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about cecimo

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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Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit

December 07 2017 15:54 in

Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit will take place in Munich on 27-28 February 2018. Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit is an event bringing together Ops Tech, Info Tech and Digital decision-makers from top manufacturing companies. They will debate to find solutions and benchmarks to their...[more]

Filip Geerts appointed member of the Steering Committee for ManuSec Europe

December 04 2017 16:30 in

Filip Geerts, CECIMO CEO, has been appointed as a member of the Steering Committee for the Manusec Europe event which will take place in Munich - Germany the 7th & 8th February 2018.  Cyber Security for Critical Manufacturing Summit The first European ManuSec Summit brings together...[more]

CECIMO intervention at Manufuture 2017 is now online!

November 30 2017 10:09 in News, Cecimo

CECIMO Director General, Filip Geert, was one of the speakers of the 2017 edition of Manufuture, which took place in October 2017. The conference gathered almost 600 leading representatives from industry and academia as well as political figures from all over Europe. The main objective is to create...[more]

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