 COUNTRIES. NEXT EDITION OF EMO MILANO IN OCTOBER 2021 EMO MILANO 2015, the world exhibition dedicated to the industry manufactur...
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08 October 2015

CECIMO forecasts growth to continue in 2015

CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries presents the state of the European machine tool industry at EMO Milano 2015: The European machine tool production will grow to 23.6...
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17 July 2015

CECIMO publishes the first Guidelines for CE marking of electro-discharge machines

Machinery and equipment which are bound by specific European directives cannot be placed on the single market unless they bear CE marking. CE marking affixed on a product indicates that the product co...
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07 July 2015

The European machine tool production expected to grow 3% in 2015

During the General Assembly that took place in Bordeaux on 6 July 2015, CECIMO’s Economic Committee confirmed: The value of European machine tool production increased to 22.8 billion euro in 20...
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18 June 2015

Additive Manufacturing European Conference: Industrializing “additive manufacturing” for a competitive and sustainable economy

CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool industries, is organizing the first “Additive Manufacturing European Conference” at the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium) on 23 June 20...
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03 June 2015

CECIMO participates in the high-level panel at Digital and Key-Enabling Technologies Skills Conference

CECIMO participated on 1 June in a high-level panel at the Digital and Key-Enabling Technologies Conference organized by the European Commission in Brussels. The panel on the shortage of KETs graduate...
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29 April 2015

CECIMO visits the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Center

This week CECIMO visited the AMRC Training Center in Sheffield for a meeting within the scope of the NAMA Erasmus+ project. The project, co-funded by the European Commission, aims at tackling the nume...
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15 April 2015

CECIMO press release: Additive Manufacturing European Conference

Industrializing “additive manufacturing” for a competitive and sustainable economy CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool industries, is organizing the first “Additive Manufacturi...
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14 April 2015

CECIMO to speak about the shortage of KETs graduates at the European conference on digital and key enabling technologies skills

On 1 June 2015 at the occasion of the European Conference on digital and key enabling technologies (KETs) organized by the European Commission in Brussels. CECIMO director general Filip Geerts will pa...
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31 March 2015

Commissioner Moedas: additive manufacturing is the new frontier in industry

CECIMO participated today in a meeting with Mr. Carlos Moedas EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, organized by a think-tank, in Brussels. The Commissioner presented his vision and pl...
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24 March 2015

CECIMO press release: Successful launch of the platform INGRESS to ensure industry’s involvement in the European standardisation strategy

The INGRESS (INdustry GRoup on European Standardisation Strategy) platform has been launched today by its 16 founding European industry associations. The multi-stakeholder platform aims at facilitatin...
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12 March 2015

Advances in the INTEFIX case studies 1.1 and 3.1 now available to download

INTEFIX project (FP7 Grant Agreement 609306) aims to increase the performance of the machining processes by the use of intelligent fixture systems, allowing the monitoring, control and adaptation of t...
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09 March 2015

Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, Ltd. Wins First-Ever International Additive Manufacturing Award – Winning innovation combines CNC and additive technologies

After considering a slate of leading-edge innovations in additive manufacturing from top global users and system suppliers, the jury for the inaugural International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA)...
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06 March 2015

The Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge: and the winners are…

CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, was a proud partner of the 2015 edition of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. Other partners were the lead...
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27 February 2015

A new report on industrial energy efficiency is released

Today, The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) co-convened by the European Commission and UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) launched its final report “Energy Efficiency – the fi...
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16 February 2015

Press release: The European machine tool industry supports transatlantic regulatory cooperation

The 8th round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) that took place in Brussels from 2 to 8 February produced significant progress. CECIMO welcomes the strong co...
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11 February 2015

CECIMO’s Robert Nefkens speaks at EC workshop on technology transfer

CECIMO took part in the workshop “SMEs readiness factors for adopting Advanced Manufacturing products and modernise their business”, organized by the European Commission’s Directorate General fo...
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10 February 2015

Skills gap holds back employment potential in advanced manufacturing

CECIMO participated in a seminar organized by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Employment as regards employment creation, and made a presentation on sectorial perspectives. Here are...
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29 January 2015

