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Covid-19 Update – LEG availability and resources during the pandemic

COVID-19 Resources

We are actively monitoring the current and rapid developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. On this page, you can find all the latest information updates and assistance to overcome potential negative effects for your project in Germany and Thuringia.

Although we are currently unable to meet you in person due to travelling constraints and with many planned events and trade shows being cancelled or postponed, you can still count on LEG Thuringia as your one-stop-shop agency during these difficult times. All our teams and services continue to operate virtually and remain available for your requests and inquiries. You can reach us at and through our regular communication channels.

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With physical access to the German market limited due to the coronavirus crisis, this is an ideal time to develop relationships with potential partners, suppliers, end users, trade associations, and research institutes in order to implement a market strategy in Thuringia. Use our up-to-date Company Database in order to receive detailed information on Thuringian industries and technologies. 

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Fraunhofer Battery Innovation and Technology Center is established at industry park Erfurter Kreuz

With a grant of 13.5 million euros from the Free State of Thuringia, the Battery Innovation and Technology Center (BITC) will begin its work on July 10, 2020 at the Erfurter Kreuz industrial park. The opening marks an important step in expanding and interlinking activities in the field of battery...

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PAPACKS celebrated the topping-out ceremony for their Gigafactory at the Erfurter Kreuz Industrial Park

Plastic-free packagings soon „made in Thuringia“. On 25th September the company Papacks GmbH – a specialist for bio-degradable and plastic-free packaging material – celebrated the topping-out ceremony for their Gigafactory at the LEG-owned industrial park “Erfurter Kreuz“ in Arnstadt. Papacks is...

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MetraLabs is fighting the microbes

Indoor spaces have become dangerous places during the Corona outbreak. Countless bakteria and viruses float through the air and gather up on the surface areas in these spaces. An invention coming from the Southern Thuringia town, Ilmenau, provides the remedy: a robot from the company MetraLabs...

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Focus on functional films

The Nissha Innovation Center Europe (NICE), where engineers develop solutions for functional films, recently was founded in Waltershausen/Thuringia. Based in Japan, Nissha manufactures products all over the world, including sensor films for cars, smartphones and tablets.

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Industrial bakery Panem Backstube GmbH expands in northern Thuringia

Panem is growing rapidly. The industrial bakery in northern Thuringia is putting up a second factory building at its Bleicherode location and doubling its production capacity. Starting in 2021, 40,000 rolls, 20,000 pretzel products and 15,000 baguettes will leave the new building each day. Panem set...

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      Thuringia offers about 400 fully developed and immediately available industrial and commercial sites of all sizes. Our online database gives you an overview of potential properties. In combination with our Company Database, that lists more than 4,000 approved profiles of Thuringian companies, you can also check which companies are located at your chosen site. In addition, this search function is also available for research institutions.