BIBM Membership categories:
1. Full members:
• National precast concrete industry associations from EU and EFTA countries;
• Regional associations or trade associations specific to a branch of the industry in EU/EFTA countries where there is no overall national association or when the latter is not a member of the BIBM;
• Individual firms where there is no national, regional or specialist product associations in a country which is a member of the BIBM and to which they could belong.
2. International members:
National precast concrete industry associations from outside EU and EFTA countries.
3. Associate members:
Transnational companies, suppliers of raw materials, machines, equipment or services related to the precast concrete industry.
4. Honorary members:
For individuals who have given outstanding work, support or services to the BIBM and/or who have demonstrated distinguished technical, economic, promotional, social or related contributions to the BIBM or to the concrete industry.
Eight concrete advantages for a BIBM membership:
- think global, act local;
- the strength of one voice;
- conveying precast concrete’s image;
- the key link for concrete stakeholders;
- the vehicle to a competitive European precast concrete market;
- understanding European standards and codes;
- the opportunities of sustainability;
- visibility through efficient communication.
Download our brochure on what BIBM offers to its Members: BIBM – advantages of Membership (final)
AT – VERBAND ÖSTERREICHISCHER BETON – UND FERTIGTEILWERKE – VÖB
Gablenzgasse 3/5. OG, A-1150 Wien
Director: Thomas Mühl (email@example.com)
President: Franz Josef Eder
Created in 1956, VÖB represents the interests of its 70 Austrian member companies, which are precast concrete producers. It supports and advises its members both in technical and product-related terms, and is the voice of the Austrian precast concrete industry.
The Austrian precast concrete plants generate annually a turnover of over 700 million euros and employ more than 4000 workers in approximately 100 enterprises. This efficient and productive branch of the construction industry, with its broadly diversified range of products, ranks among the most important industries within the building industry.
BE – FEDERATION DE L’INDUSTRIE DU BETON – FEBE
Boulevard du Souverain 68, BE-1170 Bruxelles
Director: Stef Maas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
President: Stefan Van Buggenhout
FEBE is the Belgium federation for the precast concrete industry. Composed of 80 members industries, which represent in total 110 plants, it represents 85% of the total turnover of the sector.
Its main objectives are:
- To represent and defend the precast concrete industry interests on technical, social, economic and legal terms,
- Give specialized and practical advice to its members regarding social and training issues, health and safety, technical questions, promotion and communication of products.
DE -FACHVERBAND BETON- UND FERTIGTEILWERKE BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG E.V. (FBF)
Gerhard-Koch-Str. 2+4, D-73760 Ostfildern; Postfach 1162, D-73747 Ostfildern
DE- VERBAND BETON- UND FERTIGTEILINDUSTRIE NORD E.V
Raiffeisenstr. 8 BURGWEDEL 30938
DE – FACHVEREINIGUNG DEUTSCHER BETONFERTIGTEILBAU e.V. (FDB)
Schloßallee 10, 53179 Bonn
Managing Director: Dipl.-Ing. Dipl. Wirt.-Ing. Elisabeth Hierlein (email@example.com)
T. +49-228-954 56 55
F. +49-228-954 56 90
Technical Director: Dipl.-Ing. Mathias Tillmann (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Project Management: Dipl.-Ing. Alice Becke (email@example.com)
Calle de Diego de León 47, Edificio Melior, 28006 Madrid
T.: +34 91 323 82 75 F.: +34 91 315 83 02
Director: Sonia Fernandez Ayala (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Technical Director: Alejandro López Vidal (email@example.com)
President: Manuel Aguado
ANDECE is the association representing the Spanish precast concrete industry. Its main goal is to develop R&D activities in the production of precast concrete products. ANDECE is composed of more than 500 factories which production represents more than 70% of the total turnover of the Spanish precast concrete industry.
