Upper Franconia. Hof City as well as the administrative destricts of Hof and Wunsiedel, are
supporting the Automotive Supply Park and laying the foundations for excellent advantages of this location.
The region comprises all factors essential for economic growth. The regional advantages for automotive
suppliers, such as qualified and experienced industrial workforce, technical know-how of worldwide leading
automotive suppliers based in Upper Franconia, the strong network of Centers of Excellence and universities
additionally strengthen the industrial advantages of this region.
Upper Franconia has always been a center of industry. The long lasting industrial tradition has been creating
a highly qualified workforce. The excellent geographical position of this region offers companies an outstanding
position for development and serving of important European markets. Hof is central located to important sites of
the automotive industry in the South and Center of Germany.
The region offers companies a favourable transport infrastructure and direct motorway connections to highway A9,
A72 and A93. The airport Hof – Plauen, the well-developed railway network including a container terminal and
numerous logistics companies on the spot contribute to the outstanding position of this location.
The representatives of cities and administrative destricts act as cooperative partners and support the requests
and requirements of industry.
Beside the mentioned obvious advantages, Upper Franconia also offers additional cirteria for
settlement. The professional educational establishment, the diversity of cultural activities
within well-tended natural surroundings and the multitude of leisure activities contribute
to the unchallengeable advantages of this region.
Automotive Infrastructure combined with
excellent location and favourable connections
Central location within the
heart of Europe and close to a
multitude of manufacturers and
Attractive industrial environment:
about 150 automotive suppliers
are located in Upper Franconia
Outstanding gateway for the
development of new markets in
Central and Eastern Europe
Excellent infrastructure and highly
developed logistic expertise
on the spot
Highly Qualified and experienced
Renowned universities and
Strong competence in investment
projects and short proceedings
High quality of life for employees
and their families
Buildings and plants can be realised
according to investors specifications
Investment grant for the establishment
or expansion of companies (up to 28 %
for small and medium-sized and up to
18 % for large companies)