CEMA - the voice of the European Agricultural Machinery Industry

CEMA is the association representing the European agricultural machinery industry. With 10 national member associations, the CEMA network represents both large multinational companies and numerous European SMEs active in the sector. 

CEMA represents more than 4,500 manufacturers, producing more than 450 different machine types and generating an aggregated turnover of more than EUR 26 billion. 135,000 people are directly employed in the sector, with a further 125,000 people working in distribution and maintenance. 


Our Vision:

Advance agricultural machinery and solutions for sustainable farming.

Our Mission: 

Bring shared expertise and shape EU legislation for the benefit of sustainable farming and the agriculture machinery and solutions sector. 

Our Structure: 

CEMA's General Assembly (GA) elects the Board of Directors (2-year mandate) which oversees and controls the work of CEMA and its different working groups:

1.      Strategic Committee (SC) 

2.      Economic Expert Group (EEG)

3.      Product Groups (PGs)

4.      Technical Board (TB)

Specific technical and regulatory issues are dealt with in dedicated Project Teams (PTs)which operate under the umbrella of the Technical Board and bring together representatives of national associations and industry experts.

The day-to-day work and contacts with other organisations are managed by the CEMA Secretariat.

The current President of CEMA is Mr Anthony van der Ley.

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