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Valmet Automotive is expanding – specifically to the town of Kirchardt in the southwestern regional state of Baden-Württemberg. The Finnish maker of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) is converting an 11,500-square-meter former printing shop into its third production facilities overall and first in Germany.
The 2021 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index published by management consultants AT Kearney sees Germany retain its third-placed ranking after the United States and Canada.
The long-standing love affair between the US computer colossus and the Bavarian capital has reached a new plane, with Apple announcing that it will hire hundreds of new employers and build a new connectivity and wireless technology facility in Munich.
Finnish forest industry company UPM has begun construction a one-of-a-kind bio-refinery in the city of Leuna in the eastern German regional state of Saxony-Anhalt.
Throughout 2020, this website featured more than 350 articles and videos about Germany as a business and high-tech location. Below is a list so that you can catch up on anything you might have missed.
British electricity platform Octopus Energy is testing the waters in the German market with a planned EUR 80 million expansion to Europe’s largest economy.
As part of a general European expansion, France’s Oney Bank is opening a German subsidiary in Munich.
As Europe’s largest medical biotech market, Germany continues to attract foreign investment thanks to its many established companies and dynamic start-up sector. Gradian Diagnostics’ recent acquisition of Molzym is a fine example of international matchmaking, facilitated by Germany Trade & Invest.
Chinese battery manufacturer SVOLT Energy Technology Company is establishing a new two-billion-euro facility for producing cobalt-free lithium-ion batteries in the German state of Saarland.