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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 20210641335-88
Registration date: 10/03/09 17:37:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/03/14 15:45:46
The date of the last annual update was 08/03/14 15:45:46

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: ORGALIME
Legal status: AISBL
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  Adrian Harris
Position: Director General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Adrian Harris
Position: Director General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 80 Boulevard A. Reyers 
Brussels 1030
Telephone number: (+32) 027068235
Fax number: (+32) 027068250
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Orgalime is the European federation whose members are national federations and European associations representing manufacturers in European mechanical, electrical, electronic and metal articles industries

Orgalime has 38 members (National associations and European Sector Associations) in 23 European countries with a total membership of some 130.000 companies in an industry which employs around 10.3 million people (2013 figures).

Orgalime has as main objectives:
- To provide to its members information on the activities of the European Union and international bodies of direct relevance to the operations of engineering companies operating in the EU and internationally.
- To act as a network to facilitate the participation of manufacturing technology companies in EU funded R&D projects through participation in the Manufuture network
- To provide the EU institutions with information concerning our industry and to particpate in the EU institutions' consultations on behalf of Europe's engineering industry on selected issues affecting a broad range of its members.
- To provide a wide range of customised services to different sectors of our industry, notably for the monitoring, analysis and dissemination of relevant information published by regulators and for the organisation of congresses and events.
- To promote relations between member federations/associations
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: 11
Complementary information: Overall Orgalime has a staff of 28 persons of which 11 are involved on a part time basis for Orgalime activities falling under the Transparency Register.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Adrian HARRIS 02/10/14 30/09/15
Efthymia Ntivi 06/05/14 30/04/15
Philippe PORTALIER 06/05/14 30/04/15
Maria Chiara DETRAGIACHE 06/09/14 04/09/15
Lars Koch 06/09/14 04/09/15
Željko PAZIN 08/10/14 03/10/15
Sigrid LINHER 08/10/14 03/10/15
Ulrich FIKAR 04/09/14 29/08/15


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

- Industrial policy: mechanical engineering review, electrical engineering review, KETs communication follow up, industrial policy communication follow up;
- Environmental issues: WEEE, RoHS, Resource Efficiency Strategy, IED, REACH;
- Internal market directives: Alignment to the NLF package, GPSD, standardisation package;Product safety and market surveillance package, CPSR
- Legal and trade issues: FTAS: India, Mercosur, TTIP and Japan;
- Energy policy: energy agenda, Energy Efficiency Directive, Smart Grids task force, e-mobility, 2030 Energy and climate framework, deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure, EPBD, Energy Labelling Directive;
- Research & Development: Horizon 2020,smart specialisation, FoF PPP

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks


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

Orgalime participates in the following associations/federations and networks:

- Alliance for a Competitive European Industry
- Cenelec (Cooperating partner)
- Construction Europe (ex CEPMC)
- EFFRA (European Factories of the Future Research Association)
- EFM (European Forum for Manufacturing)
- EurActiv
- EuropElectro (representation in the area of standardisation of the electrical engineering industry in China)
- ManuFuture (Research)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 400000  € - 450000  €
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:

Orgalime is financed essentially by its member federations and associations, through the sale of legal and professional publications, as well as through the sale of services and information to third party associations. The expenditure total budget for 2012 was fixed at 3034400 euro

Code of conduct

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