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14 December 2011 - Europump publishes a useful presentation on the upcoming European regulation for circulators In order to support companies facing the challenge created by the European regulation for circulators, Europump has issued a crystal clear and straightforward presentation on how to calculate the Energy Efficiency Index (EEI) that is the cornerstone of the legislation.

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18 October 2011 - Europump becomes Associate Member of Orgalime

Europump is now an Associate Member of Orgalime, the European Engineering Industries Association. Membership of Orgalime opens opportunities for Europump in terms of extensive, additional information sources, gaining better insights into the legislative process at European level and ensuring that the legitimate concerns of the European pump industry are considered when legislation is framed.

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 07 October 2011- Roundtable on Eco design and Energy Efficiency a great success

“We are extremely satisfied with the outcome of the Roundtable” says Dr Brodersen, Europump President. “Thanks to the interest and enthusiasm of all the participants, we had a very good discussion on the challenges of eco design and energy efficiency for the pump industry. The benefits of the extended product approach and systems approach were widely debated. It is sure that both are a great improvement on the simple product approach”.

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20 June 2011 - New guidelines and updated position paper available on the Europump website

“The Europump experts are treating important subjects” says Friedrich Klütsch, Europump Standards Commission secretary. “Thanks to everyone’s great work and energy we created these three crucial documents. We know our guidelines and Position Papers are well accepted by the industry. We trust that these ones will be as good as always and will be well received by market players. "

On the website the three documents are available: PED (Pressure Equipment Directive) Position Paper Guideline on 2006/42/EC (New Machinery Directive) Guideline on the EC Regulation 640/2009 (on motors covered by the Eco-design Directive)

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14 June 2011 - Europump organises a roundtable on Eco-design on 6 October 2011 in Brussels – Save the date!

“We are looking forward to this event as it will bring our industry new ideas and insights for the future development of pumps. Our industry is at a turning point in its development. We took up the challenge of energy saving many years ago and we are reaching the exponential development stage. Feeding this development with ideas and insights is of paramount importance. Consequently we will ensure that our roundtable makes people talk and exchange views” says Dr. Brodersen, Europump President.

This roundtable aims to show how the European pump industry deals with concepts like product approach, extended product approach and systems approach on a daily basis.

This event will foster discussions between stakeholders (EU representatives, industry representatives, energy efficiency experts, universities, standardisation experts, environmental civil society representatives etc.) for the benefit of all participants.

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30 May 2011 - New Board New ambitions

Dr S.Brodersen elected new Europump President

Dr Sönke BRODERSEN, KSB Senior Vice President, is the new Europump President. He was elected President in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in replacement of Jérôme DUPREZ, Ensival-Moret.

Mr Carlo BANFI, Sterling Fluid Systems SPA and Mr Soren SMEDEGAARD, Smedegaard A/S were elected Vice Presidents.

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