Wirtschaftsregion Südwest

The region is located in the the counties Lörrach and Waldshut - right on the border to Switzerland (between Basel and Zurich) and France. There are approximately 400 000 people living in the economic region southwest. They have ideas and visions. Good connections to the neighbors in Switzerland and France give the region an international flair. The region offers a high quality of life, multilingual education centers, direct links to two international airports Zurich and the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and a close proximity to six renowned universities. Many highly productive and innovative companies appreciate the attractive location. Life Sciences, measuring and control technology, aluminum and automotive are our strongest sectors in the medium-sized economic structure. The chemical sector is also very strong and many of our companies are already working in the field of nanotechnology or plan on doing so in the future. The retail market benefits from the proximity to Switzerland and France. The region is a paradise for active and health conscious tourists.

Well-known companies:

Aluminium Rheinfelden
Aluminium-Werke Wutöschingen
A Raymond GmbH
badenova AG
Brennet AG
BASF Grenzach GmbH
EnergieDienst GmbH
Evonik Degussa AG
Endress + Hauser Franke GmbH
Freudenberg KG
Gaba GmbH
Hella GmbH
KBC Manufaktur
Kraft Foods GmbH
Novartis GmbH
Roche Pharma AG
Sedus Stoll AG 
STO AG
VITA Zahnfabrik
Vitra GmbH

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