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Read about Business in Pittsburgh auf Deutsch!

During 2004, the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance surveyed local companies and found the Pittsburgh region has approximately 250 foreign-owned firms operating nearly 400 establishments, with the strongest presence from Germany (70 companies and 114 offices), United Kingdom (42 companies) and Japan (25 companies). Source See the chart with German speaking countries highlighted.

Here is an individual list of these companies, with web links.

 

No. of Companies No. of Establishments Estimated Employment
Germany 70 114 8,600
United Kingdom 42 69 9,300
Japan 25 37 5,800
Canada 21 25 5,200
France 19 24 2,000
Netherlands 14 15 1,800
Italy 12 19 950
Switzerland 11 31 1,100
Sweden 8 11 800
Belgium 6 7 810
Finland 5 5 300
Austria 4 4 550
Norway 3 3 250
South Korea 3 3 25
Australia 2 2 50
Brazil 2 2 50
India 2 2 45
Argentina 1 1 9
Hungary 1 1 20
Indonesia 1 1 5
Ireland 1 1 1
Israel 1 1 80
Luxembourg 1 1 37
Singapore 1 1 5
Turkey 1 1 5
     
German Speaking Countries 86 150 10287

The German language is an economic necessity in our region!

Other Links:

Pittsburgh World Affairs Council

Pitt's International Business Center

Pittsburgh - Germany have Strong ties