Year: 2018

World production of materials handling equipment rises again in 2017

After stagnating in 2016, cumulated production value of materials handling equipment in China, Japan, the E.U. and the U.S. rose again to €152bn in 2017, notably thanks to solid growth in Europe and the US (+8% each). All product categories but cranes & lifting equipment increased. 2017 saw a clear geographical split: whereas production grew… Read more »

World production of materials handling equipment rises again in 2017

Joint industry letter on cybersecurity

Whereas negotiations are ongoing between the European Parliament and the Council to set up an EU cybersecurity certification framework, FEM co-signed a joint industry letter calling for a flexible and future-proof Cybersecurity Act that boosts competitiveness rather than prevent innovation. To this end, the co-signatories stress the importance of industry involvement, advocate a non-mandatory framework,… Read more »

Joint industry letter on cybersecurity

ALL4PACK Paris : Packaging ready for its revolution!

In the run-up to the trade show ALL4PACK Paris, to be held from 26 to 29 November 2018, and in association with the European Brand & Packaging Design Association (EPDA), the exhibition asked 22 designers from 16 European and North African countries for their opinions on the challenges which lie ahead for the packaging sector…. Read more »

ALL4PACK Paris : Packaging ready for its revolution!

Smart Logistics Challenge brochure published

A year ago, FEM started to work on The Smart Logistics Challenge, an initiative designed to connect with university students by giving them the chance to put forward their ideas on the most exciting trends transforming the industry. After month of work, evaluations, mentoring and refining, a few very talented students presented their ideas  at… Read more »

Smart Logistics Challenge brochure published