Our mission

Mobilisation and connection

FME is the Dutch employers’ organisation in the technology industry. The 2,200 affiliated companies include technology start-ups, trading companies, small and medium-sized industrial enterprises as well as large industrial conglomerates. Our members are active in the fields of manufacturing, trade automation and maintenance in the metal, electronics, electrical engineering and plastics sectors. FME members employ a total of 220,000 people, have a combined turnover of € 75 billion, their collective added value amounts to over € 21 billion, and their exports total € 39 billion. FME members therefore account for one-sixth of all Dutch exports. FME has 60 affiliated trade associations. FME mobilises and connects partners in the technology industry to meet the big challenges society faces, both today and in the future. In doing so, we increase our members’ individual and collective earning power.

Key figures

  • 2,200 member companies, employing 220,000 employees in total
  • yearly turnover totalling € 75 billion
  • direct export totalling € 39 billion
  • 181 employees at FME
  • support to 60 trade associations