UIMM in English

UIMM in English

Who are we?

UIMM is the employers’ organisation for the industrial companies of the metal sector. We gather and represent 42 000 companies of all sizes, from a wide range of industry sectors: basic metal, mechanical industry, shipbuilding, aerospace, spatial industry, automotive and train industries, information & technology, electronical and optical products, nuclear industry and household equipments.

With our network of 64 local associations, we take actions to create, in the social field, an environment which is favorable for the competitiveness of the industrial companies we represent.

UIMM is led by a President, Philippe Darmayan, together with a Director General, Hubert Mongon.

Our missions

Our conviction : A strong economy needs a strong industry 

This guides our actions to create the necessary conditions for the competitiveness of industrial companies. We work along four orientations :

  • the development of competences to prepare the future
  • the modernisation of the labour market
  • the reform of the financing of social protection
  • the renovation of social dialogue

Our services for companies

In permanent contact with CEOs, together with the influential institutions, united, committed, militant, we act to promote our convictions and serve at best the interests of industrial companies.

Be represented
Via our reflections, our proposals, our initiatives, we act to ensure a legal and regulatory environment which is favorable to the development and the competitiveness of the industrial companies we represent.

Be advised
We offer information and legal advice services via our local associations. Our aim: to help companies find the answers to their labour law problems and to help them anticipate legal and regulatory evolutions.

Be accompanied
UIMM and its network of local associations are mobilised, daily, to help companies in their search for the competences they need to develop. How?: by identifying the essential competences for the development of the sector, by acting to make them coincide with job vacancies, by facilitating recruitments and by promoting an attractive image of our industry and the jobs it offers.

Be supported
We support the development of companies by facilitating their access to financing for their growth and innovation projects.