Chairman Lothar Horn reports the industry's positive expectations for 2019 despite growing global political uncertainty and calls on politicians to reduce bureaucratic effort for companies. (PI, Statement, Graphics and Images)
The 2018 sales forecast from the beginning of the year for precision tools was "plus 5 percent". This article tells our members how the year has actually gone so far.
Industry performs better than expected. Prices of raw material and a shortage of skilled workers are dampening the mood.
Economic situation of the precision tooling industry: Production grew in 2015 to 9.6 billion euro. The three sub-sectors benefited from this differently.
Tool manufacturers very pleased with 2014 production result
Alfred Graf Zedtwitz
Alfred Graf Zedtwitz
Spokesman for the Precision Tools Association, Manager VDMA Die and Mold, Business Management and Economics
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