Membership

Membership and active participation provide a company and its management and experts with a direct source of extensive information and contacts with other leading professionals in the sector.

Shared knowledge and experiences can be utilised in the development of a company’s activities.

The services and activities of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries offer tried and tested solutions that save not only money but also the time of key personnel. Companies gain the opportunity to focus on the essentials: building the road to their own success.

The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries is an association for companies in the metals industry, the mechanical engineering and metal products industry, the electronics and electrotechnical industry, the information technology industry, consulting engineering, and for companies engaged in comparable or related activities regardless of their raw material base.

Companies that can be deemed established, i.e. those which have been in operation for at least one year, can be accepted as members of the Federation.

Rules of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries

The membership application is made in writing. The application must state the name and places of business of the company applying for membership, a description of its activities and place of business, its net sales, the average number of employees, their wages and salaries, and any other information that may be requested by the Federation.

The Board of Directors of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries will make the decision on membership. When a company joins the Federation, it also becomes a member of the Confederation of Finnish Industries, EK.

Services

The Labour Market department of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries provides its member companies with such things as support in the interpretation and application of collective labour agreements and labour legislation, consulting services in various development projects in the labour market and in productivity, legal advice, and training in employment-related issues.

In relation to the reform of Finland's industrial relations model, it is also key to raising expertise and preparedness in local bargaining using the various support activities of the Federation of the Finnish Technology Industries.

In addition, the Federation provides telephone advice for members, innovation activities, development projects, internationalisation services, special issues for SMEs, information on environmental issues and technical legislation.

Membership fees

Members pay an annual membership fee, which is determined for one calendar year at a time at the Federation’s autumn meeting. The membership fee is determined as a given percentage of the member’s value added for the latest financial year prior to the autumn meeting.

Members are obliged to provide the Federation with annual information on the number of employees, membership fee criteria, and other information on their operations in accordance with Federation guidelines. The information provided is kept confidential.

Membership information and applications:

Tel. +358 9 192 31