The Romanian National Union of Handicraft and Production Co-operatives – UCECOM was established in 1951 and represents about 470 handicraft production and services co-operative societies, classified as SMEs and totalling more than 16,000 people.
The handicraft and production co-operative sector’s activities are carried out in almost all urban centres of the country, in about 2,700 units. The main activities are: production of industrial and consumer goods (garments and textiles, knitwear, furniture and wooden items, footwear and leather goods, folk art and craftsmanship, metal products and other articles and products) and a wide range of services for the population and economic operators (body care and human aesthetics, car services, optics, jewellery, construction, industrial services, etc.).
Deliveries to EU Market (yearly): about 20 mil. Euros.