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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.

  • 135,000

    employees

    Around 135,000 people work in the Austrian metal-working technology industry.

  • 77%

    export percentage

    The export percentage in mechanical engineering is 77,02 % (2019).

  • 39

    billion euros in turnover

    In 2019, the metal-working technology industry generated turnover of EUR 39.2 billion.

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Source: Association of the Electrical and Electronics Industry, Annual Report 2019/ 2020
Electrical and electronics industry – Key data for 2019
Production value 18.56 billion euros
Employees 69,000
Exports 16.9 billion euros
Turnover 20.7 billion euros
Source: Association of the Metal-Working Technology Industry, Facts & Figures 2019
Metal-working technology industry – Key data for 2019
Turnover 39.2 billion euros
Euros R&D expenditure 1.9 billion euros
Percentage of family-run businesses 85%
Employees 135,000
Source: Association of the Metal-Working Technology Industry, Facts & Figures 2019
TOP 10 sales markets and exports for machines
 1. Germany 10,228 million euros
 2. USA 2,874 million euros
 3. France 1,795 million euros
 4. Italy 1,504 million euros
5. China 1,414 million euros
6. Switzerland 1,359 million euros
7. Poland 1,193 million euros
8. GB       1.097 million euros
9. Czech Republic 984 million euros
10. Hungary 785 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 : 2021.07.27