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29-06-2018 - The new CLIMMAR magazine is out

The new CLIMMAR magazine is out now. It gives an overview of the activities of our members from all over Europe representing a total of 19.185 dealers and 158.799 employees. The new CLIMMAR magazine is out now. It gives an overview of the activities of our members from all over Europe representing a total of 19.185 dealers and 158.799 employees. Read more

08-06-2018 - Branch reports show positive mood

Recently, the results from the branch reports for the 2nd half of 2017 became available. This research is conducted twice a year by CLIMMAR’s working group 2, 'Data & Service'. Recently, the results from the branch reports for the 2nd half of 2017 became available. This research is conducted twice a year by CLIMMAR’s working group 2, 'Data & Service'. Read more

01-06-2018 - CLIMMAR cares about your privacy!

As of 25 May 2018, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect. We have adjusted our privacy policy accordingly and would like to inform you about this. As of 25 May 2018, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect. We have adjusted our privacy policy accordingly and would like to inform you about this. Read more

13-04-2018 - Swiss member AM Suisse opens new training centre

After around two years of construction, the new training centre extension in Aarberg will be officially opened on 22 and 23 June 2018. After around two years of construction, the new training centre extension in Aarberg will be officially opened on 22 and 23 June 2018. Read more

06-04-2018 - CLIMMAR’s secret at its best

CLIMMAR considers exchanging and sharing of information to be one of the secrets of the international organisation. CLIMMAR considers exchanging and sharing of information to be one of the secrets of the international organisation. Read more

30-03-2018 - Evija Gramatina new general secretary of Latvian LTRTA

Evija Gramatina has 15 years’ experience in the agricultural sector. For seven years, she as well gained experience as an executive director in a non-governmental organisation, the Latvian Agricultural Cooperatives Association. Evija Gramatina has 15 years’ experience in the agricultural sector. For seven years, she as well gained experience as an executive director in a non-governmental organisation, the Latvian Agricultural Cooperatives Association. Read more

23-03-2018 - The latest CLIMMAR magazine

For the 2nd year in a row, CLIMMAR will publish a magazine in English and in German. For the 2nd year in a row, CLIMMAR will publish a magazine in English and in German. Read more

23-03-2018 - CLIMMAR spring forum - Innsbruck

Early March, the annual CLIMMAR spring forum took place. 10 out of 16 members attended this years’ edition in Innsbruck (Austria). Early March, the annual CLIMMAR spring forum took place. 10 out of 16 members attended this years’ edition in Innsbruck (Austria). Read more

16-03-2018 - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective 25 May 2018

Everyone has heard about it and many know something about what it includes, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective 25 May 2018. Everyone has heard about it and many know something about what it includes, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective 25 May 2018. Read more

15-01-2018 - CLIMMAR at the LTU Tage in Würzburg, Germany

On 11 and 12 January, the "LTU Tage" (Agricultural Entrepreneur Congress) took place in Würzburg, Germany. Erik Hogervorst, President of CLIMMAR, was one of the speakers at the annual event that is organised by AGRARTECHNIK Magazine and is supported by our German member association LandBauTechnik. On 11 and 12 January, the "LTU Tage" (Agricultural Entrepreneur Congress) took place in Würzburg, Germany. Erik Hogervorst, President of CLIMMAR, was one of the speakers at the annual event that is organised by AGRARTECHNIK Magazine and is supported by our German member association LandBauTechnik. Read more

11-01-2018 - Download the CLIMMAR Magazine

Have you already downloaded the CLIMMAR Magazine? It provides an extensive insight in the activities of our members - 16 national branch organisations from all over Europe - who represent over 17,000 dealers and over 140,000 employees? Have you already downloaded the CLIMMAR Magazine? It provides an extensive insight in the activities of our members - 16 national branch organisations from all over Europe - who represent over 17,000 dealers and over 140,000 employees? Read more

14-12-2017 - Business climate stable at a high level

According to the CEMA Business Barometer for December 2017, the business climate is stable at a high level. According to the CEMA Business Barometer for December 2017, the business climate is stable at a high level. Read more

