Year: 2015

IMCO votes positively on new exhaust emissions legislation

Yesterday, the European Parliament’s Internal Market Committee (IMCO) adopted an opinion on the proposal for a revision of Directive 97/68 on exhaust emissions from non-road mobile machinery. FEM welcomes the outcome of the vote and notably the extension of the transition period, the introduction of a replacement engines provision and the specific treatment of mobile… Read more »

2014 was a good year for the intralogistic systems industry

The FEM Intralogistic Systems Product Group has published its 2014 Factsheet. 2014 was a good year for the intralogistics industry. Shuttles for boxes nearly doubled between 2011 and 2014. Nevertheless, statistics for intralogistic machinery (S/R machines, Miniloads) are still recovering compared to 2012 results. In general, 2014 was a good year for the materials handling… Read more »

Construction Products Regulation & materials handling

FEM has issued a guidance document providing assistance in the interpretation and application of key principles of the Construction Products Regulation (305/2011/EU). This document helps to assess whether this piece of legislation applies to potentially relevant equipment, since several types of materials handling, lifting and storage equipment are associated with construction works. The Construction Products… Read more »

FEM joins Orgalime

FEM President Jan van der Velden and Secretary General Olivier Janin are attending Orgalime General Assembly meeting in Copenhagen. FEM President presented FEM to Orgalime and earlier today, FEM was accepted as an Associate Member of Orgalime. FEM Presentation Orgalime GA 2015 Orgalime is the European Engineering Industries Association. It represents the interests of the… Read more »