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VDMA reception at Hannover Messe 2022

by on May.20, 2022

„The economic impact of Putin’s war on Europe – How should EU policy react?”
Putin's war against Ukraine has rattled Europe, first and foremost because of the human tragedy in Ukraine, but also economically and politically. (continue reading...)

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Hanover Fair 22 - The transformation to a climate-neutral future

by on May.13, 2022

Climate protection and climate neutrality need state-of-the-art technologies. The mechanical and plant engineering sector is developing the solutions for a climate-neutral future and is showcasing its vast know-how at the Hannover Messe: from software and components to the entire plant system. (continue reading...)

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European Engineering Dialogue 2022 - Don’t miss it!

by on May.09, 2022

Brussels is the place to MEET this year at the European Engineering Dialogue and registration is open! Come and meet again in person with the leaders of the engineering industry in Brussels on 22 and 23 June. (continue reading...)

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Reapprove of “sfb Bildungszentrum”, SWITZERLAND, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Apr.29, 2022

On application of the Swiss Fluid Power Association GOP the edcuation centre “sfb Bildungszentrum”, is reapproved as CETOP Education Centre for Industrial Hydraulics level 2 and Pneumatics level 2.

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

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CETOP General Assembly 2022

by on Apr.11, 2022

CETOP was founded on June 15, 1962. To honor the 60th anniversary of CETOP, this year’s CETOP General Assembly will take place on 15 June 2022 in Antwerp, Belgium, hosted by the Belgian CETOP member InduMotion. (continue reading...)

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Infoportal Ukraine and Russia

by on Apr.04, 2022

The machinery and plant engineering sector condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the strongest possible terms. The VDMA supports its member companies in word and deed in order to master the many challenges that are now arising. On this service page, the VDMA provides its members with important information and documents and name contact points and contacts. This information is updated on an ongoing basis.

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European Engineering Dialogue 2022

by on Mar.25, 2022

With the first European Engineering Dialogue, VDMA has launched a conference at which the leading minds in European engineering industry will discuss the current and future challenges facing our industry. (continue reading...)

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CETOP Market Outlook web conference

by on Mar.22, 2022

The CETOP Market Outlook web conference took place on 17 March 2022. Eleven CETOP member associations reported on their national economic situation. The situation of the mechanical engineering industry was also discussed.

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

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Reapprove of “ITH-Institutet för tillämpad hydraulik”, SWEDEN, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Mar.11, 2022

On application of the Swedish Fluid Power Association SFMA Sweden the edcuation centre “ ITH-Institutet för tillämpad hydraulik”, is reapproved as CETOP Education Centre 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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Next CETOP Market Outlook webconference

by on Mar.08, 2022

The next CETOP Market Outlook webconference will take place on 17 March 2022. Several CETOP member associations will give reports on their national economic situation. The situation of the mechanical engineering industry as well as the effects of the Corona crisis will also discussed.
The presentations of the CETOP Market Outlook web conference will again be available to the member companies of the national CETOP member associations and can be obtained through the national associations after the meeting.

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Reapprove of Stavanger Offshore Tekniske Skole kurssenter (SOTS)

by on Feb.25, 2022

Reapprove of "Stavanger Offshore Tekniske Skole kurssenter (SOTS)", NORWAY, as CETOP Education Centre
On application of the Norwegian Fluid Power Association HPF Norway, the edcuation centre " STAVANGER OFFSHORE TEKNISKE SKOLE KURSSENTER (SOTS)", is reapproved as CETOP Education Centre for Hydraulics Level 2.

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

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BFPA is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Cooke as Interim CEO

by on Feb.18, 2022

Paul Cooke is appointed as Interim BFPA CEO from January 2022. Paul succeeds Chris Buxton who retired from the association in the last quarter of 2021. (continue reading...)

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IFK postponed

by on Feb.14, 2022

13. International Fluid Power Conference (IFK) rescheduled for 13 to 15 June 2022
Due to the current situation surrounding Covid, the 13th IFK has been postponed and will take place from 13 to 15 June 2022 in the EUROGRESS in Aachen. (continue reading...)

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BFPA at Fluid Power & Systems Exhibition

by on Jan.28, 2022

BFPA at Fluid Power & Systems Exhibition, 5-7 April 2022 - NEC
The British CETOP member association BFPA to exhibit at Fluid Power & Systems Exhibition, Stand F20, Halls 9&10. (continue reading...)

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HANNOVER MESSE 2022 rescheduled for beginning of June

by on Jan.21, 2022

Due to the current situation surrounding Covid, Deutsche Messe AG will stage the world’s leading trade show for industrial technology from 30 May to 2 June. The new date provides exhibitors and visitors with planning security. (continue reading...)

