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Are the Benefits of REACH real or just hypothetical?

Following the recent ECHA report regarding the costs and benefits of REACH, CETS President, David Elliott stated “the only conclusion we can draw from this report is that the costs to industry are very real and making the EU less competitive in the global market place whilst the benefits are, at present, all hypothetical and presented in such a way as to convince everyone that REACH is actually wo...
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European SME Week – How to raise our game? Report

On the occasion of the European SME Week 2015, Austrian MEP Paul Rübig hosted a breakfast briefing in the European Parliament on 17th November on the “New Approach to European Industrial Competitiveness: SMEs in the Surface Engineering Sector”.  The event was attended by stakeholders comprising European Commission, European Parliament, EU Permanent Representations and Missions of third countries t...
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Join Us

A strong Trade Association is an important part of any industry. As you are in the European Finishing Industry, representing a group of organisations, you should therefore belong to the CETS, your Trade Association. It keeps you in touch with the industry and gives you an opportunity to participate in its future. CETS is the umbrella organisation for the advancement of the surface engineering indu...
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Legal case dismissed

Judgement of the European General Court goes against surface engineering sector The lagal action brought against the European Commission by VECCO and supported by the SEA, CETS and many other organisations was unfortunately unsuccessful. Full details of the Judgement can be found at curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf
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