Industry Reports

Pharmaceutical machinery

Small batch sizes and high demands on both product safety and the reproducibility of production processes are the main reasons for the emergence of a specialized pharmaceutical engineering industry, which - according to VDMA estimates - amounts to about seven billion euros worldwide.

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Food Processing and Packaging Machinery

The demand for machinery and equipment for the production, filling and packaging of beverages continuous to be high and reached a new record in 2016. In 2017, the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association within VDMA is expecting a further increase in the range of 3 and 4 per cent.

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Beverage Machinery

The demand for machinery and equipment for the production, filling and packaging of beverages continuous to be high and reached a new record in 2016. The Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association within VDMA is optimistic about the prospects for the industry.

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Economy

Order intake in September - Strong boost from Germany - Machine production increases in the 1st half of 2018

27.11.2018 In September, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 11 percent in real terms below the previous year's level. Domestic orders increased significantly by 37 per cent. The machine production increases by 5 percent in the 1st half of 2018

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Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Machinery: Autumn survey confirms gratifying industry trend

07.11.2018 In the pharmaceutical and cosmetics machinery sector, the economic engine has been running at full speed for some time now. The current VDMA Autumn Survey on the economic situation confirms that the sector is doing well.

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Incoming orders in August - Uneven development in the sub-sectors

17.10.2018 In August, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 0.2 percent in real terms, thus remaining at the previous year's level. Orders from Germany fell by 7 percent, while orders from euro partner countries rose by 20 percent over the comparable figure for the previous year. Orders from non-euro countries fell by 3 percent.

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Markets

Federal participation: upakovka 2019 PROCESSING and PACKAGING

08.08.2018 From 29 January to 01 February 2019 the upakovka PROCESSING & PACKAGING will take place in Moscow (Russia).

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Euromonitor consumer data compactly prepared for you

For the manufacturers of food processing and packaging machinery, data on consumer development are building blocks for assessing the markets. We offer a new service and compile compact fact sheets for you.

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Training for Kenya's food industry

08.12.2017 In January, the first training courses of the vocational training project that the VDMA is conducting in Kenya as part of the "Experts for Africa" initiative will start. Following the successful kick-off event in October, the VDMA and its local partner Centurion Systems Limited presented the training programme in a workshop.

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Contacts

Martina Claus

Markets & business climate machinery for raw material processing, market development Africa

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1931


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2931


martina.claus@vdma.org

Beatrix Fraese

Markets & business climate bakery machinery, confectionary machinery, meat processing machinery, beverage machinery and dairy machinery, representative office China

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1418


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2418


beatrix.fraese@vdma.org

Vera Fritsche

Markets & Business climate packaging machinery, representative offices India and Russia, Forum Packaging

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1429


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2429


vera.fritsche@vdma.org

Dr. Peter Golz

Deputy Managing Director, markets & business climate machines and equipment for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry

Phone: 

+49 69 6603-1656


Fax: 

+49 69 6603-2656


peter.golz@vdma.org