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About Us

METALS FOR BUILDINGS is an alliance of European or International metal trade associations active in the building sector. It represents the interests of the metal industry towards European institutions and relevant stakeholders as far as the sustainability and recyclability credentials of metals in buildings are concerned.

The alliance was established in 2012 and became an ASBL in March 2013 under Belgian law.

Current members are

The European Steel Association (EUROFER)
European Copper Institute (ECI)
International Zinc Association – Europe
European Aluminium
Nickel Institute
European Coil Coating Association (ECCA)
Federation of European Window and Curtain Walling Manufacturers’ Associations (FAECF)
European General Galvanizers Association (EGGA)
European Association for Panels and Profiles (PPA Europe)

The board is composed as follows of

Patrick Le Pense, President, ArcelorMittal, member of EUROFER
Sabina Grund, Vice-President, International Zinc Association – Europe
Bernard Gilmont, Treasurer, European Aluminium
Danny Croon, EUROFER
Nigel Cotton, European Copper Institute
Mark Mistry, Nickel Institute
Ralf Podleschny, European Association for Panels and Profiles

Day-to-day management is undertaken by Christian Leroy.

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