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Top 100 companies in Germany

Many people associate Germany with their cars. Volkswagen and BMW are brands known all over the world and associated with high quality and solidity.

What is also important – German economy is one of  the biggest in Europe and consist of many successful businesses. In ranking below you can find:

  • 12 manufacturers, 
  • 13 chemistry companies,
  • 12 companies from chemistry industry, 
  • 11 energy companies,
  • 11 companies from automotive industry,
  • 6 telecommunication companies,
  • 6 companies from finance industry,
  • 5 companies connected with medical sector
  • 4 insurance companies,
  • and many more industries represented.

Check the whole TOP 100 companies in Germany list (in alphabetical order):

No.CompanyWebsiteIndustries
11&1 Drillischhttps://www.1und1-drillisch.de/Telecommunication
2Adidashttps://www.adidas.de/Sport, Fashion
3Allianzhttps://www.allianz.de/Insurance
4Audihttps://www.audi.de/Automotive
5Aurelius Grouphttps://aureliusinvest.com/Asset management
6Aurubishttps://www.aurubis.com/Metallurgy
7Axel Springerhttps://www.ringieraxelspringer.com/Press, Publisher
8BASFhttps://www.basf.com/Chemistry
9Bayerhttps://www.bayer.de/Chemistry, Pharmacy
10Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) https://www.bmwgroup.com/Automotive
11BayWahttps://solar-distribution.baywa-re.de/Energy, Renewable energy sources
12Bechtlehttps://www.bechtle.com/IT
13Beiersdorfhttps://www.beiersdorf.com/Cosmetics, Skincare
14Bilfingerhttps://www.bilfinger.com/en/Construction and service
15Brenntaghttps://www.brenntag.com/Chemistry
16CECONOMYhttps://www.ceconomy.de/Electronics
17Commerzbankhttps://www.ceconomy.de/Finance, Banking
18Continentalhttps://www.continental.com/Automotive, Technologies
19Covestrohttps://www.covestro.com/Chemistry
20Daimlerhttps://www.daimler.com/Automotive
21Deutsche Börsehttps://www.deutsche-boerse.com/Finance
22Deutsche Lufthansahttps://www.lufthansa.com/Airline
23Deutsche Pfandbriefbankhttps://www.pfandbriefbank.com/Finance, Banking
24Deutsche Post https://www.deutschepost.de/Postal service
25Deutsche Telekomhttps://www.telekom.com/Telecommunication
26DEUTZhttps://www.deutz-fahr.com/Agriculture
27DMG MORI https://de.dmgmori.com/Manufacturing
28Drägerhttps://www.draeger.com/Medical service
29Dürr https://www.durr.com/Mechanical and plant engineering
30DWS Grouphttps://group.dws.com/Asset management
31E.ONhttps://www.eon.com/Energy
32Energie Baden Württemberg https://www.enbw.com/Energy, Electric utilities
33Evonik Industrieshttps://corporate.evonik.com/Chemistry
34Fraporthttps://www.fraport.com/Airport service
35freenet AGhttps://www.freenet.de/Telecommunication
36Fresenius Medical Care AG  & Co. KGaA https://www.fresenius.com/Medical service
37Fresenius SE & Co. KGaAhttps://www.fresenius.com/Medical service
38Fuchs Petrolubhttps://www.fuchs.com/Chemistry
39GEA Grouphttps://www.gea.com/Engineering
40Grammer https://www.grammer.com/Automotive, Manufacturing
41Hannover Rückhttps://www.hannover-rueck.de/Technology
42Hapag-Lloyd https://www.hapag-lloyd.com/Logistics
43HeidelbergCemenhttps://www.heidelbergcement.com/Construction
44Heidelberger Druckmaschinenhttps://www.heidelberg.com/Engineering
45HELLA https://www.hella.com/Automotive, Manufacturing
46Henkelhttps://www.henkel.de/Chemistry
47Hochtiefhttps://www.hochtief.de/Construction
48HORNBACH Holdinghttps://www.hornbach-holding.de/Retail
49Hornbach-Baumarkthttps://www.hornbach.de/Building materials 
