CECIP is the European association for national trade organisations representing the European manufacturers of weighing instruments.
Founded in 1958, CECIP has today 14 members. These include 12 national member associations from: Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom and two company members from Portugal and Sweden.
The weighing industry has gone through tremendous changes in the past decades with new technologies and techniques being introduced in all sectors. Nowadays weighing instruments plays an important role in every industry, contributing to the quality of the final product.
Today, CECIP is playing its role within Europe, striving for common and harmonised standards to be adopted at European and International levels. These standards and legislation should provide safety and quality to both consumers and users of weighing instruments. CECIP aims to provide valuable contributions to improve the quality of legislation and standards.