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EUROMAP 79 - Meeting at Beckhoff
21.12.2016 Real-time capability and machine safety were two important topics at the seventh working group meeting for the development of the Industry 4.0-ready interface between injection moulding machines and robots.
Technical steering committee
25.11.2016 Efficiency is and remains important competitive factor.
Mechanical engineering expects production to fall by 17 percent in 2020
08.09.2020 The corona pandemic is causing great reluctance to invest in mechanical and plant engineering. Production is also suffering as a result in the second half of the year. For 2021, the VDMA expects a small production increase of 2 percent.
Market forces must be the drivers of climate protection
11.09.2020 With "20 concrete proposals", the Federal Minister of Economics wants to advance climate protection and strengthen economic power. Peter Altmaier's approach is important, but does not replace concrete policy.