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.
Top 10 Rhine Valley – high-tech valley.
When it comes to technology, the Rhine Valley is a premier league location. Of 1200 technology locations in Europe, the Rhine Valley is among the top ten. In German-speaking regions, the Rhine Valley even enjoys a place on the podium, making the region between Lake Constance and the Alps one of the three best locations for the high-tech industry.
Because Rhine Valley high-tech and high-quality products are in demand all over the world, the Rhine Valley is the export driver of Eastern Switzerland. For example, more than 80 percent of all precision optics companies in Switzerland are based in the east of the country. Important technology suppliers to the European automotive industry are also based in the Rhine Valley.
(Source: Institut Contor, 2005)