FI – FINNISH CONCRETE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 381 (Etelaranta 10), FI-00131 Helsinki
Director: Jussi Mattila (firstname.lastname@example.org)
President: Pertti Halonen
Division Manager (precast concrete products) – Janne Kihula, M.Sc. (Tech) (email@example.com)
The first branch federation for the Finnish Concrete industry was founded in 1928. Today, the Concrete Finnish Industry represents 50 member companies (with approximately 100 factories and 4,000 employees). The total turnover of the concrete industry is around 1 billion Euros.
The Federation promotes precast concrete solutions, creates new technical solutions for the industry and precast construction. It informs the industry and their clients about economical and technical data through web-pages, magazines and professional courses.
FR – FEDERATION FRANCAISE DE L’INDUSTRIE DU BETON – FIB
15 Boulevard du Général de Gaulle, 92120 Montrouge
T. (+33) 01 49 65 09 09
Directeur Général Délégué: Sylvie Valladeau-Roncin
Directeur Général Délégué: Jacques Manzoni (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Président: Bertrand Bedel
FIB represents the interests of the French precast concrete producers and manufacturers towards French authorities and within appropriate construction bodies.
Its main objectives are:
IE – IRISH PRECAST CONCRETE ASSOCIATION – IPCA
8 Newlands Business Park, Naas Road, Clondalkin – IE-Dublin 22
T. +353-1-464.00.82 F. +352-1-464.00.87
Director: Gerry Farrell (email@example.com)
President: Derek Duffy
The IPCA is an association of 11 member companies who together represent roughly 70% of Ireland’s industrial, commercial and civil engineering precast output and circa 50% of the precast housing market. Founded in 1991, the association is a constituent of the Irish Concrete Federation (ICF).
The primary reason for the existence of the association, is to ensure that the precast sector has a strong and reputable voice, to collectively respond to the commercial and technical needs of those who specify and purchase precast concrete. The role of the IPCA is to represent the precast industry, to develop industry standards in relation to Training, Health & Safety, the Environment, Transport and to liaise with the relevant government bodies in relation to new legislation and all industry issues. When using IPCA member products, a specifier can be assured that the products are being produced to quality standards and that the producer is fully aware o f all relevant legislation.
NL – BOND VAN FABRIKANTEN VAN BETONPRODUKTEN IN NEDERLAND – BFBN
Zaagmolenlaan 20; Postbus 194, 3440 AD Woerden
Sector Manager for Precast: Taco van den Broek (firstname.lastname@example.org)
President: Bart van Melick
BFBN is the Dutch precast concrete association. Its role is to provide added value to its members and promote the competitiveness and the image of Dutch concrete product industry.
NO – BETONGELEMENTFORENINGEN
P.O. Box 7186 Majorstuen, NO-0307 Oslo
Director: John-Erik Reiersen (email@example.com)
President: Pål Sanne
Betongelementforeningen is an independent branch association that represents the Norwegian precast concrete manufacturers and assembly contractors.
Betongelementforeningen was established in 1928 and presently has 150 members which generate 7 billion NOK and employ 2800 persons in production.
The main activities of the association are to provide its members with:
SE – SVENSK BETONG
Box 55684 SE-10215 Stockholm
Director: Malin Löfsjögård (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Swedish Precast Concrete Federation is a trade association for companies which manufacture and/or install concrete products. Its main objective is to look after the interests of the member companies and to create for them the best possible conditions in which to operate and develop in society.
The long-term objectives of the Swedish Precast Concrete Federation are as follows:
UK – BRITISH PRECAST CONCRETE FEDERATION – BRITISH PRECAST
The Old Rectory Main Street, Glenfield, Leicestershire LE3 8DG
Executive Director: Phil Cox (email@example.com)
Sustainability & Product Association Executive: Matthew Butcher (firstname.lastname@example.org)
President: Alan Smith
Tracing its roots back to 1918, the British Precast Concrete Federation (BPCF) is the trade association of precast concrete manufacturers. The main aims of the federation are to promote precast concrete in the construction market and to disseminate information, through a range of industry representation and by shared knowledge, to add value to its member companies.