Launch of the Market Surveillance Support Initiative, MSSI Electrical, at this year’s Light & Building fair


The launch of the Market Surveillance Support Initiative, MSSI Electrical, took place at this year's Light & Building fair.


Monday, March 14, 2016, from 16:30 to 18:30


In room Esprit, located at Level 9.1, Hall 9, at the Light & Building Fair, Frankfurt Messe


16:30 h  Welcome coffee & registration

17:00 h  Welcome on behalf of the MSSI-Initiative by Lynette Jackson, ABB

17:05 h  Introduction on behalf of CAPIEL by Markus Harlinghausen, Vice President

17:12 h  Introduction on behalf of CECAPI by Dany Sturtewagen, Prseident

17:20 h  Keynote speach, Howard Porter, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Orgalime

17:40 h  Questions & Answers

18:00 h  Networking cocktail

18:30 h  End


Working together with the industry associations CAPIEL and CECAPI and their national associations, MSSI Electrical will provide information and training, and collaborate with market surveillance and law enforcement authorities. The objective is to protect people and equipment from the dangers of non-compliant products which cost lives and ruins small businesses.

The MSSI Electrical remit covers components for commercial and residential electrical installation such as: switches; circuit breakers and residual current devices, arc fault products; cable management systems; and home & building electronic systems.