Explore Czech Electronics & Electrical Engineering sector
More than anything else, the Czech electronics and electrical engineering sector is based on its long tradition and the extensive skills of its employees.. Over 17,000 companies employ more than 180,000 workers. Most of the production is exported, mainly to markets within the European Union. Sector is important supplier to the automotive and engineering industries.
Consumer electronics is represented by Panasonic, the largest flat-panel television manufacturer in the Czech Republic has also a R&D center. Bang & Olufsen set up not only production of unique audio systems, but also an up a R&D facility. Other companies, such as ABB and ON Semiconductor offer good examples of how local know-how in specific fields can be used in high-tech manufacturing and R&D activities as well. Automotive electronics suppliers are represented by Siemens, Bosch, Daikin, Continental, TE, and Kostal. The Brno-based companies FEI, Tescan Orsay Holding and Delong Instruments are not only producers, but also conduct R&D activities with global impact – every third electron microscope manufactured in 2014 originated in the Czech Republic.
The second largest sector in the economy
The average wage in the Czech Republic is 30% of that in Germany
Labour productivity in electro sector has grown by almost 100% during last 8 years.
Every third is produced in the Czech Republic