Schaffhausen – a 20 year track-record of attracting and retaining international businesses

Historically characterised by heavy industry, the Canton of Schaffhausen has undergone a complete transformation in the past 20 years and is now a hub for advanced manufacturing and globally connected high-tech businesses. The Canton of Schaffhausen and its Economic Promotion Team are determined to ensure the region remains just as attractive to investors far into […]

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10 year anniversary in Neuhausen

American toolmaker Kennametal’s European HQ recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in Canton Schaffhausen. The business now employs over 40 staff here. Time flies and it’s now 10 years since US toolmaker Kennametal embarked on its quest to find the right location for its European HQ. And it struck gold in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, situated by […]

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Oriflame: Global HQ now relocated to Schaffhausen

Swedish direct marketing cosmetics company, Oriflame, moved its HQ to Schaffhausen this spring. Oriflame had been running the majority of its business from Switzerland since the 1970’s, with more and more key functions and management positions being transferred to its locations in Schaffhausen and Fribourg over several years. “Relocating our global HQ to Schaffhausen brings […]

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Why Schaffhausen?

Schaffhausen is the perfect place for your business and your family. The brand new video of the Economic Promotion summarises the main advantages of Schaffhausen – enjoy!   About the author Christoph Schärrer is head of Economic Promotion of the Canton of Schaffhausen. Schaffhausen is a dynamic and flourishing commercial region in the heart of […]

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