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FVA Bearing World 2022 Postponed

by on Jan.17, 2022

4th International FVA-Conference
The Expert Forum for Bearings – Rolling and Plain Bearings!
Postponed to 5 - 6 July 2022 in Würzburg, Germany
BEARING WORLD by FVA (continue reading...)

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ARTEMA Platform

by on Jan.07, 2022

After the collaborative platform in 2019: Artema’s members benefit from a new platform that makes their non-strategic purchases easier (continue reading...)

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Sealing Technology – Old School and Cutting Edge

by on Dec.09, 2021

The Fluid Power Association within VDMA (the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) with its Fluid Power Sealing Group, which brings together the leading German manufacturers of seals for fluid power and general applications, is organizing the 21st International Sealing Conference on October 12 and 13, 2022, at the University of Stuttgart. (continue reading...)

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German fluid power on the rise - the German fluid power association and its new board of directors

by on Dec.03, 2021

Fluid power has successfully come through the crisis and has achieved new record sales. Accordingly, the 2021 sales growth shows plus 20 percent for hydraulics and also plus 20 percent for pneumatics compared to the previous year. (continue reading...)

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Approvement of “IPSIA "A. Pacinotti", ITALY, as CETOP Education Centre.

by on Nov.26, 2021

On application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the edcuation centre “IPSIA "A. Pacinotti", is approved as CETOP Education Centre for Hydraulics Level 1.

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

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Approvement of “SMC Italia SPA”, ITALY, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Nov.18, 2021

On application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the edcuation centre “SMC Italia SPA”, is approved as CETOP Education Centre for Pneumatics Level 2.

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

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Mechanical engineering industry remains on course despite supply chain bottlenecks

by on Nov.15, 2021

The mechanical engineering industry is increasingly feeling the effects of global material shortages and supply difficulties. "As in all industries, the supply chain difficulties for some preliminary products will continue to make themselves felt for some time. (continue reading...)

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Mobility is changing - mechanical engineering makes it possible

by on Oct.20, 2021

Mobility is becoming more diverse. The change in mobility is set. Hybridization and electrification are increasingly becoming the standard. Mechanical engineering is the focus here - it produces mobility. (continue reading...)

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CETOP Market Outlook webconference

by on Oct.11, 2021

The CETOP Market Outlook webconference took place on 7 October 2021. Nine CETOP member associations reported on their national economic situation. (continue reading...)

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12. German Mechanical Engineering Summit 2021

by on Oct.04, 2021

This year's programme for the 12th German Mechanical Engineering Summit 2021 on 26 & 27 October has been finalised. (continue reading...)

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Next CETOP Market Outlook webconference

by on Sep.27, 2021

The next CETOP Market Outlook webconference will take place on 7 October 2021. Several CETOP member associations will give reports on their national economic situation. (continue reading...)

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Powerful through the summer

by on Sep.20, 2021

The order situation in the mechanical engineering sector remains gratifying. In July, double-digit growth rates were recorded for the sixth month in a row. In real terms, orders rose by 37 percent in July compared to the previous year. (continue reading...)

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Re-approvement of “I.I.S. “GIACOMO PERLASCA”””, ITALY, as CETOP Education Centre.

by on Sep.13, 2021

On application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the edcuation centre “I.I.S. “GIACOMO PERLASCA”””, is re-approved as CETOP Education Centre for Pneumatic Level 2. A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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Re-approvement of “I.S.I.S. Arturo Malignani””, ITALY, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Sep.06, 2021

On application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the edcuation centre “I.S.I.S. Arturo Malignani””, is re-approved as CETOP Education Centre for Pneumatic Level 3 and Industrial Hydraulics Level 2. A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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Artema indicator remains at a good level in Q2

by on Aug.27, 2021

The Artema Global Indicator remained at a good level at the end of June 2021 despite a slight drop due to a base effect.

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German Fluid Power on the upswing

by on Aug.01, 2021

Despite challenges, the industry is in a confident mood. Accordingly, the sales forecast for 2021/2020 has been increased from the most recent plus 8 percent to plus 15 percent. (continue reading...)

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"Fit for 55" needs more than just one technology

by on Jul.23, 2021

The "Fit for 55" climate package will permanently shape and change society and the economy in Europe. But the change can only succeed with courageous political decisions - for example if planning procedures are drastically shortened. (continue reading...)

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Approvement of “I.T.I. “DON LUIGI ORIONE””, ITALY, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Jul.16, 2021


On application of the Italian Fluid Power Association ASSOFLUID, the edcuation centre “I.T.I. “DON LUIGI ORIONE””, is approved as CETOP Education Centre for Pneumatic Level 2.
A description of the levels is available in the chapter Education / Level of Competence.

