List of companies of Hungary

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Location of Hungary

Hungary is a unitary parliamentary republic in Central Europe. It covers an area of 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi), situated in the Carpathian Basin and bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast. With about 10 million inhabitants, Hungary is a medium-sized member state of the European Union. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken non-Indo-European language in Europe.[1] Hungary's capital and largest metropolis is Budapest, a significant economic hub, classified as an Alpha- global city.[2] Major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.

Hungary is a middle power and has the world's 57th largest economy by nominal GDP, as well as the 58th largest by PPP, out of 188 countries measured by the IMF. As a substantial actor in several industrial and technological sectors, it is both the world's 36th largest exporter and importer of goods. Hungary is a high-income economy with a very high standard of living. It keeps up a social security and universal health care system, and a tuition-free university education.

For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in Hungary".

Notable firms

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
ASL Airlines Hungary Consumer services Airlines Budapest 1990 Airline, part of ASL Airlines Ireland
Association of Hungarian Record Companies Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 1992 Music association
Balabit Technology Computer services Budapest 2000 IT security solution
BKV Zrt. Consumer services Travel & tourism Budapest 1968 Public transport
Borsod Brewery Consumer goods Brewers Bőcs 1969 Brewery
BorsodChem Basic materials Specialty chemicals Budapest 1949 Chemicals
Budapest Aircraft Service Consumer services Airlines Budapest 1991 Charter airline
CBA Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Alsónémedi 1992 Supermarket chain
AMC Networks International Central Europe Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 2014 Television network, part of AMC Networks International (UK)
CIB Bank Financials Banks Budapest 1979 Commercial bank
Cinema City Hungary Consumer services Recreational services Budapest 1997[3] Cinemas, part of Cinema City International
CityLine Hungary Consumer services Airlines Vecsés 2003 Airline
CLS Music Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 2002 Record label
Corvin Film Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 1914 Silent film studio, defunct 1925
Corvus Hungary Industrials Aerospace Ballószög 2011 Aircraft
Csepel Consumer goods Automobiles Szigetszentmiklós 1944 Vehicles, defunct 1996
Danubius Hotels Group Consumer services Hotels Budapest 1972 International hotels
Digital Reality Technology Software Budapest 1991 Video games, defunct 2013
Dreher Brewery Consumer goods Brewers Budapest 1854 Brewery, part of SABMiller (UK)
Emfesz Utilities Gas distribution Budapest 2003 Natural gas distributor
Fegyver- és Gépgyár Industrials Building materials & fixtures Budapest 1891 HVAC, part of MPF Industry Group (Singapore)
FHB Mortgage Bank Financials Banks Budapest 1997 Mortgage bank
Ganz Works Consumer goods Automobiles Budapest 1844 Tramcars
Richter Gedeon Co. Health care Pharmaceuticals Budapest 1901 Pharmaceuticals
Gramy Records Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 1999 Record label
Graphisoft Technology Software Budapest 1982 Computer software development
Gundel Consumer services Restaurants & bars Budapest 1910 Restaurant
Győri Keksz Consumer goods Food products Győr 1880 Foods
Hálózat TV Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 2002 Television broadcasting company, defunct 2013
Hell Energy Consumer goods Food & beverage Miskolc 2006 Soft drinks
Herend Porcelain Manufactory Consumer goods Durable household products Herend 1826 Porcelain manufacturer
Hungarian National Bank Financials Banks Budapest 1924 Central bank
Hungarian State Railways Industrials Railroads Budapest 1869 National railways
Hungaroton Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 1951 Record label
Hunnia Film Studio Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest ? Film studio
Ikarus Bus Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Budapest 1895 Bus manufacturer
International Training Center for Bankers Financials Banks Budapest 1988 Financial consultancy
Invictus Games Technology Software Debrecen 2000 Video games
