VDMA Metallurgy represents 180 member companies. The total sales of the metallurgical plant and equipment sectors amount to more than €4.6bn (2016), with a total workforce of about 24,000 people. The sectors represented by the Specialist Association sold equipment with a total value of €2.3bn throughout the world, also in 2016. The share of exports is more than 70 percent on average.
“The newly created platform expresses the joint commitment of companies in the metallurgical plant and equipment sectors to the further development of technologies for the metal production and processing value streams,” said Timo Würz, managing director of VDMA Metallurgy, at the inaugural meeting.