The active establishment of standards contributes – especially in the export-oriented Power Transmission Engineering sector – to a significantly improved competitiveness of the companies. Standardization projects originate from industrial practice and support the improvement of already existing and the development of new products.
Interpreting and implementing European directives and organizing standardization are the key aspects of the representation of our member companies' technical interests, which is conducted by the staff in the office.
The member companies of the VDMA use chromium trioxide (chromium VI) especially in the field of functional hard chrome plating or decorative chrome plating. Chromium VI is subject to approval by the EU chemicals regulation REACH. The approval procedure for functional hard chrome plating has now been completed after four years.
The Association Information on the new information requirements for substances in articles from the EU Waste Framework Directive provides an overview of the topic and deals with the national implementation.
This month we are updating our privacy statement to better understand what information we collect and why. We have also taken steps to improve our features to protect your information and privacy.
There is no change to your current settings or how your data is processed. We have merely improved the explanation of our procedures and explain to you in more detail what options you have to update, manage and delete your data.
We take the protection of your personal data and their confidential treatment very seriously.
General information about the scope of processing of your personal data and about your data protection rights can be found at www.vdma.org/datenschutz.
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