AFAQUIM is an active player in the local, national and European business and sectoral environment and participates in the organizations that represent the industrial fabric in all its fields
The industrial sector in general and the chemical sector in particular has a large network of business associations and platforms that are dedicated to their representation before authorities, legislators, administrations, stakeholders, media and society in general
Foment del Treball
Foment del Treball Nacional is the confederation that since 1771 represents entrepreneurs and the powerful Catalan industry. As an independent, private, non-profit organization, under the constitutional and legal right of association of entrepreneurs, it is governed by freely elected representatives on democratic grounds.
FedeQuim is a non-profit entity, whose objective is the defense of the rights and interests of the Chemical Sector, especially in Catalonia, through the monitoring of legislative activity, at the local and regional level. FedeQuim currently has 220 directly associated companies and 5 related associations, grouping together a collective that exceeds 600 companies.
Founded in 2004, efcg is the forum & the voice of the european fine chemicals manufacturers. We are a non-profit international sector group within Cefic, the Brussels-based European Chemical Industry Council which represents 29,000 large, medium and small chemical companies in Europe, directly providing 1.2 million jobs and accounting for 17% of world chemical production.
Our members provide the essential medicines that European patients, healthcare professionals and healthcare systems rely on to treat the most acute and chronic diseases ailments covering a wide range of diseases from cardiovascular, to diabetes and cancer. Better access to the most effective therapies means millions more patients are getting better and living longer, while healthcare inequalities are being reduced.
BusinessEurope is the leading advocate for growth and competitiveness at European level, standing up for companies across the continent and actively campaigning on the issues that most influence their performance. We speak for all-sized enterprises in 35 European countries whose national business federations are our direct members.
It represents and defends Spanish companies and entrepreneurs. Founded in 1977, the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE) voluntarily integrates two million companies and freelancers from all sectors of activities, which are linked to CEOE through more than 4,500 grassroots associations.
APIC represents producers of APIs and API intermediates in Europe.
Its membership consists of 60 companies, located all over Europe, and of 4 national industry associations.
For around 2/3 of its members, selling APIs and intermediates is their major business while ca. 1/3 of the members are primarily marketing final medicinal products. APIC’s focus is on worldwide Quality, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Regulatory matters relating to APIs and intermediates.