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International Sealing Conference

by on Sep.11, 2018

20th_ISC_logoThe Fluid Power Association of VDMA (the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association), with its Fluid Power Sealing Group is organizing the 20th ISC International Sealing Conference on October 10 and 11, 2018, at the University of Stuttgart. The Conference will be held under the scientific auspices of Dr.-Ing. Frank Bauer, the new director of sealing technology at the Institute of Machine Components of the University of Stuttgart. (continue reading...)

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ASSOFLUID, 50th anniversary

by on Jul.11, 2018

50-assofluid01CETOP congratulates its Italian member association ASSOFLUID on its 50th anniversary. ASSOFLUID currently has 180 member companies, representing 70% of the Italian market and approximately 14,000 people. ASSOFLUID became member in CETOP in 1969. On 11th of June 2018, ASSOFLUID celebrated its 50 anniversary. On this occasion, an interesting brochure on the ASSOFLUID history and achievements was produced. Find some interesting information on the association and (continue reading...)

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Certification of National Oilwell Varco Training Centre, UK, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Jul.05, 2018

novOn application of the British Fluid Power Association BFPA, the edcuation centre National Oilwell Varco Training Centre NOV, Montrose, Scotland, is awarded CETOP Education Centre. NOV has recently been certified for Hydraulics, level 1. NOV's focus is on Industrial Hydraulics. A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence

NOV now is one of more than 30 certified CETOP Education Centres all over Europe. Find all these centres on the CETOP website.

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Brexit: EURIS European Network Meeting on 11 July 2018 in London

by on Jun.20, 2018

EURISThe UK Orgalime members have formed a group of associations named EURIS to represent the UK industries to Government on the Brexit process, the consequences and the future UK-EU trading relationship. The first EURIS European Network meeting on 11 July 2018 in London will be an opportunity to begin and develop real solutions to the challenges presented by Brexit for the industrial product supply sector. The British Fluid Power Association BFPA is directly involved in EURIS.

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Managing Fluid and Lubricant Contamination

by on Jun.12, 2018

BFPA_LogoThe British Fluid Power Association BFPA is organising an international conference on "Managing Fluid and Lubricant Contamination" to be held at the Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control, Bath, England on 10 and 11 September, 2018. The conference is addressed to OEMs or end users who need to maintain clean systems, to people being responsible for fluid and lubricant maintenance, filtration and condition monitoring in a wide range of applications as well as to lubricant or hydraulic fluid professionals. 
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FEDA, developing for fourty years

by on Jun.11, 2018

feda_40This year on May 31st the Dutch CETOP member association FEDA celebrated its 40th anniversary. Being a merger of different associations, FEDA has more than 170 members, among them also fluid power companies. The FEDA associated members offer employment for about 30.000 people, who together generate a turnover of 4 billion Euro which makes FEDA one of the strongest technical branch organizations in the Netherlands.

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Hannover Messe 2018, April 23. - 27.: Integrated Industry - Connect & Collaborate

by on Apr.24, 2018

hm_logo_colThe lead topic of Hannover Messe 2018 - "Integrated Industry - Connect & Collaborate" - shows that connection in industry is creating totally new forms of working, collaborating and doing business. The result being greater competitiveness, better jobs and new business models. VDMA and its sector network is represented in various halls at Hannover 2018, with a wide range of events on offer.
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AKDER General Assembly

by on Mar.28, 2018

AkderLogo_Secim_Parça2 zugeschnitten 300The Turkish fluid power association AKDER, being member in CETOP for many years, organised its General Assembly.
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Study on Predictive Maintenance carried out by VDMA together with Roland Berger

by on Mar.01, 2018

VDMA, Roland Berger, DMAG

VDMA, Roland Berger, DMAG

The manufacturing industry has clearly understood that predictive maintenance (PM) is a key issue, a precondition for efficient, sustainable service delivery in the future. In 2017, the VDMA Fluid Power Association together with Roland Berger carried out a study on Predictive Maintenance. The study is available for download. (continue reading...)

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International Sealing Conference Stuttgart 2018: Call for papers

by on Jan.31, 2018

T20th_ISC_logohe motto of the 20th ISC International Sealing Conference is "Sealing Technology - Beyond Limitations".  The conference will take place on 10/11 October 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany. It is organized by the Fluid Power Association within VDMA in cooperation with the IMA Institute of Machine Components, belonging to the University of Stuttgart. Read more ...

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Re-certification of C.S.M. SRL, Italy, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Jan.15, 2018

Assofluid_logo_newOn application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the edcuation centre C.S.M. SRL, Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy, is again awarded CETOP Education Centre. C.S.M. has recently been re-certified for Pneumatics, level 3.

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

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VDMA Annual Press Conference: Facts and Data on the German mechanical engineering industry

by on Dec.13, 2017

VDMASales in German mechanical engineering industry surpass EUR 220 billion mark for the first time in 2017. This was reported at the VDMA annual press conference in Frankfurt, Germany. An increase in sales to more than EUR 230 billion is expected for 2018. (continue reading...)

