A glance at the achievements completed by the home appliance sector in thriving energy efficiency, fostering connectivity and stimulating Europe's growth. From APPLiA's 4th Statistical Report, the goals of a climate-neutral Europe are one step closer.

The home appliance industry calls the European Commission for extraordinary measures to help the sector cope with the unprecedented situation generated by the outbreak of COVID-19.

European Union, 11 March 2020 – Industry4Europe, a coalition of 154 sector Associations representing the diversity of the EU’s industrial base, is pleased to receive the publication by the European Commission of its much-awaited New Industrial Strategy for Europe.

APPLiA has initiated proceedings before the EU General Court, requesting the partial annulment of the Energy Labelling Regulations for refrigerators, washing machines, washer-dryers, dishwashers and lighting published on 5 December 2019, aiming at restoring legal certainty for all actors active on the market.

APPLiA took part in the stakeholder meeting organised by the Commission on February 12 to bring forward the discussion on measured and declared values linked to refrigerating appliances, washing machines, washer-dryers and dishwashers’ energy labelling Regulations.

On November 13th, MEP Maria Da Graça Carvalho hosted an event in the European Parliament to discuss opportunities for setting a balanced and effective product policy landscape. 

The third in a row snapshot of “By the numbers” of the home appliance industry in Europe shows a set of major trends that have the potential to make a difference to the society. Find out more about the sector and the way it is evolving.

A coalition of downstream steel users has called into question the rationale for the European Commission’s imposition of definitive steel safeguard measures.

As from 1 January 2019, home appliance manufacturers in Europe, represented by APPLiA and beyond, are starting to distinctly mark certain large appliances containing F-Gases and Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs).