Category: Publication

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

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

FEM Report 2016-2018 published

FEM has just published its biennial report 2016-2018. It provides a comprehensive overview of the activities of FEM and all its components: general secretariat, working bodies and Product Groups. Download the FEM Biennial Report 2016-2018 on the General Publications page

FEM Report 2016-2018 published

Non-personal data: let it flow!

FEM has just published its position on the European Commission’s proposal on free flow of non-personal data. Materials handling equipment in operation generates substantial quantities of industrial data, either collected and managed by manufacturers directly or through third-party data service providers. Data has thus become fully part of our companies’ business models. FEM has already… Read more »

Non-personal data: let it flow!