Industries in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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Mechanical Engineering

Worldwide competitive sectors such as shipbuilding, energy technology, precision engineering and material handling technology form the industrial infrastructure of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and are characterised by extensive capabilities and cost-effectiveness.

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Maritime Industry

Maritime economy, with its international orientation, is the economic backbone of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It represents a vital element of the economy, as approximately 5% of the region’s working population are employed within this sector.

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As a Northern hub for Scandinavia and Eastern Europe, economically viable opportunities open up in the automotive industry in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. A stable supply structure has developed, with more than 60 highly-specialised vehicle suppliers and several thousand employees.

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has become an attractive location for the aerospace industry. Starting from the favorable regional situation to the aviation center Hamburg, in the last years quite a few medium-sized subcontractors settled directly or as subsidiaries.

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As a gate to the Baltic Sea and an interface to national and international transport links, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern offers vital pan-European transport routes with potential capacity for the logistics sector.

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Food Industry

As the most important branch of industry for the region with about 16,000 employees, the nutrition industry generates more than a third of the total revenue for the region’s processing business.

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Renewable Industry

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a location of energy. The conventional power generation is currently undergoing a period of transition, which did not just begin with the turnaround in energy policy.

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Life Sciences

Universities excelling in research and rich in tradition as well as renowned Centres for Innovation (ZIK) create the foundation for a dynamic and creative landscape. With an extremely high growth potential, a dynamic high-tech scene of international standing has developed in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

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The plastics sector in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has enjoyed strong revenue growth and is an industrial sector that offers dynamic development potential. The northeastern most state in Germany is home to numerous small and medium-sized plastics companies.

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is one of the most beautiful and fascinating holiday destinations in Germany. After Bavaria, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the most frequently visited German holiday destination. The eastern sea coast and islands, as well as the numerous inland waters and nature reserves make this region unique.

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