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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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CECIMO position on the review dual-use export controls

June 14 2018 10:55 in News

The European institutions are reviewing the Regulation setting up a Union regime for the control exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items. CECIMO agrees with the need for an EU legislative intervention to modernise the current export control regime and...[more]

CECIMO joins European Internet Forum (EIF)

June 12 2018 11:50 in

The European Internet Forum (EIF) accepted CECIMO as a new member on 21 June.[more]

CECIMO and other EU associations issued a letter on the EU Cybersecurity Act

June 11 2018 09:21 in

CECIMO and other associations at the European level issued a letter addressed to the European Institutions about the forthcoming Cybersecurity Act. The industry is calling the European Parliament and Council to consider the following elements in their debate: Under the current definitions, most of...[more]

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