AECIM is an association in the metal sector in Madrid Region. Nowadays, 30 employees advise and support the associated companies in different areas: international trade and cooperation, business cooperation, innovation, technology transfer, environment and quality, energy and energy efficiency, digital transformation, industry 4.0, innovation, tax, law, professional training, employment services, etc., joining and boosting the common interests of the metal sector in Madrid. AECIM is also considered as a Metal Cluster.
The majority of these companies are SMEs, 95% out of them have less than 100 employees.
Regarding the automotive sector, as an important metal sub-sector in Madrid, AECIM is also carrying out activities in cooperation with MCA (Madrid Cluster de Automoción), with a nominated AECIM operations manager. MCA is a non-profit association/cluster that is created with the purpose of energizing, stimulating and consolidating the activity of the sector, supporting companies, associations, technology centers, organizations and institutions that focus their activity in the Community of Madrid. MCA is having 3 main local automotive manufacturers (Peugeot, IVECO and John Deere).
Madrid Cluster de Automoción (MCA) was founded in April 2007 by the Ministry of Economy and Technological Innovation of the Community of Madrid, in collaboration with AECIM and other companies in the automotive sector. Nowadays, it is a full legal entity.
AECIM has a strong network of stakeholders: local/regional/country public authorities and some others related to innovation and internationalization.
AECIM is ISO 9001 certified.