The Board of the Regional Subsidiary Central

The Board determines the priorities of the regional association work and represents the regional subsidiary in important matters outwardly.

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17th Workshop on Change Management: “Restructuring - No, thank you?” How to motivate employees for difficult projects and to get things moving quickly

Restructuring in companies is often as unavoidable as it is unpopular. For the affected employees, it not only affects their work and thus their usual routine – but also their interaction with colleagues and especially with interfaces. Enthusiasm is (usually) limited. But now would be the time to work together to make things happen!

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Regional funding options

Information on regional funding options – sorted by federal states – can be found in the Förderdatenbank des Bundes.

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Rhineland-Palatinate: Events at the SmartFactory in Kaiserslautern

Our cooperation partner – the Kompetenzzentrum Mittelstand 4.0 in Kaiserslautern – is offering interesting events on the topic of Industrie 4.0.

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Hesse: Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Darmstadt informs about digitalization

As a VDMA cooperation partner on the topic of Industrie 4.0, the Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Darmstadt is offering numerous services for medium-sized companies. They are now available at the following website: www.mit40.de

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Dual study programs in Hesse

Today in the auditorium. Tomorrow in the company. Future in Hesse. The dual study contains an scientifically sound and at the same time practically oriented education: A combination model with future, which offers students and companies numerous benefits.

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Exchange of Experience on the Topic of Controlling: Planning and Budgeting

Planning and budgeting is a must for operational corporate management. But which approaches are our member companies pursuing? How can these processes be optimized? Does budgeting still make sense in light of volatile business situations? Participants of the exchange of experience event “Controlling” discussed these questions in great detail at KSB in Frankenthal.

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General Assembly RS Central: New Board Elected

On the occasion of the General Assembly of the Regional Subsidiary Central on June 1, 2017 at the VDMA in Frankfurt, the representatives of the member companies of the Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland regions elected the new board for the period 2017 to 2021.

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125 years VDMA: Launch of the VDMA Series of Events - Parliamentary Evening in Hesse

23.03.2017 The VDMA has launched a series of events to celebrate its 125th anniversary. On March 22, the Regional Subsidiary Central participated in the traditional “Politicians Reception” of the Vereinigung der hessischen Unternehmerverbände (VhU, Federation of Hessian Employers Associations), which took place at the Kurhaus in Wiesbaden. Around 180 guests from politics, business and society were present, including Hesse’s Minister President, Volker Bouffier, and several members of his cabinet.

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The advantages we offer you

The Regional Subsidiary Central is a point of contact and problem solver for the 379 member companies in Hessen, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, and the quickest link between VDMA and its network.

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BoschRexroth finalist at Hessen Champions 2018

At the 27th Hessian Entrepreneur Day of the Association of Hessian Entrepreneur Associations (VhU) on 30.10.2018 in Wiesbaden, the Hessen Champions 2018 was awarded. BoschRexroth was a finalist in the Innovation category.

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Uwe Reifenhäuser from TREIF Maschinenbau receives business medal from Rhineland-Palatinate

04.12.2018 On 21.11.2018, Economics Minister Dr. Volker Wissing awarded the business medal to entrepreneur Uwe Reifenhäuser for outstanding achievements for the economy in Rhineland-Palatinate.

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Discover foreign markets

As part of its foreign trade programme, the Ministry of Economic Affairs supports companies in Rhineland-Palatinate in expanding their position on international markets.

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Saarland international: to the world's marketplaces

With its integrated foreign trade promotion programme, the state government offers Saarland's small and medium-sized enterprises a demand-oriented service package for opening up new markets. It contributes to improving the competitiveness of companies abroad.

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Profile Qbing Industrial Solutions GmbH

Qbing Industrial Solution is a solution provider for the integration of identification systems, specialized in RFID, with simultaneous optimization of production and intralogistics processes using technology.

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Improvisation theatre meets change on 07.02.2019 in the VDMA workshop room: Out of the Box - active and innovative new thinking

Do you succeed in thinking new things? And if so - how do you manage this - reliably? Do you manage to reinvent yourself and your actions again and again? Many companies today are concerned with these questions and are aware that "we have to think "out of the box" more than before in order to prepare for future developments today".

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Project Management Experience Exchange Event on 5 March 2019 at Motec GmbH in Hadamar-Steinbach: Interdisciplinary Project Management and Turnkey Projects

Offering a project management experience exchange event on Shrove Tuesday was a risk, but it worked well with 24 participants. Jürgen Weiland introduced us to the company and the interdisciplinary project management in the Motec LEAN product development process. Vol-ker Stroh's contribution highlighted the requirements for contract design, project management and the corresponding company organisation of turnkey projects.

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Buss-SMS-Canzler celebrates 100-year anniversary

Innovative strength is the most important of the many competencies that distinguish the company. This will, not to remain in the existing and familiar, but to continue to develop or even to tread completely new paths, makes it possible to celebrate this great jubilee in 2019.

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Electronic Newsletter of the Landesverband Mitte

The regional association sees itself as the local mouthpiece and network for the industry. We provide our members with up-to-date information relevant to mechanical engineering from the VDMA and the region.

