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EPTA monitors and implements all European legislation to ensure our products are designed with sustainability in mind

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Mission and Objectives / Benefits for Members

EPTA’s main objectives are:

  • Preserving free and fair competition
  • Ensuring the exchange of technical, economic and environmental data among its members
  • Fostering co-operation with the European authorities and other entities to represent and promote members’ interests
  • Seeking dialogue with professional and economic organizations whose members do not belong to the Association

Milwaukee - Rotary Hammer - EPTA Member
Milwaukee - Rotary Hammer

The benefits of EPTA membership are:

  • Participating actively in strategies and positions for the power tool industry
  • Constructive dialogue with the EU institutions and other stakeholders to explain and promote the industry
  • Early information on proposed EU policies and laws and their implications for the industry
  • Early influencing of the implications of new EU directives and regulations
  • Co-operating with the European and national authorities and other entities
  • Accessing experts of EPTA, ORGALIME, ZVEI, Recharge and partner associations from Asia, Europe, North America and Russia as well as a wide network of independent experts
  • Exchanging non-commercially sensitive, technical, economic, and environmental data
  • Dealing with all technical and basic issues of the power tool association, including the development of technical standards in cooperation with IEC, CENELEC and other international bodies