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  • About ICOSPA

Who we are

The International Council of Sheet Metal Presswork Associations (ICOSPA) is the prime platform for the cross-national exchange of the sheet metal engineering industry.

Over the past 50 years, our member associations have represented the voices of over 12,300 companies of six nations throughout the world. Employing over 600,000, the majority of our member companies are small and medium-sized enterprises that supply assemblies, subassemblies and parts to the automotive, the machinery as well as the electrical and electronic industries.

Our current member associations are:

  • FIMMEF (France)
  • IBU (Germany)
  • CBM (United Kingdom)
  • JMSA (Japan)
  • CCMI (People‚Äôs Republic of China)
  • PMA (United States of America)

Key Mandates & Topics

Our vision is to actively promote the international sheet metal engineering industry in order for our member companies to flourish, provide growth and employment both today and in the long term.

Provision of a network for our members to facilitate information exchange and together develop services which are useful to their member companies.

  • We offer information about international sheet metal engineering and national market developments
  • We support matching enterprises with highly talented staff and students by offering an international internship/exchange program