During a short courtesy visit by ETTU President Ronald KRAMER and Secretary General Richard SCRUTON to DONIC headquarters in Völklingen, DONIC CEO Frank SCHREINER signed the official agreement confirming his company will supply the Nittaku Premium 40+ ball as the European Championships official ball for 2016 to 2019. During the visit there was an frank and open exchange of views on the present and future situation of table tennis in Europe and in the world, followed by a short tour of the building. President KRAMER stated: "This visit to DONIC is part of our conviction that we must communicate and discuss with all stakeholders involved our sport. We need each others' expertise and experience for the development of table tennis. Of course our suppliers' and other commercial partners' opinions are of great value for the future of our sport."