The EFCI, 30 years of European services

1988 Nine national employer’s association committed to set up a European organisation of Contract Cleaning associations, aimed at:

  • Being the spokesmen of the ECC authorities
  • Harmonizing regulations
  • Developing cooperation between their trade associations,
  • Creating a community of professional interests.

This set-forth the foundation of the European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI).

1998 EFCI became officially an international non-profit association under Belgian law (a.i.s.b.l.).

1999 EFCI entered into a formalised Social Dialogue in the form of a Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee together with its social partner, UNI-Europa.

2018 EFCI becomes the European Cleaning and Facility Services industry, and adopts a new image and strategy.