Get do know Firjan

Corporate representation to strenghten the industry

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Our mission is to ensure a favorable business environment. Firjan (Industry Federation of the State of Rio de Janeiro) legally represents the 101 industrial employers' unions, working in municipal, state and federal levels to support issues that directly affect the industry competitiveness.

Furthermore, we also study and research fundamental subjects for the development of the industry aiming to anticipate trends, informing and pointing solutions for tax issues and bottlenecks in infrastructure, innovation, logistics, among others. In order to guide entrepreneurs and the government for the best decision-making.

The industry grows and society is favored by this. Count on us to follow this cycle.

Besides the importance of our representation, our members have special access to the services of Firjan SENAI, Firjan SESI and Firjan IEL. Join us.

JOIN US - Firjan: competitiveness and benefits, side by side.

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Firjan´s members belong to an association that works to improve the business environment of companies, guiding, defending and representing them in the paramount subjects for their competitiveness.

If your company is an industry, you can join your employers’ union. If it is one of the 100 employers' unions affiliated with us, you will have access to Firjan's exclusive benefits. The monthly membership fee will depend on the contribution table of each union.

If your company is part of the productive chain, supplying products or services for the industry, you can join the Firjan CIRJ (Industrial Center of Rio de Janeiro), being part of one of the largest and oldest voluntary business representation entities of Brazil, taking advantage of the exclusive benefits of being a Firjan member. In this case, the monthly membership fee will depend on the number of employees your company has.



Check out the benefits of being a member of Firjan:

Business Opportunities

To generate and to stimulate business opportunities is one of the ways to increase the competitiveness and productivity of your company. Therefore, we constantly invest in actions and initiatives for our members from different sectors.

Business Meeting

Through partnerships, these events present cases from several companies showing their difficulties and initiatives that have worked. They are also great opportunities to know products and services of companies from the same region, placing entrepreneurs, suppliers and buyers in direct contact and generating business opportunities, networking and new partnerships.

Meetings, workshops and business missions

They allow the exchange of experiences, exhibition of products and services of the companies, stimulating future businesses and increasing business competitiveness.

Support and information for credit lines and funding programs

Support and qualified guidance for companies to raise funds for the acquisition of machinery and equipment from fostering institutions such as BNDES.

Investor support

In order for the investor to focus on attracting, deploying, expanding and retaining state investments, we offer information, new ideas and infrastructure.

Support in the international market

Support for companies wishing to start up or already operate abroad. We give information and services that facilitate this practice, as well as commercial analysis and market research.

Corporate representation

We ensure an increasingly favorable business environment, guiding, defending and representing our members in key issues for their competitiveness.

Direct contact with municipal, state and federal government

We suport issues that directly affect the competitiveness of Rio de Janeiro industry and its production chain.

Actions to improve the business environment

We focus on matters related to legal issues, infrastructure, logistics, innovation and management.

Access to Firjan Regionals

We work with the entrepreneurs at the location of their companies, facilitating the conversation through corporate representations in several regions of the state, as well as an office in Brasilia.

Business Councils and Forums

Our Business Councils deal with strategic and structuring issues that are cross-sectoral to the industry. Our Business Forums debate fundamental issues for a given industrial sector, such as reduction of fiscal obstacles, legislative and bureaucratic problems.

Capacity building and knowledge

In order to grow and adapt to the constant technological, economic and behavioral changes it is essential that the entrepreneurs and their employees are aware of what is happening in the market. Therefore, we offer solutions to keep your professionals updated, trained and, consequently, more productive.

Researches, studies and analyzes

You can access our researches, studies and analysis firsthand. Current and relevant content to support our entrepreneurs when making decisions.

Technical Consultancies: what is missing for your company to grow more?

We offer special advice to our members in the following fields:

* Legal   * Environmental   * International Business   * Social Responsibility

Thus, it is possible to give full support to the business management of member companies simplifying the understanding of the legal environment and representing sectoral demands with the government. An example: technical consultancy for Environmental Management for Micro and Small Companies carried out by the SENAI Institute of Environmental Technology from Firjan SENAI. They present simple measures that are able to reduce costs and help companies to comply with legislation.

Caravans, roadshows, technical and technological visits

Events that stimulate the exchange of knowledge, information, presentation of cases and the establishment of new partnerships, aiming at the competitiveness of associated companies. They happen in different regions of the state, addressing the most varied topics


Know the benefits we offer through Firjan SENAI, Firjan SESI and Firjan IEL, with special conditions for your company to become even more competitive.

Firjan SESI

Learning opportunities for your employees and more productivity for companies
With the Basic Education program for Youth and Adults promoted by Firjan SESI, the company will improve the employees’ education at the levels of primary and high school. The company will invest in the satisfaction and self-esteem of its employees, promoting a change of attitude and behavior. The result will increase productivity and reduce employee turnover. The employees' children also have special conditions to study in Firjan SESI Schools’ network, from early childhood education (age 3-years-old) to high school.

