"Pressure" is a traditional sector, which started to be regulated right from the industrial revolution.
The sector and the product range covered by pressure equipment directives is enormous: from storage containers to boilers in electrical power stations, including also complete chemical plants.
Nowadays, the Pressure Equipment Market, covered by three Directives (PED, SPVD and T-PED), is characterized by a growing wideness and complexity, in term of products typology, and is going through a continuous innovation, accompanied by a process of harmonization of the standards.
Innovation, increasing of competitiveness, development of the workers and consumers protection are the main targets for the next years.
For an interesting presentation about the industry of the Pneurop committee please click here (300Kb PDF opens in a new window).
Sustainability projects and low carbon initiates need compressed air, gas and vacuum equipment
Increasing concern about the environment and the need to foster energy efficiency are addressed by the European Climate Change Programme and its subsequent legislative measures. Pneurop supports the overall sustainable energy policy objectives of the European Union within the sphere of its responsibilities. Its members companies actively promote energy efficiency for the benefit of their customers as part of their daily business activity.