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Contact Person  Raoul Keller Raoul Keller
Head of Unit
+41 44 384 48 14 +41 44 384 48 14

Our service package for SMEs

As a member of Swissmem you can use a number of services that are tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises in the supply industries.

Swissmem’s activities begin where individual companies reach their limits. We provide SMEs in particular with expertise, sector-specific networks and first-class training opportunities. These range from legal assistance in day-to-day business through to knowledge transfer and advice on relevant issues that all industrial companies are currently facing, such as the shortage of skilled workers, digitalization, innovation and sustainability.

Your membership of Swissmem gives you access to our wide range of services, which you can call on any time. You benefit from a personal contact for all your concerns, who will pass them on to our specialists as necessary. We thus ensure that you receive helpful answers to your questions, quickly and easily.

«You get friendly, sound advice at Swissmem. Our SME greatly appreciates the professional service.»

Ludwig Durrer, CEO,
Durrer Spezialmaschinen AG

Management and strategy

Managers are finding themselves confronted with a whole host of challenges. Economic, demographic, technological and ecological developments are giving rise to continual and ever-accelerating pressure to change.

Swissmem is committed to ensuring the best possible policy framework. It provides support in the form of a tailored range of services, from advice to opportunities for training courses and industry knowledge. Your Swissmem membership gives you access to networks that will help you move forward. You benefit from the expertise of our experts and member companies.

Not a Swissmem member yet? Do you have industry-specific questions? Become a member now and benefit from our strong industrial sectors Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Staff development and skilled labour

Skilled workers ensure success – for SMEs too.

Swissmem has a wide range of services to support companies in the recruitment of suitable specialists. They extend across the various stages of an employment relationship and include employee development. We also provide tips and advice on strategic topics such as developing young talent, work-life balance and concepts for older employees.


To manufacture successfully in Switzerland and ensure they stay competitive, companies need to continually optimize their production processes.

Swissmem supports member companies when it comes to increasing efficiency or using new technologies in production. In modern production facilities, issues such as sustainability and energy efficiency play a decisive role. We will accompany you into the future.

Our SME sector in the MEM industries

The Swiss MEM industries are a high-tech sector offering impressive solutions in all key areas of business and of people’s lives.

Swissmem helps companies to exploit promising potential by seeking to ensure that the operating conditions are conducive to technological progress and innovation, offering them opportunities for networking and dialogue, and providing advisory services in selected areas.  SMEs in these industries benefit in particular from our knowledge of innovation and digitalization projects.

Contact us, we will be happy to advise you.

Raoul Keller
Head of Unit
+41 44 384 48 14 +41 44 384 48 14
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Last update: 05.07.2021