Market & Trends

Automotive aftermarket in Mexico to grow more than 6% annually

The automotive aftermarket in Mexico totaled $4.3 billion in 2016 and represented 8% of North American demand, according to a new report from the Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com. The Freedonia Group…

Bountiful orders for the German machine tool industry

In the fourth quarter of 2017, the German machine tool industry’s order bookings increased by 24 per cent in comparison to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic orders were up by 48 per…

CECIMO announces a positive economic outlook for 2017

The CECIMO General Assembly, which took place in Brussels on 22 November, announced that CECIMO machine tool production is expected to register a 2% annual growth in 2017 and reach 24.4 billion euro, rebounding from the last…

World manufacturing summit

If Italy has risen to the rank of organizing Country of all future editions of the World manufacturing forum – until now itinerating summit fully dedicated to the innovation in the manufacturing ambit…

German machine tool orders continuingly stable at a very high level

In the second quarter of 2017, order bookings in the German machine tool industry fell by 7 per cent compared to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic orders were down by 27 per…

What does the future hold for the industrial sectors in the USA and Mexico?

They were major beacons of hope for international manufacturers of production technology: the USA with its re-industrialisation programme, and Mexico, which had evolved into one of the world’s most important automaking locations. But…

What’s ahead for 2017? State of the tool, mould and die-making industry  

Europe’s tool and mould makers are facing fierce competition caused by increasing cost pressures and globalization; which, on the other hand, also offers opportunities to tap into new markets and embrace new technologies….

Study: Labels impact PET bottles recyclability

A new study says that while water bottles have become more environmentally friendly over the years through lightweighting, factors such as labels and glue still can greatly impact their recyclability. Plastic Technologies Inc….

CECIMO commits to contribute to a new european industrial strategy

Mr Luigi Galdabini, President of CECIMO and Managing Director of Galdabini SPA, was one of the renowned panellist at the first European Industry Day that took place on 28 February 2017. He supported…

Russian market is gaining momentum again

There is confidence in Russia about the year that has just begun: following a difficult period, dominated by political tensions, a drop in the oil price and a weak rouble, experts are now…

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