The Difference Between CE and π Marking

CE Marking certification demonstrates that a product (minimally) meets the Essential Safety Requirements (ESR) of all European Directives that apply to a specific product. The CE Marking is an official mark within the scope of European Directives (e.g., pressure equipment, machinery, atmosphere explosible or ATEX equipment, toys, medical and more).

The Pi (π) Marking is essentially the same as the CE Marking; however, it applies only to certain types of Transportable Pressure Equipment (TPED), such as gas cylinders, aerosol packages, tanks, and receptacles.

Our CE Marking Consulting Services

  • Determination of minimum requirements for CE Marking compliance
  • Outlining of options for compliance with assessment procedures
  • Design reviews 
  • Risk and hazard analysis (Scope, Strategy, Execution)
  • Type approvals (Scope, Strategy, Benefits, Execution)
  • Material compliance review and particular material appraisals (PMA)
  • Approvals of manufacturing processes
    • Manufacturing principles and processes 
    • Welding procedure qualification records (WPQR/PQR) (e.g., AMSE, AWS, ISO 15614, ISO 25239 and more)
    • Welder/operator testing/qualification (WPT/WPQ) (e.g., ASME, AWS, ISO 9606, EN 1418 and more)
  • Technical documentation (CE Marking technical compliance files)
  • Operation, Maintenance, and Inspection Manuals
  • Declaration of conformity or certificate of compliance
  • Training
  • CE Marking Approval

Why Should You Work with ECE Global?

ECE Global design engineering professionals have ready access to an internationally recognized European Notification Body organization with a keen understanding of the importance of certification and the impact it can have on an organization. Our experience in evaluating the applicability of European Directives, Codes & Requirements, as well as providing sound and suitable project and approval plans, has saved many of our client’s considerable time and money and resulted in potential advantages over their competitors.

Depending on the project, we may act in support of the project leaders or project engineers. Our CE Marking consultants collaborate with your staff to implement the required procedures and work instructions needed for your operations. Our cohesive team approach has proven successful in numerous industrial applications and projects, resulting in the maximization of cost- and time-saving strategies.