Europe's Sheet Metalworking Sector

A Market Overview

This latest report on the Sheet Metalworking Industry in Europe examines activities in the sector within the broader context of the European economy and infrastructure. The report covers the main sheet metal and sheet metal processing equipment user industries; it also focuses on trends in machine tools and metalworking - identifying the main trade fairs and associations - and raw materials and supply chain activities. It looks at the current difficulties affecting many EU member states, notably the contrasts between the core and peripheral Eurozone countries, while pointing to possible future growth opportunities as markets slowly recover from the global financial crisis.