Good job. Good life.

The Rhine Valley is home to global high-tech producers just as it is to regional businesses. Our successful Rhine Valley companies offer great jobs and opportunities for career development. It is a feature of the Rhine Valley that the region offers people not only the opportunity to make a career for themselves, but also a high quality of life und housing at the same time. The St. Gallen Rhine Valley region has one of the highest proportions of industrial companies in the high-tech sector throughout Switzerland. Sectors such as mechanical engineering, electronics and optics are also strongly represented here – by companies that are often global market leaders. The companies in these sectors, which number over 500, range from small businesses and supply firms to companies with several thousand employees, such as SFS Group and Leica Geosystems AG.


Second to None

Innovation is the key to the Rhine Valley’s success. Work here is very much in tune with the times. It can justifiably be stated that without research and developments “made in the Rhine Valley” the world would almost come to a standstill.

Smartphones, laptops and GoPro cameras only work thanks to innovative components from the Rhine Valley around
St.Gallen. A wide variety of individual components of diverse electronic blockbusters that sell like hot cakes all over the world are manufactured in the Rhine Valley, such as precision screws that have a diameter of just 0.5 millimetres.

Thanks to innovative research and development, the companies operating in the Rhine Valley are among the world’s leaders. Whether in functional textiles, optical devices, fastening technology, plastics, packaging, precision instruments, automotive industry, aircraft manufacture, aerospace, commodity procurement, machinery and equipment construction. The “Made in the Rhine Valley” label is increasingly in demand - all over the world - when innovative solutions are called for.

The research and innovation centre Rhysearch is an important partner for Rhine Valley companies