Speaking for Germany

Peter Altmaier is the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy. Markets Germany talks to him about prospects for the automobile and energy industries, the
“Made in Germany” brand, and what is attracting foreign investors.

Bitterfeld-Wolfen Attracts More Investments

The industrial park in Bitterfeld-Wolfen (Saxony-Anhalt), one of Europe’s largest production sites for chemicals, is enjoying a wave of new investments.

South African Company Expands in Thuringia

Bell Equipment, a South African manufacturer of dump trucks and other construction and agricultural machinery, held the groundbreaking ceremony this summer for a new building at its plant near Eisenach, Thuringia.

British Companies in Brandenburg

Isanys Lifecare Ltd., a British company specializing in digital healthcare solutions, has established a European subsidiary in Potsdam.

NRW Invest Award 2018

This summer, the state-owned economic development agency NRW.INVEST honored four foreign companies for their outstanding investments in, and clear commitment to, North Rhine-Westphalia as a business location.

Significant Greenfield Investment

It is the largest-ever Chinese greenfield investment project in Germany and, according to Wolfgang Tiefensee, minister of economic affairs for Thuringia, the most important investment in the eastern German state in a decade.

Magna Steyr Fuel Systems Expands in Germany

Magna Steyr Fuel Systems, a subsidiary of Canada-based Magna International, is investing EUR 1 million to expand its plant in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Baden-Württemberg.

Foreign Investments in Bavarian Solar Company

Shell, GE and Envision invest in Bavarian battery maker sonnen.

Amazon Expanding

Two new locations of Amazon in Germany.

Green Project of Asahi Kasei in Germany

Asahi Kasei Europe has opened a demonstration plant in Herten (NRW) that simulates the production of hydrogen with electricity generated from wind energy using a novel alkaline-water electrolysis system.