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New CECIP General Secretary7th Nov 2017
CECIP have appointed a new Secretary General. Click for further details
CECIP GA June 2018 Announcement7th Nov 2017
The CECIP General Assembly 2018 will be organized by our French Weighing Association COFIP.
The General Assembly will take place from Thursday, June 14 to Saturday June 16, 2018 in Evian-les-Bains which is a little City at south of the lake of Geneva. Please click for more information on the event format.
Software workshop in Berlin19th Sep 2017
Software workshop in Berlin
The presentation outlining the future challenges that may be faced by European manufacturers given at the European software workshop on behalf of CECIP is given in the full article. Click here to open.
New Guidance Notes19th Sep 2017
New Guidance Notes
It is not clear if we can draw any conclusions, but the Government has issued a wide range of guidance notes covering all of the new regulations that came into force at the beginning of the year. The ones that will have the greatest effect on us are those for the NAWI Regulations and the Measuring Instruments Regulations which are given in the full article. Click here to open.
Government position papers on the Brexit negotiations19th Sep 2017
Government position papers on the Brexit negotiations
The Government has issued a number of position papers which represent its negotiating position for the Brexit negotiations. There are a number of these papers but the one that relates to the continued availability of goods in the EU and the UK is given in the full article. Click here to open.
Guide to application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC - Copy10th Aug 2017
Edition 2.1 (update of the 2nd Edition) of the Guide to application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC is publically available. Click here to download.
PTB Article on software risk management22nd Feb 2017
Please see the article on software risk assessment that the UKWF have recently had published in the PTB magazine.
Weighing in the news22nd Feb 2017
There have been a number of magazine, newspaper and television articles recently connected with the issue of a possible return to imperial measurement. They make interesting reading and listening. Click for links.
Obituary Alan Birch of AB & Sons9th Jan 2017
With great sadness we would like to inform you that Alan Birch the founder of AB&Sons (Retired) passed away on Monday 2nd January 2017 after a five year long battle with lung cancer aged 72, he died peacefully surrounded by his family and close friends.
EN45501 - Comparisons26th Oct 2016
A cross reference chart has been produced of the potential changes to the EN45501.