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Global machinery sales set for 3 percent growth through 2016


December 8, 2014 2:18 pm ET

Global sales of plastics and rubber machinery are forecast to increase by an average of 3 percent per year in the period from 2014 to 2016, according to Germany's VDMA Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association.

German plastics firms weigh options for Brazil


November 25, 2014 6:00 am ET

Brazil, the largest market in South America, has been a lure for foreign investors for many years, and in the past decade, it has enjoyed good economic growth. But members of Germany's plastics and rubber machinery association, VDMA, are questioning if the industry should be cautious.

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Germany is set to lead on energy


November 6, 2014 7:44 am ET

When it comes to energy these days, Germany is all about Energiewende — the aggressive plan to wean the country off fossil fuels, to a future of wind and solar. The United States? Frack on, baby!

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German export sales strong, push for energy savings continues


October 24, 2014 12:34 pm ET

Germany is the engine that drives the European economy — and when it comes to the plastics industry, German machinery is a potent force, an export-driven dynamo whose technology is admired the world over.

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VDMA clarifies Tokyo statement about China


August 21, 2014 2:57 pm ET

Some remarks that VDMA President Reinhold Festge made at a recent press conference in Tokyo turned into sensational headlines in China.

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German plastics machinery producers lower 2014 sales forecast


June 17, 2014 9:50 am ET

The VDMA association of German plastics and rubber machinery producers has revised its 2014 sales forecast downwards to 3 percent, after a previous optimistic forecast at the K 2013 last year that turnover would rise 6 percent in 2014.

VDMA and its members show their green credentials


January 7, 2014 10:37 am ET

DÜSSELDORF -- More than 50 members of the German plastics and rubber machinery producers association have signed on to an effort to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

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