Evolis and Symop come together to become a leading industrial professional organization, active in defending the industry and its trades in France.
Meeting on November 25, the extraordinary general assemblies of Evolis (professional organization of capital goods), and Symop (union of machines and production technologies) largely approved the creation of a new professional organization. Jean-Claude Fayat, president of the eponymous group becomes the president, Fabien Vincentz, president of Marposs France has held the position of first vice-president since January 1, 2022.
Federating players from the capital goods and means of production sector
This merger is the result of an intention to bring together all the players who contribute to the competitiveness and efficiency (productivity, environment, etc.) of French industry through the modernization of the production tool.
Evolis Symop represents suppliers of capital goods and machinery for industrial production for all industrial sectors: mechanical and agri-food industries, construction and infrastructure, water and energy, chemicals, paper and wood, packaging and recycling.
The attractiveness of industry, training, regulation, standardization, digitalization, productive investment, modernization of the French industrial fabric are priority topics for members who play a leading role in the modernization and competitiveness of all industrial sectors.
"We also want to step up on the challenges of European regulation that are vital for our companies," says the organization. For this, it is necessary to come together to reach a critical size in the image of our European neighbours. With 600 member companies, employing 82,000 employees and generating nearly €19 billion in turnover, 65% of which is exported, Evolis Symop embodies a solid and unified organization, more representative to the French and European authorities. »
An agile and digital organization for the younger generations
They will be the bosses of tomorrow and their professional organization must resemble them: young entrepreneurs and their employees are looking for an active network of personalized services and flexibility. Evolis Symop has thus acquired a new digital platform, a place of convergence conducive to many business opportunities and exchanges between members. Thanks to this new collaborative tool, Evolis Symop intends to strengthen proximity with its members in a logic of services, collective and individual.
Evolis Symop is a member of the FIM and a founding member of the new strategic contract for the industry solutions of the future (S-I-F) led by the AIF.