The member companies embrace firms manufacturing and marketing both industrial valves and actuators as well as sanitary valves and fittings. The association is the accepted channel for consultation by government departments, national bodies, user industries and customer organisations. Its membership covers not only large but medium and small companies, and its structure is designed to serve their joint interests and needs in most economic and technical aspects.
The association is a member of and supports and participates in the activities of CEIR (Comité Européen de l’Industrie de la Robinetterie), which is the European federation representing this trade.
The association has its secretariat within the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries, Teknikföretagen i Sverige. Teknikföretagen has some 3 000 member companies with 300 000 employees. The object of the association is to reinforce its member companies’ international competetiveness and longterm profitability. The fields of activities are mainly: economic policy and business trends, collective negotiations and agreements, the environment, research and developement, product requirements and trade policy, training policies, business law. The association is active in international cooperation through its membership of CEIR.
New chairman of Valves & Fittings of Sweden is Mr Mikael Hansson, FM Mattsson Mora Group AB.