About KIA

The Kibbutz Industries Association (KIA) was established in 1962 & represents more than 300 Companies, industries and start-ups of the kibbutzim, cooperative rural communities, and regional industrial corporates throughout Israel. These companies lead in the medical, defense, building materials, chemical, metal, electrical sectors while others excel in advanced agricultural and food technology solutions.

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The Kibbutz Agri-tech solutions have been implemented in diverse agriculture fields in Israel as well as worldwide, supporting Sustainability and additional Global Goals like Water Purification, development of infrastructure and fighting Desertification and World Hunger. Innovation and cutting-edge technologies are utilized and implemented into the supply chain and production floor for many years, creating vibrant and successful companies, of which most work in a cooperative business model. KIA in collaboration with the Manufacturer's Association of Israel, work to promote the overall industry in Israel and represents KIA's factories in relevant government bodies including the economic and industrial sectors. KIA's activities are focused on three main pillars: Innovation and entrepreneurship, global markets, and human resource development. Our main goal is to create business opportunities and connect the industry to a prosperous future.
The union was founded in 1962 with over 70% of its factories located in the periphery, thus providing a connection and bridge between the center and the periphery.
About KIA
Yonatan Bassi
Yonatan Bassi
Chairman of the Board
Gil Lin
Gil Lin
CEO
Ronit Harel
Ronit Harel
Human Capital Development & Finance
Rafi Nevo
Rafi Nevo
Technology, Innovation & Agriculture
Michal Tsoran
Michal Tsoran
International Trade & BD
Shlomit Arbel
Shlomit Arbel
Analysis & Information
Mati Ankri
Mati Ankri
הנהלת חשבונות
Bookkeeper
Bookkeeper
Jorial E. Cohen
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