Assolombarda is the association of companies operating in the Metropolitan City of Milan and in the provinces of Lodi, Monza and Brianza, Pavia.
Approximately 6.900 firms are associated to Assolombarda, which is the largest territorial association of the entire entrepreneurial system in the country. Assolombarda is part of Confindustria (Italian Entrepreneurial Association). The associated firms employ more than 419.000 workers locally and several hundred thousands in the whole country.
The mission of the Association is to protect and represent the enterprises' interests in dealing with the political world, with social and political organizations and with local authorities as well as with trade unions.
Assolombarda also provides its associated firms with a great variety of services. Furthermore, assistance, advice and practical handbooks are supplied on several management and strategy aspects.
Firms of all dimensions and belonging to all industrial sectors, producing services, goods or both are eligible to become members of Assolombarda.
The structure of the associated firms is quite diversified: over 30% belong to the electromechanics industry, over 30% to the industrial, innovative and tourist tertiary sectors, over 10% to the chemical sector. Also the transport industry, the business communication services and the fashion industry play a key role within the Association.