Industrial region in an alpine living environment

What are the core elements of the business region Swiss Rhine Valley?

  • Precision technology location: 15% of the workforce in the region holds jobs in the technology sector (Swiss average: 8%). 80% of Switzerland’s micro-optics companies are located in Eastern Switzerland. Some of the leading technology suppliers for European car manufacturers are located in the Rhine Valley, the eastern part of the St.GallenBodenseeArea. See more tech companies at the website SGBA industry clusters.
  • Tech Valley: The Rhine Valley in the St.Gallen Bodensee Area is ranked in the top ten out of 1200 tech locations in Europe.
  • Strong exports: 90% of goods produced in the region are made for export.
  • Substantial agglomeration: A population of one million people, with a workforce of 600'000, is accessible within a 50-minutes-driving radius.

What are the advantages of living in Swiss Rhine Valley?