European Committee of Electrical Installation Equipment Manufacturers

Comité Européen des Constructeurs d'Appareillage Electrique d'Installation

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CECAPI is the European co-ordinating Committee representing the Associations of Manufacturers of Electrical Installation Equipment within member states of the European Union. CECAPI was established in 1967. Common activities are organised according to the rules of the Statutes and operating rules.

Activities are carried out by working groups made up of experts from the member Associations. Details of current active working groups can be found under Current Activity.

CECAPI is a member of Orgalime (European Association of Metalworking, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Engineering).

Latest news - New President and Secretariat

During its General Assembly in London on the 1st and 2nd of February, CECAPI elected a new President, Dany Sturtewagen, director at Niko (Belgium), for the next three years.

CECAPI has also elected Oscar Querol, technical director at AFME (Spain) as Secretary General.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Sturtewagen said: “I am honoured to be entrusted with this office and committed to build on previous successes, especially at this time of great opportunity and change for our industry”.

The objective of CECAPI is to promote and develop the collective and common technical, industrial, economical and political interests of the European electrical installation equipment manufacturing industry.

CECAPI is the European Committee of Electrical Installation Equipment Manufacturers.


All National Associations of Electrical Installation Equipment Manufacturers (NA's) within the EU and other European countries have the right to request membership of CECAPI. Where more than one National Association is in membership of CECAPI they will form one National delegation. Present Members are:

  • Austria FEEI
  • Belgium AGORIA
  • France IGNES
  • Germany ZVEI
  • Italy ANIE
  • Portugal ANIMEE
  • Spain AFME
  • Switzerland IGEIM
  • United Kingdom BEAMA

A full list of member Associations, with contact names, postal and email address is available here.


The following products fall within CECAPI scope:

  • Components for electrical installations/appliances (e.g. Plugs, Sockets, Boxes, Switches, Fuses; etc.)
  • Cable management systems
  • Circuit breakers, residual current devices, arc fault detecting devices for domestic and commercial use
  • Home and Building Electronic Systems Products
  • Intercom and Videointercom

More information

Click here to access an 'Introduction to CECAPI' presentation.

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