The ‘European Federation
of Concrete Admixture Associations’
was formed in 1984. It currently represents 11 countries with a
membership that is thought to provide in excess of 80% of admixture
requirements within Europe and represents almost all the major admixture
The Federation initially focused its activities on
European Standardisation work for admixtures, leading to the publication
of the EN 934 series of standards. Work continues to extend the
range of admixtures covered and to introduce harmonised standards
and CE marking of admixtures.
During the last 10 years EFCA has placed increasing
emphasis on promoting the use of admixtures as a normal and essential
ingredient of high quality, durable concrete. This has involved
greater contact with organisations like ERMCO, BIBM, CEMBUREAU and
involvement with specific projects and concrete related issues.
It has also begun to look seriously at the environmental and health
and safety issues involved in admixture use.
The Membership of EFCA currently consists of:
There are also contacts with: