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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 fully agree with you that new thinking is needed. We cannot go on with business as usual. Thank you for your words today on how successful Europe’s engineering industry is in a globalised world. Indeed, our industry which employs over 10 million people in Europe is a world leader. Why? Because our companies are… » read more

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By Richard Dick – President of Orgalime, the European engineering industries association Can we please stop considering industry as a ‘dirty’ word? For too long now, industry (and in particular the European engineering industry) has not been given credit where credit’s due. Orgalime, the European engineering industries association indirectly represents (through our national associations) some… » read more

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http://machinery-surveillance.eu/ What have the Internal Market and the London riots got in common? There are many examples of lack of law enforcement – the most recent shocking events around the city of London ‘riots’ saw everyday citizens turn to breaking the law, because they could. Of course it is illegal to loot – the law… » read more

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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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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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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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Making things simpler in the Internal Market (24/7/2006) The position paper ‘Placing a Product on the Community Market – Making things simpler in the Internal Market’ of 24 July 2006 was drafted in the context of the discussion on the revision of the “New Approach” to technical harmonisation and was calling for a a common… » read more

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