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CECIMO is the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries. We bring together 15 national associations of machine tool builders, which represent approximately 1500 industrial enterprises in Europe, over 80% of which are SMEs. CECIMO defends the common interests of its members, particularly in relation to authorities and associations. It also promotes the European Machine Tool Industries and their development in the fields of economy, technology and science. CECIMO covers 98% of the total machine tool production in Europe and about one third worldwide. About 40% of CECIMO’s production is shipped outside the EU. It accounts for almost 150,000 employees and a turnover of nearly €23 billion in 2014.

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International Conference on Additive Manufacturing at EMO Hannover 2017

July 13 2017 10:36 in News, Cecimo, Additive Manufacturing

Organized on 21 September 2017 during EMO Hannover 2017, CECIMO’s “International Conference on Additive Manufacturing” aims to capture some of the most interesting advancements in this fast-evolving landscape. Industry leaders, high-level researchers and policy-makers will illustrate and discuss...[more]

CECIMO contributes to the report “Bridging to Brexit” by AFME, BCG and Clifford Change

July 04 2017 17:04 in News

CECIMO was glad to contribute to the AFME, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Clifford Chance report, “Bridging to Brexit: Insights from European SMEs, Corporates and Investors”. The report examines the impact of Brexit on SMEs, corporates and investors, in particular, on their use of wholesale...[more]

CECIMO announces positive forecasts for 2017 and gives recommendations to the EU on data access rights

June 20 2017 11:04 in Press releases, Cecimo Press releases, News, Cecimo

Brussels, 20 June 2017 – The CECIMO General Assembly that took place in Rotterdam confirmed: Based on solid booking numbers, the European production of machine tool is set to grow by almost 4% in 2017 and surpass a volume of 25 billion euro.European businesses in the MT sector coped well with the...[more]

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