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Project Coordinator


CLEPA is the European Association of Automotive Suppliers.

116 of the world's most prominent suppliers for car parts, systems and modules and 23 National trade associations and European sector associations are members of CLEPA, representing more than 3 thousand companies, employing more than 5 million people and covering all products and services within the automotive supply chain. Based in Brussels, CLEPA is recognized as the natural discussion partner by the European Institutions, United Nations and fellow associations (ACEA, JAMA, MEMA, etc).

Main project responsibilities

  • Project management and organisation of key activities, linking project partners, supporters, experts and policy-makers

  • Preparing, chairing and reporting on steering group and stakeholder meetings

  • Overseeing media relations, communication and dissemination activities

Contact details

Project Coordinator:

Ms Nathalie Gminder

CLEPA a.i.s.b.l.

Boulevard Brand Whitlock 87

1200 Brussels

+32 (0) 2 740 28 43

Project partner


industriAll European Trade Union represents 7.1 million workers across supply chains in manufacturing, mining and energy sectors on the European level. Almost 200 affiliated organisations from 39 European countries are representative bodies for their industries. industriAll Europe focuses the economic and social interests of workers in the metal industry at European level. The industriAll Europe advocates a social Europe characterised by democracy, freedom, social justice and solidarity. It also defends and promotes the ability of the European social model to face up to future challenges. At the same time it supports Europe's political and economic integration, whilst bearing in mind the unions' traditions and roots in the culture of their own respective nation states.

Main project responsibilities

Support with project management and organisation of activities

Contact details

Mr Guido Nelissen

IndustriAll European Trade Union

Boulevard du roi Albert II 5/10

B-1210 Brussels

+32 2226 0050 central line

Project partner


Based in Brussels since 1959, ETRMA pursues the international non-profit purpose of representing, promoting and defending the initiatives and interests which are common to the members of the tyre and general rubber goods industry with the European Union Institutions and any other relevant organization on a pan-European or international level. The main fields in which ETRMA operate are: health and safety, chemicals, environment, road safety, tyre regulatory framework, contribution of cleaner and greener environment (CO2 emissions, noise, energy efficiency, end of life management), market access and trade agreements.

Main project responsibilities

Support with project management and organisation of activities

Contact details

Ms Marta Conti

ETRMA-European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association
Avenue des Arts 2, box 12
B-1210 Brussels

+32 (0) 2 218 49 40

Project supporter

Main project responsibilities of the project supporters

The involvement of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) will guarantee constant information and consultation of the European car, truck and bus manufacturers at EU level. The support of the employers’ organisations covering the metal, engineering and technology-based industries (CEEMET) will assure information input and exchange for the project partners.


The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) represents the 15 Europe-based car, van, truck and bus makers. ACEA is the advocate for the automobile industry in Europe, and engages in dialogue with the European institutions and other stakeholders in order to advance understanding of industry-related issues, helping to contribute to effective policy and legislation at both European and global levels.

ACEA’s members are BMW Group, DAF Trucks, Daimler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford of Europe, Opel Group, Hyundai Motor Europe, Iveco, Jaguar Land Rover, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Renault Group, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars, and Volvo Group.


Set up in 1962, CEEMET is the European employers’ organisation representing the interests of the metal, engineering and technology-based industries with a particular focus on labour market policy and industrial relations issues.

CEEMET members are national employers’ organisations and federations, representing 200,000 member companies across Europe, the vast majority of which are SMEs, providing employment for 35 million people, covering all products within the metal, engineering and technology-based sectors. Together, these companies make up the largest industrial sector in Europe, both in terms of employment levels and added value, and are therefore vital in driving forward and securing Europe’s future prosperity.

Based in Brussels, Belgium, CEEMET is a recognised consultation body and discussion partner of the European Institutions and other stakeholders.

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