1st Technical Management meeting on Standardisation & Conformity Assessment under VDMA

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The 1st Technical Management meeting on Standardisation & Conformity Assessment under VDMA was held on 15th November, 2018 (Thursday) at the premises of Rittal India.

The 1st Technical Management meeting on Standardisation & Conformity Assessment under VDMA was held on 15th November, 2018 (Thursday) at the premises of Rittal India.

The discussion focused on the upcoming legislation in India and its impact on company’s work processes. It will also tried to understand the views of the members about the upcoming regulations and their expectation from VDMA in regard of the upcoming regulations. The meeting was a perfect synergy for the VDMA Members associated with the manufacturing industry.

The Welcome address was given by Mr. Rajesh Nath, Managing Director, VDMA India. This was followed by a Presentation by Mr. Ajay Bhargava, Managing Director, Rittal India Private Limited. The Presentation on Contribution of Technical Standardisation in the European Legislation Framework was given by Mr. Hermann Wegner, Technical and Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, VDMA Frankfurt. The Presentation on Standards & Regulations for Machinery Safety in India : Initiatives by the Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure was given by Mr. Alok Kesari, Global Project Quality Infrastructure, Senior Advisor Standardisation Country Component India (GPQI-India), Indo-German Working Group Quality Infrastructure, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. This followed by an Open discussion on the issues faced by the VDMA member companies in India regarding Standardization & Conformity Assessment.

The management meeting concluded with a factory visit of Rittal India and networking lunch. There were 21 participants at the meeting.