National

We have an extensive network of contacts to all the relevant Swiss industrial associations and NGO.

 

National partners


ASA

Swiss Aerosol Industry
The aims of the ASA Association is to promote the Swiss Aerosol Industry. Co-ordination of technical and legislative issues.


coiffureSUISSE

Swiss Association of Hairdressing Salons
The manufacturers and importers of professional hair care products are organised in a separate SKW working group. Their long-term co-operation partner is «coiffureSUISSE», the association of hairdressing salon owners.


economiesuisse

The largest umbrella organisation representing the Swiss economy
In its position as Swiss Business Federation, «economiesuisse» has the support of more than 30,000 businesses of all sizes, employing a total of 1.5 million people in Switzerland. «economiesuisse» represents the interests of industry in the political process and campaigns for optimal basic conditions. Among its members are 30,000 Swiss businesses from all branches of industry; they include both large and small businesses, export-oriented companies and firms which focus on the domestic market.


ECO SWISS

The Swiss industry organisation for environmental protection, occupational safety and health
ECO SWISS treated issues which affect all companies. ECO SWISS offers a platform and a network for companies and associations to cope jointly with these issues and find solutions.


GINETEX-SWITZERLAND

The National Association for Textile Care Labelling
GINETEX-SWITZERLAND aims at establishing and supporting a correct universal care labelling system on the basis of symbols which are protected trademarks. GINETEX-SWITZERLAND is also responsible for the labelling of raw materials in Switzerland. The SKW is a founder member organisation of GINETEX-SWITZERLAND and is a member of the board of directors.


LGFB

Look Good Feel Better
Charitable organisation set up by the cosmetics industry and based in the SKW Administrative Office, offering free cosmetic courses to cancer patients with the aim of enhancing their appearance and strengthening their self-esteem. The SKW provides the LGFB with the necessary staff and premises.


ACNielsen

The Nielsen Company
Nielsen offers a comprehensive portfolio of market information originating from a wide range of sources with advanced management information tools as well as highly developed analytical systems and methods. The company’s specialty fields include: 

  • Measuring market success 
  • Analyzing market and consumer trends 
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses in marketing and sales 
  • Recognizing growth potential and market niches


scienceindustries

The Swiss business association for the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech industries
Umbrella organisation of the chemical and pharmaceutical industry across the whole of Switzerland. Its approximately 200 member companies are actively engaged in the research, development, production and sale of pharmaceutical specialities, vitamins, industrial speciality chemicals, plant protection products, aromas and fragrances. The SKW has access to «scienceindustries» events and working groups and leads co-ordination discussions in the areas of legislation and statistics.


SEPAWA

Association of Detergent/Cleansers, Cosmetics and Perfume Industries
Professional association with close contacts to SKW; joint management of events and exchange of technical information.


SFFIA

Swiss Flavour and Fragrance Industry Association
Swiss Flavour and Fragrance Industry Association. Co-operation on technical matters and in the field of communication.


SFK

Swiss Professional Association for Cosmetics
Beauticians Union (beauty salons). Co-operation on technical matters and in the field of communication.


S-GE

Switzerland Global Enterprise
S-GE works under the authority of the Swiss government, helping companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein to develop international business relations. As such S-GE manages the Business Network Switzerland, an extensive network of competent partners both in Switzerland and abroad. The SKW co-operates on technical matters and with trade fairs.


Stop-Piracy 

Swiss Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Platform
This platform was founded by the Federal Institute of Intellectual Property together with the ICC Switzerland (Swiss National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce) with the aim of fighting counterfeiting and piracy by promoting co-operation between business and Swiss federal agencies and educating the public. Co-operation with this organisation.


swiss export

Association suisse d'exportation
is committed to the practical dissemination of up-to-date knowledge and for the beneficial networking of its member companies. Since 1973, the «swiss export» association has grown to become the largest private export promotion organisation and a strong partner for Swiss and Liechtenstein companies. «swiss export» creates market advantages for its members. Its activities focus on improving the competitiveness and the general framework for international companies. Today, «swiss export» has several hundred members which include exporting companies from all branches of industry.


SWISS SCC

Swiss Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Professional association with close contacts to SKW; joint management of events and exchange of technical information.


VSLF

Swiss Association for the Lacquer and Paint Industry
The leading Swiss association for the lacquer, paint and printing ink industry with approximately 60 member companies. Co-ordination discussions in the fields of legislation and statistics. Technical information.