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CETS - European Committee for Surface Treatment aisbl

Identification number in the register: 5774391386-55
Registration date: 10/09/2008 11:40:50

The information on this entity was last modified on: 09/02/2015 12:11:46
The date of the last annual update was: 09/02/2015 12:11:46
Next update due latest on: 09/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

CETS - European Committee for Surface Treatment aisbl


aisbl - Association

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Kapeldreef, 60
Leuven B-3001

(+32) 16401420

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  David Elliott


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  David Elliott


    Goals / remit

CETS was established in 1981 with the prime objective to provide the facility of European manufacturers of surface treatment plants and processes to share common needs of:
• Exchange of knowledge on health, safety and environmental issues
• Exchange of information on matters of statutory regulations
• Exchange of information on business statistics
• Aspire an European standardization
• Observe market development and sales statistics
• Accomplish market research
CETS also encourages dialogue between the process suppliers and their customers, and provides a forum where the national associations within Europe can debate and exchange information on common issues.
The CETS forum also provides the focal point for contact between the European surface engineering industry and the European Commission.
Members of CETS manufacture and operate plants and processes for:
• Chemical and electrochemical treatment of metal and plastics
• Physical and thermal metal coating
• Ancillary equipment for chemical or electrolytic plants
• Plants and equipments for organic coatings
• Plants and equipment for chemical and electrochemical treatment
• Plants and equipment for mechanical plating
• Plants and equipment for physical deposition
• Pollution abatement for water and air


    Specific activities covered by the Register

REACH, SEVESO, Industrial Emissions







Europäische Gesetzgebung auf den Gebieten Oberflächentechnik, Umweltschutz, Handhabung und Verwendung gefährlicher Stoffe in der Oberflächentechnik

Umsetzung von REACH
Umsetzung der CLP-Verordnung
Verwendung von SVHC-Stoffen
Priorisierung von Stoffen für Anhang XIV - Autorisierung

Beitrag von KMU-Betrieben zur Ressourceneffizienz entlang der Fertigungskette.
Auswirkung der Seveso.Richtlinie auf die Branche der Oberflächentechnik.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 1



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Climate Action
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Research and Technology

    Membership and affiliation

CETS ist ein Zusammenschluß von europäischen Verbänden auf dem Gebiet der Beschichtung von Oberflächen.

Zur Zeit sind 21 Verbände aus 12 europöischen Ländern angeschlossen.

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

15,000 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

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