CETOP NEWS SECTION


The very first FEDA Online Member Event

by on Aug.03, 2020

The Dutch CETOP member association FEDA has organized their first online member event last June.
The current corona crisis, of course, was a hot topic. But FEDA is also developing new interesting tools that were presented. Especially during this crisis, to support our members however we can. (continue reading...)

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Approval of “ARCC UTBILDNING AB”, Sweden, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Jul.24, 2020

On application of the Swedish Fluid Power Association SFMA, the edcuation centre ARCC UTBILDNING AB, Sweden, is re-approved for Hydraulics Level 3.
A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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CETOP General Assembly 2020

by on Jul.16, 2020

The annual CETOP General Assembly took place on 24 June 2020. The event was a great success, even though it was held as a web conference this year due to the Covid 19 pandemic. (continue reading...)

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New CETOP Education Recommendation on FPE1 Fluid Power Electronics

by on Jul.07, 2020

In every sector of industry whether it be Fluid Power or otherwise, the evolution and convergence of different technologies has long been recognised to be growing at an exponential rate. The role played by digitalisation and IoT is now becoming evident in every aspect of our business lives. (continue reading...)

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CETOP says “THANK YOU!”, to the outgoing General Secretary of AKDER

by on Jun.30, 2020

On the 30th June 2020, the AKDER General Secretary Abdullah Parlar will retire from his work at the Turkish Fluid Power Association and therefore also from CETOP. Abdullah has been a great supporter and participant in CETOP for many years. (continue reading...)

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Re-approval, of “KRM AS”, Norway as CETOP Education Centre

by on Jun.22, 2020

On application of the Norwegian Fluid Power Association HPF Norway, the edcuation centre “KRM AS”, is re-approved as CETOP Education Centre for Industrial Hydraulics Level 2.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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Supply chains in Mechanical Engineering become more stable

by on Jun.12, 2020

The 5th VDMA flash survey shows that almost all machine manufacturers are suffering from the economic consequences of the corona pandemic. But there are also rays of hope. (continue reading...)

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The Dutch member association FEDA informs about its Business Intelligence Update

by on Jun.03, 2020

From big data to new insights

Business Intelligence, or BI, you probably have heard about it. But what does it actually mean? Wikipedia describes it as " the strategies and technologies used by enterprises for the data analysis of business information." Nowadays we have a huge amount of data at our disposal. And it is quite a puzzle to get a clear insight of all this data from different sources. (continue reading...)

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New AIFTOP Board

by on May.27, 2020

The Spanish CETOP member association AIFTOP elected its new board members during the AIFTOP General Assembly in March 2020. This term of office runs from 2020 to 2023. (continue reading...)

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Recertification of “SIMAC”, Denmark, as CETOP Education Centre

by on May.11, 2020

On application of the Danish Fluid Power Association BITVA, the edcuation centre SIMAC, Denmark, is re-certified for Industrial Hydraulics Level 3.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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REACH - Information about Lead

by on Apr.29, 2020

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the EU-Member States have finally decided not to include lead in the draft of the 10th recommendation, which is listing the substances to be subject to the REACH authorization regime.

The International Lead Association (ILA) warns of the need to remain proactive on the subject, given the high probability of inclusion in the 11th recommendation of ECHA in 2021.

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New Chairman for FEDA

by on Apr.09, 2020

The Dutch member association FEDA elected Arjan Coppens, Bosch Rexroth, as its new chairman. Arjan Coppens says about his appointment:

"At the start of this year I was appointed chairman of FEDA, our trade association. A centre of excellence comprising member companies dedicated to the advancement of their field: drive and control technology.  (continue reading...)

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FHPA Finland: New Chairman of the board

by on Apr.02, 2020

There has been a change in the board of the Finnish Hydraulics and Pneumatics Association FHPA. In January 2020, Tapio Lehti, Parker Hannifin, was elected Chairman of the Board of the Finnish Hydraulics & Pneumatics Association. He followed Kalle Tuohimaa, Bosch Rexroth, who actively represented FHPA in CETOP for a long time. (continue reading...)

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Hanover Fair 2020 cancelled

by on Mar.26, 2020

The Hannover Messe will be cancelled in 2020 due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The cancellation is regrettable, but it is the only right decision, emphasises VDMA General Manager Thilo Brodtmann. (continue reading...)

