Trade Associations

We take actively part in the economic and technical development of the industries we are operating in. At national and international level we are engaging in trade associations and other boards in the fields standardization, product and occupational safety as well as environment protection.

FWI – Association of German Tool Manufacturers

The Association of the German Tool Manufacturers provides to its members a means for open exchange and discussions about industry specific topics. Its objectives are the promotion of commonalities and the reduction of discrepancies to ensure a fair competition.

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VDS – German Abrasives Association

The VDS advises and supports its member companies in all professional issues connected to the production and sales of abrasives. Further the VDS promotes the technical concerns of the abrasives industry as standardization, safety, test and marking requirements.


FEPA – Federation of European Producers of Abrasives

The FEPA is an association of European manufacturers of abrasive products which develops and publishes standards, documentation and safety recommendations related to the abrasives and grinding industry.