The Netherlands: Royal Metal Union

With over 14,000 members, Koninklijke Metaalunie is the largest entrepreneurs organisation for SMEs in the metal industry. Membership is on a voluntary basis. The Koninklijke Metaalunie's services are mainly aimed at metal companies with up to 100 employees in various sectors such as:
  • Construction of machines and appliances
  • Metal goods
  • Measurement and control technology
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Welding and construction works
  • Fabrication of tools
  • Yacht and ship building
  • Machining and clamping / Chips removal
  • Shaping of metal sheets / Metalworking
  • Agricultural technology
  • Revision and maintenance
  • Trade and services
  • Foundry works


Sector groups:
In addition to the general membership of Koninklijke Metaalunie, members may also join a sector group. A sector group represents the economic and technical interests of a specific homogeneous group of enterprises. At present, more than 40 sector groups are active in order to support the specific groups of enterprises.

The Koninklijke Metaalunie guarantees:
◦ Broad expertise
◦ Knowledge of the industry
◦ Concrete and results-oriented work

Who is who ?

Mark Helder

        Jos Kleiboer
Royal Metal Union
Visiting address:
Einsteinbaan 1
NL-3439 NJ Nieuwegein
Postal adress:
Postbus 2600
 NL-3430 GA Nieuwegein
 ++ 31 30 605 33 44
 ++ 31 30 606 31 15