• From January 1 2017 new rules for the weighed voting CEN-CENELEC

    Change, since January this year 1 the rules underlying the weighted voting system within CEN and CENELEC, in order to reflect the provisions of the Lisbon Treaty.

    CEN level
    Counted the votes of all member countries of CEN, the documents in the voting (Standard, Technical Specification, new WorkItem, Standardization Request made by the European Commission, changes justified Approved Standards) shall be adopted:
    if the 55% of the votes submitted (abstentions are not counted) are in favor

  • Safety of machinery: UNI EN ISO 13849-1 in Italian

    The Technical Commission Security, has published the Italian version of the UNI EN ISO 13849-1 for the general principles for the design of control systems related parts of machinery safety.
    The standard specifies safety requirements and guidelines on design standards and integration of control systems Safety-related parts, including software design.
    The standard is available on UNI catalog.

  • Coffee Machines: New UNI for energy consumption

    The Italian standard prepared by Assofoodtec / UCIMAC in collaboration with UNI entitled "Coffee machines for professional and commercial use - Methods for determination of energy consumption"It was published on February 2 2017.

  • Published UNI 11668 "Coffee machines for professional and commercial use - Methods for determination of energy consumption"

    The Italian standard prepared by Assofoodtec / UCIMAC in collaboration with UNI entitled "professional and commercial use coffee - Methods for determination of energy consumption machines"It was published on February 2 2017.

  • Ecodesign Working Plan 2016 - 2019

    The work plan for the Directive Ecodesign 2016 - 2019 was published at the end of 2016,
    The new products that will be taken into account are: control systems and building automation, electric kettles, electric hand dryers, elevators, solar panels and inverters, refrigerated containers and pressure washers.

  • Renewal Consultation Agreement Technical Standards Catalogue UNI

    La Federation ANIMA e Confindustria have renewed for the year 2017 the agreement signed with the UNI, Which allows members SOUL adherence to subscription service for the consultation of the complete collection of UNI.

  • Boundary between the application of the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014 / 35 / EU and Directive 2006 / 42 / EC Machinery - Location Assopompe

    For the purposes of Community law, the pumps for liquids of any type, are considered machines and as such are subject to the requirements of Directive 2006 / 42 / CE.

    The electric pumps (and especially those intended to use in domestic or similar environments), are also to be considered as electrical devices intended to be used at low voltages, and therefore subject to the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014 / 35 / EU.

  • The regulatory environment, present and future: FOCUS ECODESIGN

    Pumps, being a key component in plants, are used in many sectors: construction, water cycle, industry, power generation, chemical, oil & gas ...

  • Revision CB / TEE: first effects

    By decree of the Ministry of Economic Development "Revocation and update the data sheets of the incentive mechanism of white certificates." Of December 22 2015 they have been eliminated four standardized forms for the release of White Certificates / Energy Efficiency Certificates and they have been overhauled a fifth.

    The decree is the result of what has already been anticipated and discussed with the start of consultations for the publication of the new guidelines on GSE White Certificates whose work began last spring.

  • Regulatory Update - Forklifts

    The technical regulations of the product are important because:

    - Harmonize rules and procedures

    - Eliminate technical barriers thereby facilitating market access

    - Facilitate the awarding of contracts, and optimize the customer / supplier relationship

    - Combine to provide support to the legislature because the rules is entrusted with the definition of technical requirements

    - Contribute to the safety of workers by ensuring the design and manufacture of safe products

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.