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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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Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

March 24 2017 18:07 in

On 25 March 2017, the European Union celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. The Treaties have generated the fundamental conditions for growth and stability for the European citizens and given rise to the longest ever period of peace in Europe for the last 70 years. CECIMO joins...[more]

CECIMO to set up an expert group on AM

March 16 2017 14:12 in Additive Manufacturing, News

CECIMO is conducting an EU project on additive manufacturing with the following goals: map out current and potential application areas for additive manufacturing in Europeidentify relevant non-technological barrierspropose collaborative business models and lay out a roadmap to industrialize this...[more]

Report on EU-China Foreign Direct Investment

March 15 2017 09:48 in

Dr Frank Brinken, Chairman of CECIMO Economic Committee and Member of the Board of Directors at Starrag Group, was a panellist of the event “Europe’s technology for sale?”, which took place on 9 March 2017 at European Parliament and it was hosted by MEPs Reinhard Bütikofer and Bernd Lange.At the...[more]

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