News

24.09.2020
New: Exclusive market development study for VDMA members with information on structure, economy and attractive customer industries in five Eastern European countries.
22.09.2020
In addition to the market studies, VDMA Die and Mould offers members a half-hour web session exclusively per country, during which the author of the studies, Dr. Rainer Bartl, will present the background and findings and be available to answer questions.
18.09.2020
On November 6, the new online event "Innovation Forum Precision Tools - IFP 2020" will for the first time offer tool users a quick overview of the year's most important innovations on the cutting edge. After all, that's where the dividends of the companies are located, as is well known.
07.09.2020
New: Exclusive market development study for VDMA members with information on structure, economy and attractive customer industries in five Eastern European countries.
07.09.2020
New: Exclusive market development study for VDMA members with information on structure, economy and attractive customer industries in five Eastern European countries.
07.09.2020
New: Exclusive market development study for VDMA members with information on structure, economy and attractive customer industries in five Eastern European countries.
07.09.2020
New: Exclusive market development study for VDMA members with information on structure, economy and attractive customer industries in five Eastern European countries.
31.08.2020
Opportunities and challenges for the tool industry in America will be the focus of the English-language web conference of ISTMA and AMMMT on September 3, 2020.
14.08.2020
Fortunately, tools from our industry have been spared the readjustment of the retaliatory duties imposed by the US government.
24.07.2020
The situation of German tool and mould makers is getting worse and worse: distortions of competition and unrestrained renegotiation are driving more and more companies to ruin.
14.07.2020
In response to EU Airbus subsidies, the USA is threatening for the first time to put dies from France, Spain, Great Britain and Germany on the list of the US customs carousel from August 2020.
20.05.2020
Invitation to our members
02.03.2020
Manufacturers of metal forming tools for the automotive industry and its suppliers are facing collapse.
27.02.2020
General Assembly 2020 planned for 8 September in Cape Town
15.01.2020
Downturn in orders from the automotive industry hits parts of the industry hard. FAIRNESS+ initiative promotes efficient approval processes and transparent contracts.
09.01.2020
Tasks and activities of the department are determined by the Board, which is made up of representatives of member companies for a four year period.
20.11.2019
At the award ceremony of the "Excellence in Production" competition on November 13th in the coronation hall of Aachen Town Hall, Fritz Stepper GmbH & Co. KG surprisingly achieved the overall victory. The internal toolmaking department of VDMA member ZF Friedrichshafen won in the category "Internal toolmaking with more than 50 employees".
12.11.2019
About 40 participants from politics, industry, science and associations met in Brussels on 12 November 2019 to discuss the promotion of toolmaking at European level.
The best twelve companies in the tool and mould making industry have made it to the final round of the "Excellence in Production" (EiP) competition.
Training and precision tools are an ideal combination. But what do bottle openers have to do with it? Since the latest project "Special Show Metalworking Innovative" of the VDMA Precision Tools at the Moulding Expo in Stuttgart, this has become clear.

Board/Network/Partnerships

09.01.2020
Tasks and activities of the department are determined by the Board, which is made up of representatives of member companies for a four year period.
The VDMA Tool and Die Manufacturers Association represents German tool and die makers in the European structure of the International Tool and Die Manufacturers' Association ISTMA and offers its members an international industry network for the exchange of information.
With further education, development and research for toolmaking, the WBA helps to secure Germany as an industrial location. VDMA Werkzeugbau is a cooperation partner of the WBA.
13.03.2017
VDMA Werkzeugbau supports the IPH Hanover working group for tool and mold making.
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Alfred Graf Zedtwitz
Alfred Graf Zedtwitz
Spokesman for the Precision Tools Association, Manager VDMA Die and Mold, Business Management and Economics
(+49 69) 66 03-12 69
(+49 69) 66 03-22 69
Julia Beuth
Julia Beuth
Assistant Precision Tools Association
(+49 69) 66 03-14 67
(+49 69) 66 03-24 67