IP Systems Technology Software Budapest 2008 IT solution provider
iWiW Technology Internet Budapest 2002 Social network service, defunct 2014
K&H Bank Financials Banks Budapest 1987 Commercial bank
Lehel Consumer goods Durable household products Jászberény 1945 Appliances, now part of Electrolux (Sweden)
Magyar Posta Industrials Delivery services Budapest 1867 Postal administration
Magyar Telekom Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Budapest 1991 Telephone and internet, part of Deutsche Telekom (Germany)
MAL Hungarian Aluminium Basic materials Aluminum Ajka 1995 Aluminum
Malév Consumer services Airlines Budapest 1956 Airline, defunct 2012
Match Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Budapest 1952 Supermarkets, part of Louis Delhaize Group (Belgium)
MicroVacuum Industrials Electronic equipment Budapest ? Biosensor manufacturer
MKB Bank Financials Banks Budapest 1950 Commercial bank
MOL Group Oil & gas Exploration & production Budapest 1957 Petrol and gas
MTVA Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 2011 National media provider
MVK Zrt. Consumer services Travel & tourism Miskolc 1954 Public transport
MVM Group Utilities Conventional electricity Budapest 1948 Power, electricity distribution
NeocoreGames Technology Software Budapest 2005 Video games
Nordtek Imexco Industrials Containers & packaging Budapest 1997[4] Packaging
Oncotherm Health care Medical equipment Budapest 1988 Medical devices
Organica Technologies Utilities Water Budapest 1998 Wastewater treatment plants construction
Orion Electronics Industrials Electronic equipment Budapest 1913 Microelectronics
OTP Bank Financials Banks Budapest 1949 Financial services
Pannon Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Törökbálint 1994 Telecommunications, part of Telenor (Norway)
Pannonia Film Studio Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 1956 Animation studio
Panrusgáz Oil & gas Exploration & production Budapest 1994 Natural gas
Pécs Brewery Consumer goods Brewers Pécs 1848 Brewery
Pick Szeged Consumer goods Food products Szeged 1869 Cold cuts
Prezi Technology Software Budapest 2009 Software
Puli Space Technologies Industrials Aerospace Budapest 2010 Space technology
Rába Consumer goods Automobiles Győr 1896 Vehicles
Scarab Research Technology Software Budapest 2009 Research
SDI Media Hungary Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest 1965[5] Media
State Printing Company Consumer services Publishing Budapest 1851 Printing
Szerencsejáték Zrt. Consumer services Gambling Budapest 1991 Gambling service provider
TakarékBank Financials Banks Budapest 1989 Financial services
ThalesNano Industrials Electronic equipment Budapest 2002 Flow chemistry products
Tisza Cipő Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Martfű 1942 Apparel
Törley Consumer goods Distillers & vintners Budapest 1882 Champagne producer
Travel Service Consumer services Airlines Budapest 2001 Airline
TriGránit Financials Real estate holding & development Budapest 1997 Development
Tungsram Industrials Electrical components & equipment Újpest 1896 Vacuum tubes, light bulbs, now part of General Electric (USA)
Turner Broadcasting System Hungary Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Budapest ? Part of Time Warner (USA)
UPC Magyarország Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Budapest 1998 Telecommunications, part of Liberty Global (USA)
Videoton Consumer goods Consumer electronics Székesfehérvár 1938 Electric goods
VirusBuster Technology Computer services Budapest 1997 Computer security
Vodafone Hungary Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Budapest 1999 Mobile, part of the Vodafone Group (UK)
Wizz Air Consumer services Airlines Budapest 2003 Airline
Zen Studios Technology Software Budapest 2003 Video games
Zsolnay Consumer goods Durable household products Pécs 1853 Porcelain manufacturer
Zwack Consumer goods Distillers & vintners Budapest 1790 Short drinks

See also


  1. ^ Globally speaking: motives for adopting English vocabulary in other languages – Google Books. Google Books. Retrieved 20 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Research Network, Loughborough University". 13 April 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  3. ^ Cinema City - Home Page
  4. ^ About us | Nordtek Imexco Ltd
  5. ^ SDI Media Group, Inc.: Private Company Information - Bloomberg
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