The Moravian-Silesian Region has a rich industrial history, and has long been renowned as a centre of metallurgy, steelmaking and mechanical engineering. Now the Region has shifted its focus away from these traditional areas to embrace forward-looking industries driven by innovation and new technologies. The role of the automotive and IT industries has grown considerably during the past decade, and they now employ the same number of people in the Region as the metallurgical industry. Of the total number of employees in the Moravian-Silesian Region, almost 30% work in manufacturing industry (a figure well above the national average).

The MAP below shows the most important companies in the Region’s top 8 industries.

You can filter companies by industry in the map. We are constantly updating our database of companies. The database does not contain small businesses such as self-employed sole traders.

Company Address Industry Main product
Forman Adamec a.s. Nový Jičín 741 01, B. Martinů 2103/6 Logistics Transport services
FRAMA CZ s.r.o. Ostrava - Vítkovice 703 00, Místecká 2906/105 Logistics Transport services
FULLCOM systems s.r.o. Ostrava - Moravská Ostrava 702 00, Varenská 2723/51 ICT Company information systems
Gates Hydraulics s.r.o. Dětmarovická 409/1, Karviná Mechanical engineering Drive belts, hydraulic systems, metal components for hydraulic hoses
Geis CZ s.r.o. 17. listopadu 6205/3A, 708 00 Ostrava-Poruba Logistics Transport services
GIFF a.s. Frýdlant nad Ostravicí - Frýdlant 739 11, Slévárenská 272 Metallurgy Grey iron and ductile iron castings
GIGA montáže, s.r.o. Ostrava - Poruba 708 00, Marie Majerové 1699/15 Mechanical engineering Bridge cranes and hoists
Global Tungsten & Powders spol. s r.o Zahradní 1442/46, 792 01 Bruntál Chemicals Heat-resistant powders
GMC tech s.r.o. Baška 739 01, 540 Mechanical engineering Gear grinding and cutting services, CNC machining, spur / helical / bevel gears, sprockets, worms, racks
GO Steel Frýdek Místek a.s. Frýdek - Místek - Frýdek 738 01, Míru 3777 Metallurgy Cold-rolled bands and sheets

Automotive industry

The Moravian-Silesian Region has a long tradition of automotive manufacturing.


The Moravian-Silesian Region has over 40 companies producing energy.


ICT (information and communication technologies) is one of the Moravian-Silesian Region’s fastest-growing industries.


The first ironworks in the Moravian-Silesian Region were established at the beginning of the 19th century.


One of the oldest chemical producers in the Region was established in 1903.

Pharmaceuticals and health care

The pharmaceutical industry in the Moravian-Silesian Region includes companies with over a century of tradition.


The Moravian-Silesian Region has a strategic position in the middle of Europe, which has been recognized by a number of major global logistics providers who have set up operations here.

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering has a strong presence in the Moravian-Silesian Region, with a broad and highly diverse range of production.