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Due Diligence Act: Challenges in implementation

Due Diligence Act: Challenges in implementation

The effort involved in training and sensitizing suppliers to the Due Diligence Act poses numerous challenges for the mechanical and plant engineering sector in North Rhine-Westphalia. On June 24, 2022, the VDMA in cooperation with ProduktionNRW invited to an information event around the Due Diligence Act. Anette Binder, consultant of the legal department at the… Read More »Due Diligence Act: Challenges in implementation

Administrative burden for companies

Administrative burden for companies

The Infection Protection Act with the 3G verification requirement at the workplace presents the mechanical and plant engineering industry with an additional administrative burden that will not decrease in the near future. In order to reduce the risk of infection for employees, the home office requirement and, more recently, the 3G detection requirement at the… Read More »Administrative burden for companies

Digital product passport for single-variety plastics recycling

Digital product passport for single-variety plastics recycling

As part of the NRW industrial initiative on decarbonization, interested companies met to work on the topic of plastics recycling in a workshop. What are the opportunities and risks for our industry in North Rhine-Westphalia in the topic of circular economy? This was the central question of the exchange of experiences of ProduktionNRW on January… Read More »Digital product passport for single-variety plastics recycling

Protect against cyber attacks

Protect against cyber attacks

The road to cybersecurity is a marathon that you don’t have to walk alone. There are many opportunities to share experiences, tap into knowledge and get ideas. These days, a cyberattack can hit any company, regardless of industry or size. The resulting economic damage can threaten the very existence of companies. That’s why companies need… Read More »Protect against cyber attacks

Situation on the procurement markets and dealing with price increases

Situation on the procurement markets and dealing with price increases

Ongoing supply problems are challenging purchasing in the mechanical and plant engineering sector, yet there are approaches to dealing with supplier demands. The supply situation has again worsened in many areas due to the war in Ukraine, lockdowns in China and ongoing disruptions in transport logistics. As a result, prices are rising in many segments… Read More »Situation on the procurement markets and dealing with price increases

AI in the production context on site

AI in the production context on site

The event was offered by ProduktionNRW. ProduktionNRW is the competence network of mechanical engineering and production technology in North Rhine-Westphalia and is implemented by VDMA NRW. ProduktionNRW sees itself as a platform for networking, informing and marketing companies, institutions and networks among themselves and along the value chain. Significant parts of the services provided by ProduktionNRW are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).