Competitive Industry

Publications (10)

2022 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

CO2 standards trilogue: Urgent need for inclusion of a Just Transition framework for Europe’s automotive workforce

On 21st of October 2022, the coalition of industry, trade unions, employers, and environmental organisations, jointly called for a Just Transition framework within the new rules to accelerate structural change in the industry. The existing EU Just Transition Fund’s resources cannot be spread thinner as they are already needed for the important challenge in the coal-dependent and carbon-intensive regions and industries. However, they can offer a model for a Just Transition for the broader automotive and mobility ecosystem.

2022 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

Conference on the Future of Europe - Ceemet's contribution

The EU has contributed to nearly 65 years of prosperity in Europe and industry has been the backbone of the economy during this time. While much has been achieved - e.g. peace and prosperity in Europe, the single market, etc. - Ceemet acknowledges the fact that much remains to be done and welcomes the broader debate on the future of the EU. As an industry representative body and recognised social partner, Ceemet is happy to take part in the process but will in this publication only put the focus on the issues which are relevant to the companies within the Metal, Engineering and Technology-based (MET) sector.

2020 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

Recovery Plan for a competitive industry in a resilient Europe

The consequences of COVID-19 have a huge impact on society and industry. Ceemet proposes a 2-step approach with 12 recommendations for a sustainable recovery of industry in a resilient Europe.

2020 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

Better Regulation

Regulation must be applicable, enforceable, and based on comprehensive and objective impact assessments. If it fixes the problem, it will boost competitiveness, business investment and job creation. After the 2019 EU elections, Ceemet has a closer look at this policy area following the publication of the 10 Point Plan.

2018 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

10 Point Plan for competitive industry sustaining social Europe

The 10 Point Plan is the contribution of Europe’s Tech & Industry Employers for the 2019-2024 legislature of the European Parliament. More info on 10-points.ceemet.org

2017 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

Vision Paper on a new social settlement with industry

The release of the Vision Paper comes at half time of the mandate of EU decision makers in the Parliament and the Commission. It follows the publication of European Commission’s ‘White Paper on the Future of the EU' and reckons that strengthening the existing European industrial tissue should be the first step.

2014 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

Industrial Competitiveness for a Social Europe

With the incoming European Parliament and Commission, it is time to deliver a coherent policy vision for industry.

2012 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

Manifesto ‘Manufacturing a Stronger and Greener Europe'

A joint Ceemet - Orgalime manifesto to highlight the vital role of industry to the economic recovery following the Commission Communication “A Stronger European Industry for Growth and Economic Recovery”.

2010 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

EU 2020 Strategy - An Agenda for European Manufacturing in a changing world

In this paper Ceemet sets out the key priorities in the area of social policy it considers crucial for maintaining a strong and competitive industrial base in Europe. This is a prime goal that the Metal, Engineering and Technology-based (MET) industries sector is pleased to see has been highlighted in the Commission’s Consultation Document on the EU 2020 Strategy (COM(2009)647 final).

2004 COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY

Strategy paper "Strengthening the competitiveness of the European Metal, Engineering & Technology-based (MET) industries"

This strategy paper sets out the key areas on which Ceemet, together with its member organisations, will work to strengthen the current and future competitiveness of the metal, engineering and technology-based industries within Europe.

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