VDMA Robotics + Automation represents one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing sub-sectors of the mechanical engineering industry. It is made up of the three specialist departments Robotics, Machine Vision, and Integrated Assembly Solutions. Our more than 340 members are manufacturers of assembly and handling technology, industrial image processing, and robotics. With a turnover of almost 12 billion euros, the industry is setting the pace for the digitalization of production. Important focal points of the work of our trade association are trade fair policy, an extensive statistics program for market analysis, press and public relations work, representation of interests, standardization, and networking events.