On the "4th Day of Mechanical Engineering in Schleswig-Holstein", Minister Dr. Bernd Buchholz visited companies that are advancing their ideas and solutions even in corona times and discovering new business fields
Despite the current situation, the North American market remains one of the most attractive sales markets for mechanical and plant engineering.
At the online event of the VDMA Nord on September 1, 2020, the participants were able to find out what form, scope and content the legislators expect from the operating instructions and technical documents.
Travel restrictions, contact bans, access restrictions and other barriers require new ways of working with the customer as operator of the machines and plants. In most cases, the customer's employee is the only possibility to promptly influence the operation of the product and to initiate necessary measures.
Brief report on the Web-ERFA of 08.05.2020 - How do we protect our fitters from corona? How do we deal with quarantine measures in the EU countries and in Germany? How do we try to communicate delays in construction site processing via force majeure and obstruction reports to customers at an early stage?
The corona virus and the associated restrictions have also significantly changed the way we work within the VDMA. Since 16.03.2020 we are mainly in our home office, but there we are easily accessible and available in the usual way for all your questions.
The VDMA North Board met in the new building at Röders GmbH in Soltau.
Dr. Bernd Althusmann, Lower Saxony's Minister for Economy, Labour, Traffic and Digitalization met with 12 entrepreneurs for the dialogue of the branch at Aerzener Maschinenfabrik.
Comment on the exchange of experience on 27.02.2020
In addition to the technical and commercial aspects, machines and systems are also subject to a number of legal requirements which must be observed by manufacturers when placing the product on the market. These had to be illuminated in a practical way.