ZVEI is one of the most important industrial associations in Germany. It represents the interests of a high-tech sector with a very wide and extremely dynamic product portfolio.​

ZVEI is committed to the common interests of the electrical industry in Germany and at international level. This commitment is supported by the involvement of around 160 employees in the main office and about 5,000 employees of member companies in an honorary capacity.

The basis of the association's work is the exchange of experience and views between the members about current technical, economic, legal and socio-political topics in the field of the electrical industry.

With proposals on research, technology, environmental protection, education, and science policy, ZVEI is a pacemaker of technological progress. It supports market-related international standardisation of work.

Over 1,600 companies have opted for membership of ZVEI. They employ around 90 percent of the employees and staff of the electrical industry in Germany. Its members include global players, medium-sized and family-owned companies.  

The sector has 873,000 employees in Germany plus more than 790,000 employees over the world. In 2020 the turnover was approximately Euro 180 billion. 

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