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Future Business - Scenario study for the food processing machinery industry presented - Follow-up study on the development of corporate strategies announced
It should be a day of exchange in Frankfurt. With food for thought, lively discussions and workshops to prepare the follow-up study. But then came Corona...On May 18th, the VDMA scenario study "German food processing machinery industry 2035" was presented.
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. …
Incoming orders in March - Significant adverse effects of Corona pandemic
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.
Packaging machinery manufacturing to grow again in 2019
2019 was the ninth consecutive year of growth for packaging machinery manufacturers from Germany. According to the Federal Statistical Office, the approximately 250 mainly medium-sized companies produced packaging machinery worth around 7.3 billion euros, an increase of 2 percent.
CEN/TC 153 WG 13 concludes work on EN 1672-2
Hygiene requirements for food processing machinery
pack4sustainability.org - The new VDMA knowledge portal for sustainable packaging
The VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association has launched a new knowledge portal on sustainable packaging and packaging technologies.
Order intake February- Corona-Crisis leaves first traces
In February, order intake in the specialist area of food processing and packaging machinery fell by a total of 13 percent in real terms compared with the previous year. Domestic orders fell by 8 percent. Orders from abroad fell by 14 percent.
German packaging machinery exports increase again in 2019
In 2019, German manufacturers of packaging machinery exported machinery and equipment worth 5,962 million euros, an increase of almost 2 percent over the previous year.
Order intake January - Mixed start to the year
In January, new orders received in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery division rose by a total of 2 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year. Domestic orders fell by 36 percent. Orders from abroad rose by 9 percent.

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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.
11.05.2020
2019 was the ninth consecutive year of growth for packaging machinery manufacturers from Germany. According to the Federal Statistical Office, the approximately 250 mainly medium-sized companies produced packaging machinery worth around 7.3 billion euros, an increase of 2 percent.
07.05.2020
The VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association has launched a new knowledge portal on sustainable packaging and packaging technologies.
22.04.2020
In February, order intake in the specialist area of food processing and packaging machinery fell by a total of 13 percent in real terms compared with the previous year. Domestic orders fell by 8 percent. Orders from abroad fell by 14 percent.
20.03.2020
In January, new orders received in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery division rose by a total of 2 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year. Domestic orders fell by 36 percent. Orders from abroad rose by 9 percent.
19.02.2020
In December, order intake in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Division rose by 8 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year. However, this result did not bring about a turnaround for the year as a whole: The order intake for 2019 was 5 percent below the previous year's level.
21.01.2020
In November, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 8 percent in real terms over the comparable figure for the previous year.
25.11.2019
In September, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 10 percent in real terms compared with the previous year. Orders from Germany fell by 28 percent and from abroad by 6 percent.
21.10.2019
In August, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 17 percent in real terms compared with the previous year. Orders from Germany fell by 11 percent and from abroad by 18 percent.
12.09.2019
In July, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector exceeded the previous year's figure by a total of 11 percent in real terms. Orders from Germany increased by 17 percent, orders from abroad by 10 percent.
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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