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When CE marking machines, important instructions must be observed in order to fulfill the legal obligations. The VDMA has compiled these notes for practical use, which go beyond explanations in the official guide.
What are the implications for standardization of the proposal for revision of the Machinery Directive published by the European Commission?
The EU Commission has published the draft of the new EU Machinery Directive. Now the negotiations in the Council and the European Parliament start.
Against the background of the Federal Climate Protection Act, the funds in the "Federal Support for Efficient Buildings (BEG)" will be increased.
Use of chromium trioxide in the decorative sector - VDMA advocates its use
Tricky point "summation": UBA considers VDMA demand
Interview with Dr. Frank Wohnsland, VDMA Process Engineering Department
The VDMA statement on the EU Commission's draft of 21 April for the EU Machinery Products Regulation is now available.
With the 3-part ISO 21920, new requirements for Geometric Product Specification will soon be formulated.
Steffen Zimmermann in an interview in the podcast "Digital genial" by proAlpha
Serialization/Identification of tools and tool clamping devices
OPC UA for Woodworking Machines – Part 1: Vertical Interface
In parallel with the publication of the proposal for a new Machinery Regulation, the European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather feedback from stakeholders.
Pumps – Requirements according explosion protection of dry installed pumps conveying inflammable liquids
The standard ISO 10261:2021 “Earth-moving machinery – Product identification numbering system“ was published by ISO.
Since leaving the EU, the UK Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has reconsidered its role as a conformity assessment body (CAB) for metrology products.
Extension of the transition period for UKCA
Is the NAWID open to new technologies or does it hinder digitization?
15 entrepreneurs from NRW each supported one of the messages with their own video statements, which were presented online to the candidates for the Bundestag.
First draft of Companion Specification available in January 2022.
Non-automatic weighing instruments subject to legal metrology verification must have a compatibility certificate confirming that the weighing modules used (indicator, load cell, connecting cables) are compatible with each other.
On September 1, 2021, the Data Security Law and the new requirements for dealing with vulnerabilities in networked products came into force in China. VDMA has already prepared a policy briefing on the Data Security Law. Together with the company Sinolytics, the VDMA is now also offering a policy briefing exclusively for VDMA members on the requirements for dealing with vulnerabilities.
Optimal and virus-free indoor air quality has been in the public discussion since the Corona pandemic. In the latest episode of the VDMA podcast, we discuss the technologies and devices that are out there in the field for good indoor air climate.
The database "Machinery safety standards" helps manufacturers and users of standards to find their way through the jungle of standards.
Here you will find current VDMA events and dates relating to the oil & gas, petrochemical and chemical plant engineering markets as well as "green" and climate-neutral gases and chemicals.
The DIN Standards Committee Mechanical Engineering (NAM) supported by VDMA represents the interests of VDMA members in European and international standardization.
The digital business report reflects the variety of products and services offered by the association as well as its work results of the last four years.
In June 2021, the EU presented a roadmap for a European standardization strategy. The VDMA fully supports the content of Orgalim's and BusinessEurope's comments on this.
Now only one pair of "front flashers" allowed on firefighting vehicles - Grandfathering applies to firefighting vehicles that were placed on the market before July 3, 2021.
Products will continue to be able to be imported into the UK with CE marking until 1 January 2023. This now officially confirmed news had reached us from several sources.
What can manufacturers expect when the new EU regulation on machinery products comes into force? When and with what content could it come? The VDMA Web Infoday shows how manufacturers can prepare.
Rather, functional safety is one of several important aspects that must be considered and determined after a thorough risk assessment.
ISO 4309:2017-11: Cranes - Wire ropes - Care and maintenance, inspection and discard
The "Infotag Hygienic Design - Basic Event" cannot take place as usual this year. We will again offer the most important contents exclusively for VDMA members in a web seminar series. The lecture series consists of several parts.
The IVLV/VDMA document "Hygienic filling machines of class V according to VDMA: Testing of packaging sterilisation devices for their efficiency" has been revised.
Surface Technology – Flash-off booths – Safety requirements
The new Product Safety Act achieves two objectives: the provisions on market surveillance and the requirements for the operation of installations requiring surveillance are separated.
In future, the digital product passport is to include all important environmental and material data of a product along its entire life cycle. VDMA sees opportunities and challenges in this concept and calls for the involvement of the industry.
OPC UA for Weihenstephan Standards
Operational checks of fire dampers
Here you will find the current status of CEN and ISO standards.
5 EU member states (including Germany) want to largely restrict the production, marketing and use of "per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances" (PFAS) in the EU.
Manufacturer list of characteristic value libraries for VDMA 66413 specification "Functional Safety – Universal data format".
The Ecodesign Directive for commercial refrigerated cabinets came into force on 1 March. The new information brochure of the Refrigerated Display Cabinet Group provides case distinctions and explanations.
The standard ISO/TR 21815-2 “Earth-moving machinery – Collision warning and avoidance – Part 2: On-board J1939 communication interface“ was published by ISO.
The standard ISO 15878 “Road construction and maintenance equipment – Paver-finishers – Commercial specifications“ was published by ISO.
Valve relevant changes compact for VDMA members
Modular systems in shipbuilding – Support for engineering and commissioning of plants
OPC UA for Compressed Air Systems - Part 1: Main Control Systems
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