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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Lange Nacht der Industrie in Hesse enjoyed very good response

On June 20, 2017 the “Lange Nacht der Industrie” (long night of industry) was another opportunity to get an insight into industrial companies, which one rarely gets the chance to do.

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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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Domestic sales and euro zone in mechanical engineering in Hesse still positive, outlook cautious

15.11.2019 In August, domestic order intake fell for the fifth time this year and fluctuated quite strongly.

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Strong decline in domestic orders in Saarland mechanical engineering with announcement

12.11.2019 By September 2019, incoming orders had declined by a total of 9.5 percent, mainly due to domestic orders, while foreign orders only fell by 2.9 percent. Domestic orders were up 58.8 percent in September last year. Overall, however, the outlook remains subdued.

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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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Sales Team Change: From passive to active sales - but how?

7th meeting of the Chef-Erfa working group on 26 September 2019 at HLU Hürner Luft- und Umwelttechnik GmbH, Mücke-Atzenhain, Germany

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Independent, agile and proactive - how much "New Work" fits into Mechanical Engineering Industry?

24th Workshop Change Management on 24 September 2019

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platform economy

Exchange of experience on 29 August 2019 at KARL MAYER Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH, Entwicklungszentrum, Obertshausen.

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Decline in mechanical engineering sales in Rhineland-Palatinate

07.10.2019 For the first time this year, the volume of orders from abroad increased in July compared with the same month last year. Nevertheless, the outlook remains bleak both at home and abroad, as order backlogs developed negatively in the first seven months.

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30 years of HAAS - Volker Haas looks back

It seems as if it had only been yesterday, then in the small garage in Stockum-Püschen ...1960 Volker Haas was born in Stockum-Püschen. This is where he grew up and where the foundation of his independence lies. The first project plans and orders were placed there in 1989 in a Stockum double garage.

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Roth Composite Machinery in Burgwald looks back on 100 years of company history

The event on 13 September 2019 was attended by business partners, active and former employees with their families, representatives of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce, associations and politics.

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28th Hessian Entrepreneur Day on 05 November 2019

"Digital healthy?" is this year's theme. Prof. Dr. Heinz-Walter Große, member of the executive board of B. Braun Familienholding, and Hessian Minister President Volker Bouffier were won over as keynote speakers. Together they will explore the opportunities and challenges of digitising the healthcare sector.

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Employment growth in mechanical engineering in Hesse

26.07.2019 The mechanical engineering companies in Hessen have a medium-sized structure. They were able to increase their employment by 2.4 percent in 2018. This was 0.7 percentage points more pronounced in the German mechanical engineering sector as a whole.

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Dematic: A pioneer in intralogistics celebrates its 200th anniversary

Congratulations on 200 years of pioneering work!

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30 Years INP - Congratulations!

This year INP International Projects celebrates its 30th birthday.

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Profile IconPro GmbH

Increased productivity and quality with Production Process Data Mining. IconPro offers digital solutions, consulting and workshops for more intelligent and efficient processes.

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Deep Learning (DL)

Exchange of experiences at Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence/Q-DAS GmbH in Weinheim on June 27, 2019.

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Congratulations on 35 years of Ekomat!

The specialist for hydraulic components and FCI gas measurement technology was founded in 1984 by Erich Weiss and since 2010 has been managed by his son-in-law, Ralf Zwiener, who was previously Managing Director of Barksdale.

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Profile Arxum GmbH

Arxum offers blockchain technology / distributed ledger technology for the manufacturing industry and enables secure & automated data exchange across company boundaries (between manufacturer / customer / supplier) down to the machine data level.

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Experience industry "live"! - LONG NIGHT OF THE INDUSTRY on 25 June 2019 in FrankfurtRhineMain again a success

25.06.2019 Today the LANGE NACHT DER INDUSTRIE FrankfurtRheinMain took place for the ninth time. Eight industrial companies from different sectors opened the factory gates at 6 p.m. and gave the 450 visitors a direct and personal insight into the company and its production. They formed a representative cross-section of the many interesting industries located in the region.

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