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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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Watch the THERMACO project final video

September 22 2016 10:15 in Cecimo

THERMACO (Smart Thermal conductive AI MMCs by casting) is a European project that focuses on the use of novel, extremely efficient, carbon based thermally conductive materials for heat evacuation applications in critical fields such as power micro-electronics, e-mobility and (renewable) energy...[more]

CECIMO special report: Paving the way for digital transformation in the machine tool industry

September 16 2016 11:57 in Cecimo

The advanced manufacturing business is changing. Machines, systems and factories are getting connected across borders. Manufacturers improve the performance, energy- and resource-efficiency as well as safety of their products thanks to data analysis. The new service-oriented business models...[more]

The skills needs’ evolution started to emerge in the latest METALS workshop in Cameri, Italy

July 28 2016 10:38 in Cecimo

On 13 July, a METALS’ project workshop was organised by UCIMU – SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, a CECIMO member, with members of AITA (the Association of the Italian Additive Manufacturing Sector). The event took place at the premises of Italy-based AVIO AERO, a business run by GE Aviation focusing on design...[more]

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