FEM speaks at Eurobat Forum

FEM attended the Eurobat Forum 2017 that took place on 9 June 2017 in Brussels. Heiko Boekhof, Secretary of the FEM Product Group Industrial Trucks, presented the current and future developments related to the use of batteries in industrial trucks, as well as the drivers for such developments. FEM presentation

FEM speaks at Eurobat Forum

Industry needs harmonised road circulation requirements for mobile machinery

FEM together with CECE (construction equipment), CEMA (agricultural machinery), EGMF (garden equipment), and EUnited Municipal Equipment, as part of the informal Inter-Task Force (ITF) Road Circulation, has published today a joint position paper which highlights the industry’s objectives and recommendations on harmonisation of requirements for mobile machinery occasionally travelling on public roads. Our industries welcome… Read more »

FEM publishes an FAQ on the Radio Equipment Directive

Materials handling equipment often incorporates radio devices that are necessary for its functioning. As a result, this equipment may be covered by the Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU (“RED”). This Directive is thus potentially relevant to all FEM product categories, with the exception of racking and shelving when it only consists of a metallic structure. This… Read more »

FEM publishes an FAQ on the Radio Equipment Directive

Building the European data economy

FEM has replied to the European Commission’s public consultation on “Building the European data economy”. Most types of materials handling equipment have become smart and connected, and thus generate substantial quantities of industrial data. Data has now become an essential innovation driver that creates better machines, new services and new business models. Our companies have… Read more »