PIMEC is the employers’ association that represents the micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and the self-employed of Catalonia. Currently chaired by Antoni Cañete. Its origins date back to the year 1975, when it was constituted just at the start of the democratic transition. In 1994 it merged with the AEI (Independent Business Association) and in 1997 with the organisation SEFES.
PIMEC represents all the SMEs in Catalonia and has 132,000 associates and more than 300 collective members, such as unions and business associations.