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Facts and Figures

Here you can find selected data on the importance of the Austrian chemicals/plastics industry.

Chemicals

Source: Annual Report 2017. Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry
Chemical industry - key data 2017
Companies247
Staff44,657
RevenuesEUR 15,288 m
ImportEUR 23,968 m
ExportEUR 23,587 m
Source: Annual Report 2017. Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry
Overview of the Chemical Industry Production - Breakdown by Sectors 2017
Plastic products36.5 %
Chemicals10.5 %
Plastics for manufacture12.6 %
Pharmaceuticals14.7 %
Man-made fibres6.3 %
Coating materials, printing ink and putty3.6 %
Agricultural chemicals2.9 %
Detergents, cosmetics3.0 %
Rubber products2.0 %
Industrial gases 1.1 %
Other6.8 %
Source: Trend Top 500 
The ten largest companies of the Austrian chemical industry by net turnover in million euro (2017)
1.Borealis AG 7,564.34
2.Henkel Central Eastern Europe GmbH (Henkel CEE) 2,897.00
3.Lenzing AG 2,259.40
4.Treibacher Industrie AG 498.00
5.Jungbunzlauer Austria AG450.93
6.Kansai Helios Coatings GmbH (Markenname: Rembrandtin)391.69
7.Imerys Fused Minerals Villach GmbH (vormals: Treibacher Schleifmittel)367.90
8.Tiger Coatings GmbH & Co. KG (vormals: Tigerwerk Lack- und Farbenfabrik GmbH & Co KG) 309.00
9.Münzer Bioindustrie GmbH256.24
10.Chemson Polymer-Additive AG 212.37
Source: Annual Report 2017. Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry
Foreign trade figures of the Austrian chemical industry in million euro (2017)
Trading partnerImportChange from previous yearExportChange from previous year
EU16,085+ 7.2 %15,628+ 18.4%
EFTA3,320+ 8.7 %2,156- 10.7 %
Remaining European countries274+ 12.2 %1,493+ 0.3 %
Africa17+ 10.5 %268+ 7.8 %
Americas2,790+ 10.4 %1,792+ 1.0 %
Asia1,474+ 14.8 %2,155+ 6.4 %
Australia-Oceania9+ 18.7 %95+ 4.1 %
Total23,969+ 8.2 %23,587+ 11.0 %


Plastics

Source: Trade Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry 2017
Keydata 2017
Workforce in plastics processing in Austria:approx. 27,500
Average export quota of plastics processing companies:approx. 33%
Source: Trade Association of the Chemical Industry, Annual Report 2017
Plastics products as a pecentage of the chemical industry 2017
Finished plastics goods: 36.5%
Plastics for manufacture:12.6%
Source: Trend Top 500
The largest companies of the Austrian plastics industry by net turnover in million euro (2017)
Alpla Holding GmbH 3,400.00
Greiner Holding AG 1,579.00
Semperit AG Holding 874.20
Sunpor Kunststoff GmbH363.00
agru Kunststofftechnik GmbH 314.00
Semperit Technische Produkte GmbH278.40


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2018.10.04
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