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By Hubert SawickiAug 24, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

This week, we focus on the Netherlands, the seventh largest economy of Europe and fifth within the European Union (EU), a small country with a large economy. Its GDP is over $1 trillion. Famous as a food and plant exporter ...

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Intelligence
By Edward ChristopherAug 20, 2021

EV Steers Global Automotive Direction

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), about 3 million new electric cars were registered in 2020. For the first time, Europe beat out China with 1.4 million new registrations. China had 1.2 million, and the United States had 295,000.

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Technology
By Carlos MorteraAug 16, 2021

Mold and Die Manufacturing — Dawning of a New Industry in Mexico, Part I

I am certain that you’re well acquainted with the worldwide consumption of mold, dies, and fixtures, but did you know it is expected to reach $368 billion by 2026?

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International
By Hubert SawickiJul 12, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

The fourth-largest economy of the European Union (sixth in Europe overall), Spain, with a nominal GDP of about $1.5 trillion, was particularly affected by the pandemic. The recovery has been slow. However, the forecast for the year is for 5% growth.

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International
By Hubert SawickiJun 11, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

In this week’s edition, we focus on France, with a few other general EU considerations. As the third largest economy in Europe, and the seventh in the world, France is not all about food. Their manufacturing PMI is hovering around 59 and relies heavily...

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International
By Hubert SawickiMay 17, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

With one of the industry’s major manufacturing technology shows, EMO Milano, coming up in October, we thought we would focus this week’s European news on Italy. With an April record-breaking PMI above 60, substantial government investment incentives...

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International
By Hubert SawickiApr 19, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

This week, we start with a focus on Germany, the driving force of the European economy, where manufacturing has shown the strongest growth in factory activity in three years. We then move on to European aerospace with interesting developments...

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International
By Hubert SawickiMar 22, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

In Europe, machine tool consumption is slowly recovering. It ended 2020 at nearly $15 billion (not including Eastern Europe), which was slightly better than projected. The demand is expected to continue to grow in 2021.

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International
By Hubert SawickiFeb 22, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

Although Europe is often looked at as a whole, individual country status can vary widely. In 2020, the average loss of GDP was about 5% for the 27 countries of the European Union, but for some economies, it was more painful. However...

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International
By Edward ChristopherFeb 10, 2021

Global Roundup: Where to Find Major Opportunities in 2021

You cannot chase something you don’t know exists. That’s why lead generation is the first step in any sales process. Most any marketing benchmark survey will tell you that generating business leads is the number one sales and marketing priority for most...

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