Member type: Full Member (through Cefic) + RCLG
The chemical industry is one of the largest industrial branches in Austria with appr. 285 member companies, 42,000 employees and a production volume of over €13 billion. About 70% of output is exported, mainly within Europe. Main markets are Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. Austrian companies are leading manufacturers of products including water-borne coatings, certain antibiotics and newly developed chemical fibres.
FCIO, the association of the Austrian chemical industry, represents manufacturers of industrial chemicals. The main tasks and activities of FCIO are: to represent membership at all levels of government; to provide Information and advisory service to members, and to collectively bargain with trade unions. Key issues include chemical legislation, environmental protection, and transportation of dangerous goods. FCIO is an active member of Cefic.
FCIO - Fachverband der Chemischen Industrie Österreichs
63 - A - 1045 Wien
Dr. Wolfgang Eickhoff
Tel. + 43 (0) 5 90 900 3371
Fax + 43 (0) 5 90 900 280
Dr. Dominique Schröder
Technical officer and responsible care manager
Tel: +43 5 90 900 3373
Fax: +43 5 90 900 280