07.06.2019

Engineers in research and development - still wanted?

The current engineering survey among VDMA member companies has been underway since May 2019. The questionnaire will be sent to you in Baden-Württemberg from 24 June. Does almost every second engineer work in research, development and design? Has the number of engineers developed similarly to that of employees in mechanical engineering companies? And which qualifications count? Your numbers are in demand here.

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05.06.2019

April brings no revival

There is still no upward trend in incoming orders in Baden-Württemberg's mechanical engineering sector. From January to April, orders fell by a total of 16 per cent compared with the same period last year, which is almost equally attributable to a drop in domestic (-18 per cent) and foreign (-14 per cent) orders.

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20.05.2019

Manfred Wittenstein receives the Order of Merit of the State of Baden-Württemberg

Minister President Winfried Kretschmann awarded the Order of Merit of the State of Baden-Württemberg on 18 May, including the VDMA Past President Dr. Ing. h. c. Manfred Wittenstein. Kretschmann honoured Wittenstein as the "leading engineer and entrepreneur personality of our time".

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16.04.2019

Southwest mechanical engineering sales up 3 percent in 2018

In 2018, mechanical engineering in Baden-Württemberg increased its sales by 3.3 percent compared to the previous year to a record 85.4 billion euros. Measured by the total turnover of the German mechanical engineering industry, almost every third machine comes from Baden-Württemberg.

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02.04.2019

6th Technology Day Hybrid Lightweight Construction on 20/21 May

Digitisation, machine learning, AI, digital development chains - these are not empty words at the 6th Technology Day on Hybrid Lightweight Construction in the Filderhalle in Leinfelden-Echterdingen. More than 40 experts and trendsetters will show how these technologies can be used effectively in practice on 20 and 21 May in Stuttgart.

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25.03.2019

Top meeting on Baden-Württemberg's mechanical engineering and plant construction in Stuttgart

On 25 March 2019, Economics Minister Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut met with Dr.-Ing. Mathias Kammüller, Chairman of the VDMA Baden-Württemberg, IG Metall District Manager Roman Zitzelsberger and other top representatives of the VDMA and IG Metall to discuss the current situation in Baden-Württemberg's mechanical and plant engineering sector and the concerns of the industry.

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Engineers in research and development - still wanted?
April brings no revival
Manfred Wittenstein receives the Order of Merit of the Sta...
Southwest mechanical engineering sales up 3 percent in 2018
6th Technology Day Hybrid Lightweight Construction on 20/2...
Top meeting on Baden-Württemberg's mechanical enginee...

The current business report has arrived!

15.11.2018 On the occasion of the general meeting of VDMA Baden-Württemberg on 27 November, the regional association published a new annual report. Find out more about the current focal points of its activities and the contact persons in the regional association. We look forward to your feedback!

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Incoming orders clearly below previous year's level

09.07.2019 From January to May, orders in Baden-Württemberg's mechanical engineering sector fell by a total of 15 per cent year-on-year (domestic -16 per cent, foreign -14 per cent).

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No upswing in the first quarter of 2019

06.05.2019 In the first quarter of 2019, Baden-Württemberg's mechanical engineering industry recorded a 17 percent decline in incoming orders compared with the same period of the previous year (domestic -16 percent, foreign -18 percent).

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Exports of machinery and equipment 2018

30.04.2019 In 2018 as a whole, Baden-Württemberg's mechanical engineering sector recorded 3.2 percent growth in exports of machinery and equipment (2017: 41.497 billion euros, 2018: 42.948 billion euros).

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February doesn't bring momentum

03.04.2019 Order intake in Baden-Württemberg's mechanical engineering sector in February 2019 was 21 percent down on the same month last year. With a minus of 26 per cent (euro countries - 14 per cent, non-euro countries - 31 per cent), foreign countries are particularly important. Domestic orders also fell significantly short of the previous year's level, falling by 10 per cent.

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The year 2019 begins cautiously

11.03.2019 Order intake in January 2019 was down 9 percent (Germany -8 percent, abroad -10 percent) on the same month of the previous year and was thus unable to slow down the downturn at the end of 2018.

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Order intake: November negative, year-on-year development positive

09.01.2019 From January to November 2018, incoming orders in Baden-Württemberg's mechanical engineering sector increased by 6 percent year-on-year. Domestic sales were the main driver with a plus of 14 percent. International business contributed 3 percent more than in the previous year.

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At Industry 4.0, the VDMA is your partner along the value chain
 

31.01.2018

Whether business models, technology or work - Industry 4.0 has many facets and at the same time offers endless design possibilities. We accompany you in your entrepreneurial process and give you the opportunity to network your knowledge. Here you will find our current event formats, which we are continually expanding and to which we cordially invite you.

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Dr. Dietrich Birk

Managing director VDMA Baden-Württemberg, Corporate management, Personell management, Economic policy

Phone: 

0711 228 01 12


Fax: 

0711 228 01 24


dietrich.birk@vdma.org

Patricia Assenza

Organization of events

Phone: 

0711 22801 15


Fax: 

0711 22801 24


patricia.assenza@vdma.org

Dr. Marc-Daniel Moessinger

Industry 4.0, Technology, Organization, Innovation

Phone: 

0711 228 01 26


Fax: 

0711 228 01 24


marc-daniel.moessinger@vdma.org

Dr. Astrid Engels

Foreign trade, Sales & marketing, Trade fairs, Social Media, Purchasing & materials handling

Phone: 

0711 22801 16


Fax: 

0711 22801 24


astrid.engels@vdma.org

Saskia Fath

Press Officer

Phone: 

0711 228 01 22


Fax: 

0711 228 01 24


saskia.fath@vdma.org

Silke Franco

Assistant to Managing Director

Phone: 

0711 22801 11


Fax: 

0711 22801 24


silke.franco@vdma.org

Julia Vollmer

Member support, organization of events

Phone: 

0711 22801 25


Fax: 

0711 22801 24


julia.vollmer@vdma.org

Dr. Tobias Weber

Technology, Organisation, Innovation

Phone: 

0711 22801 17


Fax: 

0711 22801 24


tobias.weber@vdma.org

Dr. Katharina Mattes

Head of Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg

Phone: 

0711 22801 19


Fax: 

0711 22801 24


katharina.mattes@vdma.org

Jana Eiser-Mauthner

Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg, Scouting

Phone: 

0711 228 01 27


Fax: 

0711 228 01 24


jana.eiser-mauthner@vdma.org

Bettina Hirrle

Assistant

Phone: 

0711 228 01 20


Fax: 

0711 228 01 24


bettina.hirrle@vdma.org

Jérôme Jetter

Referent Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg

Phone: 

0711 228 01 21


Fax: 

0711 228 01 24


jerome.jetter@vdma.org