The group addresses conveyors moving bulk materials along a predetermined path by means of machine:

  • Wide range of different kinds of bulk materials conveyors e.g. belt conveyors (curved, fixed, mobile), apron conveyors, screw conveyors, bucket elevators, vibrating conveyors, scraper and “en masse” conveyors
  • Storage equipment for bulk materials: e.g. stackers and reclaimers, silos, hoppers, bunkers, feeders
  • Ship loading and unloading systems
  • Loose bulk sorting equipment
  • Pneumatic handling equipment for bulk material


  • Provide a Forum for European manufacturers of bulk handling conveyors for exchange/communication of technical and commercial experience
  • Set up privileged relationship with European authorities in Brussels, e.g. European Commission, European Parliament and European Council
  • Provide documents of the Product Group have significant influence on CEN and ISO standards
  • Provide distribution of documents that have been prepared by its working groups in order to promote its technologies and expertise

Free Technical Documents

  • FEM 2.551 Pressure release of dust explosions – trilingual version 02/2004