Canton Schwyz

Looking for a business location offering optimal opportunities for success? If so, then plan your future in the Canton of Schwyz.

The canton has so much to offer, particularly:

  • Ideal location in the dynamic Zurich economic area
  • A wide range of highly qualified employees
  • One of Switzerland's lowest tax rates

The canton’s economic policies are tailored to companies who generate high added value, create high-quality jobs and work in harmony with the environment.   

The Canton Schwyz has become an attractive destination for companies out of the finance and health technology industries as well as for international headquarters. It caters equally towards service enterprises and manufacturers of high-quality products.  

Thanks to the accelerated creation of clusters, companies have access to sector-specific know-how, innovation potential and proven technologies. All firms can benefit from the canton's superb infrastructure and international orientation. Canton Schwyz also assumes an active role in the field of knowledge and technology transfer.   

Our pristine environment, excellent schools and wide-ranging cultural, leisure and recreational opportunities guarantee a high standard of living. It is therefore no wonder that businesses and individuals are increasingly choosing to live and work in Canton Schwyz.  



  • Predominant industries
    Life science, finance, information, and communications technology, machinery, headquarters
  • Flagship companies
    Estée Lauder, Man Investments, Kühne + Nagel, Briggs & Stratton, Victorinox
  • Recent additions
    BASF Agro, EDL Capital, Tyco Integrated Fire & Security (Johnson Controls)


Greater Zurich Area AG effectively promotes the location of the metropolitan area of Zurich - especially in the long-distance markets. It also carries the many advantages of Canton Schwyz as an attractive business and residential location out into the world.
Andreas Barraud
Andreas Barraud - Regierungsrat des Kantons Schwyz, Vorsteher des Volkswirtschaftsdepartements

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