The Fluid Power Association within VDMA provides its approx. 200 member companies with the support they need to meet the challenges confronting the industry and the whole of the mechanical engineering sector today. Range of services offered by the association at a glance:
- Market information - matched to the needs of the industry
- Trade fairs and exhibitions - in Germany and worldwide
- Publicity work - with press releases, web page and newsletter
- Representation of technical interests - in national and international
standards committees and through VDMA position papers
Joint research is conducted by the ample resource of the Fluid Power Research Fund. In the field of international cooperation, the Association provides the General Secretary of the European Fluid Power Commitee (CETOP (www.cetop.org) and acts as the secretariat for international fluid power statistics. Outside Germany, the first ports of call are the VDMA Representative Offices.