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6th meeting of the Chef-Erfa working group on 7 March 2019 at Drache Umwelttechnik in Diez

Ways out of the daily grind - how to prepare your company for upcoming changes

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Exchanges of experience in the Regional Subsidiary Central

You can find the latest overview of our events for 2017 to download here.

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Mediation service of the Landesverband Mitte

At this point we would like to draw your attention once again to the use of the mediation service, which is attached to this article as a pdf download and regularly updated.

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Coronavirus - Support for companies in Hesse

08.05.2020 All information specific to the state of Hesse has been compiled on a single Internet site for all departments. Among other things, all ordinances and general ordinances on combating the corona virus are available here at a glance and as downloads.

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Coronavirus: Information for the Saarland economy

06.05.2020 The Saarland state government is expanding its package of measures to help Saarland companies in the Corona crisis.

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Roth helps to contain the Corona pandemic

29.04.2020 With a donation of 12,000 mouth and nose protection masks, the Roth family business supports old people's homes and nursing homes as well as outpatient care services in the hinterland region.

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The MWVLW Rhineland-Palatinate informs: Support of enterprises in coping with the Corona crisis

21.04.2020 The worldwide spread of the corona virus (2019-nCoV) also leads to numerous questions for companies. The Ministry of Economics, Transport, Agriculture and Viticulture publishes important information and contact persons for affected companies.

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Crisis in Saarland mechanical engineering now clearly visible, dire prospects for 2020

15.04.2020 Double-digit declines in new orders, both domestic and foreign, now show the consequences of the crisis. The graph clearly shows the downward trend that will continue from 2019.

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Corona information page

24.03.2020 The corona pandemic presents us all with new challenges every day. Our entire day-to-day operations are currently being put to the test, and will continue to be so in the coming weeks. In this situation, the mechanical engineering industry must stick together! VDMA wants to help you to get through this crisis as well as possible.

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Mechanical engineering in Rhineland-Palatinate: Declining sales and poor prospects

18.03.2020 In December 2019, there was a slight increase in new orders in Germany, resulting in a cumulative decline of almost 4 percent for 2019 compared with the same period of the previous year. Incoming orders from abroad fluctuated even more strongly than domestic orders, but the overall balance is still significantly worse at -12.2 percent for 2020.

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Domestic and Euro zone are doing well in the Hessian mechanical engineering sector, but outlook not positive

17.03.2020 In December, domestic new orders fell for the ninth time this year and fluctuated quite strongly. From abroad they only increased in July, October, November and December. The overall balance of incoming orders and thus the outlook for the next six months therefore remains clearly negative at -6.9% from January to December 2019.

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Only the euro zone is doing well in Saarland mechanical engineering, but the outlook is bleak

16.03.2020 In 2019, incoming orders will decline by a total of 7.9 percent, mainly due to domestic orders, while foreign orders will only fall by 1.9 percent. The outlook therefore remains cautious.

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Corona-Virus: no event cancellations in Mitte so far

03.03.2020 At our Central Regional Association, events are held as long as there are no instructions from the VDMA main management to refrain from doing so, or if the no-show figures increase dramatically, or if member companies (have to) cancel corporate events.

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FrankfurtRhineMain Long Night of Industry on May 27: Apply for places now!

03.03.2020 This year the Long Night of Industry FrankfurtRhineMain celebrates its tenth anniversary. Since 2011, 53 companies from the region have participated in the event format. A total of almost 7,700 people visited the industrial companies and more than 9,800 people registered for the Long Night of Industry.

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Frankfurt Future Congress at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences on 2 April 2020

11.02.2020 There are congresses on digitisation, congresses on new work, congresses on sustainability. Oh, and future conventions anyway. Then why another one? Because so far there is no one who thinks these three future topics together.

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Long Night of Industry on 5 November 2020 in Saarland

Vehicle construction, mechanical engineering and the steel industry are the key industries on the Saar. Behind this are products and manufacturing processes that you should get to know!

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Declining sales in mechanical engineering in Rhineland-Palatinate, poor prospects

24.01.2020 In Germany, incoming orders stagnated in November 2019, resulting in a cumulative decline of almost 5 percent by November 2019 compared with the same period of the previous year. Incoming orders from abroad fluctuated even more strongly than domestic orders, but the overall balance is even worse at -12.1 percent for the first 11 months.

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5O years DATRON - passion for technology and innovation

02.12.2019 Founded in 1969 under the name DATRON-Electronic Pichl & Schulte KG, the company has developed over the past 50 years from a manufacturer and supplier of electronic components to a high-tech machine manufacturer.

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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is Hessen Champion 2019 in the category "World Market Leader".

This measuring machine is unique worldwide: With the "Leitz Infinity", Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence from Wetzlar can keep all competitors at a distance.

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Wassermann Technologie GmbH: 50 years of experience in mechanical engineering: Active worldwide and with regional roots

On the occasion of the company's 50th anniversary, an interview with the managing partner, Sebastian Wassermann.

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Siemens Digitization Arena

9th factory tour on 19 September 2019 in Bad Neustadt a.d. Saale

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