At present, around 40 companies have signed up to the new Cleaning and Hygiene Association of Spanish Manufacturers - ASFEL. These companies have primarily come from the Valencian and Catalan regions of Spain, noted for their strong technical and innovative presence, although we count on a great future growth all over Spain.
It is our objective to support, protect and promote the international markets for the Spanish Cleaning Sector. This is achieved by establishing our annual Promotional Plan whereby activities are carried out and executed with the support of the Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX).
We have the following services available to our associated companies:
Information: ASFEL regularly sends out news coverage and special bulletins covering all the necessary information specific to the cleaning sector. These include international trade fair agendas, new business opportunities, administrative help and support, business offers and product demands. In addition, we regularly offer new market research studies with new possibilities available for business negotiations in international markets.
Up-to-date databases containing vital information on foreign importers, distributors and commercial agents of cleaning and hygiene products: with more than 4,000 registers available to the associated companies through our internet service.
Corporate Training: ASFEL organizes business meetings on various topics relevant to the interests of the sector. For example, seminars on European Economic Legislation, the internet and exporting issues, contracting foreign agents and business organization.
Group Participation: ASFEL organizes the group participation for Spanish companies in International Trade fairs such as ISSA/ INTERCLEAN in Amsterdam, and/or EUROPROPRE in Paris.
Trade Missions: ASFEL organizes trade missions to various foreign markets with the support of the Spanish National Trade Offices.
www.asfel.com: This website is an effective promotional tool capable of advertising the associated company's products through our own homepage. By entering a specific password, the associates have full access to our databases, market studies and on-line information for their exporting requirements.