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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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CECIMO in new book on Additive Manufacturing training

July 27 2018 09:59 in

CECIMO contributes to a new book, entitled ‘Additive Manufacturing – Developments in Training and Education’, which outlines all the latest strategies and teaching methods in the field. Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a rapidly developing technology, so having well-trained specialists is essential....[more]

CECIMO Press Release: European Parliament resolution risks stifling innovation in 3D printing

July 19 2018 16:06 in

European Parliament resolution risks stifling innovation in 3D printing Brussels, 19 July 2018 The European Parliament released a non-binding resolution about 3D printing on 3 July, questioning the suitability of current EU regulations. Europe needs a more measured approach to avoid premature...[more]

A Governance Structure for the next European Industrial Policy

July 04 2018 12:47 in

CECIMO is a member of the Industry4Europe coalition, together with 119 associations at EU level. The coalition has been producing different joint papers, helping the European Institutions to set the best Industrial Policy Strategy. With its Joint Paper “For an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy:...[more]

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