About 8,000 Indians live in the Greater FrankfurtRheinMain area. This makes them the largest Asian population in the region. Furthermore, about 140 Indian companies have settled here.
There are numerous Indian institutions in FrankfurtRheinMain, which are important points of contact for Indian and German companies. This includes:
- General Consulate of the Republic of India
- India Trade Promotion Organisation
- Indian Tourist Office
- German-Indian Society & Indian Cultural Institute
- Sikh and Hindu temples
- Cricket and hockey clubs
Many Indian companies from various sectors can be found in the FrankfurtRheinMain region. IT and telecommunication companies, who appreciate the benefits of the location, are particularly strongly represented. About 40 companies have settled now - 9 of which are among the top 20 Indian IT firms. Many of these companies have their German or European headquarters with numerous employees in the region and can thus provide fast & reliable software services for their local customers.
Yet, FrankfurtRheinMain is not only a traditional location for the IT industry - the region offers excellent conditions for life sciences as well. For some time, the economy attracts Indian companies from the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, to expand and coordinate its European activities from here.
For decades many Indian companies from the financial industry and the leather and textile industries have become part of the international companies that have settled here.
Examples of Indian companies:
- ICICI Bank
- i-flex solutions
- Infosys Technology Ltd.
- HCL Technologies Ltd.
- Perrot Systems TSI
- Hexaware Technologies
- Polaris Software
- Satyam Computer Services Ltd.
- State Bank of India
- Tata Consultancy Services
- Wipro Technologies