The Sector

With 5,100 unitsalmost 200,000 employees and a turnover that, in 2019, reached 48.3 billions euro (-3.6% compared to 2018), the Italian companies of the sector export 67% of their production.

The sector's Made in Italy is known for giving end users around the world extremely high technical standards and the ability to tailor our offering to specific needs.

Based on these numbers, and the contents of the offer, Italy therefore plays a primary role in the scenario of the 28 countries of the European Union. Italy ranks fourth in terms of its contribution to European GDP (11.2%) and third in terms of industrial turnover (12.2%).

As a contribution to Machinery and Equipment, however, Italy plays a much more important role: second after Germany, Italy has a 16.7% share, twice as high as its competitors.