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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).
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).

Press Releases

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.
30.06.2017
Order intake in the food processing and packaging machinery sector increased by 23 percent in real terms. The Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association expects demand to pick up further in the coming months.
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.
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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