|Workers' organisations||Employers' organisations|
|Council of European Employers of the Metal, Engineering and Technology-Based Industries (CEEMET)|
Social dialogue in this sector covers:
The activities covered in this sector are those defined by NACE (Rev. 2) code C24.4 (Manufacture of basic precious and other non-ferrous metals), as well as codes C25 (Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment), C26 (Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products), C27 (Manufacture of electrical equipment), C28 (Manufacture of machinery and equipment), C29 (Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers) and C30 (Manufacture of other transport equipment).
In the EU, the metal industry represents 200.000 companies with some 14 million employees, mainly highly qualified ones and spends 15% on R&D.
Metal industries make up the largest industrial sector in Europe in terms of both jobs and added value. Major challenges include globalisation and international competition, relocation, demographic change, digitalisation and environmental concerns.
The Committee is currently focusing on:
Check the library entries for this sectoral social dialogue committee.