On November 12th, the Irish Concrete Federation and Irish Precast Concrete Association (IPCA) welcomed BIBM, the European Precast Concrete Federation to Dublin.

BIBM held a meeting of its board and held a joint meeting with representatives of the Irish precast concrete industry to discuss areas of mutual interest.

BIBM is the voice of the Precast Concrete industry at the European level and provides a platform for a network of professionals, experts and industrialists involved in the precast concrete industry to come together and address jointly some key issues. BIBM, with its commissions and ad hoc groups, promotes the sharing of experience and information.

In 2016 there were 164,000 employees employed in 8,000 precast concrete production plants located throughout Europe. Output in the industry was approximately €28 billion in 2016.