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Manufacturing Industries

As a modern industrial location with a long tradition, Berlin offers attractive conditions for your relocation or expansion.

Facts and figures at a glance

  • More than 700 industrial enterprises with about 108,000 employees (at businesses with 20 employees or more)
  • Almost 25 billion euros in sales (at businesses with 20 employees or more), more than 50% of that from abroad
  • The most important export country for Berlin industry is the United States
  • With a gross added value of more than 10 billion euros, Berlin industries contributed around 9% of Berlin's overall economic output.
  • Real gross value creation grew by 0.6% versus the previous year.

(Source: Office for Statistics Berlin-Brandenburg - data basis from 2017)

The advent of Industrie 4.0 is creating new challenges and opportunities in all sectors. Thanks to its excellent research landscape and vibrant high-tech startup scene, Berlin offers excellent conditions for implementing the networking of industrial production to increase efficiency. The still available land potential for manufacturing companies - especially at Berlin’s locations of the future - creates a competitive advantage over other German cities.

(Source of data in illustration: Senate Departemente for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises)

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David Hampel

David Hampel

Head of Unit
Manufacturing Industries

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