Manufacturing industries

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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.

In 2021, more than 107,000 people were employed in the capital in over 770 industrial companies (20 or more employees) subject to social security contributions. These generated sales of more than 28 billion Euro.

Among Berlin’s important industries are:

  • Chemical and pharmaceutical industry
  • Food industry and tobacco processing
  • Metal industry
  • Electrical and electrical engineering industry
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Transport technology

Berlin’s industry is characterized by large companies, but above all by a large number of 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.

(Source: Berlin Business Location Center, 2023)

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