Welcome to CHEM

We are the trade association of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment to the waste industry. The Container Handling Equipment Manufacturers Association was founded in mid-1960s to help each other overcome the various challenges of the industry. We have played a critical role in establishing standards and guidelines for member companies.

Welcome to CHEM

We are the trade association of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment to the waste industry. The Container Handling Equipment Manufacturers Association was founded in mid-1960s to help each other overcome the various challenges of the industry. We have played a critical role in establishing standards and guidelines for member companies.

Welcome to CHEM

We are the trade association of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment to the waste industry. The Container Handling Equipment Manufacturers Association was founded in mid-1960s to help each other overcome the various challenges of the industry. We have played a critical role in establishing standards and guidelines for member companies.

To ensure products meet key perfromance criteria

To ensure that members’ products meet key performance criteria as well as health and safety standards at all times

Establish guidelines for container design

To establish guidelines for container design with a view to ensure correct interfacing with members’ products

To promote the interests of memebers

To promote the interests of members in the drafting of European harmonised standards and UK regulations

To help members comply with standards and regulations

To help members comply with standards and regulations

to establish and maintain proactive contact with other asssociations

To establish and maintain proactive contact with other associations related to the waste industry and relevant government departments

To provide forum for members

To provide a forum for members to discuss matters of mutual interest and importance

If you are into container equipment manufacturing, you can benefit to a great extent from a membership in CHEM. Apply for membership here.

Benefits of Membership to CHEM

Through its constitution, CHEM provides members with a regulatory body to ensure a consistent application of standards and codes of practice

CHEM provides an excellent forum for members to discuss issues related to the industry and any other general concerns

CHEM keeps members abreast of proposed European Directives and UK legislation

By participating in European technical committees, work groups and standards drafting CHEM ensures that members’ interests are protected at all times.

Members’ customers are made aware of CHEM standards with a view to reassure them where health and safety, equipment specifications and compatibility is concerned

CHEM keeps proactive contact with other bodies including British Standards Institution (BSI), Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Department for Transport (DfT) and Committee for European Standards (CEN).

Benefits of Membership to CHEM

Through its constitution, CHEM provides members with a regulatory body to ensure a consistent application of standards and codes of practice

CHEM provides an excellent forum for members to discuss issues related to the industry and any other general concerns

CHEM keeps members abreast of proposed European Directives and UK legislation

By participating in European technical committees, work groups and standards drafting CHEM ensures that members’ interests are protected at all times.

Members’ customers are made aware of CHEM standards with a view to reassure them where health and safety, equipment specifications and compatibility is concerned

CHEM keeps proactive contact with other bodies including British Standards Institution (BSI), Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Department for Transport (DfT) and Committee for European Standards (CEN).

Latest News

Next CHEM Meeting is 14/04 at the Mount Hotel, Wolverhampton. Don't forget to put it in your diaries.

Calling all members, don't forget to get your company to follow CHEM and spread the word.

@chem_uk_com great meeting yesterday regarding the HSE and reducing noise for glass collection #letsreducethenoise

October meeting yesterday at the Mount Hotel a great success. Best turnout for some time. Nice to see new and old members. @chem_uk_com

Our list of members is available here: http://t.co/nSKJlJTn2E

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Latest News

Next CHEM Meeting is 14/04 at the Mount Hotel, Wolverhampton. Don't forget to put it in your diaries.

Calling all members, don't forget to get your company to follow CHEM and spread the word.

@chem_uk_com great meeting yesterday regarding the HSE and reducing noise for glass collection #letsreducethenoise

October meeting yesterday at the Mount Hotel a great success. Best turnout for some time. Nice to see new and old members. @chem_uk_com

Our list of members is available here: http://t.co/nSKJlJTn2E

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Join CHEM Today

Interested in becoming a member of the Container Handling Equipment Manufacturers Association? For any questions or concerns, call 07388 114710.

Contact Us

Join CHEM Today

Interested in becoming a member of the Container Handling Equipment Manufacturers Association? For any questions or concerns, call 07388 114710.

Contact Us