The Machinery Directive is one of the only CE Directives to require the Manufacturer to have a representative located in the EU - someone who can be contacted by EU officials in the event that the Technical Construction File is required for inspection (a very rare occurrence). You are not required to have an EU representative for the Low Voltage Directive, EMC Directive, and most other Directives.
If you have products that are CE compliant with the Machinery Directive, please consider the following:
CE Compiler Service References: If your product complies with the Machinery Directive and you do not have a company representative in the EU, these companies offer contract CE compiler services in the EU – they are independent organizations not related to CertifiGroup. This information is provided as a convenience. Prices vary and can include annual fees.