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December 9: IPA ExFo Closing Convention in Stuttgart, Germany

Meet iPoint’s experts on Tuesday, December 9th, in Stuttgart at the public closing convention of the IPA Expert Forum Product Development and Product Recycling “International Substance Bans, RoHS, REACH, EuP and ElektroG (the German Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act)”.

The annual Expert Forum (ExFo) was initiated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA) Stuttgart in 1994. In six workshop sessions and the closing convention, this year’s Expert Forum dealt with “Global Environmental Compliance”, with the closing convention on December 9th focusing on the following topics:

  • Current developments and innovations in connection with the European product-related environmental legislation, in particular RoHS 2, WEEE2, REACh, ErP, ELV, and their national implementations (ElektroG, ElektroStoffV, EvPG, AltFahrzeugV)

  • Global environmental and compliance requirements for electrical and electronic products (China RoHS, China WEEE, China ELV, Korea RoHS, California REACh)

  • Overview of topics and highlights of the industrial working group »ExFo 2014 – Global Environmental Compliance«

For further information (German), visit www.ipa.fraunhofer.de/Expertenforum_Global_Environmental_Compliance.2556.0.html