Austria stands out due to its long-term reliable and stable conditions. These
features are particularly important for a research-based company such as
Boehringer Ingelheim. Furthermore, Vienna is a city with a good research
infrastructure and a high quality of life, and is thus also an interesting place
for highly qualified employees from Austria and abroad.
Inspite of higher labor costs, the productivity of Siemens Villach is comparable to other Siemens susidiaries in Japan or the USA.
Austria offers the comfort and infrastracture of a western industrial nation. The high quality of life is an advantage when it comes to attracting top executives from around the world to our headquarters here.
Austria is well known for its social stability and excellent labor relations where strikes are measured only in seconds. As a global player, reliable deliveries are a top priority for us.
The "mental closeness" of Austria to its neighbours is an important advantage for establishing new business contacts.
We are lucky to benefit from a lot of reserach incentives here in Austria. We are very proud to be here as Austria is an ideal location for research.
Storage and distribution for Eastern Europe is more economical from Vienna than from Prague or Budapest. Because shipping business between the individual reform nations is barely developed, whereas neary every Eastern destination is serviced from Vienna several times a week.
Hewlett Packard Austria
One of Austria's key strengths as a business destination is its highly qualified and motivated skilled workforce for research and development, especially in the scientific sector.
Vienna is the driving force for innovations in our company,
and one of the growth drivers.