MaREC Foundation: 2007-06-20

  • October 2005 as well as in February and May 2006 first presentations on REACH were given within IMA meetings where already the need of a consortium was stated.
  • End of 2006 and beginning of 2007 various companies involved in Magnesium business were approached to make them aware of REACH requirements and to motivate them for joining a Magnesium consortium. Tangible proposals for a Magnesium consortium were initiated by joint action of EFM e.V., IMA and ECKA Granulate GmbH & Co. KG in several subsequent preparatory meetings.
  • 2007-04-16 a first official General Assembly Meeting was launched were details for consortium formation were discussed and created.
  • 2007-06-20 at the second General Assembly Meeting the Magnesium Consortium MaREC was officialy formed by signature of a letter of intend. 7 founding members elected a Steering Committee, a MaREC Chairman, Deputy Chairman and nominated 2 Service Providers IMA and EFM.
  • 2007-09-25 at the third General Assembly Meeting number of members went up to 9.
  • 2008-03-14 at the fourth General Assembly Meeting number of members increased up to 18.
  • 2008-07-09 at the fifth General Assembly Meeting all 18 Founding members accepted MaREC REACH Consortium Agreement.
  • 2008-10-29 at the sixth General Assembly Meeting three additional members were approved. So number of members went up to 21.