Forschungsgesellschaft Druckmaschinen e.V.

Lyoner Str. 18, 60528 Frankfurt
Germany
Telephone +49 69 66031453
Fax +49 69 66032453
fgd@vdma.org

This company is co-exhibitor of
Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Maschinenbaues mbH (GzF)

Location

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drupa 2016 hall map (Hall 7a): stand B13

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drupa 2016 fairground map: Hall 7a

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.18  Research and development

Research and development

Our products

Product category: Research and development

Research network of FGD

Project partners are, among others,

Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule Wuppertal (University of Wuppertal)
DFTA-TZ Institut der Steinbeis GmbH & Co. KG (Steinbeis Transfer Centre), Stuttgart
FOGRA Forschungsgesellschaft Druck e.V. (Graphic Technology Research Association), Munich
IFAM – Fraunhofer-Institut für Fertigungstechnik und Angewandte Materialforschung (Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials), Bremen
HdM Hochschule der Medien (Stuttgart Media University), Stuttgart
HTWK Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (Leipzig University of Applied Sciences)
IDD Institut für Druckmaschinen und Druckverfahren (Institute of Printing Science and Technology), Technical University Darmstadt
pm Institut für Print- und Medientechnik (Institute for Print and Media Technology), Chemnitz University of Technology
PTS Papiertechnische Stiftung (Paper Technology Foundation), Heidenau/Munich
SID Sächsisches Institut für die Druckindustrie GmbH (Saxon Institute for the Printing Industry), Leipzig

Depending on the tasks, further specialised institutions and research bodies are called in.
The aim is to achieve that small and medium-sized companies from all fields of the printing industry, e.g., manufacturers, suppliers and end users, become involved and a member. This enables these companies to keep their own cost low and nevertheless participate in large research projects.

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About us

Company details

VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, German Engineering Federation) represents over 3,100 mostly medium-sized companies in the capital goods industry, making it the largest industry association in Europe. The association represents the shared financial, technical and scientific interests of the mechanical engineering industry, especially with respect to national and international authorities and business groups. For the purposes of safeguarding of their interests, members are entitled to instruction, advice and assistance.

The German mechanical engineering industry is an international leader – in 25 of 31 comparable subsectors, German firms are among the top three providers in the world, and global market leader in as many as half.

Mechanical engineering is Germany’s biggest industrial employer with 1,003,000 workers (January 2015). It develops and produces key technologies for the global market. The export ratio is 76 percent. With revenue of EUR 212 billion (2014), it is one of the leading branches of industry in Germany.

VDMA’s membership covers the entire process chain – in the field of mechanical engineering including associated tools and components, of process, production, manufacturing, drive-train and automation engineering, office and information technology, software, and product-related services, i.e. from components to plants, from system suppliers and system integrators through to service providers. The association reflects the diverse customer-supplier relationships along the whole value chain and promotes sector-specific and overarching cooperation.

VDMA is divided into 37 trade associations and labour groups, cross-sector departments, branch offices in Berlin and Brussels, liaison offices in Brazil, China, India, Japan and Russia, international committees and forums, six state associations and several service organisations.

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