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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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Industry4Europe coalition issues Joint Call for 2019 European Elections

October 18 2018 15:43 in

The Industry4Europe coalition, of which CECIMO is a part, has issued a Joint Call to the candidates of the European Elections taking place in 2019. It sets out the Coalition's put industry at the top of the agenda for EU policy makers, including future Members of the European Parliament...[more]

Press Release: CECIMO to support Additive Manufacturing standardisation with ISO agreement

September 26 2018 11:10 in News

CECIMO to support Additive Manufacturing standardisation with ISO agreement Brussels, 26 September 2018 – CECIMO has established a liaison agreement with the ISO Technical Committee on Additive Manufacturing (AM), with the objective of contributing to the development of standards that support...[more]

CECIMO joins European AI Alliance

September 17 2018 11:36 in News

CECIMO became a part of the European Artificial Intelligence (AI) Alliance on 14 September. Through this initiative, CECIMO will contribute directly to the European debate on AI. We will interact with the members of the High Level Expert Group on AI, established by the European Commission,...[more]

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