Plastics Industry Sees Partial Increase In Demand From Covid-19

How has the coronavirus pandemic influenced major German sectors? You can find out in GTAIs industry overviews. Today’s topic: plastics.

German Pharmaceuticals Booming During Corona

Global exports may be down because of the various restrictions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, but 2020 is shaping up to be an excellent year for German pharmaceutical companies.

Effects of Corona on Germany’s E-Commerce Market

All this week we’ll be looking at the latest developments in five major German industries. Up today is e-commerce, where some online retailers have had to struggle with significant supply chain difficulties, while others have been unprepared for the sudden and dramatic increase in demand.

Online Fraud Detector

Online retail has been booming as a result of coronavirus lockdowns – and with it fraud and copyright infringement. German start-up Sentryc offers a potential remedy.

Germany – 3D Printing Powerhouse

The European Patent Office (EPO) puts Germany at the top of Europe and second in world in the future-oriented sector of additive manufacturing (AM), commonly known as 3D printing.

Germany Sets New Renewable Heating Record

According to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, more than two-thirds (67.2 percent) of all new residential buildings completed in 2019 are wholly or partially heated using renewable sources. That’s a new record.

Germany Amps Up Domestic Battery Production

The German government is investing more than EUR 1.5 billion in battery cell research and production – a key element in the country’s planned transition to clean energy and mobility.

Sowing the Seeds of Innovation

The market for agricultural technology and innovation in Germany is growing, driven by digital transformation and global factors such as climate change and population increases. Smart farming can have a big impact on productivity and efficiency – especially for smaller farms.

All Aboard

Germany’s national rail operator Deutsche Bahn is facing the biggest modernization in its history. This bold endeavor will create a range of opportunities for foreign railway equipment suppliers and construction companies.