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
AVHB - Hydraulika s. r. o. Opava - Komárov 747 70, Podvihovská 375/12B Metallurgy Fittings and ferrules, hydraulic systems and power units, hydraulic cylinders, hoses, hydraulic elements, screw couplings, quick release couplings, tubes, hose production equipment
BATZ CZECH, s.r.o Ostravská 384, 739 11 Frýdlant nad Ostravicí Automotive industry Pedal systems, handbrakes, jacks and other automotive components
Bekaert Petrovice s.r.o. Petrovice u Karviné, 73572, Petrovice u Karviné, Petrovice u Karviné 595 Metallurgy Steel cord reinforcements for tyres, Dramix steel fibres
Beskyd spol. s r.o. Frýdlant nad Ostravicí - Frýdlant 739 11, Na Papírně 1651 Metallurgy Supplier of metallurgical material
Besta Trade s.r.o. Frýdek - Místek - Místek 738 01, Příborská 1494 Metallurgy Sheet metal bending, folding and cutting
BOCHEMIE a.s. Lidická 326, 735 81 Bohumín Chemicals Feropur, zinc chloride, dross removal for long non-ferrous products
BONATRANS GROUP a.s. Bohumín, 73581, Nový Bohumín, Revoluční 1234 Metallurgy Train axles and wheels
BOOKLOGISTICS s.r.o. Ostrava - Moravská Ostrava 702 00, Smetanovo náměstí 222/8 Logistics Transport services
BOOKTRANS s.r.o. Ostrava - Moravská Ostrava 702 00, Smetanovo náměstí 222/8 Logistics Transport services
Borregaard Czech s.r.o Místecká 762, 739 21 Paskov Chemicals Lignin sulphonate

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.