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East German mechanical engineering without momentum in 2020
For many eastern German mechanical engineering companies, 2020 was a difficult year. Industry sales and employment fell significantly - only Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania held its own in the crisis.
Thuringia's mechanical engineering industry loses in 2020 at home and abroad
The change in the automotive industry and the pandemic left their mark on Thuringia's mechanical engineering sector in 2020. After five years of growth, companies suffered a severe setback.
Mechanical Engineering in Thuringia
Excellent growth opportunities: A portrait
Mechanical engineering in eastern Germany
A brief profile of the industry
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The working groups of the VDMA East provide important impulses for your daily work. They show best practice examples, give valuable suggestions and promote contacts among the members.
Exchange of experience and further training: Your event overview
Learning from each other, exchanging industry-specific experiences, obtaining information on topics relevant to mechanical engineering: When and where? Here you will find all event dates at a glance.

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Corona virus: Specific offers of the East German federal states
From contact persons to support programmes: In connection with the corona virus, the federal states have compiled regionally specific information and assistance for companies.
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Learning from each other, exchanging industry-specific experiences, obtaining information on topics relevant to mechanical engineering: When and where? Here you will find all event dates at a glance.
Corona virus: Support from the VDMA
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