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).

Competitive spirit, emotions and willingness to perform at their best, this is how 16 Brussels-based professionals split in 8 teams played table soccer for a good cause. The award of the winners of the “Score for Charity” tournament, organised by APPLiA, is a highly efficient tumble dryer which they have chosen to donate to Oasis Belgium.

The collaboration between home appliance manufacturers from across the globe is further reinforcing with the Association of European Businesses (AEB) in Russia joining the well-established forum for producer associations, IRHMA.