VIKING – a member of the EGMF

VIKING – a member of the EGMF

The purpose of EGMF is to represent major garden, landscaping, forestry and turf equipment manufacturers. They work and develop the highest standards of quality, safety, ergonomics, environment-friendliness and energy efficiency.

EGMF works proactively on a European level with users, manufacturers, distributors, research institutes and the European institutions on optimal solutions for these sometimes conflicting goals.

The mission

  • To serve as a spokesman for the manufacturers of garden and outdoor power equipment on pan-European matters as well as to be recognized by the key regulatory bodies.
  • To provide expertise to stakeholders on technical, marketing and other issues related to the involved industry.
  • To provide an effective forum for exchange of information.

The committees in the EGMF also discuss and make decisions on issues such as the standardisation of performance specifications, not least to provide the consumer with a sound basis for the comparison of products. Examples of the work they do include defining a basis for mowing performance specifications for robotic mowers as well as standardising wire signals used by all manufacturers to prevent interference when robotic mowers are operated in adjoining gardens.

More information on the EGMF can be found at here.