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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 2018. Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry
Chemical industry - key data 2018
Companies240
Staff45,596
RevenuesEUR 16,177 m
ImportEUR 25,086 m
ExportEUR 23,826 m
Source: Annual Report 2018. Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry
Overview of the Chemical Industry Production - Breakdown by Sectors 2018
Plastic products36.3 %
Chemicals13.1 %
Plastics for manufacture13.0 %
Pharmaceuticals14.4 %
Man-made fibres6.1 %
Coating materials, printing ink and putty3.6 %
Agricultural chemicals2.5 %
Detergents, cosmetics2.6 %
Rubber products2.0 %
Industrial gases1.0 %
Other5.2 %
Source: Trend Top 500
The ten largest companies of the Austrian chemical industry by net turnover in million euro (2018)
1. Borealis AG 8,337.13
2. Henkel Central Eastern Europe Gesellschaft mbH (Henkel CEE) 2,843.00
3. Treibacher Industrie AG 739.00
4. Jungbunzlauer Austria AG 450.26
5. Kansai Helios Coatings GmbH (Markenname: Rembrandtin) 401.54
6. Tiger Coatings GmbH & Co. KG (vormals: Tigerwerk Lack- und Farbenfabrik GmbH & Co KG) 295.00
7. Münzer Bioindustrie GmbH 245.97
8. Senoplast Klepsch & Co GmbH (Marke: senosan®) 213.18
9. Chemson Polymer-Additive AG 209,00
10. Patheon Austria GmbH & Co KG (vormals: DPx Fine Chemicals Austria GmbH & CoKG) 208.00
Source: Annual Report 2018. Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry
Foreign trade figures of the Austrian chemical industry in million euro (2018)
Trading partnerImportChange from previous yearExportChange from previous year
EU17,258+ 7.3 %15,749+ 0.8%
EFTA2,767- 16.7 %2,016- 6.5 %
Remaining European countries2,999+ 7.5 %2,036+ 13.6 %
Africa1,714+ 16.3 %2.192+ 1.7 %
Americas52+ 205.1 %266- 0.6 %
Asia288+ 5.2 %1,471- 1.4 %
Australia-Oceania9- 1.7 %95+ 0.5 %
Total25,086+ 4.7 %23,826+ 1.0 %


Plastics

Source: Trade Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry 2018
Keydata 2018
Workforce in plastics processing in Austria:approx. 26,800
Average export quota of plastics processing companies:approx. 33%
Source: Trade Association of the Chemical Industry, Annual Report 2018
Plastics products as a pecentage of the chemical industry 2018
Finished plastics goods: 36.3%
Plastics for manufacture:13.0%
Source: Trend Top 500
The largest companies of the Austrian plastics industry by net turnover in million euro (2018)
Alpla Holding GmbH 3,660.00
Greiner AG 1,631.00
Semperit AG Holding 878.50
Sunpor Kunststoff GmbH 390.00
agru Kunststofftechnik GmbH 363.00
Semperit Technische Produkte GmbH 289.60


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22. October 2019
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