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New release for Artema, the fluid power’s French association : a reference book about sealing

by on Jul.09, 2021

In May 2021 Artema published an unprecedented guide to the market:
The methodological guide for the definition, production and control of sealing surfaces.

(continue reading...)

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The Expert Forum for Bearings – Rolling and Plain Bearings!

by on Jul.02, 2021

BEARING WORLD presented by FVA
5 to 6 April 2022 in Würzburg, Germany
Call for Papers: Submit your abstract by 30 September 2021 (continue reading...)

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ARTEMA exhibiting at “Global Industrie”

by on Jun.25, 2021

Artema will be exhibitor at Global Industrie - one of the most important French and european industrial event from 6th to 9th of September 2021 in Lyon. (continue reading...)

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CETOP General Assembly 2021

by on Jun.21, 2021

The annual CETOP General Assembly took place on 10 June 2021. The event was a great success and this year again held as a web conference due to the Covid 19 pandemic. (continue reading...)

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Approvement of “SMC Nederland B.V.”, THE NETHERLANDS, as CETOP Education Centre

by on Jun.14, 2021

On application of the Dutch Fluid Power Association FEDA, the edcuation centre
“SMC NEDERLAND B.V.”, is approved as 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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New BFPA President and BFPDA Council Chairman Elected at 2021 AGMs

by on Jun.07, 2021

BFPA’s 35th AGM was held virtually on 26 May and was attended by many BFPA and BFPDA members. (continue reading...)

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Mechanical engineering in China is running at full speed

by on May.31, 2021

The current business situation for machinery and equipment manufacturers in China evolves well for 2021. This is shown by the results of the VDMA's spring survey of member companies based in China. (continue reading...)

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The world language of production sets the standard for machine interfaces

by on May.25, 2021

The VDMA study "Interoperability in Machinery and Plant Engineering" highlights the relevance of interoperable interfaces and associated standards in companies.

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CETOP General Assembly 2021

by on May.17, 2021

The annual CETOP General Assembly will take place on 10 June 2021. The event will this year again be held as a web conference due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
Member associations can inform themselves about the current CETOP topics, e.g. European and global market data.
The CETOP General Assembly will also provide a good overview of the economic situation in Europe. Many countries will report on the situation and prospects of fluid power.

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International Fluid Power Summit Meeting 2021

by on May.03, 2021

The International Fluid Power Summit Meeting took place on April 22, 2021. 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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Mechanical engineering industry picks up speed again

by on Apr.27, 2021

The machinery and plant engineering sector expects to make up, at least in part, for the severe economic Corona setback in the current year. The VDMA has raised its growth forecast for production in 2021 to plus 7 percent in real terms. (continue reading...)

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The VDMA and its new web presence

by on Apr.16, 2021

From now on, you will find the large world of topics of the mechanical and plant engineering on the new web portal of the VDMA .
Learn more about AI and DigitalTwins, training and studies or the economic prospects of an export-strong industry.
Come in and find out under the new VDMA web presence

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Approvement of “ROVC Technische Opleidingen B.V.”

by on Apr.09, 2021

Approvement of “ROVC Technische Opleidingen B.V.”, THE NETHERLANDS, as CETOP Education Centre.
On application of the Dutch Fluid Power Association FEDA, the edcuation centre “ ROVC Technische Opleidingen B.V.”, is approved as 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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Joint Press Release of WBA and VDMA

by on Mar.26, 2021

The World Bearing Association Leads Fight Against Counterfeit Bearings With New Mobile App - VDMA Supports The Initiative
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Call for Papers - 13th IFK 2022

by on Mar.19, 2021

The 13th International Fluid Power Technology Colloquium will be held as an attendance event from 21-23 March 2022 in Aachen. Submission of abstracts is possible until 30.04.2021. (continue reading...)

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Mobile Machines 2021

by on Mar.12, 2021

On April 28-29, 2021, the 7th symposium "MOBILE MACHINES - Automation and Connectivity for Off-Highway Vehicles" will be held digitally.
You will experience a highly qualified professional exchange and knowledge update online. (continue reading...)

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CETOP web conference: FEDA Business Intelligence Portal and options for CETOP

by on Mar.08, 2021

CETOP web conference: FEDA Business Intelligence Portal and options for CETOP
Ilse Lagendijk and André Braakman from the Dutch member association FEDA presented the “FEDA Business Intelligence Portal“ to the CETOP member associations on March 3, 2021. (continue reading...)

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