"Swiss Machinery": Unlimited Talent Pool
The mechanical, electrical and metalworking industry (MEM) is one of the most significant industries in Switzerland and has a strong export-oriented focus. Thanks to the Swiss vocational training system, the Swiss MEM industry boasts extensive know-how as well as an almost inexhaustible talent pool.
The Swiss MEM industry is recognized globally for its interdisciplinary approach and innovative strength. As a result of Switzerland's vocational training system, specialists in the mechanical, electrical and metalworking industries receive extensive practical experience right from the beginning, which is reflected directly in the transfer of knowledge.
Furthermore, the direct research taking place within the MEM companies benefits the innovative strength of the Swiss MEM industry. The outstanding infrastructure offers accompanying support and reliability, which the following renowned MEM companies also count on: ABB, Burkhardt Compression, Georg Fischer, OC Oerlikon Management AG, Siemens and Sulzer.
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Exports from Switzerland to World Regions 2012 (in million CHF)
|Europe||125000 mio CHF|
|Asia||47000 mio CHF|
|America||33500 mio CHF|
|Africa||3500 mio CHF|
|Australia/Oceania||3500 mio CHF|