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VDMA study shows success strategies for the food machinery industry in 2035
Joint press release by Munich Strategy and VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association of 15 March 2021
January order intake - mixed start to the year
In January, new orders in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery sector as a whole rose by 10 percent year-on-year in real terms.
Machine operation survey
Survey collects requirements for the operation of digitalised machine systems. Your input is needed!
New project WS CHOC - Weihenstephan standards in confectionery production
"WS Choc" is to be developed as an industry-specific standard for the confectionery industry. For this purpose, mechanical engineers and confectionery producers are invited to participate in the project.
Incoming orders: spread in December
Order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector was down 19 percent year-on-year in real terms in December.
Updated SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Safety and Health Rule Published.
The updated SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Safety and Health Rule has been officially published in the Joint Ministerial Gazette. As a result, the changes in the Occupational Safety and Health Rule now receive presumptive effect.
Involvement of the customer during commissioning
Expert discussion on 7 April 2021 with Thomas Kraus, VDMA Engineering, Environment and Sustainability on the topic of "Customer involvement in commissioning with the aim of commissioning".
Board of Directors of the NuV Association
Christian Traumann and Klaus Schröter take over as chairmen of the board of directors

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Strategies for the German Food Machinery Industry 2035
In Part 1 of the VDMA Future Business Study "German Food Machinery Industry 2035" we presented four future scenarios that you can use as a stress test for your corporate strategy. With Part 2 "Strategies for the German Food Machinery Industry 2035" we go one step further.
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Four visions of the future for the German food processing machinery industry
What does the future of the German food processing machinery industry look like in 2035? Will the world turn green or will the world look to China? Are the economic regions in fierce competition or are they working hand in hand on a sustainable future? The VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association and its members have developed four visions of the future.
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COVID-19 - Welcome to the VUCA world! How to achieve more structure and success with agility
The world is becoming increasingly volatile and uncertain, things are becoming more complex and ambiguity. You can read here which mindset and methods you can use to deal with such situations and position your company accordingly.
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Press Releases

17.03.2021
Joint press release by Munich Strategy and VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association of 15 March 2021
04.02.2021
Christian Traumann and Klaus Schröter take over as chairmen of the board of directors
19.01.2021
The order intake of the food processing and packaging machinery sector shows a real increase of 7 percent in November compared to the previous year's value.
09.12.2020
In October, the order intake of the food processing and packaging machinery sector showed a real increase of 4 per cent over the previous year.
23.11.2020
The order intake of the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Division in September was down 6 percent in real terms on the previous year. This decline is the result of the drop in new orders at the companies grouped under "Other food processing and packaging machinery", which are not allocated to either of the two sub-sectors shown.
In August, order intake (OI) in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 15 percent in real terms over the previous year's figure.
08.09.2020
In July, the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery branch received more orders than in the two previous months. Compared to the previous year, however, orders were down 17 percent in real terms. Domestic orders were down 27 percent and foreign orders down 16 percent. Orders from Euro partner countries were 3 percent down on the previous year's figure, while orders from non-Euro countries were down 19 percent. In the three-month period from May to July 2020, which is less affected by fluctuations, incoming orders fell 23 percent short of the comparable prior-year figure. Germany: down 17 percent, other countries down 24 percent.
18.08.2020
In June, 21 percent more orders were received in the food processing and packaging machinery sector than in May.
16.06.2020
In April, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by a total of 19 percent in real terms from the already weak level of the previous year.
15.05.2020
In March, incoming orders received by the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Division were down 24 percent in real terms on the same period last year.

Interviews

IFFA 2019 - Review
See the VDMA and its exhibits in the Technology Lounge at IFFA
Interview R3DT IFFA 2019
Production Planning 4.0 - Virtual Reality in Real Time
IFFA 2019 - Review
See the VDMA and its exhibits in the Technology Lounge at IFFA
Interview R3DT IFFA 2019
Production Planning 4.0 - Virtual Reality in Real Time
Fraunhofer Interview IFFA 2019
Cleaning robots and cleaning simulation software
DIL Interview IFFA 2019
Robot with vacuum gripper
Uni Leipzig Interview IFFA 2019
Plasma-based process for decontaminating slicer knives
Fraunhofer Interview IFFA 2019
Cleaning robots and cleaning simulation software
DIL Interview IFFA 2019
Robot with vacuum gripper
Uni Leipzig Interview IFFA 2019
Plasma-based process for decontaminating slicer knives
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