FEM request to postpone the revision of the Machinery Directive

On the 23 April, FEM reached out to DG GROW highlighting the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak on the ongoing work on future legislation and regulatory files under revision, such as the Machinery Directive. This Directive is key legislation for the Materials Handling Sector and as such FEM has expressed their strong recommendation for a review… Read more »

FEM Congress update: decision taken to cancel 2020 event

In light of current, exceptional circumstances and uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, FEM has taken the decision to cancel the next edition of its Congress due to take place from the 30th September – 1st October in Hamburg. FEM and our members must now focus on ensuring that the European Materials Handling Industry continues… Read more »

FEM Congress update: decision taken to cancel 2020 event

COVID-19: Joint Statement by European mobile machinery industry

The European industry associations representing the non-road mobile machinery sector call on the EU to adopt swift measures in response to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a joint letter sent today to the European Commission CECE, CEMA, EGMF, EUnited Municipal Equipment & Cleaning, Europgen and FEM ask for a moratorium on the application… Read more »

COVID-19: call to EU and national Heads of State and Governments

In an open letter, FEM President Jos De Vuyst calls on EU and national leaders to take all the necessary measures to preserve industrial capacity and enable the European materials handling industry to keep supply chains operating. See FEM President’s open letter HERE

COVID-19: call to EU and national Heads of State and Governments