Orgalim Vision 2030: an industry vision for a renewed Europe

Orgalim, representing Europe’s technology industries and among which FEM, has presented its “Vision 2030: an industry vision for a renewed Europe“. As elections approach, 2019 is set to be a decisive year for the EU. Challenging times lie ahead: rising populism and nationalism, an increasingly unpredictable global order, citizens questioning the value of European collaboration…. Read more »

Orgalim Vision 2030: an industry vision for a renewed Europe

NRMM industry FAQ updated!

The update of the industry NRMM FAQ is now published! FEM, together with CECE, CEMA, EGMF, Eunited Municipal Equipment, EUROMOT and EUROPGEN published today, 18 December, 2018, an updated version of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document on the NRMM Regulation (EU) 2017/1628 and its supplementing legislation (Delegated and Implementing Acts). The main changes inserted… Read more »

NRMM industry FAQ updated!

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

Joint industry letter on cybersecurity

Whereas negotiations are ongoing between the European Parliament and the Council to set up an EU cybersecurity certification framework, FEM co-signed a joint industry letter calling for a flexible and future-proof Cybersecurity Act that boosts competitiveness rather than prevent innovation. To this end, the co-signatories stress the importance of industry involvement, advocate a non-mandatory framework,… Read more »

Joint industry letter on cybersecurity