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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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Report on 3D-printing: Current and future application areas, existing industrial value chains and missing competences in the EU

September 30 2016 10:07 in Studies & reports, News, Cecimo

IDEA Consult in consortium with CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industry, VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and AIT, the Austrian Institute of Technology, has recently published a report on 3D printing. This report aims to detect missing capabilities in European...[more]

CECIMO launches an advisory board group for its skills action

September 28 2016 10:59 in Cecimo

CECIMO has launched an Advisory Board for Skills composed of industrialists and academics to ensure that its additive manufacturing projects, namely METALS and 3DPRISM, are evolving fully aligned with the industry needs. The Board will play an instrumental role in ensuring that CECIMO’s EU-funded...[more]

CECIMO participates in the expert workshop on skills for the high-tech economy, 22/09/2016, Brussels

September 27 2016 09:46 in Cecimo

CECIMO participated in the expert workshop on skills for the high-tech economy organised by DG GROW to present a best practice case from the European machine tool industry. Representatives from initiatives and multi-stakeholder partnerships which have been identified as best practices in Europe...[more]

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