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President, Hon. Heads of State and Members of the European Council, Orgalime, the European engineering industries association, whose members’ annual turnover is some 1800 billion euro and which employ over 10 million staff in the EU, is writing to you to urge you to adopt of an integrated European 2030 Energy and Climate Change Framework… » read more

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Orgalime and CEEMET have responded to the Commission’s recent Communication ‘A stronger European Industry for Growth and Economic Recovery’ with their joint manifesto ‘Manufacturing a Stronger and Greener Europe’, which was presented to the European Commission President José Manuel Durão Barroso at an event attended by industry, MEPs and EU officials (28 Nov 12). The… » read more

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We welcome the Commission’s adoption yesterday of a European Economic Recovery Plan to support the real economy. Such a coordinated European approach does indeed provide an encouraging and positive signal for Europe’s manufacturing companies. For the engineering industry, in particular the proposal to focus more efforts on energy efficiency, on hi-tech infrastructures and on R&D… » read more

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Sign up for the monthly e-alert from Orgalime, the European engineering industries association. This short summary keeps you in touch with the hot engineering topics affecting 130 000 companies in 24 European countries. It is intended to issue 10 per year, with breaks in the summer and Christmas. Go to: www.orgalime.org and register your interest.

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The CNN World Report* has just highlighted just how relevant and timely the Electra report** ‘Twenty solutions for growth and investment to 2020 and beyond’ is to helping achieve the European Union’s climate change objectives. Authored by a mixed European Commission and industry group co-chaired by European Commission Vice President Günter Verheugen and former Orgalime… » read more

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http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=bG3XNOtf-yc Without the technologies provided by the electrical manufacturing and electronics industries, Europe will not be able to reach its climate and energy targets. Therefore, keeping these industries on board and getting consumers both professional and private to take up energy efficient products is a must. The Electra report, drafted by an expert group including… » read more

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The Electra report is comprehensive in analysing three key areas that require the full and urgent attention of policy makers, industry, stakeholders and the general public: improving energy efficiency, creating and supporting future lead markets for innovation and designing a regulatory framework that is both efficient and effective. It is obvious that a strong synergy… » read more

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Orgalime will be participating in the ‘launch event of the year’ when Electra, an industrial policy initiative for the electronics and electrical sector, is presented at the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU (Bavaria House, rue Wiertz, 77) on the 25 June 2008. Industry, decision makers and media alike will be… » read more

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