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The region Rhein-Main covers Hessen, Rheinland-Pfalz and Saarland. Hessen is an area stretching northward from the Rhine-Main region and is marked by cities such as Frankfurt and Wiesbaden.

The automotive sector is strong with GM's Opel division having its international headquarters in the region and Mercedes with three plants in the state. High tech sectors of note include telecoms, software, medical technology and biotechnology.

Renowned telecom hardware companies are manufacturing and servicing their products in the state, including Bosch-Telenorma, Philips, Siemens and Motorola. The region is also home to Hoechst, Merck, Röhm, Abbott and Wella.

Corporate R&D is strong in Hessen with 35,000 people in the sector, of which 40 per cent are in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. This dense network of private and public R&D results in a performance above German average and state expenditure on R&D is among the highest in the country.

Rheinland-Pfalz is one of Germany's best connected states, with its network of roads, railroads and waterways. Around 40 million people live within an hour's drive and Europe's biggest passenger and freight airport (Frankfurt) can be reached within 30 minutes.

Rheinland-Pfalz is the location of Europe's biggest chemical group BASF and of the Spezialglaswerke Schott. Other industrial companies have taken the opportunities and advantages in the area and they include IBM, Boehringer Ingelheim, ITT Automotive, TDK and Eaton Corporation. With the TV stations ZDF, SAT1, 3sat and SWR, Rheinland-Pfalz also plays host as an international media location.

Saarland has borders with France and Luxembourg which adds to the workforce in the region with 19,000 people crossing the French border into Saarland each day. The region is connected to the German and European railroad network by rapid rail lines and the Saarbruecken-Ensheim airport offers daily and direct flights to major German airports.

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Neville AndersonNeville Anderson
PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37
D 60327 Frankfurt
Frank ScheidigFrank Scheidig
Platz der Republik 1
60265  Frankfurt
Tel.: +49 (0)69 744 79 90 99
Ulla-Martina Bauer
BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Hanauer Landstraße 115
60314 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: +49 (0)69 95 94 13 18
Fax: +49 (0)69 95 94 11 59

Regional Events & Values
26.01.2017 Business Breakfast: Economic Forecast 2017, Frankfurt am Main
Download >> Economic Update from NatWest Markets, part of the RBS group
21.01.2017 Burns Supper, Frankfurt
Fotos von Martin Döbler, www.MartinDoebler.com
28.11.2016 Business Get-Together with The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, Frankfurt am Main
09.11.2016 Employee mobility and tax, private banking and the fallout from the Brexit vote, Frankfurt am Main
06.11.2016 Orgelkonzert der britischen Starorganistin Jane Parker-Smith, Frankfurt Bergen - Enkheim
13.07.2016 Was bedeutet der BREXIT für die Banken?, Frankfurt am Main
03.02.2016 Business Breakfast: Economic Forecast 2016, Frankfurt am Main
Download >> Economic Forecast 2016: Year Ahead 2016 - Volatility Resurrection
David Simmonds, Head of Currency Research, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
16.01.2016 Burns Supper, Frankfurt, Frankfurt
Download >> Burns Supper, Frankfurt 2016
19.09.2015 AUSGEBUCHT! IAA Frankfurt mit Jaguar Land Rover, Frankfurt
07.07.2015 BCCG Rhine-Main Get-Together, Frankfurt am Main
27.04.2015 CANCELLED! Business Breakfast with Prof. Dr. John Coates:, Frankfurt
22.04.2015 Frühstücksdiskussion zum Ausblick europäischer Finanzdienstleistungen in Frankfurt, Frankfurt
21.04.2015 Meet the Market Event, Frankfurt
03.03.2015 BCCG Rhein-Main Members Get Together, Frankfurt am Main
04.02.2015 Business Breakfast Economic Forecast 2015, Frankfurt am Main
17.01.2015 Fully booked: Traditional Burns Supper, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main
Download >> Burns Supper, Frankfurt 2015
16.02.2014 Shakespeare Event Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main
05.02.2014 Business Breakfast: Economic Forecast 2014, Frankfurt am Main
18.01.2014 Burns Supper, Frankfurt
02.12.2013 Five years after Lehman. Learning from the past, looking to the future, Frankfurt
13.11.2013 Cross-border tax models: appearances and reality, Frankfurt am Main
29.07.2013 The past, present & future of the euro: German and British perspectives, Frankfurt
08.07.2013 Racing to Success. British Networking Breakfast, Frankfurt am Main
12.06.2013 English Theatre, German Premiere: "Good People", Frankfurt
21.01.2012 FULLY BOOKED - Frankfurt: Traditional Burns Supper, Frankfurt am Main


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