The business location
Bruchsal has favorable transportation connections thanks to the A 5 (Basel – Frankfurt/Main), the A 8 (Karlsruhe – Stuttgart – München) as well as the A 6 (Kaiserslautern – Heilbronn – Nuremberg). Besides the Autobahn, the B 3 Heidelberg – Karlsruhe ( in north-south direction) and the B 35 / B 10 Germersheim – Bruchsal – Stuttgart (in west-east direction) are important arterial roads for the region.
Frankfurt/Main (100 km), Stuttgart (90 km), and Strasbourg (90 km) International Airports along with the Baden-Airpark (60 km) (near Baden-Baden) regional airport are easily reachable. Bruchsal also has its own business airfield.
Bruchsal is a railway junction with an IC-/IR-connection. Bruchsal as well as the eastern communities in the Kraichgau are integrated in the Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund der Stadtbahn (transportation association of the city railway in Karlsruhe).
International competitiveness is increased by the attractive educational and research facilities offered in the Bruchsal region. The Fachhochschule Karlsruhe, University Karlsruhe , KIT (Institute for Technology in Karlsruhe), all offer excellent educational opportunities. And for research, the three Fraunhofer Institutes: Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Institute for Chemical Technology and Institute for Optronics/system Technologies; in addition to the Fachinformationszentrum Karlsruhe are renowned for their reserach.
Thanks to the commercial centre of learning, Bruchsal is a modern educational location in the technical, commercial and general sector. Training opportunities range from vocational training (electrical engineering, wood, paint, metals technology, ophthalmic optics) via the Allgemeine Hochschulreife (general qualification for university entrance) up to adult vocational training.
With the Technologie- und Ökologiedorf (Technology and Ecology Village), an industrial park has developed in Bruchsal, providing innovative medium-sized companies a first-class economic environment with growth opportunities. The goal is to properly balance work life and leisure time through innovative town planning.
Bruchsal belongs to the technology region of Karlsruhe which makes the city one of the most dynamic locations for companies in Europe. Bruchsal is home to businesses and companies of all sizes. There are also some international companies based in the Bruchsal Region. Small and medium-sized companies, corporate groups engaged in international business, industrial enterprises, handicraft businesses, new start-ups and family owned businesses, all call Bruchsal their home and contribute to the fast growing region and economy.
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Some of the Largest Companies in the Bruchsal Region:
Nokia Siemens Networks
Bruchsal Facts Figures & Facts
Daily In-commuters: 15.220
Daily Out-commuters: 8.632
Local business tax: 360
Trade rate B: 360
Purchasing Power 19.315 € per inhabitant (GfK-survey 2007)