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Orgalime believe in the key role that manufacturing industry plays as a driver of Europe’s economy, both through the direct jobs that companies provide and indirectly throughout their supply chains, including not least the services industry. Our manifesto, ‘Maufacturing Matters’ serves not only the European Institutions but anyone who believes that industry counts. In this… » read more

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In view of the further proceedings in the European Parliament, Orgalime submits its initial comments and proposals on the draft report of Rapporteur, Mr. Holger Krahmer concerning the proposal for an Industrial Emissions Directive (Recast of Directive 1996/61/EC on Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control). Our industries fully support the environmental objectives of the existing IPPC… » read more

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Mr. Giuliano Monizza (ABB) will speak on behalf of T&D Europe and Orgalime at the Renewable Energy Finance & Infrastructure Summit to be held on 28 and 29 January in Vienna, Austria. Following his presentation at the Electra conference in Ljubljana on 15/10/2009, Mr. Monizza will elaborate on how to deliver energy efficiency in the… » read more

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In the context of the follow-up to the Electra report, Orgalime’s electrical and electronic industry supports the proposed framework Directive and Action Plan of the European Commission on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and the four “priority areas” as defined in article 4§1 in particular: optimal use of road, traffic and travel data; continuity of traffic… » read more

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The EMC Directive 2004/108/EC is an important piece of product legislation as it affects almost all electrical and electronic equipment. It resulted from a thorough review process where, based on the experience with its predecessor 89/336/EEC, the conformity assessment procedures were adapted in a way that was acceptable to all stakeholders and provisions were introduced… » read more

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On the 25th November, Mr. Philippe Portalier, Senior Adviser ORGALIME, will address a conference hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, delivering a speech on ‘Effective market surveillance systems and risk management: a business perspective’ The Conference is organised to promote an exchange of experience on the use of risk assessment and management… » read more

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ESMIG releases their “Guide to Smart Metering” Brussels, 8 September 2009 – Smart Metering will revolutionise the availability and usefulness of consumption data. It will empower consumers, raise customers’ awareness of their energy and water use and allow them to make informed decisions on heating, lighting and appliance upgrades. Ultimately this will lead to a… » read more

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10 programmes innovants au service de la croissance Quel impact de la crise pour les secteurs à valeur ajoutée technologique ? Quelle réponse aujourd’hui et pour demain ? Quel rôle pour ces industries dans la relance ? La nécessité de répondre présent dans la crise et de préparer une sortie par le haut pour en… » read more

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Our vision is to actively promote the development in Europe of the necessary competitive framework conditions under which our companies can flourish, provide growth and employment both today and in the long term as manufacturers in the EU, and to ensure that the trading conditions they face are fair, both in the EU and on… » read more

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The European Parliament voted in its first reading the 10th of March 2009 on the Industrial Emission Directive – recast of the current IPPC directive. This proposal aims at regulating emissions and pollutants in the EU through the use of permits granting to single operators. Although we share and understand the environmental objectives of such… » read more

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