Started in February 2007 profil.metall established the Steel and Metalworking Network in the Berlin-Brandenburg capital region.
Promoting innovation and cooperation profil.metall's activities stretch out in the fields of lobbying, development of new products, processes and services, market development, R&D cooperations, initatives to secury and qualify skilled labour, supporting participation and internationalization (learn more).
To ensure the sustainability of the networked companies profil.metall's projects and measures are orientated towards the lead market of efficiency technologies with focus on material- and energy efficiency.
profil.metall is based on 4 active networks in the metals industry
- The Eisenhüttenstadt Metalworking and Environmental Technology Association KoMU)
- The South Brandenburg Metals and Electrical Industries Consortium (ARGE MEI)
- The Prenzlau Business Forum (WFP)
- The Barnim Metals Network (NMB)
consisting of over 100 companies with around 10.000 employees.
ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt, with over 2,600 employees, is the industry leader and cooperates in profil.metall with other leading companies who are capable of both initiating innovations in cross-regional joint projects and ensuring sustainability (including companies such as Ferrostaal, Heckmann, Kjellberg, MAN-Takraf, Perrin, ArcelorMittal Auto Processing EH, Unitechnik, Finow Automotive, REpower, Rothe Erde).
profil.metall cooperates with seven (applied science) universities and Fraunhofer institutes.
In March 2009 profil.metall was evaluated positively by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
profil.metall is a partner of the Cluster Metall Brandenburg, joining forces to support the innovative strength and competitiveness of Brandenburg's metal companies.