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Welcome to the VDMA Technology Lounge at IFFA 2019
At IFFA 2019, the VDMA Food Machinery and Packaging Machinery Association will be presenting itself together with partners from research, science and the start-up scene in Hall 11.1, Stand B41.
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News

Incoming orders 2018 - No conciliatory conclusion
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.
VDMA 8751: 2019-03 - Specifying and checking the energy consumption of packaging systems for specific applications
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.
Invitation Infotag Hygienic Design - Basic event: 17 April 2019
Also this spring we offer our Infotag Hygienic Design (basic event) with a repetition of proven contents. The invitation to the event is now available.
Incoming orders: Weak November
In November, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 5 percent in real terms compared with the previous year. Orders from Germany fell by 3 percent. Orders from abroad in November were 6 percent below the previous year's level.
Order intake in October on an upward trend
In October, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 10 percent in real terms over the previous year's level. Domestic orders rose by 17 percent. Orders from abroad in October were 9 percent higher than in the previous year.
The German Federy Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy supports again participation in iran food + bev tec 2019
From 18 to 21 June 2019 the 26th iran food + bev tec will take place in Tehran.
Hygienic Filling Machines for Liquid and Viscous Foods – Classification and Typical Fields of Application
The third edition of VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Document No. 2 has been published recently.
Henrik Oevermann new chairman VDMA Bakery Machinery Department
Henrik Oevermann was elected the new Chairman of the Bakery Machinery Department at the VDMA General Assembly on 16 November 2018 in Osnabrück
Order intake in September - Strong boost from Germany - Machine production increases in the 1st half of 2018
In September, order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell by 11 percent in real terms below the previous year's level. Domestic orders increased significantly by 37 per cent. The machine production increases by 5 percent in the 1st half of 2018

Press Releases

13.06.2017
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.
08.06.2017
The Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association within VDMA, the conceptual sponsor of drinktec, is organizing a comprehensive supporting program at the world leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid foods industry.
Michael Przytulla (VDMA) talks about industry 4.0 and its actual implementation with the VDMA smart4i demonstrator at the interpack special show.
Fatima Abdelfatah studied mechanical engineering and telecommunications at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canary and belongs to the team that worked on the VDMA smart4i demonstrator. She talks to us about her task and challenges concerning this industry 4.0 project and about her future.
The smart4i Demonstrator in the VDMA Technology Lounge shows how it is possible already with today’s state of the art machinery and components to realize the vision of Industry 4.0 and the individualization of products up to lot size 1.
04.05.2017
The German food processing and packaging machinery manufacturing companies look forward to the interpack trade fair full of confidence. “For years, our industry has shown a positive development and the German manufacturers can look back on a record year," said Richard Clemens, Managing Director of the VDMA Food Packaging and Packaging Machinery Association, at interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf.
27.04.2017
From May 4 to 10, the world will meet at interpack in Düsseldorf - the world's leading trade fair for processing and packaging machinery.

Interviews

Margret Menzel
Margret Menzel
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