24-11-2017 - CLIMMAR President Erik Hogervorst at the

Erik Hogervorst, President of CLIMMAR, attended the "Tag der Landtechnik" in Wieselburg, Austria, on the 23th of November. Erik Hogervorst, President of CLIMMAR, attended the "Tag der Landtechnik" in Wieselburg, Austria, on the 23th of November. Read more

14-11-2017 - CLIMMAR press conference at the Agritechnica 2017

The CLIMMAR press conference was held during the Agritechnica in Hannover on the 13th of November 2017. The CLIMMAR press conference was held during the Agritechnica in Hannover on the 13th of November 2017. Read more

09-10-2017 - A succesfull CLIMMAR Congress in Luxembourg

The CLIMMAR Congress in Luxembourg has been a great succes! The CLIMMAR Congress in Luxembourg has been a great succes! Read more

28-06-2017 - CLIMMAR Working group meetings in Paris

CLIMMAR working goups meeting were held in Paris form 26/27th of June 2017. CLIMMAR working goups meeting were held in Paris form 26/27th of June 2017. Read more

06-04-2017 - CLIMMAR Spring Meeting In Bratislava

The Climmar Spring meeting was held in Bratislava, Slovakia. Member association AGRION acted as host for this meeting. The Climmar Spring meeting was held in Bratislava, Slovakia. Member association AGRION acted as host for this meeting. Read more

05-12-2016 - Euroskills 2016 in Gothenburg 8 countries for “Agricultural mechanic” skill

​Excellence, performance, endurance, preparation, stress, competition… That is what lived the 8 candidates before and during the 5th Euroskills competitions in Gothenburg, Sweden. ​Excellence, performance, endurance, preparation, stress, competition… That is what lived the 8 candidates before and during the 5th Euroskills competitions in Gothenburg, Sweden. Read more

16-11-2016 - CLIMMAR press conference at the EIMA 2016

On the 9th of November 2016, President of CLIMMAR Erik Hogervorst gave a presentation to the press on the CLIMMAR activities. Look for an impression at the video. On the 9th of November 2016, President of CLIMMAR Erik Hogervorst gave a presentation to the press on the CLIMMAR activities. Look for an impression at the video. Read more

17-10-2016 - 63th CLIMMAR Congress

From 20th to 23th of October 2016 in Venice the 63° edition of the Climmar Congress will take place. UNACMA, the Italian member association of CLIMMAR, is responsible for the organization of the congress. From 20th to 23th of October 2016 in Venice the 63° edition of the Climmar Congress will take place. UNACMA, the Italian member association of CLIMMAR, is responsible for the organization of the congress. Read more

10-09-2016 - President CLIMMAR meets Chinese delegation of CAMDA

On the 9th of September, CLIMMAR president Erik Hogervorst had a meeting with a delegation of the Chinese Agricultural Machinery Distribution Association (CAMDA). The meeting was arranged during the Agro Techniek Holland outdoor exhibition in Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands. On the 9th of September, CLIMMAR president Erik Hogervorst had a meeting with a delegation of the Chinese Agricultural Machinery Distribution Association (CAMDA). The meeting was arranged during the Agro Techniek Holland outdoor exhibition in Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands. Read more

18-04-2016 - CLIMMAR Spring Forum in Brussels

On the 14th - 15th of April 2016 the Climmar Spring Forum was held in Brussel and perfectly hosted by the Belgium Climmar member association Fedagrim. On the 14th - 15th of April 2016 the Climmar Spring Forum was held in Brussel and perfectly hosted by the Belgium Climmar member association Fedagrim. Read more

01-01-2016 - Slovakian association AGRION new member of CLIMMAR

AGRION is the Slovakian association for agricultural technology suppliers. Since 2016 they became the 16th member association of CLIMMAR. AGRION is the Slovakian association for agricultural technology suppliers. Since 2016 they became the 16th member association of CLIMMAR. Read more

22-10-2015 - Stockholm congress big success: CLIMMAR takes on active role in RMI lobby

