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.
New 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. 30.10.2020  10:00 - 11:30 hrs.
The focus of this event is the Mittelstand Innovative & Digital (MID) funding programme of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalisation and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. In addition, the event provides an overview of the entire funding landscape.
Fri. 30.10.2020  11:00 - 12:30 hrs.
In addition to the new digital offers of SMM, which were published last week, there is still a need for information from the exhibiting companies who want to position themselves adequately as a company
Mon. 02.11.2020  10:00 - 11:00 hrs.
Price management for components and spare parts is becoming an increasingly important topic in mechanical and plant engineering. Gregor Buchwald, Managing Partner at Roll & Pastuch, has many years of experience in price management for components and spare parts and provides you with important practical tips in our webfactory
Mon. 02.11.2020  14:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Global value chains from development to manufacturing and supply chains present companies with enormous challenges. With the management and distribution of documents, such complex information flows and communication processes can no longer be mastered. Leading manufacturers and suppliers are therefore increasingly relying on intelligent information management (IIM).
Tue. 03.11.2020 - Fri. 06.11.2020  09:00 - 14:00 hrs.
CeMAT ASIA is the leading intralogistics trade fair in Asia. From November 3 to 6, 2020, the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) will once again be the place for intralogistics technology and supply chain management solutions.
Tue. 03.11.2020  09:30 - 11:30 hrs.
3.11:2020, 9:30 to 11:30. Meeting with limited number of participants! Language: ENGLISH Format: virtual GOTO meeting, participants will receive link after registration.
Tue. 03.11.2020  13:30 - 15:00 hrs.
The corona pandemic has accelerated the trend towards mobile working. But what are the legal differences between mobile working and home office? Which framework conditions and criteria apply in each case? Dr. Christian Hess, Legal Department VDMA, will inform you about this
Wed. 04.11.2020  09:45 - 11:30 hrs.
Web-Erfa über GoToMeeting
After important tax revenues have been lost worldwide and national tax systems are facing a historic challenge, more and more states are introducing a digital tax.
Wed. 04.11.2020  10:00 - 11:45 hrs.
Together with innovative solution providers, the VDMA Austria and the VDMA Software and Digitization Association will be presenting the latest developments in the field of augmented and virtual reality.
Wed. 04.11.2020  10:00 - 11:30 hrs.
We invite you to the web conference: On the Road in Corona Times: "Inbound" - Aspects for Germany" on November 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.