Outdoor Noise Directive: limited changes through Delegates Act are sufficient

FEM provided its feedback on the two policy options that are currently considered by the European Commission for the next steps of the Outdoor Noise Directive (OND): either a delegated act (DA) to amend measurement methods in Annex III or the full revision of the Directive. FEM prefers the option of revising Annex III, through… Read more »

Sophia Arfaoui: a smart woman in logistics

Celebrated on the 8 March each year, International Women’s Day is a special opportunity to shine the spotlight on women working in our industry, highlighting their unique experiences and expertise, and what led them on this career path. FEM has represented European manufacturers of materials handling, lifting and storage equipment since it was founded in… Read more »

Joint industry call for effective EU standardisation process

FEM co-signed an industry letter at the initiative of Business Europe, together with 17 other associations, calling on the Council of the EU to resolve the current bottlenecks of the European harmonised standardisation system. The European Commission’s over-prescriptive approach to EU harmonised standards is negatively affecting the competitiveness and resilience of the European industry, while… Read more »

FEM Manifesto: supporting the digital transformation of the materials handling industry

We are pleased to present the FEM Manifesto. With this document we highlight the conditions required for enabling and supporting the digital transformation of the materials handling industry. The materials handling industry is undergoing a profound digital transformation. This transformation expands business opportunities and offers new possibilities for developing innovative solutions to better respond to… Read more »