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Manufacturing Industries

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

more than 700
companies
108,307
employees
25.2 bn. €
annual turnover

The city's industrial companies are a strong pillar of Berlin's economy. One key reason for this success is that global companies and SMEs are working closely together on innovations with the city's lively start-up scene and many high-calibre research institutions. This development is increasingly attracting entrepreneurs from across Germany and around the world to set up technology and digitalisation units in Berlin to attract young talent.

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)

Thanks to its excellent research landscape and vibrant high-tech start-up scene, Berlin offers excellent conditions for networking industrial production to increase efficiency.  The industrial city of Berlin thrives on its companies, their networks, and especially their partnerships. This is how traditional industries come together with start-ups and the digital economy. The largest Siemens production site in the world is in Berlin and the company is investing in its new Future Pact – Siemensstadt 2.0, a massive project that will build a new campus to house production, research, start-ups, and living space.

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Manufacturing Industries in Berlin

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(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


david.hampel@berlin-partner.de

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