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All offers of the association for market observation, market information and user industries at a glance.

The Plastics and Rubber Association offers different modules for customer sectors and individual markets and regions to its member companies as well as the press and the interested public for market observation purposes. Furthermore, it gives a regular economic overview of the plastics and rubber machinery industry and its position within the entire mechanical engineering industry as well as the plastics and rubber industry.

  • Order intake and sales statistics: mechanical engineering, plastics and rubber machinery, as well as various machine segments of the industry sector
  • Exclusive primary statistics among participating member firms in the areas of injection moulding, extrusion, blow moulding – partly on European level
  • Foreign trade numbers from the statistics database on machine manufacturing in general, plastics and rubber machines as well as all machine segments of the association
  • Production numbers from the statistics database on machine manufacturing in general, plastics and rubber machines as well as all machine segments of the association
  • Plastics production and consumption: data and forecasts for many countries and regions
  • Economic reports on the customer sectors automotive, building industry and packaging for the most important markets
  • Up-to-date information about the markets of all customer sectors across all industries
  • Semi-annual survey on the business situation and prospects among the member companies
  • Plastics and rubber machinery forecasting model for Germany, Europe and worldwide
  • Industry report: overview of economic cycle in the plastics and rubber machine sector
  • Cost rates of customer services