NEW YORK--()--Hessen, a leader in the global solar industry and among the most prosperous economic regions in Europe, will showcase its strengths at the Solar Power International (SPI) in Orlando, FL; September 10-13, 2012. SPI, the largest B-to-B solar event in North America, attracting over 27,000 professionals from over 100 countries, provides an excellent occasion for the German state to meet with investors and government officials. Hessian companies in attendance also take advantage of the opportunity to meet with key clients and business partners.
Mr. Florian Rentsch, Hessian Minister of Economics, Transport, Urban and Regional Development, Wiesbaden, Germany, will present the unique opportunities that Hessen offers to investors who require an advantageous setting for international business. He will host several networking receptions and invite companies to choose Hessen as their gateway to Europe and economic success.
Hessen, with Frankfurt at its core, is a leader in Germany's environmental technology industry with 1,260 companies, 50,600 employees, over €14.4 billion in sales and an export rate of 40%. 250 companies are involved in solar technology.
Hessen’s high-tech based industries, R&D activity, and strong service sector form a powerful alliance. SMEs in cooperation with major enterprises are dedicated to finding inventions and solutions to meet global challenges. And the talent pool continues to grow with the state’s 10 Universities & Institutions for environmental studies and the Kassel University’s IWES (Frauenhofer -Institution for Wind Energy and Energy System Technologies).
The Hessian Ministry of Economics is also committed to supporting Hessen-based companies seeking to develop new markets worldwide. Jean Müller, Moulded Optics, Samson AG Mess- und Regeltechnik, and VDE Prüf und Zertifizierungsinstitut are a few of the companies to be profiled at SPI with the help of Hessen Agentur, a subsidiary of the Hessian Ministry of Economics. Additional companies will include SMA Solar Technology AG, W. Bender & Co. KG, BlueTec & Co. KG, Envirotronics, Wagner & Co Solartechnik and Concentrator Optics.
Learn how your business can take advantage of Hessen’s cost-free location advisory services and opportunities by contacting Ms. García – tel: 917-488-0289, Kristina.Garcia@hessen-agentur.de or visiting booth Booth # 1513 at SPI 2012.