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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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The European Machine Tool Industry Skills Panorama

August 18 2017 11:06 in News

Based on the findings of the METALS project, CECIMO produced a panorama which focuses on skills for additive manufacturing technologies. The document shows how the AM workforce will need a hybrid skills pool made of typical skills in subtractive manufacturing, new emerging skills specific to...[more]

CECIMO Digitisation Campaign

July 25 2017 09:41 in News, Cecimo, Publications, Studies & reports

Taking into account the digitisation process transforming the European machine tool industry, CECIMO decided to develop a compendium, collecting various business practices already on the market and showcasing the digital evolution of the sector.This campaign aims to accelerate the uptake of the...[more]

International Conference on Additive Manufacturing at EMO Hannover 2017

July 13 2017 10:36 in News, Cecimo, Additive Manufacturing

Organized on 21 September 2017 during EMO Hannover 2017, CECIMO’s “International Conference on Additive Manufacturing” aims to capture some of the most interesting advancements in this fast-evolving landscape. Industry leaders, high-level researchers and policy-makers will illustrate and discuss...[more]

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