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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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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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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