Canton Schwyz is an attractive business location for global headquarters, service companies and manufacturing enterprises. Innovative niche players such as the manufacturers of high-quality products also find an ideal operating environment in Canton Schwyz.
Optimally located within the dynamic Zurich economic area, the highly-qualified and motivated workforce, as well as the low tax burden for legal entities and private individuals, offers you genuine entrepreneurial advantages.
Canton Schwyz is part of the 'Greater Zurich Area', one of the most important business, trade and exhibition centres in Europe. The A3 and A4 motorways, as well as the Gotthard railway, mean that the companies and inhabitants of Canton Schwyz have excellent links to the European transport network. Zurich Airport, the 'gateway to the world', can be reached within 40 to 60 minutes by car.
You will find highly-qualified employee potential in Canton Schwyz. Thanks to the social partnerships, which have proven their worth over many decades, the Swiss labour market exhibits an extremely high social stability. Switzerland's established and liberal Employment Act has a positive impact on the dynamic labour market.
Pfäffikon SZ has become a significant part of Zurich's financial community in the space of 15 years. The financial centre of Pfäffikon SZ has attracted many specialised financial service providers, including asset managers, private equity firms and hedge funds.
Over 150 specialised financial service providers offer a significant number of jobs in the region of Pfäffikon SZ. This includes well-known companies such as Man Investments, LGT Capital Partners, Picard Angst Asset Management, aeris Capital, ARVEST Privatbank, BZ Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Cevian Capital, and others, which form the cluster Finance Valley Lake Zurich Pfäffikon.
The business location Canton Schwyz is varied and will continue to offer clear structures for positive economic development and advancement. Canton Schwyz is the ideal dynamic basis for market leaders and niche players in the sectors of life science, cleantech, precision technology and international headquarters. A selection of important companies:
This is Schwyz: breathtaking scenery, active tradition, world-renowned cultural treasures and history all converge in a dynamic setting. Natural wonders - such as the karstic rock formations and alpine virgin forest in Muotatal, upland moors, lakes in the foothills of the Alps or spectacular views from Fronalpstock and the Rigi - are not the only reason to take time and explore the area.
Culture and history are also inextricably linked to the region: the Federal Charter of 1291 and other important original documents related to the founding of Switzerland, historic patrician manors and the monastery in Einsiedeln with its world-famous abbey library. Tradition and trades of old come alive in a modern setting, with festivities and events all over the year.
As an entrepreneur in Canton Schwyz or as a Swiss or non-domestic investor, you will profit from the professional support provided by the Economic Development Canton Schwyz team.
Canton Schwyz actively supports the transfer of knowledge and technology, thus enabling technical and business know-how to flow simply and quickly into corporate products and services.
Companies within Canton Schwyz profit from an established and professional network of specialist institutions such as universities, universities of applied science and technology centres.
We are looking forward to informing you about your business opportunities in Canton Schwyz in a personal meeting. Simply contact us!
Economic Development Canton Schwyz
Tel: +41 41 819 16 34
Fax: +41 41 819 16 19