Federation Profile

ANIMA - Federation of Italian Associations of Mechanical and Engineering akin - Is the industrial organization which within Confindustria represents companies of mechanics, which employ 212.000 employees for a turnover of more than 45 billion Euro and export share / turnover of 58% (Actual 2016).

Born in 1914, The Federation numbers within its organization as well 60 Associations e product groups and it has more than 1000 associated companies, Among the most qualified in their respective sectors.

I macrosectors represented by ANIMA are machinery and plants for the production of energy and for the chemical industry and petrolifera- assembly of industrial plants; logistics and freight handling; technologies and equipment for food; technologies and products for the industry; systems, machinery products for the building; machines and plants for human and environmental safety; metal construction in general.

SOUL protects the interests of the mechanical industry in general, represents and promotes in Italy and abroad the companies and products, alongside the members with regard to the technical and economic issues and is therefore the most important initiative at national and international level for the Italian companies of the mechanical.

SOUL is consolidated organization that has among its aimsto offer businesses the skills, knowledge and high value-added services

At European level SOUL is a founding member and active member Orgalime (European Federation of mechanics) as well as of UNI (Italian Institute for Standardization).

1919 from the official magazine of ANIMA is INDUSTRY MECHANICSBut over the years the Federation has developed other Publications very useful for those working in the world of mechanics

Companies and products

  • Members and product categories list

    In this section you will find the Repertoire of member companies SOUL, Complete and functional database of Italian companies in the mechanical sector.