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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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  • 190

    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 190 million.

  • 134,000

    employees

    Around 134,000 people work in the Austrian metal-working technology industry.

  • 77%

    export percentage

    The export percentage in mechanical engineering is 77,6 % (2020).

  • 35,9

    billion euros in turnover

    In 2020, the metal-working technology industry generated turnover of EUR 35.9 billion.

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Source: Association of the Electrical and Electronics Industry, Annual Report 2020/ 2021
Electrical and electronics industry – Key data for 2020
Production value 17.2 billion euros
Employees 66,903
Exports 16.2 billion euros
Turnover 19.3 billion euros
Source: Association of the Metal-Working Technology Industry, Facts & Figures 2020
Metal-working technology industry – Key data for 2020
Turnover 35.9 billion euros
Euros R&D expenditure 1.6 billion euros
Percentage of family-run businesses 85%
Employees 134,000
Source: Association of the Metal-Working Technology Industry, Facts & Figures 2020
TOP 10 sales markets and exports for machines
 1. Germany 9,640 million euros
 2. USA 2,647 million euros
 3. France 1,831 million euros
 4.Switzerland1,388 million euros
5. Italy 1,330 million euros
6. China 1,326 million euros
7. Poland 1,156 million euros
8. GB       1.005 million euros
9. Czech Republic 998 million euros
10. Hungary 748 million euros
Source: Trend Top 500
The ten largest companies in the Austrian machinery industry by net revenue in Million Euro (2020)
1. Andritz AG 6,699.60
2. Palfinger AG 1,533.86
3. Engel Ludwig GmbH & Co KG   1,100.00
4. Innio Jenbacher GmbH & Co OG (vormals: GE Jenbacher GmbH & Co OG) 1.030.00
5. Doppelmayr Holding SE  872.00
6. TGW Logistics Group GmbH 835.80
7. Liebherr - Werk Bischofshofen GmbH 683.55
8. Plasser & Theurer Export von Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH 581.53
9. Liebherr - Werk Nenzing GmbH  437.10
10. Pöttinger Landtechnik GmbH 362.83



 

Last update : 07.03.2022