Industry Reports

Meat Processing Machinery

20.12.2018 The German meat processing machinery industry is in a good position: 2018 was the eighth year of growth for the industry. The production value grew by around 4 percent to almost 1.2 billion euros. Around 60 companies are active in the industry. Domestic business proved to be a strong driver of business development. Exports exceeded the previous year's level.

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Bakery Machinery

The production of bakery machines rose in 2017 by 4 percent above the already high level of the previous year. For the first time the 600 million Euro threshold was crossed - a new record. The impetus for industry growth came primarily from the EU countries and Germany.

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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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Strong growth in food processing and packaging machinery

19.06.2019 The production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 8 percent in 2018. This was not only a record figure, but also the highest growth rate in the current decade.

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Order intake April: weak demand from euro partner countries

14.06.2019 In April, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 8 percent in real terms compared to the previous year. Orders from Germany rose by 7 percent over the weak prior-year figure, while demand from abroad fell by 10 percent.

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Order intake: March growth rates, but first quarter below prior-year level

17.05.2019 In the first quarter, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector were 17 percent down on the same period last year (Germany: plus 1 percent, abroad: minus 20 percent). Sales in the first quarter were up 15 percent year-on-year.

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Federal participation at PharmTech & Ingredients 2019 - International Trade Fair for Pharmaceutical Production, Packaging and Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Moscow

16.05.2019 The PharmTech & Ingredients trade fair will take place in Moscow from 19 to 22 November 2019.

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Federal participation at Gulfood Manufacturing, Dubai 2019

08.04.2019 From October 29th to 31st, 2019 the Gulfood Manufacturing fair will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Federal participation at the ANDINA-PACK in Bogota 2019

08.04.2019 From November 19th to 22nd, 2019 the ANDINA-PACK - International Fair for the Converting, Processing and Packaging Industry will take place in Bogota, Colombia

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Martina Claus

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


+49 69 6603-1931


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Beatrix Fraese

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


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Vera Fritsche

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


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Dr. Peter Golz

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


+49 69 6603-1656


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