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Global Business Expansion for German Companies

400+

German Companies

43.7K

People Working For German Companies

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Siemens Energy Expands in Mecklenburg County

Siemens Energy, Inc., one of the world’s leading energy technology companies and a long-standing North Carolina employer will expand its operations in the state, creating a total of 559 jobs and an investment of $149.8 million in Mecklenburg County.

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Bosch Announces 400 New Jobs and $130M Investment in Lincolnton 

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, has announced it will invest $130 million to expand its power tools manufacturing facility in Lincolnton, North Carolina, creating 400 new jobs in Lincoln County.  

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DEHN Selects Iredell County for US Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility

DEHN Inc., an international electrical engineering and manufacturing company, has selected Iredell County as the location for its new United States headquarters operation, creating 195 jobs. The company will invest $38.6 million into the project.

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German Investment by the Numbers

109
New and Expanding German Companies since 2013 
3
Direct, Daily Flights to Munich, Frankfurt 
$5.25B
in goods imported from Germany to North Carolina (2023) 
2
Honorary Consuls 

Strategic Location

With half of the American population within a day’s drive, North Carolina is strategically positioned in the middle of the United States’ East Coast. Four international airports and two deep sea ports put many customers and suppliers within reach. 

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Strong German Culture 

Nearly 10% of North Carolinians have German ancestry, and 15,400 Germans have immigrated here in the last 5 years. Award-winning German breweries, Oktoberfest and Christkindlmarkt celebrations, and German language schools will make you feel at home. 

North Carolina Strong German Culture

Custom Apprenticeship Programs 

North Carolina’s 58 community colleges offer custom apprenticeship development opportunities through the ApprenticeshipNC program. German companies such as Siemens Energy, GlaxoSmith Kline, Ziehl-Abegg, and Schunk have taken advantage of it. 

North Carolina Apprencticeships

Speed to Market

You don’t have to navigate complicated tax structures or bureaucratic red tape to do business in North Carolina. We have a top business tax environment and are full of resources for all permitting, licensing, and other regulation questions. 

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German Companies Prosper in North Carolina 

Some prominent German companies that have already established themselves in this state include: 

Daimler Truck 

Deutsche Bank

Bosch 

DEHN, Inc 

Fresenius Kabi 

Ziehl-Abegg 

KACO

BSN Medical 

Lufthansa

Siemens 

North Carolina has a rich talent pool of candidates with diverse experience, coupled with a network of top ranked universities. The region’s concentration of competitive companies enhances the ability to learn and knowledge-share.

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Anders Victor

Anders Victor

Senior Business Development Manager,
Europe and India
Luigi Mercuri

Luigi Mercuri

Managing Director,
Europe Investment Office
Michael Ritschl

Michael Ritschl

Director, Europe Investment Office
Mattia Silvestrin

Mattia Silvestrin

International Expansion Executive,
Europe Investment Office