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CECIMO is the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, it brings 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.  CECIMO also promotes the European Machine Tool Industries and their development in the fields of economy, technology and science. CECIMO covers more than 97% of total Machine Tool production in Europe and more than one third worldwide. It accounts for almost 150,000 employees and a turnover of nearly €22 Billion in 2012. Three quarters of CECIMO production is shipped abroad, whereas more than half of it is exported outside Europe.

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CECIMO press release: The EU has to tackle the lack of investments to secure its industrial future

October 30 2014 10:05 in Cecimo

Investment in equipment continues to suffer in a number of Member States. The European Commission’s Report on Member States’ Competitiveness (2014) affirms that investment remains unresponsive to policy, which acts as a brake on growth in the EU. Investment in machinery and equipment is no...[more]

CECIMO position: The EU has to tackle the lack of investments to secure its industrial future

October 29 2014 11:39 in Cecimo

The European Council of 21 March 2014 stated in its conclusions that “Europe needs a strong and competitive industrial base, in terms of both production and investment, as a key driver for economic growth and jobs”. However, latest indicators show that six years after the economic crisis,...[more]

CECIMO took part in the 5th edition of the 3D Printing Event in Eindhoven

October 28 2014 11:35 in Additive Manufacturing, Cecimo

CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, is the point of reference in the area of metallic based additive manufacturing (AM) vis-à-vis EU policy-makers and contributes to the making of policy and regulations with a view to creating the right framework conditions for the...[more]

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