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Technology & Industry

Many high-quality jobs in industry, engineering and material sciences are on offer. Several global players are based in Leoben, including voestalpine, AT&S and RHI.

Research & Development

Leoben University is not only an excellent education provider but also an important employer in the region. In addition to Leoben University, there are numerous internationally renowned research institutions (in German) based in Leoben.

Health, Trade & Others

LKH Hochsteiermark State Hospital, the LCS shopping centre in the city centre and the Justice Centre Leoben do not only ensure a very good infrastructure for Leoben, they are also important employers in the Mur-Mürz region.

Support for start-ups

The environment in Leoben is perfect for start-ups! Leoben Holding provides consulting and support, and ZAT offers its many years of experience for start-up companies to draw on.

Global players in Leoben

Many international companies that are among the global leaders in their industries are based in Leoben. These leading companies offer high-quality employment for the inhabitants in the region and shape Leoben as a modern place of business, industry and technology.

Together with Leoben University, Leoben-based research institutes and start-up companies they also demonstrate the innovative power of the Upper Styrian region.

AT&S Hinterberg

AT&S Hinterberg; Picture: Foto Freisinger


Fabriksgasse 13
8700 Leoben
+43 3842 20 00
Website AT&S

Business segment: AT&S is a global leader in the production of high-end circuit boards and IC substrates. Leoben is home to the headquarters of the global player, a production plant and a research unit of the group.

Göss Brewery

Göss Brewery; Picture: Foto Freisinger

Göss Brewery

Gösser Brauerei
Brauhausgasse 1
8700 Leoben
+43 810 206 9791
Website Gösser 

Business segment: Gösser, probably the best- known Austrian beer brand, is located in Leoben. The brewery in the Leoben-Göss district is also a sustainability pioneer, as only renewable energy is used for the brewing process.


FLSmidth; Picture: Foto Freisinger

FLSmidth GmbH

Vordernberger Straße 12
8700 Leoben
+43 3842 20 770
Website FLSmidth

Business segment: The company specialises in the production and processing of machines and equipment, in particular as a manufacturer of plant for bulky material handling.

Knapp Leoben

Knapp Leoben; Picture: Foto Freisinger


Knapp Systemintegration GmbH
Waltenbachstraße 9
8700 Leoben
+43 504 9530
Website Knapp Systemintegration

Business segment: Knapp Systemintegration is part of the international Knapp Group and manages global logistics projects. The branch in Leoben specialises in the food and empties logistics.

Mayr-Melnhof Leoben

Mayr-Melnhof Leoben; Picture: MM

Mayr-Melnhof Holz

Mayr-Melnhof Holz Leoben GmbH
Turmgasse 67
8700 Leoben
+43 3842 30 00
Website Mayr-Melnhof Holz

Business segment: Mayr-Melnhof Holz is one of the leading European companies in the field of timber processing and sawn timber. The company’s headquarters and a sawmill are located in Leoben.

ÖSTU Stettin building at night

ÖSTU Stettin; Picture: Nenad Petrovic

ÖSTU Stettin

ÖSTU Stettin Hoch- und Tiefbau GmbH
Münzenbergstraße 38
8700 Leoben
+43 3842 425 23 0
Website ÖSTU Stettin

Business segment: ÖSTU Stettin is an internationally operating Leoben-based construction company, operating in the fields of structural and civil engineering, tunnel and shaft construction.

Company building from outside

RHI Magnesita GmbH, Picture: RHI Magnesita GmbH

RHI Magnesita GmbH

RHI Magnesita GmbH
Magnesitstraße 2
8700 Leoben
+43 502 135 20 0
Website RHI Magnesita GmbH

Business segment: The international refractory group RHI Magnesita GmbH operates one of its largest, multi-disciplinary R&D sites in Leoben.

Voestalpine Donawitz

Voestalpine Donawitz; Picture: Foto Freisinger


Voestalpine AG
Kerpelystraße 199
8700 Leoben
+43 5 030 42 50
Website Voestalpine

Business segment: The voestalpine Group is a global leader in areas such as steel and wire production and railway infrastructure. The company has a long tradition in Leoben-Donawitz and today operates state-of-the-art plants and branches of its Metal Engineering Division here.

Apprenticeship positions in the region

Many of the leading companies located in Leoben offer future-oriented training and apprenticeship positions for young people.

Apprenticeships offered by the leading companies in Leoben: