Business location

© Landeshauptstadt Schwerin

Prime position in the North - with Schwerin in the heart of it

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Thanks to its proximity to Hamburg, the Baltic Sea region with the seaports of Wismar and Rostock (A 20 motorway) as well as the Capital of Germany Berlin (A 24 motorway), Schwerin enjoys the advantage of lying "right in the middle" from a logistical perspective. The extension of the A 14 motorway will close the North-South axis, thereby also making the southern regions even easier to reach. A well developed railway network – plus the Schwerin- Parchim, Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel and Rostock-Laage airports – provide for an excellent transregional accessibility of the location.

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Dynamic shopping location and regional centre

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The cityscape is defined not only by diverse types of businesses but also the preservation of the individual identity of the state capital's city centre with its top-quality historical architecture, together with its mixture of owner-owned, regional specialist stores and international chain stores.

The inner city business centre features a high degree of attractiveness. The utilisation structure is characterised by magnet operations, chain stores and small-scale retail providers. Multifunctionality provided by retail trade, services, culture, leisure, administration and residential areas defines the business centre of Schwerin.

Schwerin is part of the metropolitan region

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Since the end of February 2017, Schwerin has been a member of the Hamburg metropolitan region, thereby becoming part of one of the strongest economic regions in Germany. The Hamburg Metropolitan Region comprises 4 federal states, 17 administrative districts, three district-free cities as well as 12 economic and social partners. It encompasses an area of some 28,500 square kilometres containing 5.3 million inhabitants. The metropolitan region is the economic powerhouse in the north of Germany. An excellent infrastructure, innovative companies, prestigious research facilities and a broad university network are just a few of the pluses.

Schwerin already benefits from cooperation in, for example, the marketing of industrial and commercial sites. In addition, tourist projects, such as the Garden Trail and the Musical Gardens, have already been jointly realised.

In addition to its economic strength, the Hamburg Metropolitan Region has an enormous quality of life to offer: the hustle and bustle of cities, historical city centres, nature at its best, palaces, manor houses, beautiful lakeland scenery and coasts. The metropolitan region is a paradise for fans of water sports, hikers and cyclists.

A good mix of industries

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The most important industries at the business location of Schwerin are: mechanical engineering and the automotive industry, the plastics industry, the food industry, the aviation industry, the health care sector and medical technology, IT as well as tourism.





Selected companies
Plastics industry and cable manufacturing

Prysmian Kabel & Systeme GmbH

August Hildebrand GmbH

Schoeller Alliber GmbH

United Caps Schwerin GmbH

FVH Folienveredelung Hamburg GmbH & Co. KG (Ecophoenixx)

High Technology and mechanical engineering

Uni Rota Maplan GmbH

Kraus-Maffei Automation GmbH

Sabik Offshore GmbH

HNP Mikrosysteme GmbH

McGregor Germany GmbH & Co. KG

Ferchau Engeneering

Medical industry

Ypsomed AG

Human Med AG

Food and baverage

Mona Sojaland GmbH (soydrinks)

Nestle AG Deutschland (Dolce-Gusto coffee capsule)

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State Capital Schwerin - Department of Economics and Tourism

Mrs Kathrin Hoffmann

Am Packhof 2-6
19053 Schwerin

+49 385 545 1652

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