15.11.2019

"Government acts inconsistently with energy policy."

The climate protection law passed today by the Grand Coalition must be comprehensively improved. More efficiency through the market instead of detailed political intervention must be the motto.

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22.10.2019

VDMA: Pension at 70 would defuse shortage of skilled workers

The Bundesbank has advocated an increase in the retirement age, which the VDMA also welcomes.

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01.10.2019

Strategy for SMEs: right direction - concrete measures must follow

With his strategy for small and medium-sized enterprises presented today, Peter Altmaier has given small and medium-sized enterprises the importance they deserve. The goverment must now transform this plan into concrete measures.

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24.09.2019

VDMA President calls for revision of climate package

VDMA President Carl Martin Welcker criticises the climate package announced by the Grand Coalition: CO2 prices are set too low.

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"Government acts inconsistently with energy policy.&#...
VDMA: Pension at 70 would defuse shortage of skilled workers
Strategy for SMEs: right direction - concrete measures mus...
VDMA President calls for revision of climate package

05.11.2019

More clarity for climate protection

German mechanical and plant engineering stands for innovative future technologies that offer great potential for growth and employment and can make a significant contribution to meeting national and international climate targets. Against this background, the entry into a new system has been successful, but some opportunities have been missed.

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30.09.2019

Stabilize the economy

The German mechanical and plant engineering industry is the heart of the industrial middle class and the largest industrial employer. It is export-oriented and a significant proportion of its products go to the automotive industry. This means that the rise of protectionism worldwide and the turnaround in German mobility have a direct influence on business and employment. In order to remain a technological pulse generator and job engine in the future, we now need measures to stabilize the economy.

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More clarity for climate protection
Stabilize the economy