Top Investments 2017 in Saxony-Anhalt

“Saxony-Anhalt is an attractive business location for companies from all over the world. And I look forward to contributing to companies writing their success stories here in Saxony-Anhalt in the future”, says Thomas Einsfelder. Since August 2017, he has been the new managing director of Investment and Marketing Corporation Saxony-Anhalt (IMG), the economic development agency of the federal state. The prospects for this are good: Saxony-Anhalt offers excellent conditions for investment and a market and company-related business case investor’s service offered by IMG.

The investments of foreign companies in 2017 in Saxony-Anhalt underline that. Looking back shows that 2017 was a year in which “the chemistry was right”. Many of the investments came from the chemical industry. And they were benefiting from the synergy effects of the branch which is densely interlinked in the state and offers excellent infrastructure in Saxony-Anhalt’s five chemical parks. As these examples illustrate:

Top Investments 2017 in Saarland

Top Investment 2017 in Rheinland-Pfalz

Formerly the grounds of the Industriepark Region Trier (IRT) between Föhren and Hetzerath were a station for French helicopters. The site now houses around 130 companies which have created nearly 2,600 jobs. Thus is IRT – founded in 1992 – one of the most successful conversion projects in Rhineland-Palatinate.

Top Investments 2017 in Hessen

Top Investment 2017 in Hamburg

GIGABYTE, one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the area of IT hardware components, is expanding its business in Hamburg, Germany.

Top Investments 2017 in Bremen

More than 180 nations, around 670,000 inhabitants, two cities, one federal state. Bremen, located in the northwest of Germany, is colorful, cosmopolitan and international. The location on the Weser river, the proximity to the North Sea and the international ports of Hamburg and Wilhelmshaven make Bremen a global hub for logistics. The highly efficient infrastructure creates optimal conditions for internationally operating companies. The ports of Bremen handle more than 74.2 million tonnes annually, making the complex one of the four largest ports in Europe. Awarded as Europe’s best Cargo Distribution Center GVZ is based in the Hanseatic city and ensures a smooth flow of transnational transport chains.
The settlements 2017 in Bremen reflect the cosmopolitan nature of the state: from Canada to Greece, from large corporations to start-ups, the Hanseatic city welcomes its new companies. Here is a selection of the settlements in Bremen in 2017: