VDMA Infoportal Ukraine War
The machinery and plant engineering sector condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the strongest possible terms. The VDMA will support its member companies in word and deed in order to master the many challenges that are now arising.
For a united and strong Europe
For the mechanical engineering industry, as one of the largest industrial sectors in the EU economy, Europe is a home market. Therefore, VDMA is committed to a strong and capable EU.
Viewpoints and Press Releases
Economic policy positions
Labor market policy
ZEW study on tax-based research funding
New instrumen for forfaiting guarantee
Strategy of the Development Ministry
The German government's skilled labor strategy
30 years of EU Single Market
Order intake in machinery and plant engineering November 2022
The INDUSTRY PODCAST of the VDMA
The voice of machinery and equipment manufacturing - the engine of the industry
The mechanical and plant engineering companies employ around 3 million people in the EU-27, more than 1.2 million of them in Germany alone. This makes mechanical and plant engineering the largest employer among the capital goods industries, both in the EU-27 and in Germany.
Years of experience
Trade associations of the industry
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