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about cecimo

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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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]

Additive manufacturing industry asks the EU to support research and education

June 16 2017 12:06 in Press releases, Cecimo Press releases, News, Additive Manufacturing

Brussels, 8 June 2017 - For the third consecutive year, CECIMO organized the “Additive Manufacturing European Conference” (AMEC) on 7 June 2017 in the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium). The event was a great success, gathering more than a hundred participants among industry leaders and...[more]

CECIMO signed a Joint Declaration on the next Research & Innovation Framework Programme (FP9)

June 06 2017 11:46 in

Twenty-three Associations, representing industry and research institutes at the European level, signed a Joint Declaration. It outlines improvements for the next EU Research & Innovation Framework Programme (FP9) whose formal launch should take place in the first semester of 2018.We call the...[more]

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