KUNSTSTOFF.swiss - Der Verband der Schweizer Kunststoffindustrie

KUNSTSTOFF.swiss - Der Verband der Schweizer Kunststoffindustrie

Short description

KUNSTSTOFF.swiss represents the Swiss plastics industry with its 34'000 employees and a turnover of EUR 13 billion.

Standards, Products, Services

  • S Services of associations
  • S Training
  • S Education

About us

KUNSTSTOFF.swiss is the industry association of the Swiss plastics industry. The activities are grouped within the following departments and interest groups.


  • Education and Training
    Supervision and promotion of the job profiles of plastics technologist EFZ and plastics processor EBA as well as the further vocational training.
  • Sustainability
    Promoting efficient and sustainable use of resources. Supporting the industry in all aspects of circular economy.
  • Communication
    Information and communication with all stakeholders, in particular the public, policy-makers and public authorities.
  • Regulatories
    Support of members in legal compliance and knowledge transfer regarding laws, regulations, guidelines etc., e.g. REACH conferences.

Interest groups (IG)
These IGs, structured according to markets and applications, unite all players along the value chain, from raw materials to machines and tools to service providers. Members therefore benefit from tailor-made and useful information as well a a strong network.

Currently there are the following interest groups:

  • Packaging
  • Medical
  • Construction
  • Transport/Automotive
  • Composites/PUR
  • Technical parts

KUNSTSTOFF.swiss members can follow the departments and IGs on the Intranet via the Swiss Plastics Platform. In addition, they benefit from many other association services.