Industry News & Blogs
The Industry News and Blogs section includes subjects that apply to the weighing industry as a whole, such as changes to legislation and activities of other related organisations.
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OIML Bulletin and New Certificate System29th Jan 2018
The new OIML Certificate system is now in place. Click article for more information
Latest OIML Bulletin: Click article to download
On-board weighing systems4th Dec 2017
The EU is working on the development of legislation to cover the development of on-board weighing systems. Click for full details.
The UK & Notified Bodies after we leave the EU- IMPORTANT4th Dec 2017
Although the UK Government appears confident that the UK will continue to have a notified body we must be aware that this may not be the case and must begin to make plans for this. For further details please click here.
New Guidance Notes19th Sep 2017
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.
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.
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/EC10th Aug 2017
Edition 2.1 (update of the 2nd edition) of the Guide to application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC is publically availible. Click for more details.
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.
EN45501 - Comparisons26th Oct 2016
A cross reference chart has been produced of the potential changes to the EN45501.