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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The Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendments) 201422nd Dec 2014
The regulations have now been implemented and are in force and implement the weights and measures elements of the Food Information for Consumers Regulations.
CECIP NEWSLETTERS20th Oct 2014
See the attached newsletters from CECIP.
SECTION 70 RETURNS FROM THE NMO20th Oct 2014
The S70 report reflects the reduction in the number of Inspectors engaged in weights and measures work, something that will not be a surprise to UKWF members.
FRENCH MARKET SURVEILLANCE REPORT ON SUPERMARKET EPOS SYSTEMS20th Oct 2014
The French authorities have recently carried out market surveillance projects on EPOS systems in supermarkets.
FOUR WIRE LOAD CELL CABLES20th Oct 2014
It has been confirmed at a recent WELMEC meeting that it is not acceptable to cut four wire load cell cables.
DIRECTIVE 93/42/EEC CONCERNING MEDICAL DEVICES (THE MDD)20th Oct 2014
If you are supplying weighing instruments that are used in the practice of medicine this is important.
REGULATION (EU) NO 305/2011 LAYING DOWN HARMONISED CONDITIONS FOR THE MARKETING OF CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS AND REPEALING COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 89/106.20th Oct 2014
If you are supplying weighing instruments that are incorporated into any civil engineering works these regulations are important:
REGULATION (EU) NO 1169/2011 ON FOOD INFORMATION FOR CONSUMERS (THE FIC)20th Oct 2014
If you are supplying weighing instruments to food packers these regulations are important:
Market Surveillance Report - Automatic Weighing Instruments9th Sep 2014
Market Surveillance Report - Automatic Weighing Instruments by the NMO
The New NAWI Directive 2014/31/EU2nd Sep 2014
This Directive has now been published and will have considerable effect on the work that you do.