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VDMA Fluid Power General Assembly: New board / Industry expects nine percent growth in 2017

by on Dec.05, 2017

Christian H. Kienzle, CEO of the ARGO-HYTOS Group

Christian H. Kienzle, CEO of the ARGO-HYTOS Group

The General Assembly of the VDMA Fluid Power Association, held on 14 and 15 September 2017 in Augsburg, included the confirmation of Christian H. Kienzle, Managing Director of ARGO-HYTOS GmbH, for a further 4-year term in office as the Chair.
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Happy 10th birthday to Artema!

by on Nov.27, 2017

artema_logo_A4_2-1Artema : the French Mechatronic Industries Association has celebrated his 10th year of its creation on october the first ; this year.

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HPKON will host the Hydraulic and Pneumatic Industry in Izmir, 22-25 November 2017

by on Nov.21, 2017

AkderLogo_Secim_Parça2 zugeschnitten 300During the HPKON congress and exhibition, the Turkish Fluid Power Association AKDER, being member in CETOP, has an education programme for Hydraulics and Pneumatics. (continue reading...)

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40 Year Finland Association

by on Nov.13, 2017

FHPA_FiInland2013_Seite_1_Bild_0001FHPA, who represents Finland in CETOP, aims to maintain and support a successful and developing high-technology field which acts as an innovative trendsetter in Finnish industry and is a respected employer. This important association celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. (continue reading...)

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HPF Sweden: President

by on Aug.09, 2017

Sweden_HPF-loggaTobias Lidén took from mid 2016 over the position as President for HPF (Hydraulic and Pneumatic association) in Sweden.
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Re-certification of Istituto Salesiano San Zeno, Italy, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Aug.08, 2017

Assofluid_logo_newOn application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the Istituto Salesiano San Zeno, Verona, Italy, is again awarded CETOP Education Centre. The Istituto has recently been re-certified for Pneumatics, level 3.

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

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Domenico Di Monte confirmed as President

by on Jun.29, 2017

Assofluid_logo_newThe Italian CETOP member ASSOFLUID informs that Mr. Domenico Di Monte (Camozzi Spa) has been confirmed President of ASSOFLUID – Italian Association of Manufacturing and Trading Companies in Fluid Power Equipment and Components. Mr. Di Monte will remain in office for a four-years terms.  (continue reading...)

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New CETOP member association – BITVA / Denmark

by on Jun.13, 2017

logo BITVA_CMYKCETOP is proud to announce that with the Danish association BITVA it can welcome a new CETOP member association. The application was officially approved at the CETOP General Assembly 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, on 2 June 2017. (continue reading...)

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CETOP General Assembly 2017, Barcelona

by on Jun.13, 2017

general_assembly_17On 1 and 2 June 2017, this year's CETOP General Assembly and the related Commissions' meetings took place in Barcelona, Spain, hosted by the Spanish CETOP member AIFTOP.
The Commissions are concerned with technics, marketing, economic and education issues. The Technics Commission for instance dealt with some EU Directives and regulations having an impact on fluid power: PED Directive, Ecodesign Directive, REACH and CLP, ROHS. (continue reading...)

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Re-certification of NFPC, UK, as CETOP Education Centre

by on May.29, 2017

BFPA_CMYK_LogoOn application of the British Fluid Power Association BFPA, the National Fluid Power Centre NFPC in Worksop, UK, is again awarded CETOP Education Centre. NFPC has recently been re-certified for both Mobile Hydraulics and Industrial Hydraulics, levels 1, 2 and 3. NFPC is also certified for Pneumatics, levels 1, 2 and 3..

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

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The CETOP Directory 2017 – the European buyers’ guide for fluid power

by on Apr.25, 2017

directory_as_flipbookThe CETOP Directory gives an overview of the entire European fluid power industry. It provides information on more than 1.000 fluid power companies and their products. Suppliers of standard products and special solutions are featured, together with a comprehensive range of services.

 

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Industry 4.0 is changing Industries, Markets ... and Trade Fairs

by on Apr.05, 2017

Hannover-Messe-Logo_image_fullIndustrial Automation and MDA merge to form Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives (IAMD)

As of next year, Deutsche Messe, the organizer of HANNOVER MESSE, will merge the event’s annual Industrial Automation (IA) fair with the biennial Motion, Drive & Automation (MDA). The new, combined flagship tradeshow will be called Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives (IAMD) and will feature the full range of industrial automation, transmission and fluid power solutions.
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Polish Corporation of Hydraulics and Pneumatics Drives and Controls: New board

by on Mar.23, 2017

korporacja_logoOn 16 March 2017, the Polish Corporation of Hydraulics and Pneumatics Drives and Controls elected a new board. Krzysztof Kedzia became Vice President of the Cooperation and will be the main contact person for CETOP. Krzysztof Kedzia succeeds Dr. Henryk Chrostowski who unfortunately passed away in January 2017. (continue reading...)

