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.
Draft regulation of the European Commission
In mid-year, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on minimum requirements for water reuse.
The VDMA International Trade Fair list for process technology is updated regularly. The latest version can be found on the web of VDMA Process Plant and Equipment Association in the section "Trade Fairs".
During the IFAT India (15. -17.10.2018) the 3rd VDMA Management Meeting Process Technology India took place. The 15 participants drew a positive conclusion about the current market situation in India. Due to numerous projects in the oil & gas sector, the petrochemical industry also benefits from this. The outlook is positive, and double-digit sales growth is expected for the coming year as well.
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.
The OSEA Singapore (27. - 29.11.2018) is next to the OGA Malaysia the leading oil & gas, offshore, petrochemical and shipbuilding fair in the ASEAN region. Here you find the most important facts about OSEA 2018.
The CIPPE China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Exhibition 2019 will take place from 27 to 29 March. In addition to a German Pavilion, the VDMA also offers a European Pavilion. Registration deadline is 31.12.2018.
Each year at the beginning of May, the offshore oil and gas industry meets in Houston, Texas, for the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). The VDMA traditionally applies to the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy for a German Pavilion. Interested parties can register for OTC 2019 (6 - 9 May) until 14 December 2018.
The 11th ACHEMASIA 2019 will take place for the first time in Shanghai from 21 - 23 May 2019. The conditions of participation are available now. The closing date for registration is 14 January 2019.
During a five-day fact finding mission in April 2018, eight German process technology suppliers explored the current demand for process technology in the chemical and petrochemical industries in Mexico City and in the Tapico petrochemical cluster in the south of the state of Tamaulipas. Tampico has a high density of chemical and petrochemical companies due to its geostrategic location (close to Texas) and offshore oil deposits.

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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).
Making the world a good deal cleaner, conserving resources and maintaining good air and clear water - that requires state-of-the-art mechanical engineering. Around 3,300 exhibitors are demonstrating at IFAT in Munich that the technologies are ready to efficiently separate and recycle recyclable materials, clean water from plastic waste or purify polluted air. The machine manufacturers from Germany play a leading role here.
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.
The next ACHEMA will take place from 11 - 15 June 2018 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Lectures & German / European Pavilion at GASTECH Barcelona in September 2018 - register now!.
We only need water for drinking, cooking and washing, right? Not even close! Water is in everything around us – from paper to clothes, computers and cars. Do you know how much water runs through your hands every day without you knowing it?
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.
In 2015, the German manufacturers of components and systems for water treatment, wastewater and sludge treatment were able to increase their exports by nearly 3 percent.
Tue. 18.12.2018  11:00 - 17:00 hrs.
VDMA-Haus, Frankfurt-Niederrad, Raum 1, 5 + 6
Mit Gründern von Startups ins Gespräch kommen, neue Geschäftsmodelle und neue Produkte für den Maschinenbau kennen lernen, Anregungen bei Best Practice-Beispielen mitnehmen, Hemmschwellen bei der Zusammenarbeit mit Mittelständlern und Startups senken: Das sind einige der Ziele dieser Netzwerkveranstaltung.
Tue. 15.01.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
VDMA, Raum 3
AK Notrufe am 15. Januar 2019
Wed. 16.01.2019  09:30 - 16:00 hrs.
Grenzebach Maschinenbau GmbH, Asbach-Bäumenheim
Der nächste Erfahrungsaustausch "Produktmanagement" findet am 16.01.2019 in Asbach-Bäumenheim statt.
Tue. 22.01.2019  13:00 - 19:00 hrs.
Treffen Sie die besten StartUps Deutschlands für Digitalisierung und Industrie 4.0 aus Ihrer Branche. Lernen Sie wie eine Kollaboration zwischen etablierten Unternehmen und Start-ups funktioniert. Nehmen Sie Kontakt mit Start-ups auf, die in Ihren Fokusfeldern aktiv sind und legen Sie so den Grundstein für neue Partnerschaften.
Wed. 23.01.2019  10:00 - 16:30 hrs.
Sind Quellensteuern auf technische Dienstleistungen vermeidbar?
Thu. 24.01.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
VDMA, Berlin
AK BIM am 24. Januar 2019
Thu. 24.01.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
VDMA, Berlin
Komitee Wirtschaft am 24. Januar 2019 in Berlin
Thu. 31.01.2019  09:30 - 15:30 hrs.
VDMA, Konferenzzimmer
30.01.2019 - 19:00 - freiwilliges Networking-Vorabendessen im NH Hotel Frankfurt-Niederrad
Thu. 31.01.2019  10:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Raum 8, VDMA
Drohnen im Lager und in der Produktionslogistik
Thu. 31.01.2019  13:00 - 18:00 hrs.
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
Der große Erfolg der in den vergangenen Jahren bringt uns dazu, auch in 2019 diesen Workshop durchzuführen und den Erfahrungsaustausch auszubauen.


The new „VDMA Technology Guide Oil – Gas – Petrochemistry 2017/2018“ has been published under the tigle Fossil and Renewable Ressource for sustainable Processes / Fossile und Erneuerbare Ressourcen für zukunftsfähige Prozesse.
The July issue of the VDMA Nachrichten published the article "Beverage industry - Water technology with cleanliness" in its column Focus Technology. This article dealt in depth with the foodstuff water.
In this brochure, member companies of the VDMA Water and Wastewater Technology Group provide a compendium of their range of supplies and services. The 12th edition 2016 is introduced at IFAT and is available for download.
The process plant and equipment association has published a new edition of the Product Directory Process Plant and Equipment, in which the member companies inform about their products.
Document for support of enquiry, offer, order processing etc. at the in the title described elastomer sealing material.
Monika Mages
Monika Mages
Process plant and equipment association
+49 69 6603-1395
+49 69 6603-1421
Richard Clemens
Richard Clemens
+49 69 6603-1431
+49 69 6603-2431
Auf einen Blick: Veranstaltungen 2018
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Verfahrenstechnische Maschinen und Apparate: Vorstand
In der Mitgliederversammlung 2018 wurden die Vorstände der Fachabteilungen für die Dauer von vier Jahren gewählt. Die nächste Wahl findet 2022 statt.