News

19.06.2017
For the sixth time, VDMA organized the German Pavilion at the most important oil, gas and petrochemical technology fair in China, the CIPPE Beijing (20-22 March 2017). The 13 participating companies benefited from an invigorated market situation in China.
29.12.2016
Greater internationality, clear trends, satisfied exhibitors, but fewer visitors: these are the keywords that summarise ACHEMA 2018. From 11 to 15 June 2018, 3,737 exhibitors from 55 countries exhibited the latest equipment and innovative processes for the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries at the world's leading trade fair for the process industry, the 132,000 m² fair, which takes place in Frankfurt am Main from 14 to 18 June 2021.
28.12.2016
Following its alignment to the New Legislative Framework (NLF), the new Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU (PED) comes into force on 19 July 2016 and thereby replaces the “old” PED 97/23/EC. Although this transition from the old to the new PED entails only very few practical changes, manufacturers need to be aware of some significant – mainly formal - modifications.
28.12.2016
The Process Plant and Equipment Association is one of the 38 associations within the German Engineering Federation (VDMA). It comprises more than 300 member companies.
05.07.2016
The VDMA standard sheet published in June 2016 deals with the consideration of economic efficiency and partial CO2 footprint in the planning, project planning and tendering of evaporative cooling systems. It recommends parameters and the procedure for a corresponding calculation by manufacturers, planners, plant constructors and operators of recooling plants as a basis for decision-making for the selection of the optimum solution for the respective application.
28.05.2016
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.
20.02.2016
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety has introduced the draft of a directive on evaporative cooling systems and wet scrubbers (VerdunstKühlV) in January 2016.
02.05.2014
The Process Plant and Equipment Association within VDMA takes part in the BLUE COMPETENCE initiative. Our member companies supply energy efficient and resource-friendly solutions which are exemplary for the very highest plant safety.
11.12.2012
Werkstoffdatenblätter und Lieferspezifikation stehen aktualisiert und zum kostenlosen Download zur Verfügung. Sie ermöglichen die gezieltere Beschreibung von Elastomerdichtungen, die in den Bereichen Lebensmittel, Aseptik, Chemie und Pharmazie zum Einsatz kommen.

Press releases

26.03.2019
At the special show "Process Industry 4.0: The Age of Modular Production" ISPE, NAMUR, ProcessNet, VDMA and ZVEI show how the flexibility of plants in the process industry can be significantly increased through modularization.
28.02.2019

EU-28 as stabiliser for the growth path
The German manufacturers of components and systems for water treatment, wastewater and sludge treatment were able to increase their exports to more than one billion euros for the first time in 2018. Compared to the previous year, exports increased significantly (plus 3.9 percent) to around 1,038 million euros (2018) compared to around 999 million euros (2017).
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).
14.05.2018
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.
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.
20.11.2017
Lectures & German / European Pavilion at GASTECH Barcelona in September 2018 - register now!.
28.07.2017
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?
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.
01.06.2016
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.

Publications

15.05.2018
Just in time for IFAT, the product directory Process Plant and Equipment has been published.
20.11.2017
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.
05.09.2017
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.
28.05.2016
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.
22.05.2013
Document for support of enquiry, offer, order processing etc. at the in the title described elastomer sealing material.
Monika Mages
Monika Mages
Process Engineering Department: Consultant for Statistics, Marketing, Press and Public Relations, Marketing Working Group of the Process Engineering and Equipment Association / Member Support / Events and Publications
+49 69 6603-1395
+49 69 6603-1421
Richard Clemens
Richard Clemens
Managing Director
+49 69 6603-1431
+49 69 6603-2431

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