Position Papers

12 Jun, 2012

CECE,CECIMO, CEMA, FEM position paper on market surveillance

In view of the upcoming Market Surveillance Package (or Safety Package), which should be proposed by the end of 2012 by the European Commission, CEMA has joined CECIMO (the European federation of machine tools manufacturers), CECE (European federation for construction equipment), and FEM (European federation of material handling machinery manufactures) to increase the pressure on the European institutions, as this is an important chance to streamline market surveillance in the EU and to restore credibility in the Internal Market.

23 Feb, 2012

CEMA Position Paper on the Regulation for type approval of agricultural vehicles COM(2010)395 with EP amendments A7-0446_2011

Argumentation in support of correct Council decisions regarding the new draft tractor regulation.

17 Nov, 2011

CEMA Position Paper on Machinery for Pesticide Application Draft Directive COD/2008/0172

Environmental requirements for sprayers should be harmonised in the Machinery Directive.

19 Aug, 2011

CEMA position regarding inclusion of agricultural machines inside the ecodesign directive

CEMA is of the opinion that the Ecodesign Directive does not offer the right framework to get the highest gain in energy efficiency from the agricultural sector. The highest efficiency will come from a thematic approach which allows for innovation across the areas of machine efficiency, operator efficiency, process efficiency, and alternative energy sources.

13 Apr, 2011

CEMA position on narrow track tractors

The CEMA file requesting a delay for the narrow track tractors in the emissions scheme is finally up for discussion in European Parliament. CEMA is fully committed to the reduction of exhasut emissions but lack of state of the art technology might endanger this group of very dedicated machines.

5 Apr, 2011

CECE-CEMA-FEM position paper on increased flexibility for NRMM

Urgent 1th Reading Agreement on the Enlarged Flexibility Scheme for Exhaust Emissions of Non Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM) and Tractors is required.