The Association

The Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry - FCIO represents the interests of all Austrian companies which manufacture chemical products on an industrial basis.

Main tasks and activities:

  • Representation of membership at all level of government.
  • Information and advisory service to members. Typical issues include chemical legislation, environmental protection, transportation of dangerous goods, public relations.
  • Collective bargaining with trade unions.

International Cooperation

FCIO is a member of:

Cefic European Chemical Council
ECEG European Chemical Employers Group

Some branches of the chemical industry are organised in sector associations on European level.

AISE Detergents and soaps
CEPE Coatings
Cosmetics Europe Cosmetics
ECPA Pesticides
EFPIA Pharmaceuticals
EUPC Plastic converters
EuropaBio Biotechnology
Plastics Europe Plastic Producer
TEPPFA The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association