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Understand How the "New" Machinery Directive Impacts Your EU Exports


As U.S. OEM's and system integrators look to grow their sales through exports, they need to ensure conformity to the safety regulations of the importing country(s). Nowhere is this more important than when exporting to the lucrative European market. Nearly half of all U.S. exports of goods that are going to Europe are required to have a conformity mark certification. As a result, it is imperative you understand the new, significant updates of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, the cornerstone of equipment safety for Europe, which became mandatory on December 29, 2009. In particular learn how the safety declaration of conformity impacts a product getting the CE mark for the European Market. Join us for a 45-minute educational webinar to discover the ins and outs of the new machinery directive. Udo Heinz, division manager for industrial machinery for TUV Rheinland of North America, will provide critical interpretations of key elements of this new directive and how they directly impact you machinery exports. What is a conformity mark and how is it obtained Understanding the conformity assessment process Countries that require the CE marking Lessons learned since the implementation of the machinery directive Key elements and interpretations of the new Guide to Application of Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC issued in June 2010.

Date Recorded: 6/25/2019