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HPKON WILL HOST THE HYDRAULICS AND PNEUMATICS INDUSTRY IN IZMIR, 18-21 NOVEMBER 2020

by on Mar.16, 2020

During the HPKON congress and exhibition, the Turkish Fluid Power Association AKDER, being member in CETOP, has an education programme in Hydraulics and Pneumatics. (continue reading...)

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HANNOVER MESSE 2020 is postponed

by on Mar.06, 2020

HANNOVER MESSE 2020 will be postponed to the week of 13 to 17 July 2020. Deutsche Messe AG is thus responding to global developments relating to Covid-19 (coronavirus).

Deutsche Messe made the decision to postpone HANNOVER MESSE 2020 to July 2020 in close cooperation with the Hannover Region Health Authority, the HANNOVER MESSE Exhibitors' Council and the partner associations VDMA (German Engineering Federation) and ZVEI (German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association). (continue reading...)

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THE ECONOMIC SITUATION IN ITALY

by on Mar.03, 2020

The Italian CETOP member ASSOFLUID reports on the economic situation in Italy.
In the fourth quarter of 2019 the seasonally and calendar adjusted, chained volume measure of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) decreased by 0.3% with respect to the previous quarter and remained unchanged with respect to the same quarter of previous year. The carry-over annual GDP rate of change for 2020 is equal to -0.2%. (continue reading...)

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Certification of “PROJEKTHYDRAULIK SVERIGE AB”, Sweden, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Feb.25, 2020

On application of the Swedish Fluid Power Association SFMA, the edcuation centre ProjektHydraulik Sverige AB, Sweden, is re-certified for Industrial and Mobile Hydraulics Level 3.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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German mechanical engineering in 2019

by on Feb.19, 2020

The German CETOP member association VDMA gives a review about German mechanical engineering in 2019: The end of the year was no exception, there was no surprise. In December 2019, orders fell short of the previous year's level by 7 percent in real terms. Domestic orders in the final month were down 5 percent, with 7 percent fewer orders coming from abroad. (continue reading...)

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ASSOFLUID and ASSIOT merge into FEDERTEC

by on Feb.13, 2020

The Italian CETOP member association ASSOFLUID joins in FEDERTEC, the Italian Federation of Mechatronic Technologies and Components for Fluid Power, Power Transmission, Smart Automation and Control of Industrial Products and Processes. (continue reading...)

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12th IFK 2020 - Fluid Power - Future Technology

by on Feb.06, 2020

The 12th International Fluid Technology Colloquium (12th IFK) will take place from 9 to 11 March 2020 in the International Congress Center in Dresden. Trendsetting trends and developments in the field of fluid mechatronic systems will be presented and intensively discussed at one of the most important industry meetings for fluid technology. (continue reading...)

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Certification of “BETTINO PADOVANO”, Italy, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Feb.03, 2020

On application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the edcuation centre BETTINO PADOVANO, Senigallia, Italy, is certified for Pneumatics, level 2.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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Re-certification of the National Fluid Power Centre (NFPC), UK, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Jan.17, 2020

On application of the British Fluid Power Association BFPA, the edcuation centre “National Fluid Power Centre (NFPC)”, is certified CETOP Education Centre, Mobile and Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics Levels 1,2 & 3.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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Call for Papers: Forum Industrie 4.0 at Hannover Messe 2020

by on Dec.18, 2019

Deutsche Messe AG, together with its partners Plattform Industrie 4.0, VDMA and ZVEI, will be organizing the Forum Industrie 4.0 for the 10th time in a row at the upcoming HANNOVER MESSE to discuss the opportunities for digitalization of value chains and products as well as their user benefits. (continue reading...)

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Call for Papers: 11th Colloquium Mobile Hydraulics

by on Dec.10, 2019

The 11th Colloquium Mobile Hydraulics will take place from 10 to 11 September 2020 in Karlsruhe. The registration deadline for the Call for Papers is 26 January 2020. (continue reading...)

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1st HYDRAULIX trade congress with successful kick-off event in Sindelfingen

by on Dec.05, 2019

The hydraulic industry experienced the event highlight of the year on 28 and 29 October 2019. On the day of the congress, the organisers - Vereinigte Fachverlage GmbH and the VDMA Fluid Power Association - were able to announce "Full House" with 170 congress participants. (continue reading...)

