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Old 26.09.2011, 22:47
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Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

Are there any global companies of this type with HQ in Zurich?

Trying to track something down through a fairly loose description and i wasnt aware of any
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Old 26.09.2011, 22:52
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Re: Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OC_Oerlikon - Pfäffikon SZ close enough

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Old 26.09.2011, 22:59
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It doesnt list either of the two industries on its homepage....but could be, i guess
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Old 26.09.2011, 23:11
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Are there any global companies of this type with HQ in Zurich?

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THE real answer to your question is a clear NO . There are heaps of REP-offices, but NO HQ-offices
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Re: Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

I'm intrigued now - is it worth posting the description you've got? Someone here is bound to know what/where it is.
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Old 27.09.2011, 10:55
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Re: Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

also check out Ruag, not in Zürich I know, but close enough.
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Old 27.09.2011, 12:57
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Re: Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

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Are there any global companies of this type with HQ in Zurich?

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Depends what you mean - in terms of aircraft maintenance SR Technics have their HQ in Zurich
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Old 27.09.2011, 13:19
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Re: Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

Jet Aviation? It's mother company is a defense conglomerate (General Dynamics).
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Old 27.09.2011, 19:45
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I'm intrigued now - is it worth posting the description you've got? Someone here is bound to know what/where it is.
"A global market leader in advanced information and communication equipment and related systems integration. Zurich headquarters. Industry is systems integration / high capital value serial manufacturing, aerospace, defence, automotive, electronics and military contracting"

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Old 27.09.2011, 19:59
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Re: Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

http://www.rheinmetall-defence.com/i...fid=619&lang=3

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Old 27.09.2011, 20:51
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Re: Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

Name it

Thanks....I will find out soon enough if you are right
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Re: Defence / aeronautics companies in Zurich

Steyr-Solothurn Waffen AG ?

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Weapons manufactured by Steyr were sold via the Zurich-based trade company Steyr-Solothurn Waffen AG to both the commercial and military markets.
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