Sector covered in the first phase 2002/03:
Metal Products

Metal products are a rather heterogeneous sector that belongs to the so-called 'old economy'. It amounts to about 6% of total production of manufacturing in the EU. This sector (NACE Rev.1 28) comprises


Code Activity
28.1 Manufacture of structural metal products
28.2 Manufacture of tanks, reservoirs and containers of metal; manufacture of central heating radiators and boilers
28.3 Manufacture of steam generators, except central heating, hot water boilers
28.4 Forging, pressing, stamping and roll forming of metal, powder metallurgy
28.5 Treatment and coating of metals; general mechanical engineering
28.6 Manufacture of cutlery, tools and general hardware
28.7 Manufacture of other fabricated metal products


European association(s)

  • Orgalime - European federation of national industrial associations representing the European mechanical, electrical, electronic and metal articles industries; Boulevard Auguste Reyers 80, 1030 Brussels, Belgium; Phone:++32-2-706-8235; Telefax:++32-2-706-8250,