Category: Product Group

FEM-IT policy on equipment conformity at fairs

FEM Product Group Industrial Trucks has published a “Shows & Exhibitions – Technical Policy“. The document sets principles to respect when presenting equipment at trade exhibitions so as to ensure conformity with applicable  regulatory requirements. Simple obligations are reminded (e.g. declaration of conformity, availability of the technical file) to safeguard a level-playing field for competing… Read more »

How to achieve a successful intralogistic systems project

The Intralogistic Systems Product Group has published a leaflet on how to achieve a successful intralogistic systems project. This ISPG leaflet aims to provide advice to intralogistic systems customers on how to ensure successful and fair cooperation with an equipment supplier or system integrator. It gives tips and draws customers’ attention to the key aspects… Read more »

Successful year 2014 for industrial trucks

The European industrial trucks market had a successful year 2014 with a 9% increase in order intakes. After stagnating in 2013 the Western European market showed double digit growth largely due to healthy demand in Germany and the UK and a continued recovery in Spain and Italy. Overall demand in Eastern Europe was flat though… 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 »