In late autumn, at a party with over 100 invited guests, the French video game giant Ubisoft celebrated the opening of its new studio in Berlin.
Location / Eastern Germany
The Doka Group, an Austria-based producer and supplier of formwork for the construction sector, will expand the logistics center it built in Apolda (Thuringia) in 2013 to turn it into a European distribution center.
Siemens €600m investment signs Germany’s future as an industrial location.
Eastern Germany is a magnet for foreign film productions and, with them, foreign investors. From The Grand Budapest Hotel to Bollywood blockbuster Don 2, the German capital and other cities in the region are stealing the production limelight.
The industrial park in Bitterfeld-Wolfen (Saxony-Anhalt), one of Europe’s largest production sites for chemicals, is enjoying a wave of new investments.
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.
Two Leipzig-based bike fans and product developers have come up with a revolutionary solution: the Tex-lock. The locks are made of layers of high-tech, heavy-duty textiles.
Silicon Saxony is already Europe’s largest microelectronics location, producing half of all the chips made in Europe – and this share could now grow even larger.
The Berlin-based company Graforce Hydro has developed a low-cost and climate-neutral process for producing eco-friendly hydrogen using wastewater and renewable energies.
NOVO-TECH, a company based in Aschersleben (Saxony-Anhalt), is now marketing a completely new group of materials known as wood polymer materials.