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VDMA India Office
The German Machinery and Plant Manufacturers Association (VDMA) has established an office in India which acts as a bridge-head between the German and Indian Industry and shares expertise and experience with its member companies from different industrial sectors.
Present your Company in our Quarterly Newsletter – German Machinery Industry, which is distributed to the 525 VDMA Member companies in India, around 300 other Indo-German companies in the engineering sector and to around 7000 Indian companies in various engineering sectors
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India – has always been on the radar for Europe and especially for Germany. With the long standing relationship between the two countries since centuries, the prominence of India for Germany has only grown several manifolds and continues to be one of the most important markets in the Asian region. The VDMA India office offers a good many services which can support your endeavours in the Indian Market.
Senior Experten Service (SES) has been helping people to help themselves for over 25 years, aided by its bank of specialists in various fields who have left their professional lives behind them. The Senior Experts pass on their knowledge on a voluntary basis and are financially independent, possessing the key qualities of high motivation and extensive professional experience. More than 11,000 Senior Experts are registered on their database. Expertise honed over a lifetime makes them ideally placed to support businesses (small and medium-sized), public institutions and local authorities, educational establishments and international organizations.
The Covid 19 pandemic has caused a severe economic crisis. Any form of retaliatory tariffs will only exacerbate the situation. It is therefore important that transatlantic trade relations be relaxed, not escalated.
The EU Parliament has retroactively extended the transitional periods for the installation and sale of engines which belong to the emission stage V. This extension of the deadline offers machine manufacturers an urgently needed planning security.
Free trade and open borders are indispensable for prosperity and the preservation of many jobs in Germany and Europe. This applies all the more in times when protectionists are increasingly trying to restrict international trade.
From January 2021, almost every manufacturer of machinery and equipment in Europe will have to enter information on chemical substances used into the database (SCIP) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
By tightening the Foreign Trade and Payments Act, the Federal Government is sending out a completely wrong signal. If Germany wants to maintain its industrial base in the long term, foreign capital must flow into the country.
The corona pandemic and the lockdown to contain it have hit society and industry hard - with hitherto unforeseeable consequences. In particular, companies acutely need sufficient liquidity to cope with the direct and indirect consequences of the pandemic and to bridge the period until the economy picks up again.
The mechanical engineering industry is increasingly feeling the effects of the corona pandemic; orders are reduced or even cancelled. According to the VDMA flash survey, many companies are making capacity adjustments.
The coronavirus is currently paralysing the world to a large extent. The rate of infection is currently also increasing rapidly in India. The resulting effects are divided into economic, political and social consequences as follows and are intended to shed light on how India is dealing with the current situation
The measures to combat the corona pandemic must be implemented with consistence. This applies in particular to quarantine rules for persons entering Germany for professional reasons. There must be a smooth, uniform European procedure in this field.
According to the latest VDMA survey, the effects of the corona pandemic in China are less severe than was expected only recently. Nevertheless, the mechanical engineering industry is expecting a sharp drop in sales.
The 17th India Management Meeting of Construction Equipment and Building Material Machinery Division under VDMA was held on Wednesday, 11th December 2019 as a breakfast meet during EXCON 2019 in Bangalore.
A six member VDMA delegation led by Mr. Sandip Roy, Regional Head – East, met Mr. C.K. Mishra, secretary, MoEF & CC and Ms. Nidhi Khare, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC), on 10th December 2019.
There are almost 1 billion motor vehicles worldwide, 700 million of them are cars and this number is expected to more than double, no later than 2030. The Indian Government's policies and initiatives have been to advancing electric mobility and supporting the increasing use of electric vehicles.
The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) in association with Eirich India organized a Customer Meet, "Eirich – The World of Mixing Technology" on Saturday, 16th November 2019 at Hotel Trident in Bhubaneswar.
The Mining industry in India is a major economic activity which contributes significantly to the economy of India. India currently produces around 95 minerals under different groups, with 4 fuel related minerals, 10 metallic minerals, 23 non-metallic minerals, 3 atomic minerals and 55 minor minerals.
A German delegation of mining machinery manufacturers, organized by EnergieAgentur.NRW, VDMA Mining and VDMA India (German Engineering Federation), comprising of 12 delegates from 7 German companies in opencast as well as underground technology visited Kolkata from 3rd to 5th November 2019.
The 5th Forum Process management meeting comprising Pumps, Valves, Compressors and Process plant equipment members held at Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC), Mumbai on 16th October 2019 concurrent to IFAT India's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Solid Waste and Recycling which would be held from 16-18th October.
