Fourth joint exhibition stand at the leading trade show for the process industry
German chemical parks highlight competitive advantages at ACHEMA 2015
For the fourth time, leading German chemical parks will attract international investors at a joint exhibition stand at ACHEMA 2015 from June 15-19 in Frankfurt. The stand (E41, hall 9.1) will present the production advantages of the German chemical park concept to international investors under the motto “Invest in Germany’s Chemical Parks – Make it in Germany.”
The joint stand represents the chemical parks sector group within the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI) as well as chemical parks run by the site operators BASF, Currenta, Evonik, Bayer Industriepark Brunsbüttel, Infraserv Höchst, InfraServ Knapsack and Mainsite. These industrial representatives will be accompanied by regional initiatives in the chemical sector, such as ChemDelta Bavaria, CeChemNet, ChemSite and ChemCologne, as well as Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI, the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany).
Joachim Waldi, chairman of the Sector Group of Chemical Parks within the VCI: “There are many good reasons for new companies to choose a chemical park in Germany as their location: for example the comprehensive range of services, good infrastructure, highly qualified staff, and close research collaborations. We are going to present and explain these advantages at ACHEMA 2015. With our core competencies, we can offer competitive advantages that are extremely interesting for investors.”
Regarding international competition, Dr. Benno Bunse, CEO of Germany Trade & Invest, adds: “Its highly advanced industrial network makes Germany an attractive market for chemical products. However, Germany is also a very attractive production location for international chemical businesses. Investors particularly appreciate the strong innovation capacity and high levels of productivity and resource efficiency.”
The VCI represents the politico-economic interests of over 1,650 German chemical companies and German subsidiaries of foreign businesses. For this purpose, the VCI is in contact with politicians, public authorities, other industries, science and media.The VCI stands for over 90 percent of the chemical industry in Germany. In 2014 the German chemical industry realised sales of more than 193 billion euros and employed 444,500 staff.
Germany Trade & Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization advises and supports foreign companies seeking to expand into the German market and assists German companies looking to enter foreign markets.