UNIFE, the European Association of the railway supply Industry, is based in Brussels and represents the interests of its members, including manufacturers of railway rolling stock, subsystems, components, signalling and infrastructure equipment and construction.
UNIFE directly represents in Europe and beyond around 60 of the largest and medium size companies in the railway supply industry. A further 1.000 supply companies are associated members through their respective national associations. UNIFE Members manufacture 70% of the world-wide production of rail equipment and generates over Euro 60 billion in revenue per year.
The UNIFE General Assembly elects the Presiding Board (9 members) which selects a President for three years.
UNIFE supports the development of the railway supply industry and promote rail transport initiatives. UNIFE monitors EU policies and informs the EU institutions about the railway supply industry perspectives and interests on different subjects of the EU agenda affecting the sector. UNIFE supports its members with products and services and actively participate in collaborative research and development projects.