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25.02.14 MEM industries: on course for recovery, but with rocks ahead

Swissmem is pleased with the growth of business in Switzerland's mechanical and electrical engineering industries (MEM industries). Orders (+2.3%), sales (+2.8%) and exports (+1.2%) all grew last year. The companies are...Read more


10.12.13 The SVP's isolation initiative will bring an end to the bilateral system

Switzerland’s bilateral agreements with the EU are essential for the agricultural economy and the Swiss mechanical and electrical engineering industries. Acceptance by the electorate of the SVP's "Against Mass Immigration"...Read more


19.11.13 Growing signs of a turnaround

New orders received by the Swiss mechanical and electrical engineering industries (MEM industries) increased by 11.3% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2013. The 8.0% rise in sales is a further encouraging sign. It seems that...Read more


27.08.13 MEM industries: Upturn yet to materialize

The most recent figures from the mechanical and electrical engineering (MEM) industries present an unchanged gloomy picture. For the second quarter of 2013, the MEM industries reported a 4.3% drop in new orders (whole of 1H 2013:...Read more


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