European Coordinating Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Switchgear and Controlgear


Information about the Ecodesign Regulation (EU) 2019/1781 for Motors and Drives from CAPIEL and CEMEP

CEMEP the European Committee of Manufacturers of Electric Machines and Power Electronic, and CAPIEL the European Coordinating Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Switchgear and Controlgear, are committed to meeting or exceeding the requirements of all European Union (EU) legislation which seeks to protect and improve the environment.

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Applicability of the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU to CAPIEL Products

This guide addresses the applicability of the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU to CAPIEL products. It also considers the relationship between the RED and other CE Marking Directives such as the LVD, EMC, Machinery and ATEX Directives.

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WEEE2 Scope (Updated!)

The purpose of this CAPIEL paper is to help manufacturers to determine whether their products are or not ‘EEE’ according to the recast WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU), often known as WEEE2. Manufacturers have to analyze also when they have the role of ‘producer’ according to the Directive in order to determine when they are responsible to report for that products.

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Electronic Product Data – Too Many Formats

Delivering electronic data about CAPIEL products is becoming mandatory in many areas. The current situation about delivering data in agreed common formats is not satisfactory, mainly due to multiple emerging formats that are requested. This document outlines the situation for CAPIEL manufacturers and gives recommendations how to handle the situation. Target audience is CAPIEL manufacturers, who face the problem today and want to prepare for the future.

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European electrical equipment industry working to help protect consumers from unsafe and non-compliant products

CAPIEL and CECAPI, the European manufacturers associations for low voltage switchgear and control gear, electrical infrastructure, process and installation engineering, announced the launch of an initiative to help eliminate unsafe and non-compliant electrical products in Europe to protect people, goods and property : MSSI Electrical.

A formal launch event will be held at the Light & Building fair in Frankfurt, on March 14 this year, to engage with industry leaders, industry bodies, wholesalers, installers, end users, customs and government organizations.

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