The Kibbutz Industry Association
The Kibbutz Industry Association (KIA) is a voluntary organization established in 1962. It represents more than 300 industrial enterprises from all the kibbutz settlements
KIA's executive committee acts as an advisory board and as a liaison office for the Kibbutz industry investments.
KIA evaluates new projects and helps in securing governmental assistance.
KIA serves as a coordinator and information center for private and institutional investors (local and international), seeking cooperation with Kibbutz industries.
KIA assists Kibbutz industries in R&D initiatives and assures cooperation with the Chief Scientists, other R&D funds and research institutes.
KIA's advisory staff has accumulated expertise and serves as a consultant in diverse areas such as customs and tariffs, export and access to new markets, organization and management, human resources, quality assurance, automation and robotization and others.