SEMA is The Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association, representing the storage and racking industries, on matters relating to legislation, codes of practice and the provision of training courses, relating to the industry.
SEMA is based in Burntwood, Staffordshire. The headquarters have both administrative and training facilities.
There is a dedicated disabled parking bay at the front of the building and all training facilities are on the ground floor, which also includes a disabled toilet.
SEMA is a limited company, managed by a team of representatives from within the industry. These representatives work or have worked in businesses well known throughout the racking and warehouse industry and take the roles of giving direction in the way SEMA operates. There are two full time team members and two part time team members employed by SEMA who administer all the processes of membership and training. Our trainers are all ‘freelance’ with years of competent experience in the racking industry.
Anybody from within the storage and racking industry, manufacturers, distributors, and installers may apply. Membership categories reflect this range of providers
VAT is added to SEMA membership fees.
Overseas manufacturers, distributors and installers may apply to join the various membership types.
Individuals can be certified as SEMA Approved Racking Inspector, SARI.
SEMA application forms and fees should be sent together.
Principally the recognition your company as a part of the UK storage equipment manufacturers industry association. Companies accredited are obliged to follow the processes and procedures, determined by SEMA to deliver a quality product or installation in a safe manner.
SEMA has numerous controls over data protection and follows the guidelines set out in the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR
When booking on a SEMA course you are invited to advise on food requirements and specific dietary needs. Our local caterer can meet most dietary requirements – vegan, gluten free, no dairy etc.