The European emission reduction goals, ratified in the Paris agreement, require major CO2 emission reductions from the transportation sector. However, there appears to be little or no consensus about the best solution for achieving these goals.
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.
About 130 of the most important manufacturers of textile machinery and accessories from all sectors of the trade are affiliated within the VDMA Textile Machinery Association. The largest parts of the companies are medium-sized firms and stand for approximately 90 percent of the entire sector volume. In 2018, the branch produced textile machinery worth more than 3.5 billion euros.
Zwei Redner, drei wichtige Themen: Zur Eröffnung des Deutschen Maschinenbau-Gipfels 2019 in Berlin sprachen VDMA-Präsident Carl Martin Welcker und Bundeskanzlerin Dr. Angela Merkel über das Klimapaket der Bundesregierung, über Freihandel in der Welt sowie über Bürokratieabbau. Sehen Sie im Video die jeweiligen Passagen aus den beiden Reden.
A rapid economic upswing is not in sight for the mechanical engineering industry, but companies are using difficult times to get in shape. A trade agreement between the USA and China would bring a noticeable tailwind.
This month we are updating our privacy statement to better understand what information we collect and why. We have also taken steps to improve our features to protect your information and privacy.
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