Lighting Equipment Manufacturers Association - AGID, commenced the necessary studies to help manufacturers fulfil their obligations arising from Waste Electrical or Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Control Directive publicized in the Official Gazette number 28300 on 22/05/2012 with optimal costs in a common system, and resolved to act as an Authorized Body in the scope of WEEE.
Pursuant to this resolution, “AGID Ticari İşletmesi”, the business enterprise within AGID was founded on 10/10/2014.
AGID, the Authorized Body was assigned by the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning to control and manage the waste electrical and electronic equipment laid down in Category 5 (Lighting Equipment) and 6 (including small household appliances, electrical and electronic tools, toys, leisure and sports equipment, and monitoring and control instruments) in the scope of the WEEE Directive on 10/11/2015.
AGID, the non-profit organization shall guide the companies which entered into agreement with it to fulfil their obligations arising from the WEEE Directive to meet the stakeholders’ requirements.
Please contact us to let the relevant AGID Business Enterprise help you fulfil your manufacturer / exporter obligations arising from the WEEE Directive.
Who is AGID & What are the activities?
AGID Turkish Lighting Manufacturers Association was established for following purposes at 1997
Represent the Turkish Lighting industry at any level,
Facilitate dialogue within the industry participants;
Increase the competitiveness of lighting value chain in both national and global markets.
AGID currently has around 100 members, of whom conduct over 70% market share of Turkish Lighting Industry.
AGID is the official respondent of Turkish Lighting industry against public authorities under the law & regulations.
AGID supports its members in their attendance at IstanbulLight and Frankfurt Light+Building exhibitions and also actively contributes to the organization and promotion of these fairs.
AGID takes part as the authorized organization of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in Lighting industry.
AGID is one of the founding members of Lighting Europe.
Become a member of AGID
Companies accepting the association’s conditions and also having the following conditions can become AGID members.
Local manufacturers of lighting fixtures or components (Capacity Report required)
Companies or representatives of foreign companies that have production outside of Turkey under their own brand; with world-wide reputation and providing advantage to the industry on technology, quality, information wise.