Unique together

One for all, all for the region.

In the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, we want to promore progress. That's why we need committed companies that help us take the step towards the future.

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Shout out to our regional companies

From the region, for the region

One region, three different federal states and a huge number of companies based here - that's what makes the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region special. After all, you can't create opportunities on your own; no, we trust our diverse network of companies. Together, we discuss and advise, exchange our opinions as well as our experiences - and all for one goal: to make our region more attractive and livable every day. So it's time for you to get involved and work with our local companies to make Rhine-Neckar even stronger.

Our companies

Thank you for your commitment

  • Logo ABB


    ABB is a leading technology company in electrification and automation, creating a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. Building on more than 130 years of experience, ABB's approximately 105,000 employees are committed to driving innovation to accelerate the transformation of industry.

  • Bad Schönborn

    Bad Schönborn, with almost 14,000 inhabitants at the intersection of the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region and the Karlsruhe technology region, has attractive tasks as a spa community and great development potential due to its favorable location.

  • Logo BASF


    Chemistry for a sustainable future - that's what BASF stands for. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers from almost all industries and in almost every country in the world.

  • Logo Daimler Truck

    Daimler Truck

    At Daimler Truck, we are here to make a difference. With a global team, we are working on the future of sustainable transportation. An important part of this is the "Competence Center for Battery Technologies and High-Voltage Systems" in Mannheim. Over 4,600 employees are part of it - and hopefully, you will be too! 11,000 young people have already completed their training at our Mannheim site and are helping us change the world. Would you like to become one of them? Then send us your application, because: You make the difference. You make us.

  • Logo Der Europäische Hof Heidelberg

    Der Europäische Hof Heidelberg

    We love what we do. Our employees are our greatest treasure. Only together can we provide the heartfelt service that has made the Europäischer Hof Heidelberg internationally famous. The satisfaction of our guests begins with the satisfaction of our employees - and if you want to have happy guests, you have to make sure they enjoy their job. In a corporate philosophy characterized by trust and values such as fairness, mindfulness and a sense of responsibility, it is our management task to create framework conditions in which people can develop and grow. Our motto is "We love what we do."

  • Logo Freudenberg


    Freudenberg is a global technology company - innovative strength, strong customer focus as well as diversity and team spirit have been the pillars of the Freudenberg Group for more than 170 years. Together with partners, customers and science, we develop technically leading products, excellent solutions and services for approximately 40 market segments and for thousands of applications: Seals, vibration control components, battery and fuel cell, technical textiles, filters, cleaning technologies and products, specialty chemicals and medical technology products. In 2021, the Freudenberg Group employed around 50,000 people in 60 countries worldwide and generated sales of more than 10 billion euros.


    Founded in 1931 as a family business in Mannheim, FUCHS is now the world's largest independent supplier of innovative lubricant solutions for almost all industries and applications. At the same time, the 6,000 employees in over 50 countries still pursue the same goal today: to keep the world moving sustainably and efficiently. Unconditionally reliable. With lubricants for everything that drives. Or should be driven. To live up to this claim, we at FUCHS think in terms of perfection, not standards. For the development of individual solutions, we enter into an intensive dialog with our customers - and are experienced consultants, initiators, innovative problem solvers and reliable team partners at the same time.

  • Gelita

    As our company motto “Improving Quality of Life” implies, we want to help improve the lives of people all over the world with our natural, innovative products. With 2,900 employees at 20 production sites and various sales offices on all continents, we are one of the world's leading suppliers of gelatine, collagen and collagen peptides. As a global company with almost 150 years of tradition, exciting development opportunities and a focus on quality and innovation, we represent the modern German Mittelstand. Our largest German plant and headquarters are located in Eberbach am Neckar, just 30 kilometres from Heidelberg. We look forward to welcoming people with various talents who are eager to contribute their ideas and shape the future together with us!

