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Birmingham event - April 20 - 22, 2016
This year a big remanufacturing event is scheduled in Birmingham, United Kingdom
for April 20 - 22, 2016. This event has the character of a workshop and also offers
After a very successful 2014 Symposium in Italy, we are now finalizing preparations for
our next conference in the UK. Between April 20th and 22nd 2016, everything will revolve around remanufacturing and circular economy.
APRA announces officer for UN relations
APRA announces Carsten Wengel as official “APRA officer for UNEP”. He will defend the interests of APRA members regarding the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) during the Basel Convention (BC). The Conference of the Parties is the governing body of the Basel Convention (BC) and advances implementation of the BC through the decisions it takes at its periodic meetings.
As a result of the BC COP-12, APRA was also invited to provide comments on certain issues related to the technical guidelines, that will be integrated to the work program of the Open-End Working Group (OEWG) in order to prepare draft revised guidelines for consideration by COP-13.
APRA EU chairman Peter Bartel was invited to hold a speech in Milan, Italy at ‘Intelligent Factory for Advanced and Sustainable De-production’. The project funded within a Framework Agreement between CNR (National Research Council) and Regione Lombardia on December 14, 2015.
The theme of the speech was ‘Opportunities and barriers of Automotive Remanufacturing in Europe’.