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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Important Brexit update - Notified Bodies5th Mar 2018
As we move towards the UK's departure from the EU we must begin to make very important decisions for the future to enable us to continue to trading in both the UK and the EU27. The issues surrounding Notified Bodies is causing some concern.
Government Department Changes - RD29th Jan 2018
Just as we were getting used to the NMO being subsumed into RD, it is all change again! Click article for full details.
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 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.
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.