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Symposium Mobile Machines 2021

by on Oct.29, 2020

 

The 7th symposium MOBILE MACHINES - Automation and Connectivity for Off-Highway Vehicles will take place from April 28-29, 2021 in Stuttgart-Leinfelden/Echterdingen.
The MOBILE MACHINES conference provides a practical update on the challenges and approaches to solutions for driver and machine assistance, safety & security and data management for off-highway vehicles. (continue reading...)

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New Online Event: The Global Production Language - OPC UA Companion Specifications on November 10th 2020

by on Oct.23, 2020

On November 10th 2020, a world first, immersive online event specialized on OPC UA Companion Specifications will take place - conveniently from your home office. You will learn more about the approaches and scope of published or currently being developed OPC UA Companion Specifications for the mechanical and plant engineering industry. (continue reading...)

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Mechanical engineering expects production to fall by 17 percent in 2020

by on Oct.19, 2020

The corona pandemic is causing great reluctance to invest in mechanical and plant engineering. Production is also suffering as a result in the second half of the year. For 2021, the VDMA expects a small production increase of 2 percent. (continue reading...)

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CETOP Market Outlook webconference

by on Oct.09, 2020

The CETOP Market Outlook webconference took place on 17 September 2020. Fifteen CETOP member associations reported on their national economic situation. The situation of the mechanical engineering industry as well as the effects of the Corona crisis were also discussed.

Presentations of the CETOP Market Outlook webconference are available to the member companies of the national CETOP member associations and can be obtained through the national associations.

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The European initiative concerning the SCIP database

by on Oct.05, 2020

CETOP supports an important European Initiative. It is about some implementation issues within the EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD), specifically the Substances of Concern in Products (SCIP) database.

A joint letter has been sent to Mrs. van der Leyen, signed by 40 European associations, including CETOP.
For more information on this initiative please refer to the following Orgalime press release.

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Re-approval, of “UAEGM”, Turkey as CETOP Education Centre

by on Sep.28, 2020

On application of the Turkish Fluid Power Association AKDER, the edcuation centre “UAEGM”, is re-approved as CETOP Education Centre for Hydraulics and Pneumatics Level 2.

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

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Standards for hydraulic metrology published

by on Sep.10, 2020

In May 2020, ISO published the revised standards series on hydraulic measurement techniques ISO 9110-1 and ISO 9110-2.  (continue reading...)

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Industrial Transformation Mexico 2020 goes virtual

by on Sep.07, 2020

Industrial Transformation Mexico (ITM) is the leading trade show for Industry 4.0 in Mexico and Latin America. A digital format with conferences, matchmaking sessions and a virtual exhibition will be offered from 28-30 October 2020. (continue reading...)

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Bearing World 2020 - The online event

by on Aug.31, 2020

The expert forum on bearings will be held as a free online event from19-23 October 2020. Take advantage of this opportunity and book your ticket today! (continue reading...)

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The 12th International Fluid Power Conference will take place as a virtual conference

by on Aug.24, 2020

In view of the planning uncertainties for participants and organisers, the organising team has decided to hold the 12th International Fluid Power Conference (IFK) from 12-14.10.2020 as a digital event. (continue reading...)

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VDMA relieved about summit agreement

by on Aug.10, 2020

It is now important that technology-neutral and cross-sectoral measures are implemented without further detailed government regulations. The EU should rely on entrepreneurial freedom to relaunch the European economy.
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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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