Electrical Machinery and Electronics

The sector accounts for approximately 11% of the total production in the EU manufacturing sector. The development and production of ICT hardware, which is a heavy user of ICT by itself, is also included in this sector. The sector covers a group of three 2-digit classes of NACE Rev. 1 (30, 31 and 32).

Code Activity
30 Manufacture of office machinery and computers
30.01 Manufacture of office machinery
30.02 Manufacture of computers and other information processing equipment
31 Manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus n.e.c.
31.1 Manufacture of electric motors, generators and transformers
31.2 Manufacture of electricity distribution and control apparatus
32 Manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus
32.1 Manufacture of electronic valves, tubes and other electronic components
32.2 Manufacture of television and radio transmitters and apparatus for line telephony
32.3 Manufacture of television and radio receivers, sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus and associated goods


European associations

  • EACEM - European Association of Consumer Electronics Manufacturers (since October 2001 merged with EICTA under the name of "European Information, Communications and Consumer Electronics Technology Industry Association")
  • Orgalime - European federation of national industrial associations representing the European mechanical, electrical, electronic and metal articles industries; Boulevard Auguste Reyers- 80, 1030 Brussels, Belgium; Phone:++32-2-706-8235; Telefax:++32-2-706-8250, www.orgalime.org