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Made in Düsseldorf

Products and services from Düsseldorf are used all over the world. The strong international focus of the companies is a defining feature. Regardless of whether the industry is steel processing, machine and plant technology, chemicals, consumer goods production, supply industries, logistics or infrastructure services – in nearly all the sectors represented in Düsseldorf, there are companies serving global markets with their products.

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Success through technology and innovation

Düsseldorf offers cutting-edge industrial technology Düsseldorf's industrial firms produce world-famous brands. They are among the world-market leaders in their sectors. With 53,400 jobs, the federal state capital is the second most important business location in North-Rhine Westphalia. Düsseldorf's companies generate a gross domestic product of 3.7 billion euros and safeguard a further 50,000 jobs in supplier companies. The manufacturing sector contributes almost 14 percent to Düsseldorf's Gross Value Added - an exceptional figure when compared with the rest of Germany.

Facts and figures

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  • Around 1,400 industrial companies with over 36,000 employees
  • Around 10 billion Euro in sales
  • Export rate approx. 46 percent
  • Main focus: vehicle construction, chemicals, mechanical engineering and steel