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FILA is member of various Italian and international trade associations:

  • Confindustria Nazionale (Italian industrial federation): the Italian employers’ federation and national chamber of commerce.
  • Confindustria Ceramica, Confindustria Marmomacchine and Confindustria Sezione Chimici: industry federations for ceramic tile, marble and marble machinery and the chemical sector.
  • TTA (The Tile Association): represents the entire British sector of tiles for floor and wall coverings, boasting 750 members including manufacturers, installers, distributors and contractors.
  • EUF (Federation of European Tile Fixers’ Association).
  • FFN (Fachverband Fliesen und Naturstein): the association for tile and natural stone is part of the ZDB, the German Building Federation, the largest German industrial federation, with over 35,000 building companies as its members. 
  • Gesundes Wohnen mit Keramik (Healthy Living with Ceramics): an initiative by European tile associations; its members are the best known manufacturers, distributors and tile installers, creating solutions that use ceramic tile in the construction of healthy living environments.
  • MIA (Marble Institute of America): ): the biggest category association in the world for the market of ornamental stone, counting almost 2000 stone manufacturers, distributors, builders, tile installers and suppliers.
  • Green Building Council (GBC) Italia: a non-profit organization which is part of the international network of GBC; its goal is to promote a culture of sustainable building. It is responsible for the independent certification LEED® system– Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – whose parameters set precise criteria for the design and construction of buildings that are healthy, energy efficient and with low environmental impact.
  • RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects): responsible for defining standards, training and support for this category. It works with the government to improve the quality of planning for public buildings, new homes and communities.
  • NTCA (National Tile Contractors Association): a non-profit American category association for the professional installation of ceramic tile and natural stone.  
  • ASSOPOSA: the association dedicated to tile installers for which FILA is technical and founding partner. It is responsible for recognizing and training tile installers.
  • DNV (Deutscher Naturwerkstein-Verband e.V.): the German association for natural stone to which around 80% of natural stone processing companies belong. It is a member of Italian and European commissions and groups responsible for drawing up standards and guidelines for the sector.
  • STONE FEDERATION GB: an official association for the natural stone industry, it coordinates businesses in the sector and provides members with a reference point for information, advice and orientation for the supply of suitable stone.

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