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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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Filip Geerts will speak at the International VDI Conference – Additive Manufacturing

December 19 2017 14:50 in

CECIMO DG, Filip Geerts, will be part of the panel of speakers of the International VDI Conference – Additive Manufacturing, taking place April 25 & 26 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Additive Manufacturing: Disruptive technology and innovation Driver This conference is the opportunity...[more]

Filip Geerts, CEO, CECIMO confirmed to speak at the 3rd Annual Internet of Manufacturing Germany Conference and Exhibition on 6th – 8th February 2018 in Munich

December 14 2017 16:23 in News

We are excited to be supporting the 3rd annual, Internet of Manufacturing Germany Conference and Exhibition demonstrating how IoT technologies are boosting productivity and profitability across the sector. This year’s event aims to empower attendees with a roadmap to successful IoT adoption...[more]

Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit

December 07 2017 15:54 in

Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit will take place in Munich on 27-28 February 2018. Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit is an event bringing together Ops Tech, Info Tech and Digital decision-makers from top manufacturing companies. They will debate to find solutions and benchmarks to their...[more]

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