Nachhaltigkeit, Society & Environment

SCIP - new information obligations on substances in articles from the EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD)

As of January 5, 2021, suppliers of articles containing substances listed in the REACH Candidate List (Substances of Very High Concern) in a concentration above 0.1 percent by weight are obliged to provide the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) with the information according to REACH Art. 33 (1). These new requirements arise from Article 9 (1) i) of the EU WFD and have been implemented into German law within the framework of § 16f of the Chemicals Act (ChemG).

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Industrie 4.0

User organization "Industrial Digital Twin Association" founded

VDMA and ZVEI have founded the "Industrial Digital Twin Association" (IDTA) as a user organization for Industrie 4.0 together with Bitkom and 20 companies from the mechanical and electrical engineering industries. The aim of the association is to bring together parallel development strands, to transfer the core technology from the concept phase to the practical phase for clear demonstration of its benefits, and to internationalize it.

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Industrie 4.0

Opportunity Compass for the Data Economy as an orientation guide for data-based business models

The transition to a data and platform economy represents both a great opportunity for growth and innovation and a considerable challenge for many companies. The Opportunity Compass for the Data Economy can show companies possible solutions and provide assistance.

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Nachhaltigkeit, Society & Environment

New Circular Economy Action Plan can combine ecologic and economic objectives

Striving for a circular economy is rightly at the top of the political agenda. However, a one-dimensional approach should be avoided: A competitive Europe is not solely dependent on formulating environmental objectives. The upcoming transformation will only be truly "sustainable" if its implementation strikes a balance between competitiveness, environmental and climate protection and social responsibility.

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ZVEI

Area of Competence of the ZVEI

The ZVEI and its member companies are pioneers of technical progress. With a very broad and simultaneously dynamic product portfolio, the Electrical Industry affects everybody's daily life. Here you will find information about the most important topics of the association and its industry.​​​​​​​​​

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