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The machinery and metalware industry is Austria’s most important industrial employer by quite a margin. Here you can find out some other interesting industry facts.
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  • 185

    million euros in funding for R&D in Industry 4.0   

    The annual state funding for research and development in the area of Industry 4.0 is around EUR 185 million.

  • 130,000

    employees

    Around 130,000 people work in the Austrian metal-working technology industry.

  • 81%

    export percentage

    The export percentage in mechanical engineering is 81%.

  • 37.1

    billion euros in turnover

    In 2017, the metal-working technology industry generated turnover of EUR 37.1 billion.

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Source: Association of the Electrical and Electronics Industry, Annual Report 2017/ 2018
Electrical and electronics industry – Key data for 2017
Production value 17.4 billion euros
Employees 65,070
Exports 16.6 billion euros
Turnover 20.8 billion euros
Source: Association of the Metal-Working Technology Industry, Facts & Figures 2018
Metal-working technology industry – Key data for 2017
Turnover 37.1 billion euros
Euros R&D expenditure 1.6 billion euros
Percentage of family-run businesses 85%
Employees 130,000
Source: Association of the Metal-Working Technology Industry, Facts & Figures 2018
TOP 10 sales markets and exports for machines
 1. Germany 9,812 million euros
 2. USA 2,827 million euros
 3. France 1,764 million euros
 4. Italy 1,408 million euros
5. Switzerland 1,337 million euros
6. China 1,159 million euros
7. GB 1,043 million euros
8. Czech Republic   996 million euros
9. Poland 957 million euros
10. Hungary 756 million euros
Source: Trend Top 500
The ten largest companies in the Austrian machinery industry by net revenue in Million Euro (2018)
1. Andritz AG 6,031.45
2. Palfinger AG 1,615.62
3. Engel Ludwig KG (kons. zu Engel weltweit) 1,600.00
4. Innio Jenbacher GmbH & Co OG (vormals: GE Jenbacher GmbH & Co OG) 869.26
5. Doppelmayr Holding SE (vormals: Doppelmayr Holding AG) 846.39
6. TGW Logistics Group GmbH 713.10
7. Liebherr - Werk Bischofshofen GmbH 657.40
8. Plasser & Theurer Export von Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH 500.00
9. Wacker Neuson Linz GmbH 476.30
10. Liebherr - Werk Nenzing GmbH 461.90



 

Last update : 02. October 2020