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The Auto-News offer world-wide and up-to-date information on the automotive industry and their suppliers.
The economic reports are prepared for the countries Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Romania, Russia, Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine and USA.
The Russia Newsletter for members of VDMA Metallurgy covers industry-sector-specific developments.
The VDMA Shanghai Representative Office conducts the VDMA Business Climate Survey China twice per year in cooperation with the Economics and Statistics Department.


The recommendations in this VDMA Specification define the interface between the high pressure metal diecasting machines and extracting devices. die spraying devices as well as metal feeding devices. This is intended to provide interchangeability. A further specification deals with the determination of the machine-specific power consumption of metal diecasting machines.
VDMA’s standard specifications 24202, 24206 and 24217 for thermo processing plants provide users, especially machinery producers and operators, with technical recommendations and practical suggestions that make design, planning and tendering easier.


Based on our core values, VDMA Metallurgy pools relevant know-how for metallurgical machinery and plant construction in the foundry machinery, metallurgical plants and rolling mills, as well as thermo process technology sectors.
The member companies of the VDMA association Metallurgy offer efficient, environmentally compatible and competitive technological innovations.
Ingrid Kirchner
Ingrid Kirchner
Assistant to the Managing Director
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