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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).
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 December 2019 the pacprocess Middle East AFRICA will take place for the first time in Cairo, Egypt.

Press Releases

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.
20.11.2017
At its general meeting on 8 November 2017 in Seeheim-Jugenheim, the members of the VDMA of Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association elected their new board of directors as scheduled. The board is elected for a term of four years.
11.09.2017
Munich, 11 September 2017 – The German mechanical engineering industry is expected to grow significantly again in 2017. The signs for this are getting more clear: machinery production rose by 2.4 percent in the first half of 2017. Order intake in July was 10 percent higher than in the previous year.
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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