Welcome to Baden-Wuerttemberg – Where ideas work!

In the heart of Europe the airport lies within Germany’s main business region. Along the Rhine valley and throughout Baden-Wuerttemberg there are headquarters of well known global players, such as:

  • Daimler,
  • Porsche,
  • Audi
  • Bosch
  • SAP (software)
  • Heidelberg (print solutions)
    • Duravit (living bathrooms)
    • Grohe (water technology)
    • Hansgrohe (sanitary products)
    • Sick (sensor intelligence)
    • Wuerth (assembling materials)


In 2007 businesses in the state exported goods in the value of 150 Billion Euros. Within only 10 years this value has doubled. 79 percent of the total export is concentrated on the branches vehicle manufacturing, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering.

Logistic providers

Due to the enlargement of the European Union, the region surrounding the Black Forest Airport Lahr is the transshipment centre in the European North-South and East-West goods traffic.Therefore high-performance freight forwarders with special equipment and flexibility are located nearby.