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Profile of registrant

European Writing Instrument Manufacturer's Association

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

The information on this organisation was last modified on 18/07/13 10:36:07
The date of the last annual update was 18/07/13 10:36:07


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: European Writing Instrument Manufacturer's Association
Acronym: EWIMA
Legal status: Part of a German registered non-profit organisation (e. V.)
Website address: http://www.ewima.org

Sections

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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Manfred Meller
Position: Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Heidrun Pfeffer
Position: Expert on chemicals, consumer products + toy safety

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 34 Praterstraße 
Nürnberg 90429
GERMANY
Telephone number: (+49) 0911 27 229 0
Fax number: (+49) 0911 27 229 11
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

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


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

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Trade
  • Youth

Networking

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




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

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 1,000 €
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:

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.