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Industry in Greater Lyon

Lyon is and will remain a leading industrial centre

Lyon is France’s top industrial city and has everything required to become the capital of industry of the future. Discover all that Lyon has to offer to everyone in industry.

Industry in Grand Lyon means:

  • 75 000 jobs in a total of 6 500 industrial facilities (source: Acoss-Urssaf on 31-12-2016 and Opale-Insee 2016)
  • 265 000 jobs in the manufacturing sphere, i.e. in industrial businesses and associated services (source: Insee-RP 2014)
    • 57 % of wealth created in Grand Lyon is associated with manufacturing activity (source: Opale - Impact Indicators - Economic development programme 2016-2021 - January 2018)
  • 5 300 ha of industrial zones, i.e. 80 % of economic zoning (source: Lyon Métropole’s Local Urban Development and Habitat Plan)
  • 4 major industrial sites labelled "Showcase for the Industry of the Future" by French Fab (Air Liquide, Framatome, Gravotech, SNCF)
  • 400 training organisations (source: Opale)

Lyon, France’s top industrial city

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