During the 62th annual CLIMMAR Congress, held from 15th – 18 th of October in Stockholm, Sweden, the General Assembly of CLIMMAR voted positively on the proposal to become involved and start playing an active lobby role concerning the EU 167/2013 Regulation on Repair and Maintenance Information (RMI). An important decision since the discussion on RMI effects the heart of the branch and is vital for customer satisfaction. CLIMMAR will play its part in explaining the details of servicework of agricultural machinery to the EU Commission and by doing so, defending the rights of the trade and repair companies and to secure the quality of service they provide to the customers. During the 62th annual CLIMMAR Congress, held from 15th – 18 th of October in Stockholm, Sweden, the General Assembly of CLIMMAR voted positively on the proposal to become involved and start playing an active lobby role concerning the EU 167/2013 Regulation on Repair and Maintenance Information (RMI). An important decision since the discussion on RMI effects the heart of the branch and is vital for customer satisfaction. CLIMMAR will play its part in explaining the details of servicework of agricultural machinery to the EU Commission and by doing so, defending the rights of the trade and repair companies and to secure the quality of service they provide to the customers. Read more

19-08-2015 - Extra ordinary General Assembly on RMI

On the 18th of August, Climmar organized an extra ordinary General Assembly in Essen, Germany. The meaning of this meeting was to inform the Climmar members on the EU Regulation on Repair and Maintenance Information (RMI). On the 18th of August, Climmar organized an extra ordinary General Assembly in Essen, Germany. The meaning of this meeting was to inform the Climmar members on the EU Regulation on Repair and Maintenance Information (RMI). Read more

24-02-2015 - Climmar Press Conference

Climmar held a press conference at the SIMA exhibition in Paris on the 24th of Febuary 2015. The Press conference took place at the stand of the French member organization SEDIMA. Along with the assembled journalists from several countries, there were also present some Climmar member representatives from the UK, the Czech Republic and Latvia. Climmar held a press conference at the SIMA exhibition in Paris on the 24th of Febuary 2015. The Press conference took place at the stand of the French member organization SEDIMA. Along with the assembled journalists from several countries, there were also present some Climmar member representatives from the UK, the Czech Republic and Latvia. Read more

15-12-2014 - Sedima held their traditional regional meetings

In France, the traditional 15 regional meetings of Sedima took place in November and December this year. In France, the traditional 15 regional meetings of Sedima took place in November and December this year. Read more

12-12-2014 - Come to the Landtechnische Unternehmertage LTU in Wurzburg Germany

From the 08 to 09 January 2015, the Landtechnische Unternehmertage LTU will be taking place in Würzburg for the third time. As in the previous year, AGRARTECHNIK is featuring as the organiser of the richly traditional LTU industry event. From the 08 to 09 January 2015, the Landtechnische Unternehmertage LTU will be taking place in Würzburg for the third time. As in the previous year, AGRARTECHNIK is featuring as the organiser of the richly traditional LTU industry event. Read more

24-11-2014 - Erwin Ros elected as new President of Dutch Fedecom

The Counsil of Members of Fedecom, the Dutch branch association for manufacturers, distributors and dealers in the Agricultural Machinery and Equipment sector, unanimously appointed Mr. Erwin Ros (48) as their new President. Mr. Ros has extensive experience in the mechanisation industry, with manufacturing as well as with trade, import and distribution. Currently he is the Managing Director of Kamps de Wild Holding, the importer of amongst others Amazone and Claas in The Netherlands and a subsidiary of Royal Reesink N.V. In recent years he operated in various marketing, sales and management positions within Kamps de Wild. The Counsil of Members of Fedecom, the Dutch branch association for manufacturers, distributors and dealers in the Agricultural Machinery and Equipment sector, unanimously appointed Mr. Erwin Ros (48) as their new President. Mr. Ros has extensive experience in the mechanisation industry, with manufacturing as well as with trade, import and distribution. Currently he is the Managing Director of Kamps de Wild Holding, the importer of amongst others Amazone and Claas in The Netherlands and a subsidiary of Royal Reesink N.V. In recent years he operated in various marketing, sales and management positions within Kamps de Wild. Read more

20-11-2014 - SIMA-SIMAGENA 2015 INNOVATION IN THE SPOTLIGHT FOR AN EXPANDING EVENT!

