The ZVEI has been based in Frankfurt for decades. From the heart of Europe, the Association is committed to ensuring the added value of the Electrical Industry of tomorrow.
The ZVEI promotes the industry’s joint economic, technological and environmental policy interests on a national, European and global level. The ZVEI represents more than 1,600 companies, mostly Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.
The sector has 873,000 employees in Germany plus 790,000 employees all over the world. In 2020 the turnover was approximately Euro 180 billion.
The Electrical and Electronic Industry is the most innovative and the second largest industry sector in Germany. Every third innovation in Germany´s manufacturing industry stems on solutions of this sector. 20 percent of all industrial R+D spending comes from this industry.