Materials handling equipment manufacturers are experiencing different aspects and effects of digitisation (cybersecurity, artificial intelligence…) both in their manufacturing processes and in the equipment that they produce.
For most FEM manufacturers the Machinery Directive is the main reference legislation prescribing mandatory essential requirements to ensure the safe design and operation of the equipment they produce. FEM firmly believes that the Machinery Directive is fit to fulfil this purpose, even in the context of ever more digitised equipment.
Why? Read our position under “Position papers” in the General Publications section