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Stéphane Itasse


MM MaschinenMarkt

Redakteur für die Fachgebiete Umformtechnik, Oberflächentechnik sowie die Serie International.

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US President Donald Trump ensures disquiet with the announcement of customs duties and the desire for re-negotiating the Nafta trade agreement.
Trade Policy

USA: Worrying protectionist policy

Since it became clear that Donald Trump was going to beocme the US President, the economic world has also turned upon its head. Because he had spoken very clearly against free trade, among other things, in the election campaign – and also represented this position even after the election.

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“Our supply chains’ sustenance is also ensured in future and will be adhered to”, assures Adnan Dalgakıran, President of the Turkish Machinery Federation, Makfed.
After the attempt to coup

Turkish machine engineering on the right course

In spite of turbulent times in Turkey, the machine engineering industry of the country continues to believe in a positive economic climate. The military personnel had indeed tried to coup against the government on 15th July. The Turkish Machinery Federation condemns it as informed by the export promotion agency of Turkish Machinery. Yet the numbers add up as before.

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The Industrial Internet Consortium is based on practical experience: For example, the Asset Efficiency Testbed is related to air and space travel.
Industrial Internet Consortium

USA: Industry 4.0 the American Way

The Industry 4.0 platform or the Industrial Internet Consortium? RAMI or IIRA? Observe the standards meticulously or just do it? In the matter of procedures to be followed for manufacturing in the future and the Internet of Things, the differences between Germany and the USA may not be unbridgeable, but they are definitely conspicuous.

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Products of German machine manufacturers are in great demand once again because deindustrialisation appears to have stopped in the USA.
Export markets

USA: German Machine Manufacturers Bet Strongly on the US

USA has arrived again – at least from the perspective of German machine manufacturers: in 2015 it became one of Germany’s biggest export destinations and this situation will persist in 2016 too, or so expects the VDMA. According to a survey conducted by the Association, the overwhelming majority of German machine manufacturers operating in the USA are expecting increased turnovers.

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"All German companies, which are relevant for us, praise the commitment of the employees in France", reported Didier Boulogne, the Managing Director of Business France in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Exclusive interview

France: More favourable as a Location

As a neighboring country, France is counted as the most important business market and investment location for German companies. Didier Boulogne, the Managing Director of Business France in Germany, Austria and Switzerland explains the current reasons for involvement and the factors making the location France favorable.

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VDMA主席Reinhold Festge表示:“即使存在经济危机和制裁,我们看不到任何退出俄罗斯市场的理由。”
VDMA

机器制造业因俄罗斯经济疲软而面临困难

俄罗斯经济危机及与欧盟的冲突对德国机器制造业产生深刻的影响周一,VDMA在法兰克福一次新闻采访中宣布,与去年相比,今年第一季度机器出口减少28%。VDMA主席Reinhold Festge博士表示:“这一点困扰着机器制造业。

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The Industrial Internet Consortium is based on practical experience: For example, the Asset Efficiency Testbed is related to air and space travel.
Industrial Internet Consortium

USA: Industry 4.0 the American Way

The Industry 4.0 platform or the Industrial Internet Consortium? RAMI or IIRA? Observe the standards meticulously or just do it? In the matter of procedures to be followed for manufacturing in the future and the Internet of Things, the differences between Germany and the USA may not be unbridgeable, but they are definitely conspicuous.

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"All German companies, which are relevant for us, praise the commitment of the employees in France", reported Didier Boulogne, the Managing Director of Business France in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Exclusive interview

France: More favourable as a Location

As a neighboring country, France is counted as the most important business market and investment location for German companies. Didier Boulogne, the Managing Director of Business France in Germany, Austria and Switzerland explains the current reasons for involvement and the factors making the location France favorable.

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“We don’t see any reason to exit the Russian market”, says VDMA president Reinhold Festge, even in view of the economic crisis and sanctions.
VDMA

Russia: Machine Building Companies are suffering from weak business in Russia

The economic crisis in Russia and the conflict with the EU has left a deep mark on the German machine building industry. On Monday the VDMA announced in a press interview in Frankfurt that in the first quarter of this year, the machine exports there have reduced further by a good 28 % as compared to the previous year. “This is really bothering people like us from the machine building industry”, said VDMA president Dr. Reinhold Festge.

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“Our supply chains’ sustenance is also ensured in future and will be adhered to”, assures Adnan Dalgakıran, President of the Turkish Machinery Federation, Makfed.
After the attempt to coup

Turkish machine engineering on the right course

In spite of turbulent times in Turkey, the machine engineering industry of the country continues to believe in a positive economic climate. The military personnel had indeed tried to coup against the government on 15th July. The Turkish Machinery Federation condemns it as informed by the export promotion agency of Turkish Machinery. Yet the numbers add up as before.

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