FEM Congress 2022 – registration now open

We are delighted to announce that the FEM Congress, organised and hosted by FEM member, AISEM, will take place on 21-23 September in Franciacorta, Italy. This congress, held every two years, is the most important international event of the European Materials Handling Federation and industry. It presents a special opportunity for producers in 14 European… Read more »

FEM Congress 2022 – registration now open

FEM initial reaction on EC proposed Data Act

FEM has issued an initial reaction to the proposal for a Data Act that was presented by the European Commission last February. The text was sent to the European Commission as a response to the public request for feedback. FEM welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to foster the EU data economy. Most materials handling equipment… Read more »

FEM initial reaction on EC proposed Data Act

Big challenges and big opportunities for manufacturers in Europe

FEM Secretary General, Olivier Janin, spoke with Forklift Action about about new trends, challenges and opportunities for manufacturers of materials handling equipment, in a market that is seeing rapid growth. This growth is being driven by industrialisation, increased demand for automation and the surge of e-commerce, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, although COVID-19 helped to… Read more »

Big challenges and big opportunities for manufacturers in Europe

FEM signs joint industry statement on a European standardisation strategy

FEM, alongside 16 fellow industry associations, welcome the European Commission’s initiative for a European standardisation strategy that aims to support the digital transformation and the green transition. Standards are at the core of the EU Single Market and the New Legislative Framework for products, and key to the EU´s economic integration that is imperative in… Read more »

FEM signs joint industry statement on a European standardisation strategy