Industrial production

Industrial production

Berlin is a modern industrial location and offers attractive conditions for companies looking to set up production here with its good mix of future technologies and traditional industries.

Industrielle Produktion

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In 2019, 111,700 people were employed* in 768 industrial companies (with 20+ employees) in the capital. (* Counts only those earning enough to make social insurance contributions.) The companies generated over €26 billion in revenue.

The most important industries in Berlin include:

  • chemical and pharmaceutical industries
  • food industry and tobacco processing
  • metalworking
  • electrical engineering and technology industries
  • mechanical engineering
  • traffic engineering

Berlin industry is characterised by a number of large companies, but above all by a numerous small and medium-sized enterprises. The positive growth of Berlin's industry has gained further momentum in recent years, not least because of its excellent scientific infrastructure.

Last edited: 17. November 2020