Manufacture of metal and metal products
The metal industry is involved in several fields, such as manufacture and construction of machinery and equipment. The metal industry employs more than 14,000 people in Estonia, making it one of the largest industries after the timber industry and next to the food industry. More than 1,300 companies operate in the industry. The metal industry is concentrated in Tallinn and its vicinity (60% of the workforce), and in Ida-Viru and Tartu counties (about a tenth of the workforce). Larger companies are Ruukki Products AS (metal products, construction structures), AS Saku Metall Allhanke Tehas (thin sheet metal products, elevators), Fortaco Estonia AS, OÜ Marketex Offshore Constructions, AS Remeksi Keskus (metal structures), AS Estanc (containers), AS Metaprint (manufacturing of metal packaging), Hanza Mechanics Narva AS, AS FAVOR, Aq Lasertool OÜ (metal rocessing) and ETS NORD AS (ventilation equipment).
Manufacture of machinery and equipment
There are nearly 200 small and medium-sized machinery and equipment manufacturers operating in Estonia. The largest engineering industry companies are AS Hekotek (woodworking equipment), OÜ Palmse Mehaanikakoda, Oniar OÜ (timber trailers, log lifts), AS Sami (construction lifts, forestry machinery), AS Tech group (production automation equipment, production lines), OÜ Technobalt Eesti (conveyer systems), AS Finmec, AS Rauameister (handling and lifting equipment and parts thereof), Interconnect Product Assembly AS (industrial equipment, industrial electronics), OÜ PMT (different equipment for the engineering industry), Sveba-Dahlen Baltic OÜ (food industry equipment), AS Pesmel Eesti (assembly systems) and Metos AS (industrial kitchen equipment). However, the sector is dominated by smaller companies. larger companies are located in Tallinn and Harju county, but the engineering industry is represented in almost every region of Estonia.
Manufacture of means of transport
Cooperation with Engineering Industry
Federation of Estonian Engineering Industry is a non-profit organization with members as machine building and metal companies and different education organizations. Our members differ from Estonian biggest and experienced companies to small and flexible companies. The association includes all Estonian major educational organizations in the field of Engineering.
Objectives of Federation of Estonian Engineering Industry:
1) compilation and implementation of machine building and metalworking sector strategies;
2) development of foreign relations;
3) cooperation between companies and education systems;
4) supporting cooperation between the companies and R&D centers/universities/vocational schools;
5) improving labor force conditions in the field of machine building and metalworking;
6) collection and distribution of field specific materials.
Become a member or check for more information: www.emliit.ee