Economics

12.12.2018
IIn October 2018, order intake was significantly higher than in the previous year. A base effect accounts for this: in the same month last year, order intake was well below the average.
08.11.2018
Large orders in September are boosting incoming process engineering orders. This upward trend is not yet reflected in sales.
14.05.2018
Export market China booming with 54 percent growth
German manufacturers of components and systems for water treatment, wastewater and sludge treatment were able to stabilise their exports at a high level in 2017. Compared to the previous year, exports rose slightly (plus 0.4 percent) to around 993 million euros (2017) compared to around 990 million euros (2016).
14.03.2018
ACHEMA from 11th to 15th of June 2018 is the leading exhibition for the manufacturers of process plants and equipment. Richard Clemens, Managing Director of VDMA Process Plant and Equipment Association is pleased „that her in Frankfurt we will once again have an opportunity to see “live” and for ourselves what German engineers have to offer when it comes to process plant and equipment. For the manufacturers of process plants and equipment ACHEMA takes place in an economically positive surrounding.
07.06.2016
After 5 years of steady growth, the German production of process machinery and equipment dropped by 10 percent to 6.9 billion euros in 2015. Exports of process engineering machinery and equipment reached a volume of 5.5 billion euros. This is an increase of 1 percent compared to last year.

Market information

23.11.2018
The VDMA has compiled an "Oil & Gas, Petrochem Market Overview Malaysia" package. The package provides an overview of the structure and key players in the Oil & Gas and Petrochemistry industry in Malaysia. It covers the onshore and offshore sectors, the gas market and the petrochemical industry. Also included is the VDMA AGENTS List for Process Technology in Malaysia & Singapore. The sources are official publications by state authorities and industry agencies as well as a trade press article from 2017.

Plant engineering

16.03.2018
On March 12, 2018 a delegation of 23 senior IOCL managers met with VDMA members to discuss the future role of alternative fuels such Hydrogen, LNG and energy efficiency. VDMA gave an introduction on the German Energy Transition and the consequences for the maritime and petrochemical sectors. Germany’s industry is faced with various challenges connected with the decarbonization. An efficient energy transition in Germany and Europe will only work if the power, transport and heat markets will be coupled via power-to-X technologies. VDMA members offer power-to-X solutions already today.
13.09.2017
At the VDMA sales manager meeting on 29 August 2017, 35 sales managers, division heads and managing directors from the oil & gas and petrochemical sector discussed about the market development, and also about digitization in the oil & gas industry.
Monika Mages
Monika Mages
Process plant and equipment association
+49 69 6603-1395
+49 69 6603-1421
Richard Clemens
Richard Clemens
Geschäftsführer
+49 69 6603-1431
+49 69 6603-2431