Confindustria Emilia-Romagna is the Federation of Emilia-Romagna’s nine provincial Industrial Association and it’s part of the national Confindustria Organization.
It’s a totally private organization founded in 1972 to promote entrepreneurship and enhance the competitiveness of regional industry.
It’s actively involved in the field of economic development, industrial relations, training and education, environment, finance, legislative and regulatory issues, economic policy and internationalization.
Overall it represents 9.000 associated firms (90% have less than 50 workers) employing about 400.000 workers across all the major sectors of manufacturing,
in particular electrical and mechanical industry, textile, chemicals, ceramic tiles, wood machinery, food processing, packaging and constructions with a growing share of ICT and Consultancy companies.