• Machinery Directive - List of harmonized standards

    On the Official Journal of the European Union n.75 of 19 March us the was published Execution Decision (EU) 2019 / 436 relating to the harmonized standards for machinery prepared in support of the 2006 / 42 / CE Directive (since 1 ° December 2018 the references of the harmonized standards are published and withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union by means of "execution decisions").
    The annexes to this Decision report:

  • Renewal of the UNI - Confindustria agreement for the catalog catalog consultation service

    UNI and Confindustria have also renewed the subscription service for the complete collection of UNI standards for the 2019.

    the service is available to all the ANIMA Associate companies and provides for the online consultation of the full texts of all the national technical standards, the transposition of the European EN standards and the adoption of the international ISO standards. The membership conditions for the 2019 are as follows:
    • companies with less than 50 employees - Euro 200,00 (plus VAT)

  • UL standard online consultation

    UL, the American organization that deals with security certifications and testing, has launched the free online consultation of the entire library of proprietary standards.
    To access this service is necessary register on the UL website.
    The UL library can be consulted at the following link.

  • Technical Standards for Construction - Explanatory Circular

    On the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic no. 35 of the last 11 February was published by the Ministry of Infrastructures and Public Works the Circular of 21 January 2019 n.7 CSLL.PP "Instructions for the application of the" Update of the "Technical standards for buildings" » in the 17 Ministerial Decree January 2018 ".

    The Circular aims to provide operators in the sector - especially designers - with appropriate clarifications and indications and for a simple and univocal application of the Technical Standards.

  • CPR Regulation - List of updated European evaluation documents

    On the Official Journal of the European Union n. 417 of the 16 November 2018 has been published theupdated list of European evaluation documents, pursuant to Article 22 of the Regulation (EU) n.305 / 2011 'CPR'.


  • Nickel 201, a new EAM (European material approval) for the PED directive

    The European Commission has recently published a European Materials Approval (EAM) under the 2014 / 68 / EU Directive, concerning the following materials:
    • Nickel 201 - Hot and cold laminated sheets, sheets and tapes
    • Nickel 201 - Forgotten
    • Nickel 201 - Bars
    • Nickel 201 - Seamless tubes
    To consult the official document, click here

  • 2011 / 65 / UE RoHS Directive - ANIMA 30 November Seminar

    A technical training seminar to take stock of the application of the Directive, in view of the 22 July 2019, date on which the restrictions will be applicable to all EEE. Free participation for ANIMA Members.

  • Revision of the 2000 / 14 / CE OND Directive - Preparatory Study of the Commission

    The European Commission has made available the preparatory documents concerning the possible revision of the 2000 / 14 / CE Directive on the acoustic emissions of machinery and equipment designed to operate outdoors

    The documents discussed at the last meeting of the Noise Expert Group are as follows:
    • The evaluation final report
    • The impact assessment final report

    The main elements of the preparatory documents are:

  • PED, SPVD and ATEX Directives - New lists of harmonized standards published

    The new lists of harmonized standards of the following European Directives have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union


    2014 / 34 / UE ATEX directive: list available on the following link

    2014 / 35 / UE LVD directive: list available to the following link

  • CPR Regulation - New Document List for European Evaluation

    In the Official Journal of the European Union C281 of the 10 August, the updated list of European Assessment Documents (EAD) has been published in accordance with the Regulation (EU) 305 / 2011 'CPR' concerning construction products.

    The list of harmonized standards is available at the following link

Companies and products

  • Members and product categories list

    In this section you will find the Repertoire of ANIMA member-companies , Complete and functional database of Italian companies in the mechanical sector.