CECIP is the European association for national trade organisations representing the European manufacturers of weighing instruments. Founded in 1958, CECIP has today 15 member associations: Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
The weighing industry has gone through tremendous changes in the past decades with new technologies and techniques being introduced in all sectors. Nowadays weighing instruments plays an important role in every industry, contributing to the quality of the final product.
European weighing instruments manufacturers, including members of CECIP, represent over 50% of the worldwide trade volume. There are ca. 700 companies active in the production of weighing instruments (many of them being partly or even over 50% active on related fields as well). The weighing industry in total employs around 50.000 people and has a turnover of 3 billion Euros.
- 700 manufacturers;
- turnover 3 billion Euro;
- 50.000 employees;
- +4000 – 5000 micro companies (10.000 employees).
For more information, visit CECIP at www.cecip.eu.