50HUGO BOSShttps://www.hugoboss.com/Fashion
51Infineon Technologies https://www.tme.eu/Manufacturing
52innogy https://news.innogy.com/Energy
53Jungheinrichhttps://www.jungheinrich.com/Manufacturing
54K+Shttps://www.kpluss.com/Chemistry
55Kabel Deutschland Holdinghttps://www.kabeldeutschland.com/TV
56KION GROUPhttps://www.kiongroup.com/Automotive, Manufacturing
57Klöckner & Co https://www.kloeckner.com/Metal manufacturing
58Knorr-Bremsehttps://www.knorr-bremse.com/Manufacturing
59Kroneshttps://www.krones.com/Manufacturing
60KSBhttps://www.kpluss.com/Mechanical engineering
61KUKAhttps://www.kuka.com/Automation
62Lanxesshttps://lanxess.com/Chemistry
63Leonihttps://www.leoni.com/Manufacturing, Engineering
64Mainovahttps://www.mainova.de/Energy
65MANhttps://www.truck.man.eu/Automotive, Vehicles
66McKesson Europehttps://www.mckesson.eu/Pharmacy
67Merck https://www.merckgroup.com/Chemistry, Pharmacy 
68METROhttps://www.metro.deRailways
69MTU Aero Engineshttps://aeroreport.de/Aerospace, Manufacturing 
70Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschafthttps://www.munichre.com/Insurance
71MVV Energiehttps://www.mvv.de/de/Energy
72Nordexhttps://www.nordex-online.com/en/Energy, Renewable energy sources
73NÜRNBERGER Beteiligungshttps://www.nuernberger.de/Insurance
74OSRAM Licht https://www.osram-group.com/Lightning 
75PAUL HARTMANNhttps://www.hartmann.info/Medical industry
76ProSiebenSat.1 Mediahttps://www.prosiebensat1.com/Media
77Pumahttps://eu.puma.com/Fashion, Sport
78Rheinmetall https://www.rheinmetall-defence.com/Defence
79RWEhttps://www.group.rwe/enEnergy, Electricity
80Salzgitterhttps://www.salzgitter-ag.com/Steel Manufacturing
81SAPhttps://www.sap.com/ERP
82Schaefflerhttps://www.schaeffler.de/Automotive
83Siemens https://www.emz.de/Energy, Telecommunication
84Siemens Healthineershttps://www.siemens-healthineers.com/Healthcare
85Sixt https://www.sixt.com/Automotive, Car rental
86STADA Arzneimittelhttps://www.stada.com/Pharmacy
87Südzuckerhttps://www.suedzucker.de/Food processing
88Symrisehttps://www.symrise.com/Chemistry
89Talanxhttps://www.talanx.com/Insurance
90Telefónica Deutschland Holdinghttps://www.telefonica.de/Telecommunication
91ThyssenKrupphttps://www.thyssenkrupp.com/Conglomerate
92TUI https://www.tui.com/Transport, Travelling
93United Internet https://www.united-internet.de/Telecommunication, Interent service
94Volkswagenhttps://www.volkswagen.de/Automotive
95Vonoviahttps://www.vonovia.de/Real estate
96Wacker Chemiehttps://www.wacker.com/Chemistry
97Wirecard https://www.wirecard.com/Finance
98Württembergische Lebensversicherunghttps://www.wuerttembergische.de/Finance
99Wüstenrot & Württembergische https://www.wuerttembergische.de/Finance
100Zalandohttps://en.zalando.de/Fashion, Accessories


source: https://www.statista.com/study/42881/top-100-companies-from-all-industries-germany/

Economy of Germany is getting bigger and bigger. It has a big force on the global market. In 2021, GDP in this country is predicted to increase 5.15%. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 pandemic German GDP in 2020 is predicted to decrease by almost 7% (6.95%). There is no such thing as the leader sector. You can find here companies from various industries so fingers crossed that your company would be in such table in the future!

Final thoughts 

As you can see in the table above there are many successful companies which were born on German market. All of them are creating the power of German economy and working hard for good reputation of German products.