Mission & Objectives


  • Represent and defend the technical, economic and political interests of European manufacturers of materials handling, lifting and storage equipment
  • Provide a platform for exchanges on market trends and technological developments
  • Cooperate with other industrial sectors and international trade partners on issues of common interest



  • Encourage technical progress, safety at work, sustainable development and energy efficiency in the materials handling industry
  • Proactively develop technical standards at European and international levels
  • Provide implementation guidance on European legislation applicable to the industry
  • Promote and encourage cooperation among manufacturers of material handling equipment in Europe and worldwide