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An engineering company that produce sheet metal work as well as bespoke solutions for architectural features, needed to undertake external assessment of it’s processes and achieve certification to CE Mark its structural steel products. This was due to the introduction of new legislation in July 2014. Our consultant reviewed applicable directives and standards, before devising Read More...on
What is CE Marking? CE Marking demonstrates a product meets EU safety, health or environmental requirements and is an increasingly familiar sight as it applies to a wide range of products, from toys and household refrigerators and freezers, to pyrotechnics and machinery. The Deadline Since the deadline on the 1st July 2014, CE Marking for Read More...on
Are you an Importer of Construction Products (e.g Bolts/Steel sections)? Do you know your obligations? This applies to those companies that import construction products such as steel sections or structural bolts from manufacturers outside the European Union. Since 1st July 2014 it also applies to companies that import fabricated steel complying with BS EN 1090-1. Read More...on
The Machinery Directive (Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008) Is it the neglected, older relation of CE marking? These Regulations have been around a lot longer than the legislation for CE marking under EN1090. This legislation applies to all new machinery placed on the UK market or put into service in the UK, wherever it Read More...on
A manufacturer of vehicle-activated traffic signs needed CE marking for their products. Having previously helped them achieve ISO 9001 certification, WLP was asked to help meet this new requirement. First we identified which EC Directives applied to our client’s products. Next, we determined whether their products already complied, whether any tests were required to prove Read More...on
Although the July 2015 deadline has been and gone, some manufacturers affected by the Construction Products Regulation are still yet to tackle mandatory CE Marking. Unfortunately, a great deal of confusion seems to have arisen, so to help, here’s our simplified ‘take’ on the subject. What is CE Marking? CE Marking indicates a product’s compliance Read More...on