The 76th SIMA-SIMAGENA - the Paris International Agri-Business Show - will take place from 22 to 26 February 2015 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. The next edition of the show is shaping up very nicely with more exhibition area, an increase in the number of new exhibitors (particularly from overseas) and an even wider range of sectors. And as far as innovation is concerned, there is just one message this year: Innovation First! The 76th SIMA-SIMAGENA - the Paris International Agri-Business Show - will take place from 22 to 26 February 2015 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. The next edition of the show is shaping up very nicely with more exhibition area, an increase in the number of new exhibitors (particularly from overseas) and an even wider range of sectors. And as far as innovation is concerned, there is just one message this year: Innovation First! Read more

18-11-2014 - EIMA 2014: a phenomenal edition

EIMA International, the Agricultural and Gardening Machinery Exhibition which took place from 12th - 16th of November 2014 in Bologna, Italy, can vaunt extraordinary numbers for the 41st edition which just closed with 235,614 visitors logged in. Also growing was the number of foreign business people arriving to confirm the exposition as an agricultural mechanization point of reference on the world scene. Technologies, the economy as well as social cooperation in agriculture were among the themes which came to the surface during the event. EIMA International, the Agricultural and Gardening Machinery Exhibition which took place from 12th - 16th of November 2014 in Bologna, Italy, can vaunt extraordinary numbers for the 41st edition which just closed with 235,614 visitors logged in. Also growing was the number of foreign business people arriving to confirm the exposition as an agricultural mechanization point of reference on the world scene. Technologies, the economy as well as social cooperation in agriculture were among the themes which came to the surface during the event. Read more

15-11-2014 - European agricultural machinery sales to decline by 5% in 2014

Following the boom of the past three years, demand for agricultural machinery in Europe has weakened in 2014, according to the European manufacturers’ association CEMA. “For 2014, we expect the market to be around 5% below last year’s level”, said CEMA President Richard Markwell during a press conference held on Thursday the 13th of October at the EIMA trade show in Bologna. Nonetheless, the overall sales volume for 2014 will still represent the second highest level of machinery investment ever achieved by the European farming sector. With an estimated volume of €26 billion for 2014, the European market will remain at the top position in the world, ahead of the United States (€21 billion) and China (€14 billion). Following the boom of the past three years, demand for agricultural machinery in Europe has weakened in 2014, according to the European manufacturers’ association CEMA. “For 2014, we expect the market to be around 5% below last year’s level”, said CEMA President Richard Markwell during a press conference held on Thursday the 13th of October at the EIMA trade show in Bologna. Nonetheless, the overall sales volume for 2014 will still represent the second highest level of machinery investment ever achieved by the European farming sector. With an estimated volume of €26 billion for 2014, the European market will remain at the top position in the world, ahead of the United States (€21 billion) and China (€14 billion). Read more

26-10-2014 - Erik Hogervorst elected as new President of CLIMMAR

Erik Hogervorst, current chairman of Fedecom, the Dutch association for manufacturers, distributors and dealers in the Agricultural Machinery and Equipment sector, has been elected as new President of the European dealer organisation CLIMMAR. The election took place during the CLIMMAR Congress in Riga (Latvia). He succeeds Alain Dousset, who has been President for the last 6 years. Erik Hogervorst, current chairman of Fedecom, the Dutch association for manufacturers, distributors and dealers in the Agricultural Machinery and Equipment sector, has been elected as new President of the European dealer organisation CLIMMAR. The election took place during the CLIMMAR Congress in Riga (Latvia). He succeeds Alain Dousset, who has been President for the last 6 years. Read more

18-10-2014 - EuroSkills 2014 in Lille, France, a great succes!

The French city of Lille staged the 2014 Euro Skills event in October, where young professionals from 25 European countries demonstrated their skills in front of an audience of almost 90,000 visitors. The French city of Lille staged the 2014 Euro Skills event in October, where young professionals from 25 European countries demonstrated their skills in front of an audience of almost 90,000 visitors. Read more

17-10-2014 - The NAEDA Dealer Manufacturer Relations Survey 2014

The North American Equipement Dealers Association (NAEDA) has published their 2014 Dealer Manufacturer Relations Survey. The North American Equipement Dealers Association (NAEDA) has published their 2014 Dealer Manufacturer Relations Survey. Read more