Orgalime Blog

Following the upbeat performance of 2007 by Orgalime’s industries with the volume of production rising some 5.8 percent in the EU27, early official data sees the trend continuing during the early months of 2008. “This is again a strong figure” said Orgalime Secretary General, Adrian Harris “Overall, order books are filled above average, confidence is… » 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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The European Parliament yesterday reached agreement (to be endorsed, Thursday 21 Feb) on the next step to improve the functioning of the internal market of goods, much to the delight of Orgalime, the European engineering industries association. The decision on the package is very positive for industry and has potential to serve as a clear… » read more

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As promised in the previous post (20 Nov) Orgalime have elected a new President. He is Mr Robert Mahler, outgoing President of the French Fédération des Industries Electriques, Electroniques et de Communication (FIEEC). Yesterday, he succeeded Professor Edward G. Krubasik, as President of the European engineering industries association. Mr Mahler graduated from the Ecole Supérieure… » read more

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And so, Orgalime will soon have a new President to oversee their European engineering affairs. Find out tomorrow (21 Nov) who will succeed Professor Edward Krubasik in the hot chair. Orgalime’s 52nd General Assembly meets in Brussels combining with a joint event co-hosted by CEEMET, the Council of European Employers of the Metal, Engineering and… » read more

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Recent cases of insufficient safety of products on the market created turmoil on the ability of the European regulation framework to protect citizens from shortcomings in products. This inevitably goes along with calls for improvements and proposals for measures to achieve that. We strongly believe that better market surveillance is the best way to move… » read more

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With order books nearly full and a record growth of 6.6% in 2006 to reach €1779 billion, the EU’s engineering industry which uses some two thirds of the steel produced in Europe is inevitably having, in the face of an undersupplied EU market, to resort to imports. While imports in terms of percentages are rising,… » read more

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