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Rüsselsheim – location of the future with tradition

Top location for Research and Development
Adam Opel (1837 - 1895) founded his company in Rüsselsheim am Main in 1862. His story of success began with sewing machines and bicycles; his name became famous for his visionary achievements around the automobile. To this day, Adam Opel’s spirit of innovation marks the business location of Rüsselsheim.

Meanwhile the town has developed into an international centre of excellence for mobility. Global enterprises such as Opel and Hyundai/Kia constitute the economic strength of the town. Additionally, the branches


  • Logistics and air travel
  • Digital economy
  • Medical technology and health care management
  • Power industry
  • Facility management


form a constant for the resident economy and science.


At the same time, two major fields of the future are also taking root:  Industry 4.0 and Smart Cities with their priority areas


  • Digital production
  • Integrated climate protection as well as
  • Networked learning


Competent partner for all business matters

The Economic Development Department Rüsselsheim am Main is the main contact point for all local business partners, interested parties and investors as well as those setting up new businesses.



Marktplatz 6
65428 Rüsselsheim am Main 

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Stadt Rüsselsheim

Wirtschaftsförderung / Stadtentwicklung

Martin Schipper
Telephone:06142 83-2040


06142 83-2022