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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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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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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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The RoHS recast proposal claims to simplify existing legislation and to avoid unnecessary bureaucracy and administrative costs in line with Better Regulation principles of the EU. Also, the legislative environment in terms of existing EU law changed considerably since the entry into force of the initial RoHS Directive, which should have been reflected accordingly for… » read more

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Update of the Orgalime REACH guide Since its publication on Orgalime’s website in May 2007, the REACH guide has been downloaded some 4600 times. The guide will be updated again in 2009, with an additional guideline on the Substance Information Exchange Forum (SIEF) and the update of guidelines related to authorisation, restriction and article 33… » read more

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Orgalime has just joined manufacturing crunch, a global online community for, and about manufacturers and manufacturing. The aim is to try to get some user-generated content from around the globe on issues like REACH, climate change, energy, health care, international tax, trade, immigration and workforce issues, among others………… Join the conversation too……….

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The industry is worth 1 885 billion euro Europe-wide. I think that is worth your while to read the issues that we have to contend with in order to stay competitive in Europe and on the global markets. We represent one third of the manufactured exports of the EU. Go on, give it a try……..more

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