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Profile of registrant

Federation of the European Building Joinery Associations (FEMIB)

Identification number in the register: 51745531023-40
Registration date: 27/01/09 16:02:07

The information on this organisation was last modified on 23/04/14 23:57:27
The date of the last annual update was 14/01/14 10:24:28

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Federation of the European Building Joinery Associations (FEMIB)
Acronym: FEMIB
Legal status: Federation
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Helle Carlsen Nielsen
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Frank Koos
Position: General Secretary

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1-7 Walter-Kolb-Strasse 
Frankfurt am Main 60594
Telephone number: (+49) 69 955054 35
Fax number: (+49) 69 955054 11
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: - To represent the membership of the Federation
- To facilitate the relations between her members
- To take joint efforts in finding solutions for any problems encountered by the building joinery industry at economic, technical and social level
- To promote any initiative taken in order to increase consumption of building joinery products
- To act for the decisions taken before international organizations and to support the members to represent the decisions before their governments
- To encourage organizations which are aimed at conducting scientific, economic or social research in the interest to the trade
- To endeavour to settle any differences which might arise among the members
- To support the members when formulating a national action plan for increasing consumption of wood
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: 0.5
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:

FEMIB is co-editor of the following EuroWindoor/FEMIB positions:

- Position Paper on “Consumer Product Safety Regulation” (October 2013)
- Comments on the proposal for "Delegated Act e-Supply" (July 2013)
- Construction Products Regulation – Understanding of Specific Technical Documentation (STD) (March 2012)
- Position on Window Energy rating (June 2010)
- EuroWindoor position on ECO-LABEL (March 2010)
- EuroWindoor position on stakeholder consultation for the second set of Green Public Procurement (GPP) criteria - Product Sheet - Windows, Glazed Doors and Skylights (September 2009)
- EuroWindoors position on draft amendments to Commission proposal for Construction Products Regulation (dated 19 February 2009) (February 2009)
- EuroWindoors position on the recast of Directive 2002/91/EC to improve the energy performance of buildings (February 2009)
- EuroWindoor Position on 1st draft CEN/TR 00351003 "Evaluation of a horizontal approach to assess the possible release of dangerous substances from construction products in support of requirements from the CPD" (February 2009)
- EuroWindoor position “The European house needs better windows - The EuroWindoor vision and proposal on Energy Efficiency of windows with effective legislation and modern technology“ (January 2009)
- EuroWindoors position on the draft report on the CPR proposal from reporter Catherine Neris (November 2008)
- The role of fenestration for less energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission reductions (November 2008)
- EuroWindoors position on the Green Public Procurement Product Sheet - Windows, Glazed Doors and Skylights (Ver. 1.1) (October 2008)
- Position to the request for a new extension of the coexistence period for EN 14351-1 of one year (September 2008)
- Position on stakeholder consultation on the revision of Energy Labelling Framework Directive 1992/75/EEC (February 2008)

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology


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

Member of:

Schuman Business Center
40, Rue Breydel
1040 Bruxelles / Belgium
Phone: +32 -2- 502 3396

Active House Alliance
The Active House Secretariat
Stationsplein 45, unit A6 0 16
3013 AK Rotterdam, Holland

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 21,000 €
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:

Code of conduct

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