Proposed Plastics Directive – Two

Proposed Plastics Directive Part Two As last week’s blog on the Proposed Plastic Directive outlines, we have covered the history and the why. This blog will cover the EU’s proposed approach and our recommendations.   EU Focus begins by using established methods, like...

Proposed Plastics Directive

Proposed Plastics Directive Part One   1 What NOW? Just when we thought it was safe to come out from under the cloud of BREXIT, and its potential severing of our supply chains into the European Union, Brussels has just landed another blow to complicate...

US – UK – EU MRA What and When

US UK EU MRA and what is reality vs. expectations. Continuing from last week’s blog on Brexit Update, we focus this week on the potential of MRA’s being disused both by the UK Government as well as the MRA between the EU and the US.          First:-...

EU Regulatory Update

EU Regulatory Update Some 35 EU regulatory bodies govern such things as medicines, aviation safety, environmental rules, financial services and phytosanitary standards.  At Phoenix Technical Group (PTG) we monitor those most important to our customers and VIP members....

Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU

The Radio Equipment Directive Mike Violette, Washington Labs and Michael Derby, ACB Europe The new Radio Equipment Directive will be in-force in June 2017. Wireless manufacturers that sell to Europe must be ready for the change. { PTG Editorial Note} More importantly...

CE Marking Now and Then in 1995

CE Marking in 1995 and Now in 2017 In 1995 just when CE Marking issues and concerns were reaching a new height of frenzy in the United States, (as CEO of Technology International, Inc.) I was meeting with a potential new client. This potential client was a trade...