Political Positions

Export credit insurance between climate protection and fair competition
The unique, global crisis triggered by the pandemic has once again brought the role of export credit guarantees to the center of political attention.

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

Export credit insurance between climate protection and fair competition
The unique, global crisis triggered by the pandemic has once again brought the role of export credit guarantees to the center of political attention.
Status Report of the VDMA Large Industrial Plant Manufacturers' Group
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
Mon. 19.04.2021  13:30 - 15:00 hrs.
After the turbulent last 12 months, we in Sales want to take stock and ask the question of where we go from here. What are the lessons learned from the last year? What will sales look like in the future? What comes after the webinars? In which phases of the customer journey will the digital approach continue to be important?
Mon. 19.04.2021  14:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Web-Erfa
The importance of software in mechanical and plant engineering has increased significantly in recent years. Thus, the share of software has increased significantly: In 2008, the share of software in the scope of delivery of a machine was still 9%; in 2020, the software share is already 50 to 80%, depending on the product and industry. (Sources: Automation Practice, Automation Technology).
Mon. 19.04.2021  15:00 - 17:15 hrs.
The Web Erfa on 4/19/2021 will show you,
Tue. 20.04.2021  09:00 - 11:00 hrs.
Platform to discuss current topics with regard to China, to share experiences and for networking.
Tue. 20.04.2021 - Fri. 23.04.2021  10:00 - 18:00 hrs.
Machinery and equipment manufacturers will provide information on new applications and technologies in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Circular Economy, Connected Consumer and Platform Economy at virtual.drupa from 20 - 23 April 2021.
Tue. 20.04.2021 - Thu. 22.04.2021  10:00 - 18:00 hrs.
Moskau, Russische Föderation
Industry relevance: In contrast to the annual trade fair in Novokuznesk, which focuses on coal mining The trade fair, which is held annually in Moscow, is mainly attended by suppliers of technology for mining ores and industrial minerals The German Pavilion is managed by VDMA Mining.
Tue. 20.04.2021  10:00 - 11:30 hrs.
We provide information about relevant regulations and various tools.
Tue. 20.04.2021  10:30 - 12:30 hrs.
Exchange of experience between the trade fair managers of the VDMA member companies and discussion together with the implementing companies of the most important German joint participations
Tue. 20.04.2021  10:30 - 12:30 hrs.
GoToMeeting
DMG Mori produces machines that yield zero emissions starting from raw materials to the finished product. Get a look into their integrated sustainability strategy. The event is held in English.
Tue. 20.04.2021  14:00 - 15:00 hrs.
"100-day-check" Biden administration plus current entry and market updates.