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CETOP as co-exhibitor at IFPE 2017

by on Feb.22, 2017

ifpe2017Las Vegas (USA), March 7-11, 2017
CETOP will attend IFPE, the most important international exhibition of fluid power and motion control for the US market as co-exhibitor of ASSOFLUID. ASSOFLUID, the Italian Association of Manufacturing and Trading Companies in Fluid Power Equipment and Components, is a member association of CETOP. The ASSOFLUID Pavilion can be found in South Hall Booth S-80049. (continue reading...)

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Positive production development in 2017

by on Jan.26, 2017

VDMA_logo_fLeading trade fair MDA presents predictive
maintenance as a core element
of Industrie 4.0

Power Transmission Engineering and Fluid Power associations expect positive production development in 2017

Frankfurt, January 26, 2017: With a joint sales volume of almost 23 billion euros and nearly 130,000 staff, German power transmission engineering and fluid power form the largest industries in the German mechanical and plant engineering sector.

Both supplier industries attract customers from around the globe with their high-quality products, innovative solutions and services. This is also reflected in the industries’ top position in the world trade share at over 20 percent. (continue reading...)

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FIMOP AND BELGITRANS ARE MERGING TO BECOME INDUMOTION

by on Nov.24, 2016

logo_indumotionFIMOP and Belgitrans are merging on   1 January 2017 to become InduMotion. The merger of both associations was confirmed during the annual members' day of Belgitrans and FIMOP in Kasteel Gravenhof in Dworp. InduMotion has hereby created a strong network of more than 80 companies from the world of drive technology and industrial automation.

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TURKEY: A STRONG ECONOMY DESPITE ALL

by on Oct.26, 2016

AkderLogo_Secim_Parça2 zugeschnitten 300It would be hard to say that the world has fully recovered from the global financial crisis of 2008. Turkey had its share; however in a very limited scale thanks to its SME-based diversified economy of agricultural and industrial sectors. (continue reading...)

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VDMA: Stagnation followed by a slight increase in growth

by on Oct.07, 2016

  • VDMA_logo_fMechanical engineering expects production to rise by one percent in real terms in 2017
  • Important foreign markets remain problematic
  • More than one million people employed
  • Avoiding new trade barriers in Europe

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Re-certification of sfb Bildungszentrum, Switzerland, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Sep.06, 2016

GOPOn application of the Swiss fluid power association GOP, the institute sfb Bildungszentrum, Dietikon, Switzerland, is again awarded CETOP Education Centre. sfb Bildungszentrum has been certified for Industrial Hydraulics, level 2 and Pneumatics, level 2.

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

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The CETOP Directory – the European buyers’ guide for fluid power

by on Aug.11, 2016

CETOP_Directory_The CETOP Directory gives an overview of the entire European fluid power industry. It provides information on more than 1.000 fluid power companies and their products. Suppliers of standard products and special solutions are featured, together with a comprehensive range of services.
The Directory is available as printed copy, as pdf downloadable from this website, as data base allowing comprehensive searches both for hydraulics and pneumatics, and as software flip-book.

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UK: New Industry Self-help Approach to Retain Skills

by on Jul.26, 2016

Skills and TRSThe UK engineering sector takes an innovative 'self-help approach' to engineering skills shortages. Chris Buxton - BFPA's CEO reports upon a new initiative to help address the shortages of skilled engineers.

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Further CETOP Education Centers in Italy

by on Jul.19, 2016

Assofluid_logo_newOn application of the Italian association ASSOFLUID, two further centers in Italy were awarded CETOP Education Centers.

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New CETOP President’s Council

by on Jun.23, 2016

DSC_teilOn 17 June 2016, the CETOP General Assembly, taking place in Constance, Germany, voted unanimously for a new CETOP President’s Council. The current period of office will last from June 2016 to May 2019. (continue reading...)

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Another CETOP Education Center in Norway

by on May.31, 2016

On application of the Norwegian association HPF Norway, Norway_HPF-logo-CMYKthe institute Sørlandets Seilende Skoleskibs Institution in Kristiansand, Norway, is awarded CETOP Education Centre. (continue reading...)

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Further CETOP certified Education Centers in Italy

by on May.31, 2016

Assofluid_logo_newOn application of the Italian association ASSOFLUID, two further centers in Italy were awarded CETOP certified Education Centers. (continue reading...)

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Programme announcement Dutch Fluid Power Conference 2016

by on May.24, 2016

Gorinchem – May 19th 2016. This year’s Dutch Fluid Power Conference is all about System Architecture in Hydraulics. Today the organizing partners FEDA and VPH announced a spectacular program Logo_DFPC_c with André Kuipers as the key speaker and 14 highly specialized speakers on the subject November 10th, 2016 in CineMec in Ede, The Netherlands. (continue reading...)

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