NORMAPME gold European Office of Crafts, Trades and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises for Standardization Was created in 1996 by UEAPME with the backing of the European Commission . German name is: Europäisches Büro der Handwerks und der Klein- und Mittelbetriebe für Normung . [1]

NORMAPME participates in the standardization process and is an associate member of CEN , ISO , CENELEC & ETSI .

EMU ( European Metal Union ) EMU ( European Metal Union ) 19 September 2013 in Austria. [2]


  • Technical Committees: NORMAPME recruits experts from SME organizations to follow and report the work in European and International TCs in their fields of expertise.
  • Political Interventions: Political influence is possible for its membership in ISO, CEN, CENELEC & ETSI and through our recognition by the European Commission.
  • Projects: NORMAPME aims at providing tools for SMEs

Information policy

NORMAPME updates on standardization mandates, ongoing technical committees, issues and stakes for SMEs, and assistance to obtain CE marking, etc …

All publications and the website are translated into: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Polish.


Founding members:

UEAPME: European Union of Crafts and Small and Medium Enterprises

EBC: European Builders Confederation

EMU: European Metal Union

YOUNG: Young Entrepreneurs of the European Union

IFD: International Federation for Roofing Trade

Full members

CINET: International Committee of Textile Maintenance

ECAP: European Consortium of Anchors Produces

FEPPD: European and International Federation of Dental Prosthetic Patrons


EVH: Europäsische Vereinigung des Holzbaus

GCI-UICP: International Plumbing-International Union of Plumbing and Roofing

BIPAVER: Permanent International Office of Tire Sales and Retreaders Associates

EWA: European Waterpark Association

EFESME: European Federation for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

ELCA: European Lift Components Association

EMM: European Multifoil Manufacturers

Associate members

FIDEM: Fundació International of the Dona Emprenedora

SFIRMM: Multilayer Thin Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Union

FNS: National Federation of Sawmills


COSBOA: Council of Small Business of Australia

External links

  • NORMAPME, the „European Office of Crafts, Trades and Small and Medium sized Enterprises for Standardization“
  • The European Committee for Standardization (CEN)
  • The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC)
  • The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
  • European Commission, Enterprise and Industry DG, Standardization and SMEs, (link and references to NORMAPME)


  1. Jump up^ Jahresbericht 2010 Normenausschuss Wasserwesen (NAW) im DIN2010, retrieved 21 March 2017.
  2. Jump up^ Europäische Metallunion-EMU Delegiertenversammlung 2013EMU, 19-21 September 2013, retrieved 21 March 2017. – German.