A strong location of industry and commerce with internationally renowned companies
In recent years Frankenthal has acquired an excellent position as a location for industry and commerce far beyond the borders of Germany. The town is well prepared for the future to actively help organize the permanent market-orientated structural change and to remain competitive as a recognized economic location in the metropolitan region of Rhine-Neckar, the seventh biggest conurbation in Germany.
Thanks to the geographic location in the centre of Europe and in the Rhine-Neckar region the town has always been an attractive location with supraregional economic importance and corresponding attraction.
Global Players as KSB plc with pumps and fittings or the gas engine branch of General Electrics – GE Jenbacher – have their headquarters in Frankenthal.
But also worldwide acting enterprises are based here, like Siemens Turbomachinery Equipment Ltd (producer of turbines and compressors), KBA, one of the largest manufacturers of printing presses in the world, Renolit (thermoplastic films), Crown Bender, producing billions of bottle tops yearly, Tarkett-Sommer, a top brand of floor coverings, and Alfred Sternjakob, well-known among all schoolgirls and schoolboys for its satchels.
Modern medium-sized companies of communication and computer technology like Axit or Vescon and EXCO, in the field of non-destructive material testing like Rohmann Ltd and D. Schmitt Ltd Co, or toolmaking companies like the firms Huissel Werkzeugbau and GBZ have been established here in recent years and use the advantages of Frankenthal as a location for industry and commerce.
Competent Advice to secure the Best Establishment Possibilities
The business park North offers firms with expansionist drive widely usable floor spaces with direct connection to the motorways A 6, A 61 and A 5. The proximity to inland ports and regional airports as well as to the international airport Frankfurt make Frankenthal an ideal industrial site.
The economic promotion Frankenthal is a central partner for all economic issues and questions relating to the local location. It attends to all resident companies, advises founders of new businesses and firms from out of town, interested in establishing themselves in Frankenthal.