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Germany Power Point Oct. 2009


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Germany Power Point Oct. 2009

  1. 1. Lebanon Valley Pennsylvania USA
  2. 2. Lebanon Valley – Germany Connection since 1723
  3. 3. German Investment Location <ul><li>German owned companies like Bayer HealthCare, Schott Pharmaceutical Packaging, Voigt & Schweitzer, Regupol America, Fresenius Medical Care, and Hauck Manufacturing prosper in the Lebanon Valley </li></ul>
  4. 4. Industry Clusters <ul><li>Food Production </li></ul><ul><li>Bioscience/Medical </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate Energy Suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>Diversified Economic Base </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lebanon Valley: Strategic Location
  6. 6. Linked to Major US Markets <ul><li>Highway </li></ul><ul><li>Rail </li></ul><ul><li>Air </li></ul>
  7. 7. Top 10 Destinations for Outbound Trucks
  8. 8. Lebanon Valley Primary Market Seen from Space
  9. 9. Distance to Major Sea Ports and International Airports <ul><li>NEW YORK </li></ul><ul><li>152 miles </li></ul><ul><li>244.6 km </li></ul><ul><li>2 hours 49 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>PHILADELPHIA </li></ul><ul><li>87 miles </li></ul><ul><li>140 km </li></ul><ul><li>1 hour 40 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>BALTIMORE </li></ul><ul><li>106 miles </li></ul><ul><li>170.5 km </li></ul><ul><li>1 hour 54 minutes </li></ul>
  10. 10. Abundance of Business Park Sites <ul><li>Clear Springs Business Park </li></ul><ul><li>Northport Industrial Park </li></ul><ul><li>MAC Park </li></ul><ul><li>Progress Park </li></ul><ul><li>Aspens Business Park </li></ul><ul><li>East Lehman Street </li></ul><ul><li>Beech Run </li></ul><ul><li>Weavertown Business Park </li></ul><ul><li>Flightpath Business Park </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lebanon Valley Business Park
  12. 12. Incentives <ul><li>Low Interest Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Development Grants/Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Property Tax Abatement </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Development Grants </li></ul><ul><li>Seed Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Assistance Training </li></ul>German Companies locating or expanding in the Lebanon Valley can be eligible for:
  13. 13. Bayer Corporation Expansion <ul><li>Infrastructure Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Increment Financing </li></ul>
  14. 14. Voigt & Schweitzer <ul><li>Infrastructure Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Training </li></ul>
  15. 15. Schott Pharmaceutical <ul><li>Infrastructure Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Low Interest Loan </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Training </li></ul>
  16. 16. Regupol America (BSW GmbH) <ul><li>Low Interest Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Credits </li></ul>
  17. 17. Skilled, Reliable Workforce
  18. 18. Business Friendly Government
  19. 19. <ul><li>Germany Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Location </li></ul><ul><li>Available Business Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Available Financing </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Skilled, Reliable Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Business Friendly Government </li></ul>
  20. 20. Charles Blankenship, President PO Box 52  Lebanon, PA 17042  USA phone (717) 274-3180  fax (717) 274-1367 email