Interview zur Hannover Messe 2018
Herr Zelinger im Gespräch zur Hannover Messe 2018

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...

No upswing in the first quarter of 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...

Exports of machinery and equipment 2018

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).

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

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...

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...

customer satisfaction analysis

At an exchange of experiences on 28 March, the VDMA presented the methods and challenges of customer satisfaction analysis.

Employee acquisition and retention with the help of social recruiting and specialist careers

"Man is the new scarce good. In the past, the employee came to the company without much effort. Much, on the other hand, has revolved around the topic of financing. This focus is shifting, the...

Top-level discussion on mechanical engineering with VDMA, IG Metall and Ministry of Economics

In order to discuss the current economic slowdown and its opportunities and risks, around 30 top representatives from business, research and politics met on Monday, 25 March 2019 in the New Palace...

Lightweight construction becomes easier with UV applications

UV technologies offer environmentally friendly solutions for increasing the efficiency of manufacturing processes in the area of drying coatings, curing adhesive systems and many other...

Prime Minister Kretschmann visits Allianz Industry 4.0

The Minister President of the State of Baden-Württemberg visited the Allianz stand at the Hannover Messe 2019 on April 2. With a total of 14 co-exhibitors, including start-ups, established...

February doesn't bring momentum

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,...

Baden-Württemberg goes Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley offers German SMEs enormous opportunities for new business models in the areas of machine learning, augmented reality, virtual reality and artificial intelligence. The regional...

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...

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...

VDMA Baden-Württemberg - Invitations and Topics

The VDMA Baden-Württemberg offers its members around 80 experience exchange and information events per year as well as a monthly newsletter. Please select the topics for which you would like...

The regional association introduces itself

The VDMA regional association is the network for the capital goods industry in Baden-Württemberg. We support more than 800 member companies with the latest industry information and a lively...

The year 2019 begins cautiously

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.