CEMA Summit

CEMA will be bringing together EU decision makers, industry leaders, farmers, digital experts and agri-food stakeholders at Farming 4.0 on 12 October 2017 in Brussels. Source: AFDJ eNews The CEMA 2017 summit, Moving towards connected & sustainable agriculture in Europe, will focus on digital farms, automated equipment and robots, and how these will transform agriculture […]

Euro farm machinery market expected to grow

The European farm machinery market is expected to return to growth again in 2017. Sales expectations for most European countries are cautiously positive, as CEMA’s Business Barometer continues its steady increase, reaching its highest monthly value in May since 2012. Source: AFDJ eNews Notwithstanding the positive mood in the industry, the overall European tractor market still decreased slightly […]

Euro Stage V engine emissions

European manufacturers represented by their respective trade associations CECE (construction equipment), CEMA (agricultural machinery), EGMF (garden equipment), EUnited Municipal Equipment (municipal & road operation equipment), FEM (materials handling equipment); EUROMOT (internal combustion engines) and EUROPGEN (generating set) welcome the publication of: Delegated Regulation 2017/654, Delegated Regulation 2017/655 and Implementing Regulation 2017/656. These three pieces of […]

European figures for farm machinery are high

The total volume of orders for farm machinery across Europe are as high as they were in 2013, latest figures show. Source: Agriland The farm machinery industry is upbeat about future sales in Europe, according to CEMA, the European agricultural machinery body. In February the general business climate continued to rise sharply, turning into the positive for the first […]

CEMA calls for revised Euro regs at EIMA

CEMA, the association of European agricultural machinery manufacturers, called for a revision of the European Union regulations with technical requirement norms no longer based on the automotive sector but specific for agro-mechanics. Source: AFDJ eNews The request was advanced during a conference entitled Machinery for Agriculture: A New European Agenda. A New Deal for the […]

EU should put the brakes on ABS

European Commission plans to force tractors to have anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are unnecessarily expensive for manufacturers and based on inaccurate analysis, EU farmers and machinery industry representatives have warned. Source: EurActiv In the EU, fast tractors reaching speeds above 60 km/h have been required to have anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) installed since 2016. The European Commission now […]

CEMA low expectations for industry

The general business climate in the agricultural machinery industry remains low according to CEMA. Source AFDJ eNews Future expectations picked up slightly, but according to CEMA it is important to bear in mind the record low level reached the previous month. Unfortunately, a large majority of companies surveyed expect turnover drops in many important European […]