The home appliance manufacturers in Europe have managed to face a number of challenges and create opportunities that have contributed to an economically stronger and more sustainable Europe, the new statistical report of the association representing the sector, APPLiA shows.

All commercial actors handling WEEE should report, in the same way producers do and treatment standards for WEEE should be mandatory for all parties.

APPLiA is the new name of the Brussels-based association representing the home appliance manufacturers in Europe.

CECED publishes a Material Flows Report

The European Commission’s proposed ecodesign measures are phasing out a wide range of efficient and affordable products from the market, in particular dishwashers.

Ten months ago, associations representing key European and international manufacturers and services industries came together to exchange information, share insights and coordinate positions on Brexit.

The freshly published Market Surveillance Draft Regulation recognises the importance of market surveillance authorities and the need of EU countries to finance adequately the consistent check of real home appliance products taken directly from the market.

On November 21st, the European Parliament JURI and IMCO Committees voted on the report from MEPs Axel Voss and Evelyn Gebhardt regarding the proposal for a Directive on contract rules for the supply of digital content.

Smart, Internet-enabled appliances are entering our homes, moving our lives towards ever-greater connectivity.