HOME
Where manufacturing begins

about cecimo

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.

Discover the EXPLORE project in the CECIMO magazine

January 14 2015 14:37 in Cecimo

The EXPLORE project aims at unleashing the full potential of the accumulated knowledge base at the European level through projects funded by the EC in the area of production technologies. It promotes the industrial exploitation of research results mainly by identifying new opportunities for...[more]

CECIMO magazine - Corporate Social Resposibility in the EU

December 08 2014 16:51 in Cecimo

In October 2014, the Council of the EU adopted the amended Directive on disclosure of nonfinancial and diversity information by certain large companies and groups. Large companies with more than 500 employees will hereafter be required to disclose certain non-financial information  in their...[more]

CECIMO magazine - DESIGN-MTS : A multi-stakeholder CSR platform in the machine tool sector

December 08 2014 16:04 in Cecimo, Magazine

At the level of public policy, the European Commission (EC) is a leader in the promotion of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and this role is increasing in importance. The socially responsible behaviour of companies is considered as an important value of the European Union.CSR is seen by the...[more]

Member Associations