Market Data Robotics and Automation

In 2018, the German robotics and automation sector reached the 15 billion euro mark for industry sales for the first time - an increase of 4%.
Every six months (in January and in August) reports on the economy of the packaging machinery as well as of the automotive and supplier’s industry for important countries are issued by bfai on behalf of VDMA.

Market Data Machine Vision

Our tried and tested monthly index provides highly up-to-date business climate data for the machine vision industry. It is subdivided in an index for order intake and sales turnover.
The VDMA Machine Vision Market Survey provides great market intelligence and a solid foundation for strategic business decision for all participating companies.


“Made in China 2025” is an action plan of China’s implementing the strategy of building China into a manufacturing powerful country in the years 2015 - 2025. Some say it's the Chinese reaction on Germany's Industrie 4.0 or USA's IoT initiative. An English translation is now available.
Anne Wendel
Anne Wendel
VDMA Robotics + Automation, Director of the VDMA Machine Vision Group
(+49 69) 66 03-14 66
(+49 69) 66 03-24 66
Miriam Breitung
Miriam Breitung
VDMA Robotics + Automation Association, Assistant VDMA Machine Vision Group
(+49 69) 66 03-15 01
(+49 69) 66 03-25 01
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