Metal industry – the economic
backbone of the region
The metal industry is one of the industries with the largest number of employees in Lusatia. A large number of important companies characterise the region.
Traditional sites with cutting-edge facilities
Traditional sites and innovative companies such as Ortrander Eisenhütte, Kjellberg and Voestalpine in Finsterwalde, Tenova TAKRAF in Lauchhammer, ALTRAD plettac in Großräschen and Stahlbau Ruhland offer a high level of expertise in metal processing and machining, laser technology and steel construction and mechanical engineering. Thus ALTRAD plettac scaffolds are visible on construction sites all over the world.
Companies from automation technology, factory systems and lightweight construction sectors can also be found here, where they can profit ultra-modern from an active research landscape. ATN Hölzel supplies state-of-the-art systems for joining technology, COVAC Elektro und Automation works with automation technology and MBN installs complete production plants, while Trumpf in Neukirch supplies ultra-modern processing systems for the metalworking industry.