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•May 14, 2019: AFEMS Legislative Committee, Paris (France)
• June 6-8, 2019: 68th AFEMS Congress, Helsinki (Finland)

From 7-9 June 2018, Portoroz (Slovenia) hosted the 2018 AFEMS Congress.
The Congress, at its 67th edition, was a great success: 131 guests joined the numerous AFEMS' Institutional and Social events scheduled in the agenda.
The General Assembly, held on 8th June, once again showed a great participation: 76 delegates representing 44 Companies and Associations from 20 different European Countries.
During the General Assembly, the AFEMS activities of the past 12 months were reported and the action plan regarding the next 12 months was presented. The Chairmen of the Committees and the Secretariat presented the progress made on projects under their responsibility.
Several presentations were illustrated by outstanding Guest Speakers. The first presentation provided a portrait of the hunting activity in Slovenia. The second provided an overview of the directive implementation in Sweden, while the third presentation focused on the public consultation recently launched by ECHA and the impact that the inclusion of lead metal in the REACH Candidate List could have on the ammunition sector.
The next AFEMS Congress will be held in June 2019, in Helsinki (Finland).
For further information, please contact the AFEMS Secretariat.

More than ammunition: AFEMS' commitment towards sports, environment and social inclusion
Hunting and sport shooting are sometimes perceived in a negative way despite the industry's continuous commitment to positively impact the communities where these sports are practiced. That's why AFEMS and its members work tirelessly to better communicate these benefits so the general public can have a holistic view of the industry, which is about much more than just lead. [continue reading]

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EXPAL Bulgaria JSC (formerly named Elovitza) started its activity in 1895 with the manufacturing of hunting and military powders and, along its more than centenary life, produced several civilian and military products.

In 2007 the company was acquired by MAXAM GROUP and investment was focused in the production of industrial explosives and demilitarization activities.
Today is one of the most modern, safe and environmental friendly facilities in Europe for the manufacturing of industrial explosives and the disposal of obsolete munitions.

EXPAL Bulgaria JSC storage and production facilities are located in one single site in Gabrovo, in the centre of Bulgaria and crossroads between north-south mainway from Romania to Turkey, and west-east main road to Black Sea coast.

EXPAL Bulgaria JSC owns authorizations, facilities, equipment, manpower, knowledge and experience for the manufacturing of cartridge and bulk explosives for civil use, production of pressed explosive charges, and for the disposal of NATO ammunition.

Facilities comply with all national and European Union legal and regulatory requirements in terms of health and safety, working conditions and environmental protection.
EXPAL Bulgaria JSC is certified ISO 9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001 and AQAP 2110.

With its long history, broad industrial background, its dual civil and military profile and being an active member of the Bulgarian Defense Industry Association, EXPAL Bulgaria JSC is a key player in Bulgaria regarding activities with energetic materials.

Phone: +359 66 81 98 98 / +34 609 163 400
Fax: +359 66 80 16 99
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