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Eumabois represent the common interests of the european WoodWorking Industry since 1960.
1958 -1959
First meeting between French and German associations. It was held in Neuilly, in France, in order to explore an extension of the contacts that agreed to the foundation of a European committee for the wood machinery manufacturers industry. This European countries joined the meeting: Austria, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Great Britain and Switzerland.
Jan 22nd, 1960
During a meeting in Neuilly, the so-called “Comité européen des constructeurs de machines à bois” was founded with the immediate admission of Austria, Switzerland, Germany, France, Great Britain and Netherlands.
1964
The brand name Eumabois and the corresponding logo was adopted.
List of Presidents
1960 – 1962
Mr. Rudolf Mey
(DE)
1962 – 1964
Mr. W. L. Sims
(GB)
1964 – 1966
Mr. Guy Gillet
(FR)
1966 – 1968
Mr. Kurt Zuckerman
(AT)
1968 – 1970
Mr. Johanna H. Anton
(DE)
1970 – 1971
Mr. Par Gierow
(SE)
1971 – 1973
Mr. Giovanni Stefani
(IT)
1973 – 1975
Mr. Peter Brookman
(GB)
1975 – 1976
Mr. Hans Dombrowsky
(DE)
1976 – 1978
Mr. Hans Schneeberger
(CH)
1978 – 1980
Mr. Michel Courtois
(FR)
1980 – 1982
Mr. Paolo Bacci
(IT)
1982 – 1984
Mr. Paul Jrion
(CH)
1984 – 1986
Mr. Michael Goddard
(GB)
1986 – 1988
Mr. Franz Jeorg Shelling
(AT)
1988 – 1990
Mr. Giampaolo Ponzellini
(IT)
1990 – 1992
Mr. Fritz Diederix
(DE)
1992 – 1993
Mr. Christian Lemoine
(FR)
1994 – 1996
Mr. Ingo Grebe

(DE)
1997 – 2001
Mr. Lazzaro Cremona
(IT)
2001 – 2004
Mr. Georges Brun
(FR)
2004 – 2007
Mr. Gianni Ghizzoni
(IT)
2007 – 2013
Mr. Franz-Josef Buetfering
(DE)
2013 – 2016
Mr. Ambrogio Delachi
(IT)
2016 – 2022
Mr. Juergen Koeppel
(DE)
list of presidents
Eumabois represent more than 850 companies
Structure of Federation

From the right: Mr. Mustafa Sabri Erol, Member; Luigi De Vito, Vice President and SCM Division Director; Mr. Jürgen Köppel, President and LEITZ CEO; Wolfgang Rohner, Member; Mr. Samuel Hänni, Member.

The fundamental bodies of the Federation are the General Assembly, the Governing Board and the General Secretariat.
General Assembly

The General Assembly is composed by delegates of the European national associations who, in turn, represent their member companies. The delegates are accompanied by the Director/Secretary of their national association. The General Assembly is hosted once a year in the various European member countries, on a rotating basis.
The President chairs the General Assembly and represents the organisation at all important events.

Governing Board

The Governing Board consists of 5 Delegates who represent the 14 Member Associations of Eumabois. The Governing Board normally meets twice a year
or whenever necessary. The Fair Committee meets twice a year or whenever necessary. It is formed by representatives of key European companies and considers exhibitions held worldwide. It recommends to the Board and General Assembly the events to support. The “Tool Group” is formed by all the European Tool manufacturers and usually
meets once a year during the major exhibitions.

General Secretariat

The General Secretariat is responsible for supporting the General Assembly and carrying out the general management of Eumabois affairs under the President.
The Secretariat cooperates with the Governing Board for the development of technical and standardization projects, directly or with the support of independent consultants and for the organization of promotional events and “tailored” services
for the European industry of woodworking machinery and tools.

Our mission

To Facilitate

a business environment to market the most competitive manifacturing solutions worldwide

To Establish

an exhibition environment and calendar by influencing the organizer and directing them into harmonized exhibition system.

To Ensure

an equal European level playing field in complying to European standards.

To Encourage

a research and innovation strategy driven by the present and future needs of the market.

To Promote

a single European market open to global competition through harmonized worlwide standards.

To Foster

innovation and integration of new technologies through involvement of industrial enterprises in national and European programmes.

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To Facilitate

a business environment to market the most competitive manifacturing solutions worldwide

To Establish

an exhibition environment and calendar by influencing the organizer and directing them into harmonized exhibition system.

To Promote

a single European market open to global competition through harmonized worlwide standards.

To Foster

innovation and integration of new technologies through involvement of industrial enterprises in national and European programmes.

To Ensure

an equal European level playing field in complying to European standards.

To Encourage

a research and innovation strategy driven by the present and future needs of the market.

Activities
To Represent
globally the common position of the European WoodWorking Machinery Industry.
To Promote
the global presence of the European Woodworking Machinery industry by identifying the most efficent and qualified event such as exhibitions.
To Maintain
a Market Intelligence Service gathering and distributing statistical an economic data and reports.
To Coordinate
European and International
standardization.
To Support
innovation and exploitation
of research results.
To Establish
co-operation with
international organizations.