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
AIRSPED s.r.o. Ostrava - Hošťálkovice 725 28, K Vodě 455/3 Logistics Transport services
AL INVEST Břidličná, a.s. Břidličná 793 51, Bruntálská 167 Metallurgy Aluminium packaging and foils, sheets, coils, discs
Alliance Laundry CE s.r.o. Příbor 742 58, Místecká 1116 Mechanical engineering  Laundry machinery production
ALPEX OBALY, s.r.o. Václavov u Bruntálu - Horní Václavov 792 01, 1 Metallurgy Aluminium foils
Andrla CZ s.r.o. Branka u Opavy 747 41, Cihelní 260 Logistics Transport services
AQUASPED s.r.o. Ostrava - Moravská Ostrava 702 00, Vítkovická 3056/2 Logistics Transport services
ARAKO spol. s r.o. Opava - Předměstí 746 01, Hviezdoslavova 2897/18 Mechanical engineering  Industrial valves
ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Karviná a.s. Karviná - Hranice 733 01, Rudé armády 471 Metallurgy Production and sale of longitudinally welded thin-walled steel sections and tubes and open thin-walled sections
ARGO - HYTOS Protech s.r.o. Ostrava - Vítkovice 703 00, Pohraniční 504/27 Mechanical engineering  Production lines, single-purpose machines, machine tools
ARMAGAS s.r.o. Třinec - Staré Město 739 61, Průmyslová 1021 Mechanical engineering  Gas valves

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.