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SUMMIT ON “STANDARDS” IN ISTANBUL

by on Nov.25, 2019

On the occassion of the World Standards Day, the CETOP member association, AKDER, held a summit meeting on "Standards" in Istanbul on 14.10.2019

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CETOP President’s Council meets InduMotion in Brussels

by on Nov.18, 2019

InduMotion which is the CETOP member association in Belgium, invited the CETOP President's Council to a meeting on 22/23 October 2019 in Brussels. Thanks to an excellent organisation, the meeting has been a very successful one. (continue reading...)

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Dutch Fluid Power Transmission Conference (DFPTC)

by on Nov.11, 2019

On Thursday 10 October 2019, the Dutch Fluid Power Transmission Conference (DFPTC), co-organized by the CETOP member association FEDA, took place for the 9th time at the DeFabrique in Utrecht. (continue reading...)

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ARTEMA Global Indicator for Septembre 2019 : Uncertainty and lack of visibility

by on Nov.04, 2019

The French CETOP member ARTEMA reports on the market outlook based on an inquiry among their member companies. (continue reading...)

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3rd International Expert Forum for Bearings

by on Oct.29, 2019

Register now! 3rd International Expert Forum for Bearings -Rolling and Plain Bearings!
31 March -1 April 2020 in Hannover
Unique, enriching, networking. Be part of it! (continue reading...)

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Jean-Claude Reverdell becomes Artema's new president

by on Oct.23, 2019

On September 26, 2019, Jean-Claude Reverdell - CEO of Sew Usocome was elected President of Artema for 3 years.
Pascal Gutton - Camozzi France was elected President of the Pneumatic Transmissions and Automation Group. He succeeds Pierre Yves Binetruty - Aventics who becomes vice-president. (continue reading...)

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Certification of “OPERE SOCIALI DON BOSCO”, Italy, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Oct.01, 2019

On application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the edcuation centre “OPERE SOCIALI DON BOSCO”, SESTO SAN GIOVANNI (MI), Italy, is awarded CETOP Education Centre, Pneumatics, level 2.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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BFPA celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019

by on Sep.20, 2019

In the sixty years since its formation, the BFPA has grown from a small group of mutually supportive companies to a major trade association undertaking business on an international scale. (continue reading...)

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International Bearing Conference

by on Sep.16, 2019

BEARING WORLD 2020 - Call for Papers:
Submit your abstract and reach international experts
Industrial Research and Science in Dialogue with Practical Application (continue reading...)

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International Fluid Power Conference 2019, 19.-20. September 2019, Maribor, Slovenia

by on Sep.11, 2019

The Slovenian fluid power association FTS will be happy to welcome you on the International Fluid Power Conference 2019, 19.-20. September 2019, Maribor, Slovenia. (continue reading...)

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Certification of ASSOCIAZIONE CNOS-FAP REGIONE LOMBARDIA, Italy, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Sep.09, 2019

On application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID the edcuation centre ASSOCIAZIONE CNOS-FAP REGIONE LOMBARDIA, Italy, is awarded CETOP Education Centre for Pneumatics, level 3.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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Certification of BOSCH REXROTH B.V. BOXTEL, The Netherlands, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Sep.09, 2019

On application of the Dutch Fluid Power Association FEDA the edcuation centre BOSCH REXROTH B.V., Boxtel, The Netherlands, is awarded CETOP Education Centre for Hydraulics, level 3.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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DFPTC - The Dutch Fluid Power Transmission Conference

by on Aug.05, 2019

Theme 2019: Intelligent Hydraulic Power Transmission: The influence of electronic intelligence on hydraulic and mechanical drive engineering

For a number of years now, the FEDA branch organization and the Dutch Association for Hydraulics (VPH) have jointly organized the Dutch Fluid Power Transmission Conference - DFPTC for short. On Thursday 10 October 2019, the 9th edition of this interesting and inspiring event will take place. This year theory and practice will be combined in a duo presentation. The different perspectives are given substance by having two or more parties presenting. In addition to a theoretical part, the presentation also includes attention for practice. Think of live demos or hands-on activities with the audience. (continue reading...)

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New CETOP President's Council elected on the occasion of the CETOP General Assembly 2019, Ceský Krumlov, Czech Republic

by on Jun.20, 2019

On 13 and 14 June 2019, this year’s CETOP General Assembly took place in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic, hosted by the Czech CETOP member CAHP.

Participants of the CETOP General Assembly voted unanimously for a new CETOP President’s Council. The new period of office will last from June 2019 to May 2022. (continue reading...)

