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
E Zilly CZ, s.r.o. Ostrava - Mariánské Hory 709 00, Daliborova 419/11 ICT CRM and billing systems, web portals, customer support systems
EKOSTYREN s.r.o U Řeky 804, 720 00 Ostrava - Hrabová-Hrabová Chemicals Eco-polystyrene
ELAP výrobní družstvo Světlá Hora - Světlá 793 31, 321 Mechanical engineering  Control systems, assembly lines, production units, handling equipment for automated systems, robotic workplaces
Elektrárna Dětmarovice, a.s. Dětmarovice 735 71, 1202 Energy Electricity
ELFE, s.r.o. Krnov - Pod Cvilínem 794 01, Chářovská 920/120 Mechanical engineering  Production for offshore industry
ELKA NOVA s.r.o. Horní Suchá 735 35, Hořanská 1324/2 Logistics Transport services
ELVAC EKOTECHNIKA s.r.o. Ostrava - Vítkovice 703 00, Tavičská 337/23 Mechanical engineering  Absorption systems for liquidating acidic vapours and gases, technology for liquidating volatile organic compounds
ENERGETIKA TŘINEC, a.s. Třinec - Staré Město 739 61, Průmyslová 1024 Energy Electricity, thermal energy, energy distribution
EPO GEARMOT s.r.o. Frenštát pod Radhoštěm 744 01, Závodí 234 Mechanical engineering  Electric motors, transmission systems, drive components
EPO MACHINERY s.r.o. Frenštát pod Radhoštěm 744 01, Závodí 234 Mechanical engineering  Comprehensive services for the design and production of single-purpose machines

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.