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

03.04.2019 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 in Stuttgart. The meeting was organised jointly by VDMA Baden-Württemberg, IG Metall and the Ministry of Economics, Labour and Housing.

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Management Board discusses with Dr. Susanne Eisenmann

30.01.2019 What kind of education does the country need? On 16 January 2019, the VDMA Baden-Württemberg invited Dr. Susanne Eisenmann, Minister for Culture, Youth and Sport of the State of Baden-Württemberg, to a board meeting at Balluff in Neuhausen to answer this question.

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Dr. Dietrich Birk

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


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KurzPosition: Mobility through mechanical engineering


Mobility is changing. A global driver for this will be the implementation of the Paris climate resolutions. With its efficient solutions, German mechanical and plant engineering makes an important contribution to change and thus secures employment and prosperity.

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VDMA Brief: Industrial data - responsibility and opportunities


German mechanical engineering provides intelligent and connected production systems that are at the core of Industrie 4.0. During their lifetime, these systems generate valuable and often highly-sensitive industrial data. Data exchange enables new business models and promises greater productivity and efficiency.

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