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

Incoming orders in July – strong within Germany, weak within Euro partner countries

10.09.2018 Order intake in the Food Processing Machinery and Packaging Machinery sector fell by 12 percent in real terms in July. Domestic orders fell by 1 percent while orders from abroad decreased by 14 percent.

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Order intake in May remains weak

18.07.2018 Compared to last year's figures, order intake in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery sector in May fell by 12 percent in real terms. Domestic orders decreased by 29 percent, foreign orders by 9 percent.

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Food processing machines and packaging machines are in high demand

24.05.2018 In 2017, the production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 4.8 percent to a record level of more than 14 billion euros. The prospects for the current year remain positive.

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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