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Luxembourg has a strong and long-standing track record in manufacturing and processing both traditional and innovative materials including, high performance steel, plastics and polymers, value added composites, functionality glass processed, wood panels and adhesive paper.

Dominated by the metal and chemical industries, the sector has a strong international orientation and exports the lion’s share of its production. With 32,200 employees, the sector represents 8.3% of total national employment and 4.6% of the national added value.

The sector’s enterprises, some of which have also established their European headquarters and R&D Centers, all benefit from Luxembourg’s cost effectiveness (land, labour, energy and taxation) and competitive edge (strategic position, commercial neutrality, performing infrastructure and efficient logistics).

The Government and the sector closely cooperate to promote and implement key enabling technologies that are high on EU’s current agenda for enhancing innovation and competitiveness, notably high performance computing, digitization of industry, advanced manufacturing and materials as well as nanotechnologies.

The implementation of new and innovative production technologies and processes to boost productivity, energy, effectiveness and cost and quality competitiveness are central to the Government’s industrial policy.

A key element of the Government’s policy is to ensure easy access for companies to high-class public research institutions, including the Luxembourg University, as well as to supportive funding instruments.

The main fields of interest and expertise include:

  • Highly automated production lines
  • Cyber-physical manufacturing systems
  • Robotics
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Reduction of energy consumption and waste production

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Circuit Foil to invest €36.5 million in Luxembourg production facilities

20-02-2020

Copper foil manufacturer Circuit Foil will invest €36.5 million to increase the production capacity of its facilities in Wiltz in norther Luxembourg. A new building will house new machines as well as around 20 additional jobs.
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Luxembourg among top 10 locations for European expatriates

19-02-2020

Luxembourg ranks 9th in a recent listing on cities offering the best quality of life for Europeans abroad. The city thus keeps its place on the top 10 list.
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University and start-up to work on in-orbit satellite repairs

18-02-2020

The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) signed a partnership agreement with the space start-up LIFT ME OFF. The cooperation provides crucial research support for tackling future needs of autonomous in-orbit satellite repairs.
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Financing the cleantech transition

17-02-2020

Adequate financing is crucial for the transition to a sustainable, environmentally friendly economy, and one of the central topics that will be discussed at the 2020 Cleantech Forum Europe in Luxembourg on 18-20 May 2020. Luxembourg is a leading centre for green and sustainable finance. Key players will participate in the forum to share their experience and establish new partnerships.
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