News

08.02.2018
Preliminary calculations by the Federal Statistical Office indicate that, adjusted for price, production in mechanical engineering rose by 3.1 percent last year, reaching a volume of around 212 billion euros thus exceeding the three percent growth predicted by VDMA's economists.
06.02.2018
Incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector in Germany increased by 7 percent in real terms in December compared to the previous year. Orders from abroad recorded an increase of 5 percent.
22.01.2018
VDMA Chief Economist Dr. Ralph Wiechers on the new outlook for the world economy:
12.12.2017
Sales in mechanical engineering sector surpass EUR 220 billion mark for the first time in 2017- Increase in sales to more than EUR 230 billion expected for 2018
02.11.2017
In September, incoming orders in the mechanical engineering sector continued their growth trajectory, gaining around 12 percent in real terms in comparison with the previous year.
13.10.2017
People travel, use raw materials and live with digitalization. People need clean air. But how is all this being assured? On www.mensch-maschine-fortschritt.de, the VDMA presents four new multimedia reports with answers to questions that arise in our daily lives.
29.08.2017
In the year of its 125th anniversary, the VDMA is launching its Startup Machine: a new grouping that intends to bring together start-up companies and mechanical engineering companies.
22.08.2017
In the first half of 2017, the good order situation in many countries drove the export business of mechanical and plant engineering in Germany considerably.
30.03.2017
Positive outlook from OE-A members on the development of organic and printed electronics announced at LOPEC 2017

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Meeting schedule VDMA China
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Last Events

04.11.2020
On 18th of November 2020, VDMA will be the main association sponsor for the 3rd Flagship Industrie 4.0 B2B event organised by GMECS. VDMA, the German Engineering Association, shaped the term Industrie 4.0. Today VDMA and its VDMA Forum Industrie 4.0 are constantly driving it forward, one of our main goals is to promote German Industry 4.0 products and solutions to this major market.
03.06.2020
The 2020 VDMA China Management Meeting (CMM) of Agricultural Machinery was held online on June 3rd. The web meeting attracted over 60 participants from members in China and abroad.
28.05.2020
On May 28, VDMA China Beijing Representative Office held its first offline event since the coronavirus pandemic.
28.04.2020
The 28th China Management Meeting for the Construction Equipment Industry was held on April 28th, 2020 online with 31 participants.
04.12.2019
The 21st Woodworking Machinery China management meeting was held at Wision Shangping Zhaipei factory in Foshan, Guangzhou.
28.11.2019
3rd EMINT CMM was held at RCT Power in Suzhou.
27.11.2019
In 2019 the main topic for the CEO Breakfast series was compliance.
21.11.2019
The 15th Machine Tool Management Meeting was held at TRUMPF (China) Co., Ltd in Taicang.
12.11.2019
Not everything can be predicted but some things are already foreseeable.
07.11.2019
This time the CMM took place at the member company Ammann in Shanghai.
01.11.2019
Regularly once a year the VDMA sector Mining is organizing a Management Meeting in China (CMM).
29.10.2019
Digital Transformation in the focus.
29.10.2019
The CMM took place in Weichai Group, a leading Chinese agriculture machinery producer.
24.10.2019
On 24th October, VDMA Smart Manufacturing Forum took place during the PTC trade fair in SNIEC Shanghai.
23.10.2019
The first VDMA Technical Brainstorming Meeting took place on October 23, 2019.
27.09.2019
From September 23 to September 27, 2019 Mr. Thilo Brodtmann, Executive Director of VDMA, visited Beijing and Shanghai.
21.06.2019
This time the conference took place at the Kunshan Start-up Factory.
29.05.2019
The 2nd VDMA EMINT CMM was held at Manz Suzhou.
24.05.2019
The VDMA China Technical Networking Meeting was held in Bosch Rexroth China in Beijing.
20.05.2019
More than 20 member companies participated
19.05.2019
A total of 70 participants took part in meeting at Ruhlamat in Suzhou.
13.05.2019
Over 60 guests came to the joined sector CMM. The key topic is digital engineering.
07.05.2019
The 26th China Management Meeting for the Construction Equipment and Building Material Machinery Industry was held on May 7th, 2019 in Pinghu, Zhejiang Province upon the kind invitation of member company Wacker Neuson.
05.05.2019
The CMM took place at the member company MASCHIO-GASPARDO in Qingdao.
18.04.2019
14th VDW China Machine Tool Management Meeting was held at Beijing, CIMT 2019.
Claudia Barkowsky
Claudia Barkowsky
Chief Representative
VDMA China
Beijing Representative Office
+86 10 8773 0210 Ext. No. 808
Daniel Yoo
Daniel Yoo
Chief Representative
VDMA China
Shanghai Representative Office
+86 21 6248 8029 Ext. No. 708