Approved by the Executive Committee in 1990, ERMA mission is "to help the European Resin Manufacturers members reputation by tackling industrials issues and helping the European resins industries to improve continuously its performance through Responsible Care®".
ERMA support members to meet the requirements of the European market and to provide an corporate platform to represent the legitimate interests of resin manufacturers.
-To develop a strong body of members across the whole of Europe to act as the recognised 'Voice
of Resins in Europe'.
-To promote the interests of the European resins industry as determined by its members.
-To provide the services required by its members.
-To fund and administer its operations in line with the above objectives.
-To act as a forum for the exchange of views across the whole industry.
How is ERMA run?
The conduct of the Association shall be vested in a General Assembly together with a Board
1. By an General Assembly elected by members at the Annual General Meeting with a
biennially elected chairman. The General Assembly meets a minimum of twice per annum.
This committee reviews all matter affecting ERMA, decides policy and its implementation through
The Board of the Association comprises three elected Members and is attended by the ERMA
Director, the Technical Committeee Chair and Sector Group Chair(s) as required by the Board.
2. The technical committee consists of representatives of member companies; the chair for this
group is nominated by the committee. Meetings are held four times a year. It discusses
developments in and the implementation of legislation, health and safety, standards, codes of
practice, etc. The committee publishes reports and makes recommendations to the executive.
3. A Director is employed to administer and organise the activities of the Association.