Advances in the INTEFIX case study 1.2 : Turning of low pressure turbine casing

This case study covers one experiment within the INTEFIX project (FP7 Grant Agreement 609306). This application is proposed by ITP (Industria de Turbopro-pulsores, S.A.) and it deals with the reductio...
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14 January 2015

Discover the EXPLORE project in the CECIMO magazine

The EXPLORE project aims at unleashing the full potential of the accumulated knowledge base at the European level through projects funded by the EC in the area of production technologies. It promotes...
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14 January 2015

Joint news release: Industry calls for continued national and European cross-sectorial action to CSR in the machine tool industry for a sustainable, robust and viable industry

The recently concluded multi-stakeholder Design_MTS project has facilitated enterprises in Europe’s Machine Tool Sector (MTS) to take a strategic approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) an...
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05 December 2014

Press release – CECIMO to EU policy makers: environmental and trade strategies should match to strengthen European leadership in the machine tool industry

BRUSSELS, 5 December 2014 – As part of the CECIMO Fall Meetings 2014, roundtable discussion was held with members of the European Parliament and the European Commission: Matching the EU environmenta...
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05 December 2014

Press release: The European machine tool production now driven by European consumption

BRUSSELS, 5 December 2014 – During the General Assembly that took place in Brussels on 4 December 2014, CECIMO confirmed: The European machine tool production stabilised in 2014; Purchases o...
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28 November 2014

CECIMO press release : CECIMO welcomes the 315 billion euro investment plan of the European Commission

CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, welcomes the announcement of the 315 billion euro investment plan proposal by the European Commission, revealed on 25 November at the p...
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12 November 2014

CECIMO joins ASTM Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing Technologies

In the name of its Additive Manufacturing Working Group, CECIMO requested a membership in the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials). ASTM is globally recognised as an international standar...
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07 November 2014

CECIMO participated in the European Commission Seminar: The Impact of Technology on Labour Markets in the 21st Century.

Earlier this week, CECIMO participated in the European Commission Seminar "The Impact of Technology on Labour Markets in the 21st Century". In addition to the machine tool industry represented by CECI...
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03 November 2014

CECIMO is sponsor of the International Additive Manufacturing Award

CECIMO is proud to sponsor the International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA). This award recognizes the growing role of additive processes in all areas of modern manufacturing. The inaugural award...
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30 October 2014

CECIMO is the voice of the metal Additive Manufacturing in Europe and worldwide

CECIMO is proud to announce it the voice of the metal additive manufacturing (AM) total value chain in Europe and worldwide. To fulfill this role, an (AM) working group was created. CECIMO is already...
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30 October 2014

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE – The EU has to tackle the lack of investments to secure its industrial future

Investment in equipment continues to suffer in a number of Member States. The European Commission’s Report on Member States’ Competitiveness (2014) affirms that investment remains unresponsive to...
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24 October 2014

Successful Stakeholders Event for the EXPLORE project

The EXPLORE Annual Stakeholder Event took place on 22 October in Brussels, marking the end of the project’s first year. This happening gathered many participants from the companies, R&D organisa...
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23 October 2014

CECIMO Press release: The DESIGN-MTS project

The DESIGN-MTS project: Free online training modules for machine tool companies on the fundamentals of Corporate Social Responsibility
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16 October 2014

Don’t miss the event FUTURE OF EUROPEAN MANUFACTURING – Enabling the next industrial Renaissance

The FUTURE OF EUROPEAN MANUFACTURING - Enabling the next industrial Renaissance will be held 27 November 2014 at the  Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill. CECIMO is proud to be a supporting partne...
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10 October 2014

CECIMO tackles the skills challenge!

