Representation

Representation in Brussels

The European Single Market is vital for the European Tool industry, given the export-oriented nature of our business activities. A coherent and uniform application of European Union law is therefore of utmost importance to producers of hand tools and construction fixings.

Defending your interests and contriubute to better lawmaking and implementation

CEO actively defends the common interests of the European Tool industry in the field of EU Regulatory Affairs. We aim to provide input and recommendations of our industry to EU policymakers with the goal to create and maintain best conditions of competitiveness for the European tool manufacturers.

All information on our activities

On this page, external stakeholders and CEO members find information on our different work streams and policy positions. As a direct member of CEO, you can take part in the process - contact us if you want to join!

CEO WGs

Currently, CEO is running five Working Groups focussed on the most relevant legislations:

  • CEO Working Group CBAM
  • CEO/CFE Working Group CPR
  • CEO WG Eco-design / Digital Product Passport
  • CEO WG REACH
  • CEO WG Packaging

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CEO Working Group Eco-Design / Digital Product PassportProfile of CEO WG Eco-design / Digital Product Passport

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CEO Working Group REACHProfile of CEO WG REACH

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CEO/CFE Working Group CPRProfile of CEO WG CPR

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CEO Working Group CBAMProfile of CEO WG CBAM

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The Steering Group informsBecome a member of our Working Groups!

Use the chance to influence European regulations relevant for our industry by actively participating.
Read more … Become a member of our Working Groups!

CEO Working Group PackagingProfile of CEO WG Packaging

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The Steering Group informsThe new CEO Working Groups - Overview

Overview on the new CEO Working Groups
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The Steering Group informsThe CEO Steering Group European Legislation

The new Steering Group will be coordinating our association's lobbying activities regarding all relevant regulations.
Read more … The CEO Steering Group European Legislation

The Steering Group informsHow EU expertise can develop into worldwide market leadership

In November 2022, Dr Ulrich Bourgund was one of the keynote speakers at the EOTA Stakeholders Conference.
Read more … How EU expertise can develop into worldwide market leadership