The European Federation of Associations of Locks & Builders Hardware Manufacturers

The ARGE Conference
2011 - Düsseldorf


Conference Test House Visit

The Fachverband welcomes you to visit the PIV Test House in Velbert

This is a unique opportunity to see in operation a range of components undergoing their performance testing at the NAMAS-approved Test House.

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Innovation for the 2011 conference

Technical Workshop on 14. September 2011 at the Hotel InterContinental, Dü̈sseldorf

Wednesday, 14th September

15:00 – 15:15 Official Welcome

J. Kieker, ARGE

15:15 – 15:45  European Standardisation of locks and builders hardware Status in CEN/TC 33/WG 4 Questions and discussion
P. Duggan, TC33/WG4
15:45 – 16:15 The new CPR – changes and effects Questions and discussion

S. Schmidt

16:15 – 16:30  Coffee break
16:30 – 17:00 Special fire resistance requirements Status in CEN/TC 127 et al. Questions and discussion
A. Brunelli, ARGE
17:00 – 17:30 Sustainability of construction products Associations' EPDs – a solution?

J. Kieker, ARGE

17:30 – 18:00  Closing discussion, followed by a small stand-up snack