Rems-Murr district

The Rems-Murr district is one of the most sought-after industrial locations in the Stuttgart region. A number of world-famous companies export from here all over the world. Mechanical and plant engineering, the automotive industry, electrical engineering and the supply industry are strong. There are also numerous innovative small and medium-sized companies.

The Rems-Murr district is represented by 31 cities and municipalities and is characterized by a high quality of life. Well-developed health care throughout the district, an extensive local public transport network, good educational institutions, affordable housing for everyone, all contribute to making the Rems-Murr district a district worth living in. In addition, there are many options for attractive leisure activities in a wine-growing area Remstal and in the Swabian forest with its impressive natural and cultural landscape.

View over the Remstal © Remstal Tourismus eV – Bebop Media

figures, data, facts

• Population: 427.248
• Area: 858 km²
• Cities and towns: 31
• Innovation Index 2020: 74,2
• GDP: 14.726
• Companies: 19.087
• Schools: 182

The district is one of the most sought-after industrial locations and offers many future-oriented jobs. The mix of different industries requires a wide variety of employee qualifications. There are currently 204.700 people employed in the Rems-Murr district. As the core of the capital goods industry, mechanical engineering is traditionally strongly represented in the Rems-Murr district - numerous world-renowned companies are based here - and thus represents an industrial pillar in the Stuttgart region.

The three competence centers, the Virtual Dimension Center (VDC) in Fellbach, the Packaging Excellence Center (PEC) in Waiblingen and the German Center for Satellite Communication (DeSK) in Backnang are important institutions of regional cluster management for the targeted promotion of networking among actors* inside in certain technology areas.

Further information

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