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Association FME-CWM is the Dutch association of enterprises in the technological sector. The organisation represents 2,500 members in the metal, plastic, electronics and electrical engineering industries. These enterprises together employ a workforce of 225,000 in total. Joint annual turnover of member companies amounts to around € 60 billion euro with a direct export totalling at € 37 billion. We actively protect our members’ interests nationally and internationally, provide services to individual member companies and clusters of member companies, and support 120 trade associations.


Since its foundation in 1971 IRO promotes the interests of the Dutch supply and service companies in the upstream oil and gas industry. Members cover all activities involved in the supply industry, such as engineering, field development, pipeline installation, maintenance, manufacturing and material & equipment supply, onshore as well as offshore.

IRO represents the interests of its 425 member companies towards the government and prospective customers, facilitates export promotion and subsidies for innovative technology. IRO offers member companies a vast national and international network. More recently Employment & Education has become a spearhead of the association.