Political Positions

The large industrial plant industry's economic demands
The mechanical and plant engineers organized within VDMA provide a summary of the, in their view, pressing need for political action regarding joint economic positions.

Asset Publisher

Changing Market Structures, Growing Political Risks
The market is changing at an accelerated rate and what will happen next is becoming increasingly difficult to predict. The transformation is profound, and it is turning up the pressure on the large industrial plant manufacturing industry.

Asset Publisher

More political support for project initiation in key markets!
Against the backdrop of years of increasing competitive pressure, the challenges faced by the large-scale plant construction industry in initiating projects in key markets have increased significantly.

Asset Publisher

More flexibility in foreign trade promotion!
The VDMA welcomes the fact that the Federal Government wants to make better use of the existing foreign trade promotion instruments; also in combination with development policy instruments.

Export Credit Insurance

EPC-Capabilities in the Large Industrial Plant Manufacturing Sector
The study has identified concrete fields of action to strengthen the competitiveness of German companies in the EPC business.
Status Report "Creating sustainable Success"
The status report provides an insight into the business situation and the challenges facing the industry in its international business.
Thomas Waldmann
Thomas Waldmann
Managing Director, Export Finance, Export Credit Insurance
Fri. 22.01.2021  10:00 - 12:00 hrs.
Standardization Weighing technology
Mon. 25.01.2021  14:15 - 15:45 hrs.
The most frequent challenge with digital purchasing platforms is the maintenance of data and the transfer of relevant information - mainly from the ERP systems - to the platforms. The event will show how such a platform should be set up in order to benefit customers.
Tue. 26.01.2021  10:30 - 12:00 hrs.
Web-Seminar über GoToMeeting
Price management for components and spare parts is becoming an increasingly important topic in mechanical and plant engineering. Gregor Buchwald, Managing Partner at Prof. Roll & Pastuch - Management Consultants has many years of experience in price management for components and spare parts and will give you important practical tips in our web seminar
Tue. 26.01.2021  12:00 - 16:30 hrs.
VDMA Nortec Workshop
Tue. 26.01.2021  14:00 - 17:15 hrs.
together with the Alliance Industry 4.0 as well as the VDMA and hfcon, bwcon organizes a forum on IT security. Companies will report on their experiences and provide valuable advice on the important topic.
Tue. 26.01.2021  14:00 - 16:30 hrs.
Please make a note of the date already today.
Tue. 26.01.2021  15:00 - 16:30 hrs.
The event enables managing directors and board members to learn about the organisation and monitoring of export controls and innovations in customs and to exchange practical information.
Tue. 26.01.2021  15:00 - 17:00 hrs.
From the analogue spare parts business to contract design for digital maintenance: employees from service, customer service and spare parts sales receive compact answers to important liability and contractual questions.
Tue. 26.01.2021  15:00 - 16:30 hrs.
We cordially invite you to the web event "Export control and customs for the management - virtual consultation hour" on 26 January 2021 at 15:00 h.
Wed. 27.01.2021 - Thu. 28.01.2021  08:30 - 17:00 hrs.
27.+January 28, 2021 | Because of the authentic appeal, many companies rely on their own apprentices to recruit new talent. But in the pandemic, that's hard to do. Online concepts are needed to reach pupils. The VDMA offers the right virtual training for your trainees.