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AKDER TURKISH FLUID POWER ASSOCIATION IS 25 YEARS OLD

by on May.23, 2019

Fluid Power in Turkey became a dedicated sector in early 1960s. While this sector achieved gradual growth in size and familiarity during the past 20-25 years, it was only in 1990s when the establishmnet of an association started to be discussed. Subsequently, AKDER Fluid Power Association was founded on 3 February 1994.

AKDER has achieved steady growth, as it enabled its members to get together and discuss mutual challenges. As one of AKDER's founders said: "Before AKDER was founded, we would shy away from dropping by the offices of our collleagues in the sector. We did not really gather to talk about work. This was especially true because of the perceived competition among each other. But now, we meet under the name of AKDER, share statistics and are at ease, knowing we are on the same boat together." (continue reading...)

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VDMA calls for participation in European elections

by on May.02, 2019

Just in time for the start of the European election campaign, the VDMA is launching its initiative "Go Vote - Engineering industry votes for Europe". With this initiative, the Association calls on its members and their staff to take part in the European elections on 26 May 2019. (continue reading...)

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Call for papers: 12th International Fluid Power Conference, March 9 - 11, 2020 in Dresden

by on Apr.16, 2019

The 12th International Fluid Power Conference (IFK) will be held in Dresden on March 9-11, 2020. The IFK is one of the world's most significant scientific conferences on fluid power control technology and systems. It offers a common platform for the presentation and discussion of trends and innovations to manufacturers, users and scientists. The theme of the 12th IFK will be "Fluid Power - Future Technology!"
The abstract submission is opened until 10th of June 2019. (continue reading...)

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50th Anniversary of EUROTRANS – 50 years of global networking

by on Apr.10, 2019

EUROTRANS – the European Committee of Associations of Manufacturers of Gears and Transmission Parts – celebrated its 50th Anniversary on the occasion of the 5th International Drive Technology Meeting in Hanover, Germany, on Saturday, 30th March 2019. (continue reading...)

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The NEW CETOP Directory 2019 – Updated on the occasion of the IAMD Hanover

by on Apr.01, 2019

With its CETOP Directory, a buyers' guide, CETOP presents the member companies of the CETOP member associations to a broad audience both in Europe and abroad. The Directory contains information on the products of over 1,000 companies, both manufacturers and suppliers, in the European fluid-power industry. (continue reading...)

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Certification of Fagskolen i Hordaland, Norway, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Mar.20, 2019

Certification of Fagskolen i Hordaland, Norway, as CETOP Education Centre
On application of the Norwegian Fluid Power Association HPF NORWAY, the edcuation centre Fagskolen i Hordaland, Norway, is awarded CETOP Education Centre for Hydraulics, level 1 and 2.

A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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Forum "Motion & Drives"

by on Mar.15, 2019

At the forthcoming Hanover fair (1-5 April 2019) the VDMA Fluid Power Association organises the well-known "Motion & Drives" forum. In this established forum, concepts, innovative solutions and application examples will be presented in Hall 23/B20 as part of the hannover Messe. (continue reading...)

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World Interoperability Conference - Networking with OPC UA Standardization groups, 1. April 2019 i Hanover

by on Mar.08, 2019

VDMA being co-organiser of the event provided some information.

The world language of the machines is under development and with the help of OPC UA it will be implemented! Would you like to get to know the industries and members of the standardization groups personally? (continue reading...)

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Power Transmission and Fluid Power - Intelligent, Networked and Communicative into the Future

by on Mar.05, 2019

The power transmission and fluid power industries are expecting growth of around 3 percent in 2019. The industry focusing on industry 4.0 solutions at the Hannover Messe. The World trade share on the rise.

 

 

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SFMA: New Swedish Fluid Motion Association

by on Feb.20, 2019

SFMA – the Swedish Fluid Motion Association is the new association that was established in 2019 through the merging of HPF (Swedish Association for Hydraulics and Pneumatics) – established 1962, and IFS (Fluid System Engineering Association) – established 1972, and currently comprises some 60 members. With joint forces the aim of the new association is to become stronger in promoting the industry and quality, safety and reliability when using hydraulics and pneumatics. SFMA actively supports standardisation in Sweden and works for increased information and education of users and suppliers in this field. SFMA is also the certifying body for hydraulics engineers in Sweden – a quality and professional benchmark for the automation industry.

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