VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, German Engineering Association) represents over 3,100 mostly medium-sized companies in the capital goods industry, making it the largest industry association in Europe.
The Metallurgical Plants and Rolling Mills division within VDMA is the competent partner for approx. 55 manufacturers of machinery and plants for the steel and non-ferrous industry, more than 80% of the turnover of the sector.
The Metallurgical Plants and Rolling Mills division within VDMA comprises:
• raw material processing equipment
• pig iron production and reduction equipment
• steel and non-ferrous metals production equipment
• steel and non-ferrous metals shaping equipment
• strip treatment plants
• finishing plants
• components and accessories
• energy and environmental protection systems
Trade association events, (entrepreneurial meetings, exchange of experience, information briefings), VDMA overseas offices in China and Russia, European association EUnited Metallurgy, support for external industry events (e.g. emc- European Metallurgical Conference)
Machinery and equipment safety
Participation in setting national and international safety standards, monitoring of developments regarding relevant statutory regulations at the national, EU and international levels, assistance with the interpretation of standards, advice on all relevant technical regulations
Advice and know-how
Initiate and accompany strategic studies, industry and economic data, industry publications, China and Russia newsletter, recruitment of experts for events and publications, creation of industry-specific VDMA campaigns
Trade fairs and symposia
Patronage of the world leading trade show METEC, foreign trade fare participaton programme for Germany (AMP) (association acts as central interface to fair organisers and offers competent on-site contact person), monitoring of overseas fairs, organisation of symposia, market research trips
All manufacturers of metallurgical plants and rolling mills machinery are listed with their delivery and service programme in this product directory.