CECIMO at EuroSkills 2014 October 2 to 4, CECIMO was at EuroSkills 2014, the largest European skills competition. Held this year in the Lille Grand Palais in France, the event allowed 450 young skil...
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03 October 2014

The Eco-Factory – Solutions for Experts and Decision Makers

The EMC2-Factory project, in which CECIMO has been a partner since the beginning, has come to an end. The project allowed to develop practical solutions enabling clean and competitive factories in the...
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23 September 2014

CECIMO press release: DESIGN-MTS Project promotes sustainability in the European machine tool industry – The results will be presented in a conference at the BI-MU Trade Fair in Milan next October

The DESIGN-MTS project results will be disseminated through a conference at the BI-MU Trade Fair in Milan on 1 October 2014 from 14:00 to 17:00 in the Arena Pianeta Giovani in Hall 13. This arena is o...
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03 September 2014

CECIMO joins the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group

CECIMO has been invited by the European Commission to become a member of the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG). EEFIG was established as a permanent working group by the European...
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30 July 2014

EMTE-EASTPO press release: Inaugural EMTE-EASTPO machine tool exhibition ends on positive note

29 July 2014 – The first EMTE-EASTPO 2014 concluded successfully on 17 July at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Some 650 international manufacturers from 24 countries showcased th...
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30 July 2014

Successful dissemination activity at the EMTE-EASTPO Machine Tool Exhibition 2014

During the EMTE-EASTPO trade show, CECIMO disseminated breakthrough European manufacturing technologies towards the visitors at its networking lounge. In particular, the INTEFIX project and the Commis...
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17 July 2014

CECIMO press release: The Commission Drops Unfair Trading Practices in the Non-Food Supply Chain from Its Agenda

Brussels, 17 July 2014 - The European Commission published on 14 July 2014 a Communication  on unfair trading practices (UTPs) in the business-to-business food supply chain (COM (2014) 472). The Com...
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14 July 2014

First EMTE-EASTPO joint exhibition opens with strong participation of European and Asian machine tool industry names

14 July 2014, Shanghai, China – EMTE-EASTPO 2014, a strategic east-west partnership of two established machine tool show owners from Europe and China, opens its doors today at the Shanghai New Inte...
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25 June 2014

CECIMO PRESS RELEASE: The European machine tool consumption is showing growth – Trade shows offer good prospects

During the General Assembly that took place in Prague on 24 June 2014, CECIMO’s Economic Committee confirmed: The European machine tool production increased to 22.8 billion euro in 2013; The...
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23 June 2014

CECIMO has Manufacturing at Heart

CECIMO is proud to endorse ‘Manufacturing at Heart’, the campaign launched this spring by Orgalime (the European Engineering Industries Association) and CEEMET (the Council of European Employers...
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22 May 2014

CECIMO press release – DESIGN MTS conference at Lamiera 2014: Project partners give informative presentations on CSR in the machine tool industry to a very interested audience

Brussels, 22 May 2014 – Last week, the DESIGN-MTS project partners offered a conference during the Lamiera 2014 exhibition, at the Bologna Fiere in Italy. The aim of the conference held on 15 May 20...
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12 May 2014

Advances in the INTEFIX case study 2.4 : Machining of aircraft turbine support structures

INTEFIX project (FP7 Grant Agreement 609306) aims to increase the performance of the machining processes by the use of intelligent fixture systems, allowing the monitoring, control and adaptation of t...
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24 March 2014

CECIMO press release: European Council voices strong support for manufacturing but remains too shy on industrial policy

Brussels, 24 March 2014 – The European Council summit held on 20-21 March tackled industrial competitiveness as a top priority issue, for the first time in more than thirty years in such a meeting....
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06 February 2014

Press release – Market surveillance: European machinery industry’s competitiveness must not become collateral victim of deadlock over “marking of origin”

Brussels, 6 February 2014 – The EU machinery industry warns that its competitiveness could suffer a serious setback from the EU’s continued failure to introduce a better market surveillance system...
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29 January 2014

Blue Competence Machine Tools: Success Stories

The Blue Competence Machine Tools initiative enables Alliance Members to effectively communicate their latest technologies and energy-efficient solutions. Company-specific Success Stories are one of the instrumental tools used by Alliance Members to inform their stakeholders about the improvements they have made.
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29 January 2014

CECIMO welcomes the EC Communication on Industrial Renaissance – The European Council should endorse the 2020 manufacturing target

CECIMO welcomes the Commission Communication “For a European Industrial Renaissance”, published 22 January 2014, urging Member States to recognize the central role of the manufacturing industry f...
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12 November 2013

Mr Jean-Camille Uring is elected President of CECIMO

BRUSSELS, 12 November 2013 – During the CECIMO Fall General Assembly held on 9 November 2013 in Vienna, Mr Jean-Camille Uring was elected as new President of the European Association of the Machine...
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12 November 2013

