<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/news/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:04:06 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Commission asks Germany to fully implement EU toy legislation]]>

Published : Fri, 17 Oct 2014

The protection of children is a key concern. This is why European toy safety rules are among the strictest in the world. However, Germany is currently not applying agreed EU rules on limit values for levels of arsenic, mercury and antimony in toys.

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Protecting Europe’s industry and consumers from organised crime - 04/06/2014]]>

Published : Mon, 02 Jun 2014

During a "Traceability versus counterfeiting" workshop in Brussels, several European companies will present their technologies and show how they can contribute to the battle against fake goods, through the use of magnetic ink, holograms, radio-frequency identification (known as RFID) and smartphone applications.

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Sun, 01 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Without a strong industrial base, Europe's economy cannot prosper ]]>

Published : Tue, 24 Sep 2013

Manufacturing has strong spill-over effects on the rest of the economy and especially on overall productivity. 80% of private innovation, ¾ of export and a substantial role in jobs creation come from industry. Action is needed to keep industry in Europe.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Making fireworks in the EU safer]]>

Published : Wed, 22 May 2013

The European Commission welcomed today’s adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission proposal to make the internal market for pyrotechnic articles leaner.

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Tue, 21 May 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission consults on gaps in the internal market for industrial products]]> Published : Sat, 02 Feb 2013

The EU aims to allow free circulation of all products throughout the EU - the Single Market concept - but complaints from producers and distributors to the European Commission show that blockages in the trade of industrial products still exist.

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Fri, 01 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[First Harmonised standards for Ecodesign]]>

Published : Fri, 21 Dec 2012

For the first time, the references of two harmonised standards with regard to ecodesign for electric motors and of one harmonised standard with regard to ecodesign for standby and off mode were published in the Official Journal.

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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[About 150 harmonised standards provide presumption of conformity for electromagnetic compatibility]]>

Published : Thu, 25 Oct 2012

More than 150 harmonised standards provide solutions for compliance and confer a presumption of conformity with the relevant essential health and safety requirements of the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) directive.

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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Almost 260 harmonised standards provide presumption of conformity for radio and telecommunications terminal equipment]]>

Published : Thu, 25 Oct 2012

The use of harmonised standards is optional but has the advantage of giving a 'presumption of conformity' with the essential requirements corresponding to its scope.

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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[About 10 new harmonised standards provide presumption of conformity for medical devices]]> Published : Mon, 03 Sep 2012

On 30 August 2012 new consolidated lists of references of harmonised standards under the three (main) medical devices directives were published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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Sun, 02 Sep 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New harmonised standards which provide presumption of conformity for machinery]]> Published : Mon, 27 Aug 2012

The harmonised standards, the references of which were published in the Official Journal last Friday, provide solutions for compliance and confer a presumption of conformity with the relevant essential health and safety requirements of the Machinery Directive.

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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A new harmonised European standard for electricity metering equipment]]> Published : Thu, 16 Aug 2012

A consolidated list of references of harmonised standards under the measuring instruments directive 2004/22/EC have been published in the Official Journal.

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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Today about 700 harmonised European standards provide presumption of conformity for low voltage]]> Published : Thu, 16 Aug 2012

A new consolidated list of references of harmonised standards under the low voltage directive 2006/95/EC was published in the Official Journal of the European Union OJ C 245 of 14 August 2012.

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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Nearly 20 new references of harmonised European standards for pressure equipment]]> Published : Mon, 13 Aug 2012

A list of references of harmonised standards for pressure equipment and harmonised supporting standards for materials used in manufacturing pressure equipment was published in the Official Journal C 233 on 3 August 2012.

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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Almost 100 European harmonised standards provide presumption of conformity for equipment for explosive atmospheres (ATEX)]]> Published : Mon, 13 Aug 2012

A consolidated list of references of harmonised standards under directive 94/9/EC for ATEX was published in the Official Journal C 233 on 3 August 2012.

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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[More than 400 harmonised European standards provide a common technical language for the assessment of the performance of construction products]]>

Published : Fri, 22 Jun 2012

Today a total of 412 references of harmonised European standards related to the construction products directive (CPD) were cited in the Official Journal.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Nearly 700 harmonised standards which provide presumption of conformity for machinery]]>

Published : Tue, 05 Jun 2012

The harmonised standards, the references of which were published today in the Official Journal, provide solutions for compliance and confer a presumption of conformity with the relevant essential health and safety requirements of the Machinery Directive.

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Mon, 04 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Mission Growth: Europe at the Lead of the New Industrial Revolution]]>

Published : Tue, 29 May 2012

Europe is facing a severe economic crisis. But this situation and the changes are also an opportunity. We cannot let our industry simply leave Europe. It is a significant contributor to the real economy producing real values. Now, all efforts need to be undertaken to secure a modern, resource efficient, [...]

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Mon, 28 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Mission Growth: Europe at the Lead of the New Industrial Revolution]]>

Published : Tue, 24 Apr 2012

Brussels 29/05 - José Manuel Barroso, Antonio Tajani, Jeremy Rifkin together with key European leaders and key CEOs will discuss on the steps needed to make Europe more innovative, catch up competitors and recover the path of robust and sustainable growth.

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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Almost 150 harmonised standards provide presumption of conformity for electromagnetic compatibility]]> Published : Thu, 12 Apr 2012

A new consolidated list of references of harmonised standards under the electromagnetic compatibility directive 2004/108/EC was published in the Official Journal C 104 of 11 April 2012.

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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Harmonised standards for simple pressure vessels providing presumption of conformity]]> Published : Thu, 12 Apr 2012

The harmonised standards, the references of which were published yesterday in the Official Journal, provide solutions for compliance and confer a presumption of conformity with the relevant essential health and safety requirements of the simple pressure vessels directive.

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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT