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about cecimo

CECIMO is the European Association representing the common interests of the Machine Tool Industries 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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A Governance Structure for the next European Industrial Policy

July 04 2018 12:47 in

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 best Industrial Policy Strategy. With its Joint Paper “For an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy:...[more]

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

June 28 2018 10:54 in

The European Commission should seek a technology-neutral CO2-reduction policy.[more]

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

June 26 2018 15:33 in

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

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