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European Writing Instrument Manufacturer's Association

Identification number in the register: 8203543301-90
Registration date: 12/08/2008 12:03:29

The information on this entity was last modified on: 06/02/2015 11:14:46
The date of the last annual update was: 06/02/2015 11:14:46
Next update due latest on: 06/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

European Writing Instrument Manufacturer's Association

EWIMA

Part of a German registered non-profit organisation (e. V.)

    Section of registration

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

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Praterstraße, 34
Nürnberg 90429
GERMANY

(+49) 0911 27 229 0

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Manfred Meller

Secretary

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Heidrun Pfeffer

Expert on chemicals, consumer products + toy safety

    Goals / remit

The European Writing Instrument Manufacturer´s Association (EWIMA) represents the specific interests of the leading manufacturers of writing and drawing products and related art materials in Europe. These include producers of components and accessories.
Due to the international scope and services provided distribution subsidiaries of manufacturers outside Europe are eligible to EWIMA-membership.

EWIMA is independent and funded by members only.

EWIMA’s prime activities are:

Information for members specifically on
- chemical topics
- engineering
- consumers' safety
- environmental awareness
- competitive actions / law
- market trends
- specific legal implications

Communication amongst members:
- Internal exchange of views in committees and
working groups
- Preparations and resolutions on common positions
in all matters of concern for the industry

Membership representation towards
- government authorities, enforcement offices
- consumers, general public
- fair organizers
- related industries / distribution channels
- standardization institutes (CEN, ISO, ASTM, DIN, SABS)
- other non-governmental organisations (NGO)

Exclusive services for members only (e.g. patent services and statistics)

Consultations and cooperation with all important nations producing writing instruments on
- consumer safety matters
- ecological matters
- technical standards, normative work (ISO, CEN)
- exchange of statistical data
- trade matters (counterfeiting)
- customs / non-tariff trade barriers

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Toy safety directive (Lead, Chromium, preservatives)
Chemicals legislation (REACH, CLP, BPR)
Lithuanian notification on school supply defined as toys
Turkish initiative on writing instruments defined as toys


 

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Membership information on and representation towards
- government authorities, enforcement offices
- consumers, general public
- fair organizers
- related industries / distribution channels
- standardization institutes (CEN, ISO, ASTM, DIN, SABS)
- other non-governmental organisations (NGO)

Consultations and cooperation with all important nations producing writing instruments on
- consumer safety matters
- ecological matters
- technical standards, normative work (ISO, CEN)
- exchange of statistical data
- trade matters (counterfeiting)
- customs / non-tariff trade barriers

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

25%: 1

1

0.2

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Trade
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

BDI (German Industrial Federation)
vbw (Bavarian Industrial and Employer's Association)

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

2,000 €

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

Financed by income from subscriptions of our industrial member companies

    Code of conduct

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