The German plastics machinery manufacturing sector continues to be the envy of the world, with the nation's plastics and rubber processing technology sales set to rise in 2017. more

23 Jun 2017 15:21 machinery

The unexpected result of the British General Election last week has upset the foundations for Brexit negotiations, which could be potentially damaging for the manufacturing industry on both sides of the Channel and North Sea. more

12 Jun 2017 12:07 industry

Eurozone trade supports plateauing growth in German machinery industry. more

7 Jun 2017 16:23 industry

The VDMA has criticised President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Agreement. more

6 Jun 2017 14:03 industry

K 2019 may be over two years away, but preparations have already got off on the right footing with a successful meeting of the K Exhibitors' Council in Düsseldorf. more

21 Apr 2017 11:23 industry

Demand from the US and Mexico has boosted the German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturing industry, with the market enjoying a four per cent rise in sales in 2016. more

23 Mar 2017 12:04 machinery

The VDMA has published a cautionary note to US President Donald Trump, warning the Commander in Chief that protectionist policymaking will not lead to prosperity in the long term. more

30 Jan 2017 12:25 machinery

The VDMA has reported plastics machinery exports to the US have hit an all-time high, while Mexican deliveries are up 50 per cent year-on-year. more

23 Nov 2016 10:15 industry

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) is throwing its support behind the upcoming ArabPlast 2017 plastics fair in Dubai. more

14 Nov 2016 16:38 industry

Will President Trump change his stance on China?

Post-election the world is looking closely at Trump. But with such a protectionist agenda for industry versus China - as named in his policies - does the new POTUS need to reassess his view on Asia's superpower? more

9 Nov 2016 12:39 editor's blog

China's transformation from being the world's most cost-competitive manufacturing marketplace to a real global rival for quality has not gone unnoticed by the VDMA. more

7 Nov 2016 12:33 industry

Leading spokespeople from the European plastics industry from EUROMAP and the VDMA spoke to the media the day before K 2016 about the state of European plastics machinery manufacturing and the famous 'Industry 4.0' zeitgeist. more

18 Oct 2016 18:42 industry

Plas.TV visited Reifenhäuser in Troisdorf to explore how Reifenhäuser combines traditional machinery manufacturing with cutting-edge Industry 4.0 solutions. more

14 Oct 2016 11:10 industry

The VDMA's Plas.TV Kountdown to K series of videos was never going to skip what KraussMaffei has in store for the plastics crowds in Düsseldorf. more

10 Oct 2016 11:41 industry

ENGEL makes its message about Industry 4.0 clear on Plas.TV, the VDMA's channel for its K Kountdown videos released in the run up to K 2016. more

6 Sep 2016 16:59 industry

The most recent feature in the VDMA's Plas.TV K Kountdown video series, Windmöller & Hölscher was paid a visit. more

2 Sep 2016 14:47 industry

In the latest film for the VDMA Plas.TV Kountdown to K 2016 video series, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag blows its electric injection moulding machine trumpet. more

18 Aug 2016 16:11 industry

In the latest instalment of the VDMA's Kountdown to K 2016, Coperion proves that it is adding value to manufacturing with intelligence and electronics. more

3 Aug 2016 16:12 industry

The German VDMA and France's FIM industry associations have made a joint statement reasserting that the preservation of the EU is essential for economic development, R&D and competitiveness. more

28 Jul 2016 15:52 industry

EREMA's CAREFORMANCE package, an efficiency and quality-ensuring initiative the recycling machinery giant is launching for K, is getting the Kountdown treatment. more

26 Jul 2016 10:43 industry

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