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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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CECIMO Takeaways on "From Artificial Intelligence to Machine Learning"

February 06 2018 15:44 in Publications, News

CECIMO organised a debate on "From Artificial Intelligence to Machine Learning" at the end of last year. Fourteen representatives of the European Institutions and industry highlight the potential economic and societal benefits of Artificial Intelligence, but also the role of the European...[more]

CECIMO and EPMA to drive additive manufacturing forward

February 05 2018 11:35 in Press releases, Cecimo Press releases

Brussels 5 February 2018 – 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.Additive Manufacturing is defined as the process of joining...[more]

Launch of the new Blue Competence Initiative

January 30 2018 13:20 in

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 initiative was energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. It helped to increase awareness and...[more]

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