At the general meeting on 13 May 2016, in addition to the supplementary board elections, detailed reports were presented on economic developments in the woodworking machinery sector and in the entire mechanical and plant engineering sector. Exciting expert lectures rounded off the programme. All presentations are available for download here.
In the context of the general meeting, which takes place every two years, the economic development in the woodworking machinery industry and the work programme of the professional association were reported on. Lectures by experts on the main topics of "digitisation" and "platform economy" rounded off the programme. The presentations are available for download here. In addition, regular supplementary elections to the Management Board were held.
For many manufacturers of woodworking machinery and tools, China is not only an important sales market. China has become the world's largest engineering nation, and in many of the world's markets we often encounter Chinese competition. But China has also been an important element in the overall strategy of some German manufacturers for years as a production location.
The 19th China Management Meeting was hosted by Suofeiya Home Collection (Zhejiang) Co. Ltd. - one of the largest furniture manufacturers in China. The meeting focused on the digitization of the furniture industry and the development of the Chinese woodworking machinery industry.
The 20th China Management Meeting Woodworking Machinery will take place on 19 June 2019 at the invitation of Homag Machinery in Shaghai. The meeting will focus on discussing the current economic situation.
Corporate governance & Management
The VDMA Association of German Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers offers its member companies neutral support in the areas of corporate governance and management.
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