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Profile of registrant

European Peat and Growing Media Association

Identification number in the register: 01873234294-62
Registration date: 05/10/10 14:30:20

The information on this organisation was last modified on 23/09/13 18:37:49
The date of the last annual update was 23/09/13 18:37:49

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: European Peat and Growing Media Association
Acronym: EPAGMA
Legal status: unincorporated 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  Siebels Norbert
Position: Chairman of Epagma, Managing Director of Klasmann-Deilmann

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Fitzgerald Pat
Position: Member of the Executive Board EPAGMA

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 37 Square de Meeus 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 27436611
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: The legal responsibility for EPAGMA does not lay in one person but lays in all the company members of EPAGMA.

AS Tootsi Turvas
ASB Grünland GmbH
Bord na Móna
BVB Substrates
Floragard Vertriebs GmbH
Griendtsveen AG
Klasmann-Deilmann GmbH
Lasland Sp. z.o.o.
Peltracom N.V.
Pindstrup Mosebrug A/S
Scotts International BV
SIA Livanu Kudras Fabrika
Stender AG
Tref BV
Turveruukki Oy
UAB Silutes Durpes
Vapo Oy

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The European Peat and Growing Media Association represents peat and growing media companies in Europe and acts as the interlocutor of the industry at EU level.

EPAGMA is committed to highest environmental practices in peat extraction, to the responsible use of peat as a local energy source and to promoting the unique properties of peat as a growing medium constituent in horticultural plant production.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

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

Number of persons: 5
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:

Harmonisation of Growing media legislation
Implementation of an effective indigenous energy policy
Monitoring legislative proposals of interest for the PEAT industry

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market


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

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
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.