Consortium was launched in 1978 as an offshoot of the
Employers’ Federation of Macerata to provide member
companies – for the most part, SME's – with
support in developing worldwide export markets. At present,
the Consortium is constituted by a total of 51 companies
operating in a number of different industries: footwear,
including related items and accessories; food production;
furniture and related items; construction and sanitaryware.