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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.

  • 80%

    export percentage

    The export percentage in mechanical engineering is 80 % (2020).

  • 43,8

    billion euros in turnover

    In 2021, the metal-working technology industry generated turnover of EUR 43.8 billion.

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Source: Association of the Electrical and Electronics Industry, Annual Report 2021/2022
Electrical and electronics industry – Key data for 2021
Production value 19.7 billion euros
Employees 68,640
Exports 16.7 billion euros
Turnover 22.7 billion euros
Source: Association of the Metal-Working Technology Industry, Facts & Figures 2021
Metal-working technology industry – Key data for 2021
Turnover 43.8 billion euros
Euros R&D expenditure 1.7 billion euros
Percentage of family-run businesses 85%
Employees 134,000
Source: Association of the Metal-Working Technology Industry, Facts & Figures 2021
TOP 10 sales markets and exports for machines
 1. Germany 5,767 million euros
 2. USA 1,977 million euros
 3. France 1,265 million euros
 4.China1,209 million euros
5. Italy 941 million euros
6. Poland 806 million euros
7. Switzerland 750 million euros
8. GB      677 million euros
9. Czech Republic 655 million euros
10. Hungary 604 million euros
Source: Trend Top 500
The ten largest companies in the Austrian machinery industry by net revenue in Million Euro (2021)
1. Andritz AG 6,463.00
2. Palfinger AG 1,841.53
3. Engel Ludwig GmbH & Co KG   1,500.00
4. Innio Jenbacher GmbH & Co OG (vormals: GE Jenbacher GmbH & Co OG) 900.00
5. TGW Logistics Group GmbH  813.15
6. Doppelmayr Holding SE 762.89
7. Tyrolit - Schleifmittelwerke Swarovski K.G. 640.00
8. Liebherr - Werk Nenzing GmbH  532.45
9. Plasser & Theurer Export von Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH 500.65
10. Wacker Neuson Linz GmbH 472.42



 

Last update : 01.09.2022