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Supplier Directory: the Red Book

For over 100 years, The Red Book was among experts something like the bible of the machine tool industry, the authoritative compendium listing the technical performative capabilities of German machine tool manufacturers. Appearing for the first time in 1917, it was decided in 2017 during the course of the Industry 4.0 debate to provide the Machine tools and production systems in Germany The printed version was issued for the last time for the EMO Hannover in September 2013 (Number 26).

You will find the production programme and the contact data of our member companies in the familiar layout on the following website: http://www.rotebuch.de Reflecting the international presence of German manufacturers, the nomenclature is available in five different languages.

„Das rote Buch“