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Profile of registrant

Federation of European Producers of Abrasives

Identification number in the register: 75323267198-95
Registration date: 18/11/11 14:15:37

The information on this organisation was last modified on 12/11/14 17:23:12
The date of the last annual update was 12/11/14 17:23:12

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Federation of European Producers of Abrasives
Acronym: FEPA
Legal status: Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Franck Verguet
Position: General Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Franck Verguet
Position: General Secretary

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 20 avenue Reille 
Paris 75014
Telephone number: (+33) 145812590
Fax number: (+33) 145816294
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Federation of the European Producers of Abrasives (FEPA) gathers National Associations and European manufacturers of abrasives. 220 companies from 17 European countries are members of FEPA. Abrasives products cover a wide range of applications from industry (car, machinery, energy, air & space, shipyard, wood working, glass…) to construction and consumer markets (DIY). FEPA covers the four types of abrasives products: Bonded abrasives (ceramic and organic), Coated (cloth, paper…), Superabrasives (Diamond and CBN) and Grains. Production of abrasives involves Ceramic, Mechanical and Chemical Industries.
The objectives of FEPA are to promote the safe use of abrasive products, to recommend and promote technical standards, quality and user guides, to provide the members with information for legal matters arising from the European Community, to study and determine the solution of the technical, economic and social problems common to the members and generally to represent the members in relationships with governments and regulatory organisations.
The Federation is a non-profit making organisation.
FEPA participates to the elaboration of international standards (ISO & EN) and publishes technical and safety documents ( Safety Codes, Safety Leaflets…). FEPA is generally representing interests of the European manufacturers towards the European authorities , other international associations and partners of the industry.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Product safety and market surveillance, Reach, Industrial Émission Directive,

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

FEPA is member of Cerame-Unie, the European Federation of the Ceramic Industries, based in Brussels.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.