More health and life quality for your employees
The mission of Firjan SESI is to increase life quality and to care for employees’ health as well as the productivity of the industries and companies. After all, healthy workers work better and produce more. That is why Firjan SESI offers consultations and integrated life quality programs in medical care, dentistry and sport for employees of member companies, as well as executive check-ups. The services can be scheduled in Firjan SESI units, in Firjan SESI mobile units or even in-companies, if they have an adequate space.

Prevention of accidents at work and diseases
Our member companies have access to Firjan SESI programs (PPRA and PCMSO) aimed at the development of safer and healthier work environments. These programs identify the physical, chemical and biological risks within companies by performing qualitative and quantitative assessments of work environments. Regarding ergonomic risks, we hold the ergonomic analysis of work (AET), which establishes parameters that adapt working conditions to the psychophysiological characteristics of workers, so as to provide maximum comfort, safety and efficient performance. We also provide advice and consulting for the implementation of solutions in work safety, courses and training. The result of this is to increase life quality of your employee, increasing productivity and reducing costs.

Complete cultural programming for your employees
Firjan SESI supports cultural production and facilitates access to shows and events through a number of theaters and cultural spaces in our units in Rio and Metropolitan Rio. Becoming our member, your company will have access to Firjan SESI's cultural programs, theater plays, music shows, movies, exhibitions, workshops, among others.

Life quality and well-being inside and outside your company
Promoting life quality inside and outside the work environment is fundamental for human development. With this in mind, Firjan SESI offers a complete and diversified structure of sport and leisure for workers, their families and society in general. Spaces for recreation, gym, soccer field, sports courts, water park, saunas, sand court and tennis court, with activities for all ages and styles.

Firjan SENAI

Training more skilled and prepared professionals in the labor market
Firjan SENAI member companies can access courses in several modalities: initiation, qualification, improvement, industrial learning and technical courses for various sectors. The courses are developed by technical committees, companies and unions, as well as technicians and experts from each segment, to meet the real needs of the industry. Depending on the modality and the characteristic, the courses can be held in company, e-learning or fixed and mobile schools in all the state of Rio.

Through Firjan SENAI, innovation knocks at the door of your company
Firjan SENAI creates a favorable environment for the innovation of companies in a sustainable way aiming to increase the competitiveness. Member companies receive qualified business advice and guidance on issues related to innovation management, such as fundraising through financial engineering services and intellectual property management. The Technology Centers and the Innovation Institute of Firjan SENAI offer technological solutions to serve the various industrial sectors. They provide applied research, product development, technological consulting and laboratory analysis in Simulation, Bioprocess, Environment and Metallurgy. The companies also count on the Open Laboratory of Firjan SENAI, with state-of-the-art equipment and new technologies.

Firjan SENAI Talent Database, to find the professional you need
Your company has access to the data on professionals trained by Firjan SENAI, split by industrial segment and by region. These students graduated in the last two years in professional and technical courses. With the Talent Database, the search for the right professional becomes easier: it is only required to access the system, evaluate the resumes and book interviews.

Firjan IEL

Executive education: a major step towards competitiveness
Designed for entrepreneurs, executives and leaders, the Firjan IEL Executive Education Program courses present the management models practiced by reference companies in an objective and modern way. They are short and medium term courses, carried out in partnership with renowned universities and national and international institutions, with contents aligned with the real challenges of everyday life.

As our member, you have special conditions in all the services of Firjan SESI, Firjan SENAI and Firjan IEL. Enjoy!


Our partnerships

The companies that are associated to one of the 100 unions affiliated with Firjan or Firjan CIRJ can take advantage of a series of products and services of our partners, with special conditions. Check out this section frequently as it is constantly updated. E-mail for questions:
If you are interested in any of our agreements below, just fill out the Membership Agreement form and we will contact you shortly


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Regional Representations

Regionals Firjan / Firjan CIRJ

In order to participate actively in the issues affecting various industrial sectors of Rio de Janeiro, we are present throughout the state of Rio.
Each region has its industrial vocation, with specificities, challenges and strengths. Firjan works closely with the entrepreneur where the company is located, representing its sectors and creating a favorable business environment.



Programs and actions

Get to know some of our actions that daily contribute for the industry to become more productive and competitive:


FIRJAN Municipal Development Index - IFDM

The IFDM - Firjan Municipal Development Index - is a government study that annually follows the socio-economic development of all the more than 5 thousand Brazilian municipalities in three working areas: Employment & Income, Education and Health.


Development Map

The Development Map of the State of Rio de Janeiro (2016-2025) is a collaborative document written by entrepreneurs of the Rio de Janeiro industry with proposals for the improvement of structural issues. It serves as a compass for the revival of the sustainable development of the state of Rio and Brazil, in addition to guiding our actions.


Firjan Index of Fiscal Management (IFGF)

How do the City Halls manage their resources and how does poor management influence the competitiveness of the industry? The IFGF shows how municipalities manage the taxes paid by companies, allowing the entrepreneur to know the quality of fiscal management and to know if his municipality will be able to invest in areas that are fundamental to the industry, such as infrastructure, innovation and logistics.




Be part of the network of companies represented by the Firjan and increase your competitiveness with special access to all services from Firjan, Firjan SENAI Firjan SESI, Firjan IEL and Firjan CIRJ.