2nd VDMA Manufacturing Excellence Awards aimed at recognizing the VDMA members who have implemented methods either in energy efficiency and conservation or improvement in work conditions and work safety in their manufacturing process.
Don Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI), Okhla, New Delhi is one of the leading vocational training institute in Delhi. Operating since 1971, DBTI has trained over 20000 youth, some of whom are placed in the senior positions in various sectors.
In yet another initiative to sensitize local manufacturing Industry on 4.0 and its implication, VDMA India in association with ifm Electronic and Pilz India, as partners, organized a event on "Implementing Industry 4.0 to Manufacturing Industry in India" at hotel Sayaji in Indore on 26h July 2019.
VDMA India in association with Universal Robots India Private Limited and SCHUNK Intec India Private Limited as partners organized a Presentation on “Increasing Productivity & Quality on your Shop Floor, using Collaborative Robots (Cobots) for Automation” on 10th May, 2019 (Friday) at Sayaji Hotels Ltd, Kolhapur and on 21st June 2019 (Friday) in Rajkot.
The 2nd VDMA Members Meet Northern Region was held on 24th May 2019 at Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza, New Delhi which was attended by 75 people. India is the second-largest sales market in Asia for the German engineering industry.
Riding on the success of the last year symposium, and to create more awareness, building strategies and road maps to migrate/build the business/ machines oriented towards Industrie 4.0, which is the contemporary technology for the Mechanical & Plant Engineering globally, for the Indian manufacturing industry, we are once again organizing the 2nd International Symposium on "Industry 4.0 - the Future Concept of Manufacturing" on 25th and 26th April 2019 in Ahmadabad and Chennai respectively.
During bauma 2019 in Munich a country special session on India named as the "India Day Sympoosium" was organized by the VDMA Mining and VDMA India on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the bauma forum in Hall C2, which offered the next good opportunity to sound out new perspectives for new business.
On eve of this occasion, VDMA India organised "India Day" once again in the Forum Motion & Drive in the morning session on 4th April 2019 comprising presentation and panel discussion. The objective of the program was to project India as huge market and investment destination for investments in the Heavy Engineering and Power Control and Transmission technologies and also to inform the audience on regulatory and tax reforms toward ease of doing business undertaken by the Indian government. It also aimed to provide a platform for sharing experience from both the countries of the doing business in India
German Engineering Federation ( VDMA) organized a "Country session - Germany on 19th January 2019 under the theme "GERMANY & GUJARAT - PARTNERS IN GROWTH". The session focussed on the policy regime in the state, sector outlook in engineering, emerging investment opportunities, presentation and panel discussion.
The 15th India Management Meeting for the Construction Equipment and Building Material Machinery division under VDMA, on the occasion of bauma Conexpo India 2018, was held as a breakfast meet on Wednesday, 12th December 2018, the 2nd day of the exhibition at the Westin Hotel in Gurgaon. Haryana, India.
GIZ – the German Agency for International Cooperation in collaboration with the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) under the framework of the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure between the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the Indian Ministry for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution organized a Seminar on Innovation and Safety: Machinery Regulations and Standards in Germany and India on 13th November, 2018 in New Delhi.
VDMA India in association with Universal Robots India Private Limited and SCHUNK Intec India Private Limited as partners organized a Presentation on "Smarter Shop Floors: Increasing Efficiency with Collaborative Robots and Innovative End-of-Arm Modular Systems” on 6th September, 2018 (Thursday) in Indore.
The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) in association with ifm electronic India Private Limited and Pilz India Private Limited as partners organized a Presentation on "Implementing Industry 4.0 in the Manufacturing Industry in India" on 27th July, 2018 (Friday) in Ahmedabad.
After the recent visit of Mr. Patrick Schwarzkopf, Managing Director, VDMA Robotic + Automation to India for the VDMA Robotics + Automation Management meeting for the first time in September 2017 and subsequent member interactions, there was a need for creating a platform for the VDMA Robotic + Automation member companies in India to reach out to the end user with VDMA supported platforms and events. To take this endeavour forward, we are planning a VDMA Robotics + Automation Symposium focused on latest technology and market needs and in 2019 in Pune, India.
The 11th India Management Meeting (Plastic & Rubber) as held on 9th February, 2018 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat within PlastIndia 2018.
Mr Thorsten Kuehmann, VDMA Frankfurt & Mr Sandip Roy, Senior Manager, VDMA India presided over the meeting.
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