Good job. Good life.

The St. Gallen Rhine Valley is both a highly productive business region and an extremely attractive place to live as well. Numerous global companies and their employees benefit from the ideal combination of employment, living and leisure opportunities in the Rhine Valley. You are never far from where you want to be here – whether at work, in pursuit of leisure activities, or in the hearts of the people who live in the region. You quickly feel at home in the Rhine Valley.

Industry

Connecting continents.

Whenever masterpieces of civil engineering are built, the Rhine Valley company Leica Geosystems is always involved. The company, which is based in Heerbrugg, is the world’s leading manufacturer of precision measuring instruments. The terrestrial and airborne measuring systems are used in a wide variety of surveying procedures, such as cadastral surveying, 3D building documentation and surveillance, and very often in der building surveys to ensure that buildings are erected in the right place. 

The company is thus also involved when it comes to connecting continents - on the Bosphorus, where an impressive new bridge was recently erected that will soon link Europe and Asia. At a height of 309 metres and a length of almost 2 kilometres, precision work is essential. In this case, satellite-assisted surveying technology and total stations with scanning technology “Made by Leica Geosystems”. So it is high-quality products from the Rhine Valley that ensure the latest link between Asia and Europe - as planned by the engineers - can become reality.