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Advanced manufacturing

Cutting-edge technology meets top talent

Technologies made in Switzerland are revolutionizing design and manufacturing. Digital technologies, additive manufacturing, material, photonics and sensor technologies, as well as process automation, are making manufacturing faster, more efficient and smarter. Leading global technology companies like ABB, Georg Fischer, OC Oerlikon, Conzzeta, Siemens, PB Automation, Sensirion and Trumpf have found success in advanced manufacturing in the Greater Zurich Area. Moreover, research institutions in the region team up, collaborate and focus on an interdisciplinary approach to help position Switzerland as a leader in advanced manufacturing.

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Rankings, facts and figures

#1 ranking on Global Innovation Index

Source: WIPO

#1 World Talent Ranking

Source: IMD

#1 Most attractive destination for highly qualified foreign workers

Source: IMD

#6 Work Digital Competitiveness Ranking

Source: IMD

#3 for global robotics patents in relation to the number of inhabitants

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Lukas Huber
Director Asia, Deputy Managing Director
Lukas Sieber, Executive Director U.S.
Lukas Sieber
Executive Director USA
Jillian Ochs
Jillian Ochs
Director USA
The Greater Zurich Area is one of the best business locations in the world.
Mads Joergensen - CFO Georg Fischer