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Major companies in Bremen

List of the largest companies and employers in the city

Major companies in Bremen
A selection of large companies in Bremen. © Pusch, Airbus, BLG, Daimler

When talking about Bremen's major companies, Mercedes-Benz inevitably comes to mind. The city's largest private employer produces up to 400,000 vehicles with the iconic star on their bonnets. The corporation has 12,000 workers at its plant in the Bremen district of Sebaldsbrück.

In addition to Mercedes-Benz, a number of other big-ticket firms have made their home in Germany's eighth-largest industrial hub. They are mainly from the four pillars of Bremen's economy: the automotive sector, the maritime economy and logistics, wind energy, and the aerospace industry. Among the big players in these areas are Airbus, the BLG Logistics Group, ArcelorMittal and Atlas Elektronik.

But large corporations from other sectors have also settled in Bremen and Bremerhaven, most notably from the food industry, with big names including Anheuser-Busch InBev, Nordsee and Frozen Fish.

These are some of the major companies, in order of their number of employees in Bremen.

(This list is not intended to be exhaustive. All figures from 2022.)

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Atlas Elektronik GmbH
Maritime Wirtschaft
Anheuser-Busch InBev Deutschland GmbH Co.KG (Stand 2018)
Nahrungs- und Genussmittelwirtschaft
Employees 1400
www.becks.de
elko Sicherheit GmbH
Sicherheit und Technik
Employees 1300
elko.de/
Friedehorst gGmbH
Wohlfahrtsverband
Employees 1200
www.friedehorst.de
Martinsclub Bremen e.V.
Wohlfahrtsverband
Employees 1200
www.martinsclub.de
Lear Corporation GmbH
Automotive
Employees 1200
www.lear.com
RDE Rheinmetall Defence Electronics GmbH
technische Dienstleistungen
Employees 1200
www.rheinmetall.com
OHB SE
Luft- u. Raumfahrt
Employees 1200
www.ohb.de
Fr. Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG
Maritime Wirtschaft
Yachtbau
Employees 1200
www.luerssen.com
Sparkasse Bremen AG
Banken und Sparkassen
team neusta
Design & Medien
IT-Dienstleistungen
Employees 1000
www.team-neusta.de
STUTE Logistics (AG & Co.) KG (Stand 2018)
Logistik
Employees 900
www.stute.de