The main highway axes intersect in the middle of the canton of Solothurn. An important hub of the Swiss and the European rail network is located in Olten.
About a quarter of the Swiss population lives in commuting distance to the Canton of Solothurn. The region also attracts commuters from France or Germany. Thus, the Canton of Solothurn is part of the largest labor market of Switzerland. Lower costs for living mean a better bottom line. Companies also benefit from moderately priced industrial land and costs for renting offices, as well as the business and tax-friendly environment.
Medical technology, precision engineering, electronics and other industries benefit from the technology know-how acquired over generations. Employees in these companies are used to ensure highest quality.