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Order intake in September - different development in the sub-sectors
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.
Machinery and equipment for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics: Significant economic slowdown
What was indicated in the spring survey proved to be true in the autumn survey: Starting from an unusually high level, the economy in the "Machinery and Equipment for Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics" segment cooled noticeably. Only the situation in the Far East sales region is still assessed as "good".
VDMA members explore food processing industries in Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire
During the seven-day market exploration tour from 13 to 19 October, representatives of seven member companies gained initial impressions of Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire. Food production in the two countries was of particular interest.
Incoming orders in August - clear slump in incoming orders
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.
Bundesbeteiligung: ProPak Vietnam 2020
ProPak Vietnam 2020 will take place from March 19 to 21, 2020 in Ho Chi Min City (Vietnam).Vom 24. bis 26. März 2020 findet die ProPak Vietnam in Ho Chi Min City (Vietnam) statt.
Business trip Kenya- Tanzania February 2020
From 23 to 28 February 2020, a business trip to Kenya and Tanzania will be offered to German machine builders of food processing and packaging machinery.
Order intake in July - Packaging machinery clearly in the black
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.
Order intake for 1st half of 2019 below previous year's level - Mixed development for food processing and packaging machinery
In June, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector rose by 1 percent in real terms over the previous year. Domestic orders rose by 14 percent, while orders from abroad remained at the previous year's level.
Federal participation: upakovka 2020 PROCESSING & PACKAGING
The upakovka PROCESSING & PACKAGING will take place from 28 to 21 January 2020 in Moscow (Russia).

Press Releases

10.09.2018
Order intake in the Food Processing Machinery and Packaging Machinery sector fell by 12 percent in real terms in July. Domestic orders fell by 1 percent while orders from abroad decreased by 14 percent.
09.08.2018
In June, incoming orders in the food processing and packaging machinery sector fell short of the previous year's figure by 22 percent in real terms. Orders from Germany fell by 28 percent, orders from abroad by 21 percent.
18.07.2018
Compared to last year's figures, order intake in the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery sector in May fell by 12 percent in real terms. Domestic orders decreased by 29 percent, foreign orders by 9 percent.
18.06.2018
At automatica 2018, VDMA and ITQ GmbH will be presenting the Industry 4.0 demonstrator smart4i Next Generation.
08.06.2018
The VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association was represented at "Africa Meets Business" in Berlin on 5 June. The event was opened by Economics Minister Peter Altmeier and Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group Volker Kauder.
28.05.2018
The field of manufacturing and packaging machinery for pharmaceuticals is a small but highly specialized segment of German engineering, and very successful in international competition. ACHEMA is the international showcase for this segment. All the leading international manufacturers attend this fair with their stands.
24.05.2018
In 2017, the production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 4.8 percent to a record level of more than 14 billion euros. The prospects for the current year remain positive.
23.05.2018
German pharma machine constructors managed to hold their market position in international competition. In terms of value, roughly one in four of every pharma machine comes from Germany.
08.05.2018
In 2017 the production of food processing machinery and packaging machinery rose by 4.8 percent to more than 14 billion euros thus reaching a new record.
08.05.2018
Year-on-year, order intake in the Food Processing Machinery and Packaging Machinery sector rose in real terms by 2 percent in March.
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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