A number of multinationals in a wide range of industries have established advanced manufacturing operations in the Basel Area. Swiss ingenuity combined with technology innovations set the stage for advanced automated and digital manufacturing operations in the region.
Precision processes for technology-focused manufacturing
From precision manufacturing to skilled machine-work, the Basel Area has a long history of successful manufacturing expertise. With a strategic central European location on the border of three countries, the region offers proximity to skilled labor, engineers, data scientists and logistics networks that are essential for establishing a highly productive and efficient manufacturing base.
As a manufacturing location, the Basel Area offers companies the ideal conditions to hone their production processes through data-focused efficiency and high-performance or automated production facilities. As a high-tech location characterized by close cooperation between leading research centers and industry, Basel Area is an excellent starting point to serve the European market efficiently.
The Basel Area is characterized by the presence of high-tech precision companies that manufacture complex, high-quality products with skilled labor. These include chemical and pharmaceutical companies (Clariant, Roche, Novartis and Actelion), watchmakers (Swatch Group, Maurice Lacroix etc.), engineering, electronics and mechatronics companies, and manufacturers of sensors and machines (Endress + Hauser, Willemin-Macodel etc.).