2011 will be better than expected

The course of recovery of the German construction and building materials machinery and equipment industry, which took almost 18 months and lasted until the middle of the year, is over for the time being. Nevertheless, according to the current state of affairs the branch is heading for a growth of about 20 % compared to the previous year”, said Dr. Christof Kemmann, president of the trade association ‘Construction and Building Materials Machinery and Equipment’ of the VDMA (German Machinery and Plant Construction Association) during the general meeting of his association in Bremen on...

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