The European machine tools share of the global production is increasing – Trade shows offer good prospects

BRUSSELS, 12 November 2013 – During the General Assembly that took place in Vienna on 9 November 2013, CECIMO’s Economic Committee confirmed: The European machine tool production estimated to...
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06 November 2013

The EMO metalworking trade show’s organization confirmed until 2027: EMO Milano 2015 will be followed by EMO Hannover 2017 and 2019

Brussels, 6 November 2013 - The European Association of the Machine Tool Industry (CECIMO), owner of the brand EMO, signed an agreement with the German machine tool builders' association (VDW) and Fon...
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23 October 2013

Corporate responsibility and sustainability in the machine tool industry

CECIMO and its DESIGN-MTS project partners enable enterprises to be strategic about it
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30 September 2013

CECIMO launches the European machine tool industry’s manifesto on skills

Download the CECIMO Manifesto on Skills here Brussels, 30 September 2013 - CECIMO publishes a manifesto to identify the skills-related needs of the European machine tool industry and put forward reco...
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17 September 2013

CECIMO forecasts stable growth in 2013

HANNOVER, 19 September 2013 – CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries presents the state of the European machine tool industry at EMO Hannover 2013: EMO Hannover 2013 co...
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19 July 2013

CECIMO took part in the second meeting of the new High Level Group on Key Enabling Technologies (KETs)

The second meeting of the HLG on KETs took place on 16 July 2013, in Brussels. During the meeting the HLG presented a Status Implementation Report, which includes 10 recommendations addressing the Eur...
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11 July 2013

CECIMO launches two new projects: INTEFIX and DESIGN-MTS

On July 1, 2013, CECIMO along with its project partners kicked off two new projects. INTEFIX (INTElligent FIXtures for the manufacturing of low rigidity components), funded by the EU’s Seventh Fra...
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20 June 2013

Filip Geerts, CECIMO Director General, will be participating as an expert in an Industrial Policy Task Force meeting organized by the European Policy Center

On 27 June 2013, the European Policy Centre (EPC) is organizing an Industrial Policy Task Force meeting in Brussels called “A European Framework for Competitiveness:  what needs to be done?”...
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06 June 2013

Press Release: CECIMO exports at record €18.8 billion in 2012 – Machine tool production estimated to stabilize in 2013

CECIMO exports at record €18.8 billion in 2012 - Machine tool production estimated to stabilize in 2013 BRUSSELS, 5 June 2013 – During the General Assembly that took place in Villasimius on 4...
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13 May 2013

CECIMO joint position paper on the new Market Surveillance Regulation

In a joint position paper by European machinery industries, CECIMO welcomes the proposal of the European Commission “Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package”, adopted on 13 February 2013. T...
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21 March 2013

CECIMO organized, along with partners, a roundtable meeting at the European Parliament

Brussels, 20 March 2013 – In the framework of the European Forum for Manufacturing CECIMO organized at the European Parliament, along with its partners CECE, CEMA, FEM and EUROMAP, the roundtable...
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11 March 2013

CECIMO launches, along with Asian partners, an international machine tool exhibition in Shanghai, China

Brussels, 11 March 2013 - The EMTE-EASTPO Machine Tool Exhibition will be held in Shanghai at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 14 to 17 July 2014. The joint exhibition will leverage on...
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27 February 2013

CECIMO becomes member of the new High Level Group on Key Enabling Technologies

A new High Level Group (HLG) on KETs was launched today to assist the Commission in the implementation of the European strategy for KETs. Mr Javier Eguren, former CECIMO President is appointed as memb...
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21 December 2012

Exports Drive Growth in Europe’s Machine Tool Industry Ongoing – Global Economic Slowdown Might Curb the Positive Trend

BRUSSELS, 26 November 2012 – During the General Assembly that took place in Izmir 24 of November 2012, CECIMO’s Economic Committee confirmed: The production of machine tools is expected to re...
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24 October 2012

Press Release – 26 November 2012, Brussels

Exports Drive Growth in Europe’s Machine Tool Industry Ongoing Global Economic Slowdown Might Curb the Positive Trend
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