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Posted on: 8 April, 2014 - 12:56

News EU Leaders get down to business: competitiveness at last N°1 priority

The outcome of the recent European Summit lets European manufacturing companies hope that Europe may become a more competitive place to produce and generate new jobs. “After years of setting the priorities which took little impact of policies on much of manufacturing, the outcome of this summit...
Posted on: 2 April, 2014 - 00:00

News Manufacturing: The Beating Heart of Europe

Alive and kicking! has been successfully launched (2 Apr). It is a campaign website aimed at increasing the awareness of decision makers and European citizens alike, about the importance of manufacturing in Europe. Do you want to learn how European policy makers can...
Posted on: 14 March, 2014 - 15:27

News Open Letter to the Heads of State and Government for the March 2014 European Council

The first signs of recovery of the overall EU economy are becoming apparent at the macroeconomic level. This is encouraging. What is still missing in Europe though is investment, the precondition for generating new jobs in the manufacturing sector and related service sectors. Our industry, the...
Posted on: 20 February, 2014 - 11:22

News Joint Call to CEN and CENELEC to place industry at the core of European standardisation governance

The undersigning industry organisations are stakeholders of European standardisation. Most of them have signed co-operation agreements with CEN and/or CENELEC. Last year, CEN and CENELEC changed their internal regulations after a decision process in which many of their “recognised stakeholders”...
Posted on: 23 January, 2014 - 13:58

News The industrial competitiveness ball is now in your court, member states!

Yesterday, the European Commission issued its contribution to the 2014 European Council debate on industrial policy - ‘For a European Industrial Renaissance’ . “I applaud this Communication which appears on first reading very comprehensive and balanced. It points to the future focus areas for...

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