News

Order intake May: Positive demand trend
In May, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 10 percent in real terms over the previous year's figure.
German Pavilion at pacprocess India / food pex India / drink technology India 2019
From 12 - 14 December 2019, the trade fair trio consisting of pacprocess India / food pex India /drink technology India will take place in New Delhi (India).
BMWi business trip to Colombia, 17 to 21 February 2020
From February 17 to 21, 2020 a business trip to Colombia will take place for the food processing and packaging machinery sector.
Ppacprocess Middle East AFRICA 2019 with an official German Pavilion
From 09 to 11 November 2019 the pacprocess Middle East AFRICA will take place for the first time in Cairo, Egypt.
Register now! VDMA Market Survey Trip West Africa 12 to 19 October 2019
What are the food markets in Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal? From 12 to 19 October 2019 we will travel with you to both countries.
swop - processing and packaging, Shanghai, with an official German Pavilion
From 25 to 28 November 2019 the swop - processing and packaging (Shanghai World of Packaging) will take place in Shanghai
VDMA 8751: 2019-03 - Specifying and checking the energy consumption of packaging systems for specific applications. English edition now available
It is foreseeable that consumption data for packaging systems will be requested more and more frequently in future. But how can data from different manufacturers be compared? Can the data be transferred to the conditions in user operation? Do they stand up to scrutiny? VDMA 8751: 2019-03 "Filling and packaging machines - Specification and measurement of energy and media consumption" provides the basis for answering these questions.
Material research portal Material Hub - Implementation of application scenario Construction materials for food contact - Access data for test version - Feed-back webinar on 4.9.2019
The material research portal "Material Hub" is being developed in the European research project. The professional association supports the integration of the application scenario "Construction materials for food contact". The trial version is now online. Test users have the opportunity to give feedback on September 4th.
Strong growth in food processing and packaging machinery
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.

Press Releases

18.07.2019
In May, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 10 percent in real terms over the previous year's figure.
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.
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.
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.
17.05.2019
According to preliminary data from the Federal Statistical Office, the production of food processing and packaging machinery increased by 8 percent to 15.1 billion euros in 2018. A new record was thus reached.
04.05.2019
In 2018, machine production by manufacturers of meat processing machinery grew by almost 5 percent to 1.16 billion euros.
04.05.2019
Product safety, resource efficiency, production optimization and digitization are the main topics of this year's IFFA. In cooperation with science and research as well as start-ups, we will present the latest trends in this field in our Technology Lounge.
18.04.2019
In February, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector was 21 percent lower in real terms than the very high prior-year figure. Orders from Germany fell by 3 percent and orders from abroad by 23 percent below the comparable figure for the previous year.
22.03.2019
In January, order intake in the food rocessing and packaging machinery segment was 22 percent below the high prior-year figure in real terms. Domestic orders rose by 3 per cent, while orders from abroad fell by 26 percent.
18.02.2019
In December, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 8 percent in real terms compared with the previous year. Orders from Germany fell by 18 per cent. Orders from abroad in December were 7 per cent below the previous year's level.
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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