Manufacturing is one of the biggest industries in the world. From food and furniture to packaging and cars, almost all of the items we use on a daily basis have been manufactured by somebody – so it’s no surprise that the sector employs more than 12 million people in the United States alone (according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics).
And it’s not just in America that manufacturing companies are booming. Across Europe, some of the continent’s biggest businesses are active in the manufacturing industry, creating the products we rely on every day. But which companies come out on top?