  • Logo GKM

    Grosskraftwerk Mannheim

    Grosskraftwerk Mannheim AG operates one of Europe's most efficient hard coal-fired power plants in Mannheim-Neckarau. GKM generates electricity for households, for commerce and industry, as well as district heating for the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region using environmentally friendly and resource-saving cogeneration. In addition, GKM is a major supplier of single-phase traction power for DB Energie GmbH. GKM is a joint power plant operated by RWE Generation SE, Essen, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, Karlsruhe, and MVV RHE GmbH, Mannheim. We attach great importance to the greatest possible occupational safety and environmental protection, open and transparent communication, compliance with human rights and the prevention of corruption. We aim to be an attractive and responsible employer for our employees and a valued neighbor and contact partner for the people at our location in all matters relating to energy.

  • Logo Hochwarth IT

    Hochwarth IT GmbH

    360-degree services thanks to the combination of an IT systems house and a digital agency. In short: Hochwarth IT GmbH is your reliable partner for digital business success.

  • Logo Hornbach


    HORNBACH is a family-managed, publicly listed company with more than 25,000 employees. In the 2022/23 fiscal year, the HORNBACH Group generated net sales of EUR 6.3 billion. HORNBACH is one of the five largest retail companies for DIY, home improvement and garden products in Europe.

  • Logo IHK Rhein-Neckar

    IHK Rhein-Neckar

    From small businesses to global market leaders: we provide our more than 70,000 members with competent and independent advice and information. We are committed to the interests of our economy, offer modern services and perform tasks assigned by the state.

  • Logo Interroll

    Interroll Automation GmbH

    Interroll Automation GmbH in Sinsheim is an international supplier of sortation plants. As a Center of Excellence within the Interroll Group, it is responsible worldwide for product development, as well as for setting technical and production standards. Typical application areas include e-commerce, express and postal services, fashion and automotive. Among its customers are leading brands such as Amazon, DHL, Bosch or Zalando.

  • Logo Lochbühler Aufzüge

    Lochbühler Aufzüge

    After 150 years, Lochbühler Aufzüge is one of the most traditional family-owned companies and industry leaders in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region. We offer a full range of elevator construction services: consultation, construction, manufacturing, installation and service. More than 75 employees build or modernize around 100 units a year and provide technical service for over 4,500 elevators. Our customers come from a wide range of industries in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region. They value experience, quality and reliability.

  • Logo MVV Energie AG


    With over 6,100 employees and annual sales of around €4.2 billion, MVV is one of Germany's leading energy companies. We are pioneers in the energy transformation and are committed to a strategic path that will make us climate-neutral by 2040 and climate-positive thereafter, making us one of the first energy companies in Germany to do so.

  • Logo Neckar-Odenwald-Kliniken

    Neckar-Odenwald-Kliniken gGmbH

    We live and love the bond with our region and, as Neckar-Odenwald-Kliniken, are proud to ensure comprehensive medical care for around 145,000 inhabitants at the two hospitals in Buchen and Mosbach. We do so by being committed every day. Our locations are also teaching hospitals of the University of Heidelberg.

  • Logo Performance One


    PERFORMANCE ONE is your digital transformation partner. PERFORMANCE ONE leads customers to individual project success with Smart Data and Analytics, Brand and Customer Experience as well as Performance and Digital Marketing,

  • Pfalzklinikum

    Mental health is our mission - and we carry it out with mindset, heart and brains. As the largest psychiatric provider in the Palatinate, we are available to people with more than 2,500 employees at 15 locations. We also have a neurological clinic, as well as numerous residential and care facilities. We implement innovative psychiatric and community psychiatric model projects and are a teaching hospital.

  • Logo Pfalzwerke Gruppe

    Pfalzwerke Gruppe

    Why choose us? We are more than just an energy supplier! Sustainable, close to our customers and innovative. For more than 100 years, we have been giving our best and guaranteeing a secure and environmentally compatible energy supply. We invest regionally and internationally in pioneering supply concepts from cogeneration, wind power or photovoltaics. We also invest in innovative technologies and infrastructure solutions, such as hydrogen, electromobility and IoT. As a leading provider in the Palatinate and the Saarpfalz district, we are actively shaping the energy transformation. We can't do all of this on our own: the Pfalzwerke Group includes specialized subsidiaries with around 1,300 employees.

