The fact that mechanical engineering plays a decisive role for the German economy and that the VDMA is a central point of contact for politicians was demonstrated once again this year by numerous tours with visits to the stands of VDMA member companies.
Seldom has an award ceremony been so moving and at the same time so surprising. It wasn't even the great prizewinners and their commitment that really surprised, but rather the impulse, the message that came from this award ceremony.
Teachers and pupils were the target group to whom Prof. Wolfgang Mackens, the TUHH, the VDMA and other supporters wanted to introduce the technology and the associated natural sciences in the port of Hamburg and bring them closer.
"We are a business-friendly senate", said the first mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Dr. Peter Tschentscher at the traditional Martinsgansessen of the Nordmetall employers' association.
On the "Day of Mechanical Engineering in Schleswig-Holstein", Minister Dr. Bernd Buchholz visited mechanical engineering companies that presented their ideas and solutions for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and want to take their products and processes to a new level.
As the third managing director in the history of Nabertherm GmbH, Timm Grotheer takes over the baton from Friedrich-Wilhelm Wentrot, who over the past 18 years has developed the company to its current size with over 500 employees
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