"Halle is honest and open!"
Graduate engineer Daniel Gollmann, CEO of Gollmann Kommissioniersysteme GmbH
The benefits of this industrial location for new companies are not only immediately available plots with a fully developed infrastructure, but also highly trained specialist personnel and decisive wage cost advantages.
The chemical industry
The chemical industry is a sector with positive growth and huge potential. The foundation stone for this growth was laid by the arrival of US chemical corporation DOW and the central German oil refinery of Total Deutschland GmbH. In the immediate vicinity of the DOW production facilities ValuePark was developed, where many companies in the plastics processing industry and chemical-related services operate.
PLANT AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING:
What has always been a robust sector of industry now enjoys outstanding expertise in the manufacture of machinery, installations and pipelines, in particular after the extensive modernisation of major industrial plant over the last 20 years.
The solar industry
Although globally the industry is in a crisis, Halle (Saale) continues to grow as a location for the solar industry. International companies such as ITS Halle Cell GmbH are skilled at exploiting the cycle of research, innovation and cost-effective application of a technology of the future.
The food and beverages industry
Next to the chemical industry foodstuffs are the region’s industrial sector with the highest turnover and account for almost 20% of all industrial jobs. With investment of approx. 100 million euros companies such as Coca Cola AG, Halloren Schokoladenfabrik AG and baking mix producer Kathi Rainer Thiele GmbH have reinforced their market position.
Star Park 14 business park – 230 ha of premium, fully developed sites
Star Park is an extensive area covering 230 ha in the Halle economic region. It lies on the eastern perimeter of Halle, just off the A14 (Dresden-Halle-Magdeburg), Halle-Ost/Queis access road, and bordering on Halle-Ost (GIG) business park. Close to Leipzig/Halle intercontinental airport and major industrial corporations, Star Park has excellent logistic and transport links, making it an attractive enterprise area for both domestic and international companies. The rail links and good local passenger transport connections also provide fast access.
The site offers excellent conditions for construction and other operations, is fully developed, topographically ideal and has a single owner. The plots are available for immediate purchase, while a construction permit can be granted at short notice under the terms of the land-use plan.