Industry News

European construction equipment market performs well in a global context

  CECE releases Annual Economic Report 2017 Europe among the top growth regions in 2016 Slight upward tendency forecast for 2017 The European construction equipment sector saw sound growth of 10% in 2016. Building construction equipment experienced better demand than the civil engineering equipment sub-sectors. Overall, the market is at… Read more »

New Report Captures Equipment Manufacturers’ Contributions to Economy

Industry Supports 1.3 Million Jobs Across United States LAS VEGAS, Nev. March 9, 2017 – A new report released this week found that the equipment manufacturing industry supported about 1.3 million jobs and contributed over $159 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States in 2016. The… Read more »

Messe München as future partner of the Construction Machinery Trade Fair M&T Expo in Brazil

Cooperation with the Brazilian Sobratema Association Successful network expansion in the bauma cluster Klaus Dittrich: Brazil is by far the most important market in South America Messe München is further expanding its international expertise in the construction machinery sector and getting involved for the first time in Brazil: As part… Read more »

Global sales of construction equipment are expected to increase 7 percent this year, according to updated forecasts from specialist market intelligence company Off-Highway Research. The number of machines sold in 2017 is expected to reach 695,142 units worldwide, compared to the 650,133 pieces of equipment sold in 2016, which represented… Read more »

VDMA: Construction equipment industry increased  turnover by 3 percent in 2016

Industry anticipates similar growth in 2017 Open markets and an integrated Europe are crucial for the industry’s economic performance Frankfurt, February 28, 2017 – In 2016, German manufacturers of construction equipment achieved a turnover of 9.3 billion euros which is an increase of 3 percent compared to 2015. Within the same… Read more »