The Federation of Austrian Industries is the voluntary and independent representation of interests of the Austrian industry
and its related sectors. Since 1946 the IV has taken part in all legislative processes as a recognised partner of politics. A federal
organisation, nine regional groups and the IV-office in Brussels represent the issues of its currently more than 4,400 members in
the manufacturing sector, credit and insurance sector, infrastructure and industry-oriented services in Austria and Europe. The
Federation’s members represent more than 80 per cent of domestic manufacturing companies.
Through innovative concepts and expertise the Federation strives to make Austria fit for the future at the interface
between business and politics. At the European level the Federation of Austrian Industries, one of Europe’s most
modern and powerful employers’ associations, is the voice of Austria’s industry in the industry and employers’