  • Logo Pflege für Menschen

    Pflege für Menschen GmbH

    Our goal is to provide every person in need of care with the best possible help and support from a single source. Thus, we create individually tailored concepts that are adapted to the special life situations of our patients and their relatives.

  • Logo Phoenix group

    PHOENIX group

    The PHOENIX group, with headquarters in Mannheim, Germany, is a European leader in pharmaceutical wholesale, pharmacy retail and services for the pharmaceutical industry. With its presence in 29 healthcare markets, the company offers unparalleled coverage across Europe and, with over 48,000 employees, makes an important contribution to comprehensive healthcare.

  • Logo Renolit


    As an independent family-owned company, the RENOLIT Group has been setting standards in quality and innovation for over 75 years. To ensure that our customers can rely on this promise of quality, more than 5,000 employees at more than 30 locations worldwide continuously develop pioneering products for all important key industries. The innovative strength, expertise and reliability of our employees are the driving forces behind our joint success. Our corporate culture is characterized by openness to the world and cooperation in a spirit of partnership, as well as the best working conditions and exciting career prospects.

  • Logo Rhein-Neckar-Kreis


    With around 30 offices and 2,250 employees, the Landratsamt Rhein-Neckar-Kreis is one of the largest municipal employers in the region. Working for the district with the largest population in Baden-Württemberg and its people is therefore diverse and full of responsibility.

  • Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH

    As the central transport company in the heart of the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (rnv) operates light rail, streetcar and bus lines in the cities of Mannheim, Heidelberg and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, as well as two regional rail lines. With more than 2,400 employees, rnv ensures every day that its approximately 145 million annual passengers in the transport area between the Palatinate Forest and the Odenwald get to their destinations reliably and comfortably on approximately 860 kilometers of lines - whether they need to get to work, to university, to school or to go shopping.

  • Logo Sax + Klee

    SAX + KLEE GmbH

    SAX + KLEE GmbH and its 600 employees face the complex challenges in the construction industry with the aim of maintaining their position as one of the leading companies in the industry in the future. With our own staff, we supply everything from a single source - a great advantage for our customers!

  • St Hippolyt

    We are convinced that the success of our products depends largely on the motivation and qualifications of our employees. To ensure that only high-quality feed continues to leave our company premises in Dielheim, we at St. Hippolyt do everything we can to implement our guiding principle – feeding like nature – and bring it to life.

  • Logo Stadt Ludwigshafen

    Stadt Ludwigshafen

    The city of Ludwigshafen am Rhein employes around 3,900 people. The city offers jobs in a wide range of professional fields and is looking for committed employees.

  • Südzucker

    Südzucker is an internationally operating group of companies. Südzucker AG, based in Mannheim, is the parent company of the Südzucker Group and at the same time the largest operating company. The group includes the five segments Sugar, Specialties, CropEnergies, Starch and Fruit. As a leading integrated group of companies, we want to contribute to a livable, healthy and sustainable world with plant-based solutions for nutrition, energy and other applications. To achieve this, over 18,000 employees work in our five segments to be the leading partner for plant-based solutions for our customers.

  • UBP-consulting

    The UBP-group, founded in 1994, is a second-generation family business based in Rhine-Neckar. In addition to supporting and assisting industrial companies in the field of groundwater and soil remediation, UBP has been dedicated to energy supply with renewable energies (solar thermal systems, heat pumps and wood heating systems) since 1998. It stands for consulting (Beratung), construction (Bau) and operation (Betrieb) and can therefore support projects from start to finish and operate plants in energy contracting (as an energy supplier) itself.


Partners of the metropolitan region

Creating synergies together

  • Be visible

    Partners of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region are present for all interested parties - on this website and in extensive campaigns on social media.

  • Be present

    The Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region is a network of many different companies - together we share experiences and successes in order to grow.

  • Be connected

    Being a partner of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region shows employees what is important to you: being connected to the region and the team.

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