VDMA, the Germany Machinery Manufacturers' Association, is reporting that April sales increased 21 percent compared to a year ago. This is further confirmation of the surging German economy, although concerns over the PIIGS and the failure to address the U.S. deficit remain. Click here for more information.
John L. Watkins is a lawyer with Thompson Hine LLP's Atlanta, Georgia office. He represents machinery and equipment suppliers, including German and international companies, in business dealings and in litigation.